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Considerate Constructors Partner Kier hosts Open Doors 2024 launch

16 November 2023

Open Doors 2024 dates announced

28 September 2023

The CCS is delighted to be a partner in the Open Doors initiative taking place 18-23 March 2024. Open Doors provides a great opportunity for construction sites across the UK to open their sites for everyone to come and see the fantastic work behind the hoardings! The initiative is designed to help inspire and inform […]

New: Carbon Reduction e-learning course launched

17 August 2023

The Scheme has published a new e-learning course on the subject of carbon reduction to enhance the industry’s understanding of this issue. Climate change has dominated our headlines for decades and has now become one of the single largest threats to our planet. It is the defining issue of a generation. As one of the […]

Leading Lights Awards 2023 Judges announced

4 August 2023

We are  delighted to announce the appointment of the judging panel for the 2023 national Considerate Constructors Scheme Leading Lights Awards.  They are: Charlotte Thackeray, Inclusion Lead, University College of Estate Management Christopher Selby, Head of Marketing, Communications and External Affairs, Cross-Industry Construction Apprenticeship Task Force Clare Collins-Addy, Director of Partnerships, Causeway Education Emile Roberts, […]

Partner commitment celebrated

17 July 2023

We are privileged to be able to work with a strong and dedicated group of Partners, comprising contractors, suppliers and client of construction projects. So far this year, a number of Partners have reached impressive milestones with the CCS, and at our recent Partner Meeting a few weeks ago we celebrated these achievements. See who […]

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Our community of Supporters continues to grow

19 May 2023

During the first quarter of 2023 we were delighted to welcome seven new organisations to our community of Supporters. With our new joiners, City Calling, Construct ID, D-Tech, Gamble Aware, Positive Matters, UKATA and The Haven our community of Supporters has grown to nearly 80 strong. We look forward to working with them to bring […]

The Leading Lights Awards Return

31 March 2023

The Considerate Constructor Scheme Leading Lights Awards 2023 are now open and accepting submissions. The Awards are one of the ways we recognise excellence in considerate practice among those that are registered with the Scheme. In particular, the Leading Lights Awards celebrate those that have significantly raised the bar in being a considerate constructor, not […]

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Code Checklist to include the provision of female sanitary products from 2023

13 December 2022

The Scheme is delighted to announce that from 2023, its Code of Considerate Practice Checklist will stipulate that Scheme-registered sites and organisations are to include the supply of female sanitary products (free or chargeable) in all permanent and semi-permanent female toilet facilities. Section 3.3.1 of the 2023 Checklist asks: “How is the Registered Activity ensuring […]

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Leading Lights Awards winners 2022 revealed

28 November 2022

The Scheme has recognised 43 outstanding individuals, exceptional sites and organisations of all sizes with their Leading Lights Awards. The winners of the 2022 awards were announced at the Scheme’s annual award ceremony, held on Thursday 24 November at the Science and Industry Museum in Manchester. The Leading Lights Awards are the Scheme’s new national […]