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Winners of our 2023 National Awards revealed

27 November 2023

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Considerate Constructors Partner Kier hosts Open Doors 2024 launch

16 November 2023

Construction sites across the length and breadth of the UK are getting ready to open their hoardings, as part of the Open Doors 2024 initiative – which the Considerate Constructors Scheme (CCS) is a Partner in delivering. In the run-up to Open Doors week, which takes place between 18 and 24 March 2024, Open Doors […]

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Ultra Sites Programme Praised for Raising Standards

16 October 2023

Construction company Henry Boot, who works across Yorkshire, Humberside and the East Midlands has recently championed CCS’s pioneering Ultra Site programme for helping them deliver exceptional value at two of its construction projects.   The first is a housing development in York (The Cocoa Works) for the Clarion Housing Group, while the second is a multi-function […]

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 […]

More Needs to be Done to Reach Net Zero, a National Survey Reveals

25 May 2023

New ‘Spotlight On… Carbon Reduction’ Launched Climate change has become one of the single largest threats to our planet and has dominated our headlines for decades; it is the defining issue of a generation. As one of the UK and Ireland’s major industries, construction makes a significant contribution to our carbon footprint. According to a […]

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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 […]