Education

This section relates to projects associated with schools, colleges or universities, such as halls of residence.


Mace’s praise for a truly collaborative cross-working partnership at the University of Oxford

Published 26 September 2018 | Written by Content Writer

Mace’s praise for a truly collaborative cross-working partnership at the University of Oxford

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Taking a considerate approach to constructing student accommodation in Winchester – Geoffrey Osborne Ltd

Published 28 March 2018 | Written by Content Writer

Taking a considerate approach to constructing student accommodation in Winchester – Geoffrey Osborne Ltd

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Enriching the lives of children on the autism spectrum by using a demolition simulator – L A Moore Ltd

Published 12 March 2018 | Written by Content Writer

Enriching the lives of children on the autism spectrum by using a demolition simulator – L A Moore Ltd

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A child’s recorded safety messages prove to be poignant workforce reminders for Kier Construction London

Published 12 March 2018 | Written by Content Writer

A child’s recorded safety messages prove to be poignant workforce reminders for Kier Construction London

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Willmott Dixon’s Teesside Central project praised for its safety innovation

Published 10 January 2018 | Written by Content Writer

Willmott Dixon Construction was praised for its safety innovation after implementing a magnetic sweeper which collected potentially damaging debris, such as nails and screws, during its refurbishment and remodelling of two Teesside University student buildings. Scoring a 10 for innovation in the ‘Secure everyone’s Safety’ section of the Scheme’s Checklist, the project team’s clever broom ensured that two car parks…

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From opera singer to site manager – Morgan Sindall’s Kate McAdam sings the praises of her new role in construction

Published 11 December 2017 | Written by Content Writer

“You’d be surprised at the amount of transferrable skills that I have used as both a performer and site manager. The loud voice definitely comes in handy on site!” – Kate McAdam, Graduate Site Manager, Morgan Sindall – Construction & Infrastructure When a health condition curtailed her promising career as an opera singer, Kate McAdam wasn’t about to be defeated…

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Mace’s LSE project team’s innovative approach to helping homeless men back into work

Published 11 December 2017 | Written by Content Writer

“The guys can’t believe their luck and, as the project team have shown, a little bit of time and consideration goes a long way.” – Darren Pope, Mace Site Manager Mace’s LSE project team showed exceptional community consideration when they transformed the lives of two homeless men living rough outside their site in Westminster, London. When the Mace PREACH (Public…

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Building a learning centre for future constructors – Geoffrey Osborne Ltd’s City College Brighton and Hove project

Published 22 November 2017 | Written by Content Writer

Geoffrey Osborne Ltd’s exciting project was a £7 million new build at the heart of the Wilson Avenue Campus for City College Brighton and Hove, now known as The MET. Receiving exceptional praise by the Scheme, this project was to construct a new four-storey facility including a Construction Trades Centre – consisting of classrooms and assessment rooms. Trades being covered will include carpentry,…

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ISG Construction’s Digitech Studio School project achieves exceptional scores with the Scheme

Published 8 November 2017 | Written by Content Writer

ISG Construction South West’s Digitech Studio School project in Warmley, Bristol, has been praised by the Scheme Monitor for its exceptional practice. Digitech Studio School is an EFA (Education Funding Academy) financed project to provide a new teaching facility for The Cabot Learning Federation in Warmley near Kingswood in Bristol. This specialist STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) school will…

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Considerately constructing a new “heart” for Nottingham Trent University with G F Tomlinson Building Ltd

Published 25 October 2017 | Written by Content Writer

G F Tomlinson Building Ltd and Nottingham Trent University’s The Pavilion and Teaching Building project received a Considerate Constructors Scheme Bronze National Site Award 2016 for its exceptional and excellent performance. Set within the beautifully landscaped University Plaza, the ‘Heart of the Campus’ comprises two new buildings – the Pavilion and the Teaching and Learning building. Adjoined to the Pavilion…

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Walter Thompson (Contractors) Ltd’s Linthorpe Community Primary School project crowned as Most Considerate Site

Published 14 June 2017 | Written by Content Writer

A dedicated consideration of the school and its wider community earned Walter Thompson (Contractors) Ltd the most prestigious accolade at the Scheme’s National Site Awards 2016. Walter Thompson’s Linthorpe Community Primary School project in Roman Road, Middlesbrough was presented with the Most Considerate Site Award 2016, within the project value category of between £500k and £5m. A hallmark of Walter Thompson…

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Bringing lasting community value to the building of a new primary school – Morrison Construction

Published 10 May 2017 | Written by Content Writer

Morrison Construction received a 2016 Considerate Constructors Scheme Silver National Site Award for its exceptional work in building an ultra modern school in Caithness, Scotland. Morrison Construction is one of the nation’s leading construction and housebuilding businesses, delivering more than £1 billion of public and private sector projects throughout Scotland in the last five years. Part of the Galliford Try…

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Community innovation praised at Heron Bros Ltd’s Foyle College and Ebrington Primary School & Nursery project

Published 5 April 2017 | Written by Content Writer

Heron Bros Ltd’s Foyle College and Ebrington Primary School and Nursery project in Londonderry was praised by the Scheme Monitor for its innovative method of reaching out to the travelling community. Heron Bros Ltd’s community liaison officer gave a presentation at a careers fair promoting employability for the travelling community and provided details of job opportunities on site, both within…

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Delivering first class consideration on its Staffordshire University project – Thomas Vale Construction Ltd

Published 26 January 2017 | Written by Content Writer

Scheme Associate Member Thomas Vale Construction Ltd’s Staffordshire University College Road Campus project in Stoke-on-Trent has been praised by the Scheme for its exceptional practice. Staffordshire University commissioned Thomas Vale to create additional office and student spaces as a result of the closure of departments in a nearby campus. Its brief was also to refresh and modernise the existing spaces making…

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Improving the image of Coventry City centre with the guidance of the Scheme – Balfour Beatty

Published 24 August 2016 | Written by Content Writer

Balfour Beatty is a leading international infrastructure group which finances, develops, builds and maintains innovative and efficient infrastructures that underpin daily life, support communities and enable economic growth. Situated at the heart of Coventry City centre, Balfour Beatty’s Gosford Street Public Realm project on behalf of client, Coventry City Council, scooped a CCS National Site Award in 2016. With its site offices…

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