Housing

Work associated with the public and private housing sectors are included in this section.


The Scheme has been at the foundation of Higgins Construction plc’s Gabriel Square Development project

Published 14 March 2017 | Written by Content Writer

Higgins Construction plc’s Gabriel Square Development project in St Albans has had the Scheme ethos at its very core, and its work has been praised by the Scheme Monitor for its innovative and exceptional practice. A Scheme Associate Member, Higgins Construction plc registered its first project with the Scheme in September 2000 and has since signed up well over 200…

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Forging an award-winning partnership – Mount Anvil

Published 2 December 2016 | Written by Content Writer

Mount Anvil prides itself on creating exceptionally designed homes in London’s most outstanding locations, including the UK’s tallest residential brick tower, Keybridge in Vauxhall, the spectacular Dollar Bay dockside development overlooking Canary Wharf and the iconic Queen’s Wharf in Hammersmith. Mount Anvil’s 261 City Road, or Lexicon as it is better known, is a joint venture between central London’s specialist…

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Forrest’s 2016 Gold award-winning project commended by the Scheme for its innovative recycling system

Published 25 October 2016 | Written by Content Writer

Building contractor Forrest is a successful and continuously growing construction company which has established an excellent reputation in the social housing, urban regeneration and education sectors. The Bolton-based firm provides a full range of refurbishment, repair and maintenance services to social landlords throughout the North West and has established long-term collaborative working arrangements with housing providers. Forrest’s Southway project – the…

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Lighting up community lives with considerate construction – Spectrum Property Care Limited

Published 6 September 2016 | Written by Content Writer

Spectrum Property Care Limited had a hugely considerate approach while carrying out electrical upgrading, rewiring and refurbishment work. The team, based in Poole, Dorset, has been engaged in replacing the communal lighting to LED components and rewiring the entire electrical systems within two four-storey independent living schemes in Southampton. Run and owned by the Spectrum Housing Group, the project had…

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A self-build Devon cob house demonstrates how smaller projects can be hugely considerate

Published 14 June 2016 | Written by Content Writer

Dingle Dell is one of the most ambitious and spectacular buildings to have featured on the popular Channel Four series, Grand Designs. Lovingly crafted from traditional Devon cob – a hardy mixture of clay-based sub-soil, straw and water – Dingle Dell is in the heart of the east Devon countryside near Ottery St Mary. A self-design and build house featuring…

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Building on its firm foundations as a considerate constructor – leading UK residential developer Taylor Wimpey

Published 17 May 2016 | Written by Content Writer

As one of the UK’s largest residential developers, Taylor Wimpey prides itself on being a responsible developer whose work leaves a lasting legacy and ensures sustainable living for future generations. Its Monterey Park development in Bovey Tracey, Devon, is a collection of three, four and five-bedroom homes nestling amongst beautiful countryside, close to three acres of woodland. This posed a…

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Adding value to the community at the heart of Camberwell – Ardmore Construction Ltd

Published 23 March 2016 | Written by Content Writer

The Ardmore Group was formed 40 years ago and has grown to be one of the largest privately owned design and build main contractors in the UK, offering flexible and structured services to deliver high quality projects suited to the needs of clients. The Edmund Street project was located along the road frontage of Edmund Street in the London Borough…

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Mace’s commitment to high standards on it’s Greenwich Square Project

Published 24 February 2015 | Written by CCS Best Practice Hub Administrator

“By being involved in the Scheme it makes us in the industry think outside the box, continuously improve our working environment and be considerate to those we effect on a day-to-day basis in our communities” – Michelle Baker, Senior Community Engagement Manager. International consultancy and construction company Mace has praised the Considerate Constructors Scheme (CCS) for improving the image of…

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Considering the neighbours, cyclists – and even the swifts – Robert Woodhead Ltd

Published 26 November 2014 | Written by CCS Best Practice Hub Administrator

Caring about neighbours, the environment, cyclists and even the local swift population has earned contractor Robert Woodhead Ltd high praise from the Considerate Constructors Scheme. This is an example of what can be achieved on smaller projects and is indicative of Robert Woodhead’s consistent commitment to delivering social, economic and environmental value on construction projects, recognised by its Investors in…

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