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Using the Scaffold Gantry to Engage the Public

Published 5 July 2021 | Written by Charlene Millen
CategoriesDisability and special needs facilities Visitor access and facilities

This project in Brixton is located in an area of high public footfall and therefore site management team have been looking at ways to keep the public engaged throughout the works. To do this they have recently cut out four vision panels in their loading gantry. Two of these are at a low level so children and wheelchair users can…


Social Media and Construction

Published 5 July 2021 | Written by Sheila Tolmie
CategoriesSocial media

A social media policy simply outlines how an organisation and its employees should conduct themselves via the internet. It helps protect the company’s online reputation and encourages employees to also get involved in sharing about the company in their online networks. Whilst this contractor appreciates the enthusiasm about the work that those involved in the projects are doing and the…


Kids Zone on the Hoarding

Published 20 May 2021 | Written by Valerie Cox
CategoriesCommunity engagement Maintenance of hoarding and fences Schools and nurseries

Unfortunately, due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic this contractor was unable to arrange site visits with local residents and local schools to provide further insight into the construction industry. However, they want children to be aware of the dangers of playing on a construction site but also to know how great it is to work in this industry. The industry…


Outdoor Art Gallery

Published 13 September 2017 | Written by Laura Elster
CategoriesColleges and universities Community engagement

Vauxhall Square is a mixed-use scheme that includes private residential units in two towers, a hotel, offices, cinema, restaurant, shops, affordable housing and a replacement homeless hostel. On a project of this scale, Neilcott Construction wanted to use its site hoarding to positively promote young local talent in Lambeth. After approaching a number of schools in the area, Neilcott representatives…


Construction and Careers Advertising Campaign

Published 17 August 2017 | Written by Antonia John
CategoriesPromoting construction as a career choice

As the shortfall in new recruits joining the construction industry troubles its leaders, Welsh construction company Morganstone has taken the initiative and invested in a unique public campaign to attract the brightest and the best. The company has designed and developed a series of hoardings to highlight the wide ranging roles and opportunities within this booming industry. The hoardings –…


Site Signage on Hooks

Published 1 August 2017 | Written by CCS Best Practice Hub Administrator
CategoriesMaintenance of hoarding and fences Signage

Construction sites’ appearance are a window into the industry for all those who walk past. A clean and tidy appearance projects a professional image of the industry and eases relations with the local community. Sites often have issues with graffiti and vandalism and must remain vigilant against such practices to maintain an appealing image. See the examples below for how…


Rhydyfelin Community Tree

Published 19 April 2017 | Written by Rhianydd Jenkins
CategoriesCommunity engagement

To showcase the huge level of community engagement on the Library Close construction site, Jehu has worked with a selection of community groups and organisations to design and create a ‘Community Tree’. The tree shows how the project team has engaged with the community to ensure the new project puts down firm roots within the established village of Rhydyfelin, and…


Street Art Project

Published 28 March 2017 | Written by Carole Jones
CategoriesCommunity consultation Community engagement

Jackson Civil Engineering is currently working on the Rathmore Road Improvement Scheme in Gravesend. As we recognised that construction work can cause inconvenience and disruption to local people, the aim of the street art project was to try and alleviate some of the impact whilst the project is under construction. We wanted to engage with the local community and enhance…


Specially Designed Hoarding Boards

Published 11 July 2016 | Written by Angelika Chraska-Pongo
CategoriesMaintenance of hoarding and fences

Hoarding boards are used to help keep the site more secure, the hoarding boards are strong, versatile and could easily be moved around site. The compound fence was changed in consultation with the local stakeholders to improve the image of the site. The hoarding boards have been painted blue so that the fences would blend in with the surroundings. Installing…