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Construction Map

Published 7 November 2017 | Written by CCS Best Practice Hub Administrator
CategoriesClient feedback Colleges and universities Display CCS registration materials

The Considerate Constructors Scheme has launched the Construction Map to offer a single point of reference for construction activity across the UK and Ireland. This easy to use portal provides, for the first time, anyone – whether a member of the Public, future employees, or someone already within the industry – a unique opportunity to see what is happening in…


Interactive Hoardings

Published 16 June 2017 | Written by Gavin Thomas
CategoriesRegular updates of progress

At Kier we believe that first impressions and site appearance play a massive part in how we are viewed by the outside world, neighbours, passers-by and the workforce. At our scheme Sports Park 2 we introduced a silhouette of a Sea Binocular to our hoarding to act as a viewing hole to the site. We then placed a weather proof…


Public Site Progress Fly Through

Published 19 April 2017 | Written by Christina Thorn
CategoriesRegular updates of progress

At Croydon University Hospital we have constructed a means for the public to easily view site progress photos, complete with the artist’s impressions, through a goggle type viewer in our hoarding linked to a tablet displaying a slideshow of images. This is a low budget, unique production with a professional output to involve the community and installed at a height…


Spotlight on… campaign posters

Published 17 March 2017 | Written by CCS Best Practice Hub Administrator
CategoriesDisplay CCS registration materials Mental health Modern slavery training Random substance testing Signage

Spotlight on… posters have been designed for general display in and around site welfare facilities. The Scheme has developed a collection of A3 posters from the series of ‘Spotlight on…’ awareness campaigns. This resource has proven valuable for display on site and raising awareness amongst the workforce and visitors. To purchase these products, click here. To download a free electronic…


Site Zoning and Information Boards

Published 9 December 2016 | Written by Joe Walsh
CategoriesHazard boards Notice board

At C405 Crossrail Paddington Station we are surrounded by sensitive receptors and listed buildings. Therefore, Costain Skanska Joint Venture (CSJV) are constantly working to improve our performance in terms of noise minimisation. In order to comply with our Section 61 agreement and to keep disturbance to a minimum, we split our site up into 2 different zones depending on their…


Community Project Room

Published 9 December 2016 | Written by Richard Charlesworth
CategoriesCommunity consultation Community engagement Community meetings Regular updates of progress

The development has built a dedicated project room which is open 5 days a week and is available for local residents to drop in and learn more about the project and what it will be like upon completion. This includes statistics about the construction process as well as the positive benefits to the local community. This is a client run…


Bond St. Upgrade viewing gallery

Published 12 September 2016 | Written by Angelika Chraska-Pongo
CategoriesCommunity engagement Regular updates of progress Visitor access and facilities

It can sometimes be a difficult task to show off the underground works to everyone who wants to see it. Sometimes not only difficult but time consuming as well as all the correct PPE equipment needs to be worn, extra care has to be taken to avoid disrupting the works and if the visitors are not very fit, then sometimes…


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…


Envirowrap scaffolding to minimise disturbance

Published 27 June 2016 | Written by Thomas Housecroft
CategoriesMaintenance of hoarding and fences Noise

Ensuring the safety of local residents, as well as visitors and the workforce, is of high importance during a construction project. We implemented the use of Enviro Wrap protection to the scaffolding to help reduce noise, improve safety and maintain the high quality appearance of Manchester city centre. The system not only protects the local community, but it shows respect…


Sea Defence Site Appearance

Published 15 December 2014 | Written by CCS Best Practice Hub Administrator
CategoriesDust Inspection and corrective action Parking facilities/arrangements Periodic inspection and clean-up of boundaries

With specialist work such as coastal defence, a very experienced workforce is employed and fully committed to meeting the high standards of professionalism and image that is demanded on a coastal defence project. The following practices were noted on a coastal site visit, where it is not practical to utilise hoarding to create a professional image: Machinery and vehicles had clearly…