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Ivor Goodsite Hoarding Competition

Published 29 June 2018 | Written by CCS Best Practice Hub Administrator
CategoriesCommunication Cooperation Enclosures First Impressions campaign Initial impressions Nurseries Schools

Ivor Goodsite is a mascot used by the Considerate Constructors Scheme to engage with the younger members of the community. One of the best ways to involve local schools and educate them about safety on a construction site, is through school visits and the Ivor Goodsite Hoarding Competition. This Hoarding Competition encourages local school children to design and paint images on the…


Construction Map

Published 7 November 2017 | Written by CCS Best Practice Hub Administrator
CategoriesClients Colleges Promoting supply chain registration Scheme champion Suppliers Supply chain Trade contractors Universities

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…


Project Website

Published 11 July 2017 | Written by Valerie Cox
CategoriesCompany contact information Feedback/questionnaires Social media Updates

We have created a dedicated website for our development at Carnarvon Road, Essex. The website includes information about the development, about us (the developer), a contact page, and a blog with all the latest news, images and events we are hosting. The website also includes a feedback form, which can be used by the community and workforce. It is simple…


Interactive Hoardings

Published 16 June 2017 | Written by Gavin Thomas
CategoriesCommunication Enclosures First Impressions campaign Initial impressions

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…


Communicating environmental target achievements to the workforce

Published 16 June 2017 | Written by Sandy Sharp
CategoriesActual vs target Involvement Workforce

Communication is key on every site for so many different reasons. On site we have been set high targets to reduce our impact on the environment and are very proud of our workforce for exceeding these targets. We have printed and displayed posters in prominent areas of the site to showcase the fantastic environmental achievements of our workforce.


Facade mock-up

Published 8 June 2017 | Written by Andrew Ash
CategoriesFirst Impressions campaign

A large facade mock up was built to demonstrate the facade to the planners, but instead of having it on site we decided to place it on the perimeter of the site. The site fence in front of the facade was meshed so that members of public could view the finished facade materials well in advance of the building even…


Keeping the public informed

Published 27 April 2017 | Written by Luis Alves
CategoriesCompany contact information Scheme posters/banners Updates

We have been working with Build Beacon on ways to keep neighbours and the public informed about works on small residential projects. Our QR code is displayed by Ivor Goodsite giving information about the Considerate Constructors Scheme, the works being carried out and company contact details. To find out more click below.


Public site progress fly through

Published 19 April 2017 | Written by Christina Thorn
CategoriesCommunication Enclosures First Impressions campaign Initial impressions Updates

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
CategoriesAlcohol testing Campaigns Diversity Drugs and alcohol policy Illegal workers Mental health Occupational health risks Posters Scheme posters/banners Workforce information

Spotlight on… posters have been designed for general display in and around site welfare facilities. The Scheme is currently developing 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 download a free electronic version please click the links below.


Housing developer site sign board

Published 14 March 2017 | Written by CCS Best Practice Hub Administrator
CategoriesBranding Communication First Impressions campaign Initial impressions Signage

The exterior appearance of a construction site not only represents the project itself, but the entire industry. It is important that sites display important information outside their sites to help promote a positive image of the industry. See the examples below for how one house developer promoted the site, company and industry: The team was tasked with creating a site…


Inspiring students with an art project

Published 3 March 2017 | Written by Louise Seddon
CategoriesCommunity liaison Enclosures Schools

A sustainable partnership between the students of Melland High School and GRAHAM has been established to enable collaboration on art projects, site visits, work shadowing and work experience placements. In particular a group of SEN students from the school have been participating in visits to the Murrays’ Mills development in Ancoats, Manchester, and are currently working on an art project…


Engaging schools on safety and saving energy

Published 16 February 2017 | Written by Tom Blackshaw
CategoriesCommunity liaison Cooperation Schools

P & P Builders worked closely with Melin Homes to choose Crickhowell Primary School to create a video to promote new ways of reducing energy at home and in the community, as they had already formed some strong links with the school through its various projects in the area. The school is only a 6 minute walk away from site, so…


Using BIM in public meetings

Published 2 February 2017 | Written by CCS Best Practice Hub Administrator
CategoriesOrganisation Pre-start information

It is essential that sites project a professional appearance to improve the image of the whole industry. Some sites have gone above and beyond to demonstrate their commitment to a positive appearance, implementing new technologies. The examples below demonstrate how one site achieved this: Used BIM (Building Information Modelling) 3D software Sketch-Up to develop, plan and set up the site’s presentation and appearance. Incorporated…


Considerate Constructors Scheme promotion on slipform

Published 19 December 2016 | Written by Emmett Frawley
CategoriesBranding Corporate badging Scheme posters/banners Signage

JRL Group are promoting North Wharf Gardens Phase 2 site registration with the Considerate Constructors Scheme by displaying the CCS registration logo on the slip form. Light fittings have been installed to draw further attention to the Group Companies signage and the CCS logo that is displayed on them. This helps promote a professional image and allows the local community…


Site zoning and information boards

Published 9 December 2016 | Written by Joe Walsh
CategoriesHazard board 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…