Considerate Constructors Scheme

One of the conclusions of the 1994 Latham Report, ‘Constructing the Team’ was that the Construction Industry had an image problem.Indeed Sir Michael Latham went so far as to describe the industry as ineffective, adversarial, fragmented and incapable of delivering for its customers.

In 2017 there’s evidence things are starting to get better thanks to initiatives like the Considerate Constructors Scheme, set up shortly after Latham in 1997. It developed a Code of Considerate Practice with the intention of improving the image of construction by promoting best practice in five key areas;

  • Enhancing the Appearance – constructors should ensure sites appear professional and well-managed
  • Respecting the Community – Constructors should…

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