Considerate Constructors Award - NEW

The Considerate Constructors Award recognises construction sites, completed fully or substantially over the last 12 months, that have demonstrated an exceptional level of consideration and care for their surroundings, their workforce, and the public. The judges will be looking for construction sites that go above and beyond in delivering considerate practices that enhance the image of the industry and benefit society as a whole, and how success was monitored and measured.

Entry is by a 5 A4 page submission; the judges will be looking for clear information, backed up by evidence, that pays particular attention to the criteria listed below.

Site overview: Please give a brief overview of the site, including site location, site history, what the plans are, what phase the site is in, and what has been achieved so far. Please also list the project team involved, including your company's role in this context

Care about appearance: The site should demonstrate an excellent level of tidiness, cleanliness, and appearance. This includes the site boundary, hoardings, and facilities such as toilets and canteens.

Respect the community: The site should show a high level of consideration for the local community. This includes managing noise, dust, and traffic, and communicating with local residents and businesses about the site's activities.

Protect the environment: The site should minimize its impact on the environment. This includes reducing waste, managing water and energy usage, and protecting biodiversity.

Secure everyone's safety: The site should prioritize the safety of everyone who works on or visits the site. This includes providing appropriate safety equipment, training, and signage, and managing hazards such as vehicles, equipment, and materials.

Value their workforce: The site should value and support its workforce. This includes providing appropriate welfare facilities, training and development opportunities, and fair employment practices.

How to Enter

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All entrants must submit a document of no more than 5 A4 pages that covers the key criteria set out for the category they are entering.

Before making your submission, please read the terms and conditions and ensure the following:

  • All activities cited in support of your entries must have been on-going within the past 12 months unless stated otherwise in the criteria.
  • The entering party has to have an office in the ROI or NI and the projects that support their entry have to have taken place in these areas unless stated otherwise in the criteria.
  • Make sure you focus on good hard information, backed up by solid facts and figures.