2014 Events

December Event – Wine Tasting

Julia Trustram Eve, Marketing Director of English Wine Producers, entertained and educated us at the Festive LCEC event on 9th December. The quiz this year took a slightly different turn, inviting us to choose the correct description of the wine we were tasting. Nil points for your correspondent who couldn't tell his Champagne from his [...]

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November Event – An update on the Government Construction Strategy 2025

Click here to view the event flyer. Peter Hansford, Chief Construction Adviser, gave this important presentation on what the Construction Strategy 2025 means and how the objectives within it are going to be achieved. He also explained that the Strategy is intended to put the UK construction sector at the forefront of global construction, and updated the [...]

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October Event – CDM Regulations 2015

Philip Baker took us through the changes that have been published by HSE to the CDM regime. These are due to come into force on 1 April 2015. The main changes that Philip explained are: Simplification of the structure of the Regulations to better reflect the construction process. The inclusion of domestic clients within scope [...]

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September Event – New Part L and RIBA Plan of Work: Impacts for Building Services and the Whole Project Team

Click here to view the event flyer. This event covered two recent changes that affect the industry's approach to design and delivery of new buildings. These changes could be seen as just affecting the design community, but in fact there are implications for the whole delivery team, and also for the project strategies that clients adopt. The [...]

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July Event – Upcoming Changes to EU Procurement

Alan Saunders and Cora Marler of Sweett Group gave a presentation on how the procurement landscape within the EU is changing. Particular focus was given to how these changes will affect construction procurement within the UK. While targeted at public sector clients, the event also attracted many supply chain members. Alan leads the Procurement and [...]

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June Site Visit – Bloomberg Development

Click here to view the site visit flyer. Paul Gregory of Sir Robert McAlpine guided LCEC members around this development in the City of London. The event illustrated the complexities of constructing a major office development on a city centre site, and was widely appreciated by all those who attended.  

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April Event – A NEW MODEL FOR COLLABORATION: An Introduction to BS 11000

Click here to view the event flyer. With an audience of over fifty people, Paul Greenwood of Greenwood Consultants Limited opened by mentioning that he had been expecting a small techy audience for an interactive session, on what can be a dry subject!So, Paul commenced his presentation by taking the 'partnering temperature' - inviting a show of [...]

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February Event – The Low Carbon Zone, Peckham

Presented by Oliver Schneider. What an enjoyable presentation by a construction professional, whose community engagement ensured this project proceeded and succeeded! Oliver Schneider from The Facility described how their key aim is to take residents out of poverty.  The 143 homes of the ‘Low Carbon Zone’ is made up of streets of pre-war terraces, with [...]

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