2016 Events

December Event – Wine Tasting

Click here to view the event flyer. As in previous years, Julia Trustram-Eve pulled together an amazing selection of very reasonably priced sparkling, red and white wines for us to savour and test our palates. With a lively and at times raucous audience, Julia took us on a whirlwind tour of the wines she has selected from [...]

2017-01-26T16:20:50+00:00 16th December 2016|2016 Events|

November Event – Social Value: The Changing Landscape in Construction

Click here to view the Social Value: The Changing Landscape in Construction flyer. Whilst Social Value may be familiar to a few in the construction industry, there are many of us who have not seen the impact of the Public Services (Social Value) Act 2012. Our speaker Dr Michelle Brennan, whilst having originally graduated in psychology, has [...]

2017-01-16T13:55:48+00:00 14th November 2016|2016 Events|

October Event – Driving Sustainable Development: A Client’s Perspective

Click here to view the Driving Sustainable Development event flyer. We often hear about sustainable design and projects, but rarely do we hear from the horse’s mouth what our client organisations are doing to drive the sustainability agenda. So, when Phil Birch Sustainable Development Manager for John Lewis Partnership agreed to present on how John Lewis as a [...]

2017-01-16T13:55:52+00:00 10th November 2016|2016 Events|

July Event – Advancing Concrete

Click here to view the Advancing Concrete event flyer. Following the Constructing Excellence theme of Innovation, the evening’s presentation was a whistle-stop tour through current developments in concrete and concrete products. Elaine Toogood, Senior Architect for the Concrete Centre presented on the advances that are being made in design and manufacture using concrete and how they are [...]

2017-01-16T13:55:55+00:00 14th July 2016|2016 Events|

June Event – Well Being in the Workplace

Click here to view the Well Being in the Workplace event flyer. Tonight's presentations on Well Being in the Workplace provided a brief insight into the latest hot topic to hit the scene. Through the CDM regulations there has been a massive focus on safety in recent years, but up until now there has not been the equivalent importance [...]

2017-01-16T13:55:55+00:00 17th June 2016|2016 Events|

June Site Visit – New Canary Wharf

Click here to view the New Canary Wharf site visit flyer. Thanks to Michael Bryant and Canary Wharf Contractors a small group of LCEC members were given the opportunity to visit the site of their latest venture. Currently an enormous hole in the ground, one might have thought that there would not be a lot to look at. [...]

2017-01-16T13:55:55+00:00 13th June 2016|2016 Events, Site Visits|

May Event – The Government Construction Strategy Debate

Click here to view the Government Construction Strategy Debate event flyer. With a change of venue to the University of Westminster, Don Ward, Chief Executive Constructing Excellence and Dr Stephen Grunberg, Reader in Construction Economics at the University of Westminster pitched their wits against each other in a debate on whether the governments latest publication Government Construction [...]

2017-01-16T13:55:56+00:00 13th May 2016|2016 Events|

April Site Visit – The Francis Crick Institute

Click here to view the event flyer. Thursday 14th April 2016 Laing O'Rourke gave the LCEC members this unique opportunity to visit the almost completed £450 million Francis Crick Institute Project as they are commissioning the building and approaching practical completion scheduled for Summer 2016. Located in the heart of London between King's Cross Station and the [...]

2017-02-06T09:49:01+00:00 20th April 2016|2016 Events, Site Visits|