The guidance provides further detail on the new route to seeking a temporary extension of construction site working hours and sets out considerations which local authorities must take into account in determining applications under this proposed new route.
- Letter from the Secretary of State to the UK’s construction sector (Secretary of State, 31 March 2020)
To help ensure that it is safe for you to operate in your workplace, the industry has worked to develop Site Operating Procedures (SOP), which were published by the Construction Leadership Council. These align with the latest guidance from Public Health England. As this health guidance updates, the SOP will reflect any changes.
- Guidance on Contractual Issues Caused by Coronavirus (Build UK, 26 March 2020)
Guidance on contractual issues caused by Coronavirus including general considerations as well as guidance on JCT Contracts, NEC Contracts and practical advice.
- Site Operating Procedures during Covid-19 (Construction Leadership Council, 23 March 2020)
This guidance, from the CLC, is intended to introduce consistent measures on sites of all sizes in line with the Government’s recommendations on social distancing.
+++++ UPDATE++++ 2 April 2020
THERE HAS BEEN SIGNIFICANT FEEDBACK ON THE UPDATED SITE OPERATING PROCEDURES VERSION 2. WHILST THE FEEDBACK IS REVIEWED THE CLC HAS RE-ISSUED VERSION 1 WHICH IS THE DOCUMENT THE INDUSTRY SHOULD BE COMPLYING WITH.
- Coronavirus – general considerations for the Construction Industry (Edwin Coe, 5 March 2020)
A summary of the practical considerations of operating safely within the construction industry, including workforce, materials, record keeping, supply chains, insurance and long term considerations.