JCT interviews…Dr Andrew Flood

In this series we shed some light on some of the key people who are involved with or give their time to support JCT, to ensure that all areas of the construction industry are represented and can contribute to the development of our contracts. We will look at how our interviewees contribute to JCT specifically, and gain their views on JCT’s wider role within the industry. Dr Andrew Flood JCT Council Member, Local Government Association (LGA) Chair, JCT Sustainability Working Group Dr Andrew Flood is…

iCon, Daventry

iCon, Daventry

The iCon building in Daventry was the first in the UK to use JCT’s sustainability guidance published in our guidance note, Building a sustainable future together. The £7 million 4,000m2 building was constructed under a JCT Design and Build contract, incorporating new sustainability clauses. The building is a leading example of energy efficiency and sustainable design in its own right, but coupled with the use of the sustainability provisions, it is also a demonstration of best practice in sustainable construction. Following the sustainability theme, the…

Brent Civic Centre

Brent Civic Centre is an £85m public sector project located in the area of Brent, West London, near Wembley. The building is designed by Hopkins Architects and the main contractor is Skanska. When completed, Brent Civic Centre will become the first public building in the UK to achieve a BRE Environmental Assessment Method (BREEAM) Outstanding rating, and join an elite group as one of the world’s most sustainable projects. Brent Council, the client, set out a clear brief: to build the UK’s most sustainable public…

The Shard

The Shard

Europe’s tallest building combines innovation, daring and JCT contract expertise London: for a visual representation of JCT’s contribution to the UK construction industry, no other city houses the range of iconic projects built on JCT contracts like the capital. In recent years it seems the London skyline has been expanding to the tune of a JCT contract at its foundation. Both the Gherkin and more recently Heron Tower are examples of the City flexing its muscles with JCT at the core. Now, a new glass…

JCT provides contract input to sustainable development forum

The role of construction contracts in furthering sustainable development, based on JCT’s guidance note, ‘Building a Sustainable Future Together’, will form part of an international forum on sustainable development taking place on 17-19 August 2015.

JCT Povey Lecture 2011 – The Journey to Deep Green

JCT Povey Lecture 2011 “The Journey to Deep Green™” Mike Putnam, President and Chief Executive, Skanska UK Download Mike Putnam’s lecture note in full About the Povey Lecture The JCT Povey Lecture is an annual event at which an eminent person is invited to give their thoughts on significant matters that are relevant to the construction and property industry. The purpose of the lecture is to stimulate thought and encourage ways of continuing to improve the quality and value of construction output. The event was…