Highlights of the CIOB Calendar for the coming month.
Site visit: Norwich Castle
11 September, 3.15-5pm, Norwich
Morgan Sindall is hosting the fourth site tour of the construction site and works in progress at Norwich Castle. On the agenda is a presentation of progress made to the two remaining phases of the scheme, an understanding of the challenges to date and an overview of the journey so far.
Following this will be a guided tour of the Keep and Percival area, with the team demonstrating the progress that has been made.
CIOB Academic Summit: Creating an inclusive global community
12 September, 8am-1pm, online
This virtual conference will connect academics on a global scale – leading the way for cross collaboration, sharing of cutting-edge research, knowledge, education and building a strong sense of community.
It offers the chance to network and meet like-minded academics, researchers and practitioners; to hear case studies of best practices in student experience, industry partnerships and research; and to discover learning and teaching best practices for an increasingly digital-first learner mindset.
Site visit: Milton Keynes University Hospital
14 September, 9-10.30am, Milton Keynes
Join the Northampton Hub for a tour of the new Radiotherapy Centre being built by Morgan Sindall as an extension to the MKUH Cancer Centre. The centre will house two state-of-the-art medical linear accelerator (Linac) bunkers. The scheme includes new consulting rooms and a new CT suite.
Site visit: Redditch Police and Fire Hub
14 September, 4-6pm, Redditch
The CIOB and Hereford & Worcester Constructing Excellence are hosting this site visit with Speller Metcalfe to see the new Redditch Police and Fire Hub.
The brand new £17.5m, three-storey building will be located on a disused brownfield site next to the existing fire station. The facility will improve delivery services for local residents, strengthen joint response to emergency incidents and replace outdated provision.
The project includes a range of amenities including a gym, meeting rooms and a new accommodation unit drill tower.
14 September, 6.30-9pm, Cardiff
Come and join Wales Hub for an evening of informal networking with industry colleagues at the Brewhouse & Kitchen, Pontcanna. Get to know the CIOB team in a relaxed setting while enjoying some great food and company.
Sponsored by BAM Construction and WDL Contracting. Registration essential. Ticket includes welcome drink and burger.
CIOB in Scotland Awards Lunch
15 September, 1-5pm, Glasgow
Celebrate the best of the best in Scottish construction at the CIOB in Scotland Awards Lunch at the DoubleTree Hilton, Glasgow.
The awards are hosted by Nicky Marr and the guest speaker is John McKelvie.
The event will feature a range of awards and will also offer new MCIOB/FCIOB members the opportunity to be recognised for their achievement as there is no graduation ceremony in Scotland.
Cambridge Gala Dinner 2023
15 September, 6.30-11.59pm, Cambridge
The Cambridge Hub is hosting its Annual Gala Dinner, bringing together members, companies and students for an evening of networking, guest speakers and good food. Guests will receive drinks on arrival and a three-course meal.
The guest speaker, Mandy Hickson, was one of the first female RAF fast jet pilots to operate in highly hostile environments. There are individual tickets plus the option to buy a table of eight.
Site visit: Prince Charles Hospital
26 September, 4-5.30pm, Merthyr Tydfil
Join the Wales Hub for a guided tour of this long-term project with contractor Tilbury Douglas. The Prince Charles Hospital site is a £220m investment in the upgrade of the major clinical departments. Just past halfway point on delivery, it is due for completion in 2026.