Last edited 21 Sep 2015

Reading Construction Forum

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The Reading Construction Forum (RCF) was an construction industry reform group based at (but independent from) the University of Reading..

Members of the Reading Construction Forum included clients, consultants, contractors, specialist contractors and academic institutions. They were concerned with achieving high quality, change and innovation in the design, construction and use of commercial and industrial buildings, and worked with researchers to identify actions needed to improve the performance of the industry.

The Forum’s objectives were:

  • To provide a forum discussion.
  • To identify the need for change.
  • To disseminate best practice.
  • To encourage research and development.
  • To improve the international competitiveness of the British and European building industries.

It produced a number of publications, including:

In 2003, the Reading Construction Forum merged with the following bodies to form Constructing Excellence:

Constructing Excellence (CE) describes itself as ‘…the single organisation charged with driving the change agenda in construction. We exist to improve industry performance in order to produce a better built environment. We are a cross-sector, cross-supply chain, member led organisation operating for the good of industry and its stakeholders.’

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