Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors – http://www.rics.org
RICS is the home of property professionalism worldwide. This is the information site for property professionals and users of their services. RICS is the worldwide property organisation, with over 110,000 members globally, dedicated to promoting excellence and safeguarding public interest in all property related matters.
The Royal Institute of British Architects – http://www.architecture.com/TheRIBA/Home.aspx
The Royal Institute of British Architects, one of the most influential architectural institutions in the world, has been promoting architecture and architects since being awarded its Royal Charter in 1837.
The Chartered Institute of Building – http://www.ciob.org.uk/
The CIOB is the leading professional body for managers in construction with now over 40,000 members worldwide
The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators – http://www.arbitrators.org/
The Professional Organisation for Arbitrators, Mediators and Adjudicators
The Association of for Project Safety – http://www.associationforprojectsafety.co.uk/home.php
The Association for Project Safety (APS) is a multi-disciplinary membership body for those who operate in, or have an interest in, Health and Safety Risk Management in the Construction Industry. Amongst APS members are the country’s leading surveying professionals, health and safety professionals, architectural professionals, project management professionals and engineering professionals. Many of the country’s leading practices are also in Corporate Membership of APS.
Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers – http://www.cibse.org/
With a membership of 15,000, one fifth of which is overseas, CIBSE (The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers) is an international body which represents and provides services to the building services profession.
Association of Building Engineers – http://www.abe.org.uk/
The Association of Building Engineers is the professional body for those specialising in the technology of building.
Communities and Local Government – http://www.communities.gov.uk/corporate/
Communities and Local Government is responsible for policy on housing, planning, devolution, regional and local government and the fire service. It also takes responsibility for the Social Exclusion Unit, the Neighbourhood Renewal Unit and the Government Offices for the Regions.
Construction On Line – http://www.construction-on-line.co.uk/
“Internet gateway to the UK Construction Industry”
The Building Cost Information Service – http://www.bcis.co.uk/
Current, accurate information on UK building costs, tender prices and building maintenance.
Co Construct – http://www.construction.co.uk/index.html
Construction research organisations working together to promote best practice in the construction industry
Construction Best Practice Programme – http://www.cbpp.org.uk/
Best Practice Solutions for Construction for clients and contractors, designers and specialists, consultants and suppliers, large or small, public or private.
ASC Webindex – http://www.ascwebindex.com/
Fast and easy access to over 300,000 pages of building material information including specs and CAD details