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Coronavirus (COVID-19): construction sector guidance

Guidance on construction sites and associated works that can continue under specific conditions.

Coronavirus (COVID-19): construction sector guidance
Related guidance

Related guidance

Physical distancing

Health guidance

Support for workers and business support

  • advice on substantive support packages available for business and their employees is at
  • the Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) has launched its i-Con initiative. Consisting of three key components, i-Con offers an Innovation Challenge Fund, a Knowledge Hub and an Online Learning Platform.

Construction policy notes (CPNs)

CECA briefing – advice on temporary suspension of construction sites

Scottish Public Procurement Notices

  • A list of Scottish Procurement Policy Notes (SPPNs) can be found on
  • SPPN 4/2020 covers procurement related issues as a consequence of the COVID-19 outbreak. 
  • SPPN 5/2020 sets out guidance for public bodies on options for payment to their suppliers to ensure service continuity during the current COVID-19 outbreak.

Guidance on the definition of emergency and urgent works for NRSWA sites

Fair Work during the COVID-19 crisis

Health & Safety Executive COVID-19 latest information and advice

The Scottish Road Works Commissioners Statement on COVID-19