Home News Construction working hours – Government update

On 13 May 2020, the government published a written ministerial statement on planning and construction working hours. This statement expects local planning authorities to approve requests to extend construction working hours temporarily to ensure safe working in line with social distancing guidelines until 9pm, Monday to Saturday, unless there are very compelling reasons against this.

Questions and answers on the announcement on construction site working hours to enable social distancing working practices can be viewed here.

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