The legacy of Carillion, the controversy of the Tulip, and the problem of plastic

Season 1, Episode 4,  Mar 01, 2019, 05:00 AM

Carillion’s collapse in 2018 left two major hospital schemes in limbo. Work is restarting, but they’re years behind schedule. 

Plans for a 305m observation tower shaped like a Tulip in London is sparking controversy. Why is everyone so heated up? 

Construction generates an estimated 50,000 tonnes of plastic packaging waste each year. We ask the Considerate Constructors' Scheme's Edward Hardy what we can do about it.

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