On this page, you can find a library of downloads and documents that are of relevance to CEEQUAL, including explanatory documents, technical manuals and T&Cs.
For navigational purposes, these resources have been arranged into the following topics: General Documents, CEEQUAL for Projects, CEEQUAL for Term Contracts and Formal Documents.
An introduction to CEEQUAL: How, when, and why to use CEEQUAL
CEEQUAL is the world’s leading sustainability assessment scheme for civil engineering, infrastructure, landscaping and public realm projects. This document introduces new users to CEEQUAL, providing an overview of the CEEQUAL scheme, including its coverage, how it works, the benefits of using it, and two case studies.
International projects: Using CEEQUAL outside the UK and Ireland
Whilst CEEQUAL is based in the UK, it can be applied for in the assessment, rating and improvement of projects anywhere in the world, with more than 100 project teams outside the UK using CEEQUAL to help them achieve their sustainability goals so far. This documents provides you with an overview of what the CEEQUAL for Projects scheme offers international projects outside of the UK and Ireland.
Multi-package assessments: Using CEEQUAL on large projects
On larger-scale projects, it can be impractical to assess the scheme as just one single project. Rather, due to the complexity of these projects, it is most appropriate to apply for a multi-package assessment. This Information Sheet provides greater background on why multi-package assessments are useful, when they should be used, and how they work.
The CEEQUAL Infographic provides an overview of CEEQUAL and how it works.
BREEAM & CEEQUAL: On the move
Across the globe people are living increasingly urbanised lives – by 2050 an estimated 70% of the world’s population will be living in cities. Transport networks providing access and mobility to, from and around these cities will continue to be a significant part of their growth. This publication takes a look at how BREEAM and CEEQUAL have helped city and town planners deliver better, and more sustainable, transport systems for their communities.
CEEQUAL for Projects
CEEQUAL Version 6 Registration Form
Registration Form: CEEQUAL Version 6 – BF2026
CEEQUAL Version 6 Fee Sheet
Fee Form: CEEQUAL Version 6 onwards – FS095 Revision 1 (applicable from July 2021)
CEEQUAL Version 5 Registration Form
CEEQUAL Version 5 Fee Sheet
Fee scale: CEEQUAL Version 5 for International Projects
The latest assessment manual for Projects (Version 6) is available to download from the CEEQUAL Version 6 webpage. The Version 5 assessment manual is currently only available to trained Assessors and Verifiers. Previous assessment manuals are available to download for Version 4.
CEEQUAL for Term Contracts
Information for new users of CEEQUAL Term Contracts
CEEQUAL for Term Contracts has been created for the assessment of civil engineering and public realm works that are undertaken through contracts over a number of years and in a wide geographical or operational area. This document provides an overview of the CEEQUAL for Term Contracts scheme and is particularly useful for those already familiar with CEEQUAL for Projects.
Application form: CEEQUAL for Term Contracts
Download the application form for CEEQUAL for Term Contracts.
There is no set fee scale for Term Contracts. Please contact us to discuss your contract, its scope, size, coverage and duration, so that we can establish an appropriate fee scale before you apply for a Term Contracts assessment.
Terms & Conditions
CEEQUAL Terms and Conditions – TC0501
Code of Conduct
Frequently Asked Questions
CEEQUAL Version 6
Where can I download a copy of the CEEQUAL Version 6 assessment manual?
The manual is now available from the CEEQUAL Version 6 webpage.
Have any additional sections been added to the new assessment process?
Yes, we have included new sections – such as resilience. Please refer to the information given during the public consultation.
What are the estimated costings for CEEQUAL?
For information on the fees associated with CEEQUAL, please see our fees page.
Will CEEQUAL Version 5.2 continue to exist?
CEEQUAL Version 5.2 has been incorporated into the development of CEEQUAL Version 6 which has superseded Version 5.2. However, we will continue to support all CEEQUAL assessments until their completion date.
I have a CEEQUAL award which was registered before Version 6, can it continue using the previous assessment method? Or will it need to be transferred to the new scheme?
All projects registered with previous CEEQUAL assessments will be supported right through to completion. We currently have projects due to run until 2027.
Can I register my project on CEEQUAL Version 6 now?
Yes, please contact us.
If projects want to upgrade what support will be offered?
We will discuss this on a case by case basis so please contact us.
Is it possible to register with a previous version of the CEEQUAL scheme?
No, projects can no longer register with previous CEEQUAL versions including CEEQUAL Version 5.2.
Can I register my project under BREEAM Infrastructure (Pilot)?
This is no longer an option following the release of the Version 6 manual. If you are unsure and have very specific requirements then please contact us.
I am a CEEQUAL Assessor, trained to assess to a previous CEEQUAL Version. Will I need to retrain to assess CEEQUAL Version 6?
Yes, there is an upgrade course which you will need to pass to be able to assess on CEEQUAL Version 6.
As a CEEQUAL Version 6 assessor will I be able to assess other CEEQUAL versions or just the new scheme?
We are planning to ensure that assessors who qualify for the new scheme will also be able to use past versions of the scheme if needed, although we expect this to become increasingly rare.
I am an Assessor for one of the BREEAM building schemes, will I need to retrain to assess CEEQUAL Version 6?
Yes, CEEQUAL Version 6, like BREEAM Infrastructure (Pilot), has some significant differences in both process and content to the BREEAM buildings schemes. This means that you will need to retrain as a new assessor.
BREEAM Infrastructure (Pilot)
Why have you dropped the BREEAM Infrastructure name?
CEEQUAL was the first sustainability rating scheme for infrastructure in the world and has been used on more than 700 projects. As a result, it’s a very well-known and established brand which has been embedded into numerous organisations policy and procurement documentation since then and this is important and difficult to change. We have therefore decided to maintain CEEQUAL as our brand for sustainability rating in infrastructure. The new brand for CEEQUAL Version 6 is styled to align with BREEAM to demonstrate that it is part of the BREEAM family.
I am already using BREEAM Infrastructure (Pilot) do I have to upgrade?
No, we are having one to one conversations with each project using BREEAM Infrastructure Pilot to discuss the options and what might be best for each project. We will continue to support all BREEAM Infrastructure Pilot assessments until their completion date.
Will BREEAM Infrastructure continue to exist after the launch of CEEQUAL Version 6?
No, along with CEEQUAL Version 5.2, BREEAM Infrastructure will no longer exist. The learning from BREEAM Infrastructure Pilot is being incorporated into the development of CEEQUAL Version 6. However, we will continue to support all BREEAM Infrastructure Pilot assessments until their completion date.
Will CEEQUAL Term Contracts be upgraded too?
Yes it will, but not immediately. Our current plan is to upgrade this to bring it into line with CEEEQUAL Version 6 for Projects. We haven’t got a firm programme for this yet but work will commence after CEEQUAL Version 6 has been launched.
Is the pre-registration process applicable to CEEQUAL Term Contracts Version 5.2?
No, the CEEQUAL Version 6 pre-registration process is only applicable to projects. Any infrastructure maintenance/framework contracts should continue to use and apply for CEEQUAL Term Contracts Version 5.2.
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