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Top performance: Structural strength and design

FP McCann is one of the UK's leading providers of precast concrete systems for the structural and architectural markets and has become specialised in the hotel and student accommodation sectors in particular. Two recent examples showcase this...

21st March, 2019  |  Read More >

Join Offsite Expo and gain access to 100 top Buyers and Specifiers!

Join Offsite Expo and gain access to 100 top Buyers and Specifiers - all with a genuine requirement and interest in learning about new offsite products, solutions and technologies! NEW FOR 2019 - OFFSITE EXPO is the brainchild of leading...

21st March, 2019  |  Read More >

Three is the magic number for new modular housing scheme

An innovative combination of three reflective, low emissivity wall construction membranes from Protect Membranes has been used to deliver the magic formula for a flagship affordable housing scheme in Swansea on behalf of Gwalia Housing / Pobl Group,...

20th March, 2019  |  Read More >

Homes England chair: Brexit won’t impact housing demand

Massive housing demand, combined with a transparent and responsive system, means that the UK will remain a centre for real estate investment, it has been claimed. While parliament was debating whether to delay Brexit on Thursday, a UK...

19th March, 2019  |  Read More >

Lendlease puts CLT plans on hold amid regulation uncertainty

Company's design and technical boss says it is waiting for regulations to be clarified Lendlease's design and technical boss has said the firm is avoiding the use of cross-laminated timber (CLT) due to uncertainty in the building regulations....

14th March, 2019  |  Read More >

Traditional Versus Modern – the Kit Malthouse Debate Resumes at Explore Offsite Housing

On the 27 March at the QEII in London, the UK Housing Minister Kit Malthouse will address an audience of construction professionals at the Explore Offsite Housing conference. In February 2018 the Ministry for Housing...

14th March, 2019  |  Read More >

Milbank Concrete Products Launch Revolutionary Thermal Flooring Solution ‘WarmFloor Pro'

Milbank Concrete Products based in Colchester, North Essex, is one of the UK's leading manufacturers of precast concrete products with a focus on exceptional customer service. Throughout the design, manufacturing, delivery and installation...

12th March, 2019  |  Read More >

The rise of brick-faced precast cladding

Working for Multiplex, Thorp Precast supplied around 1,100 precast panels to the Cartwright Gardens student accommodation project in Bloomsbury, London. The units included three-storey "T-sections", each weighing 12 tonnes ...

12th March, 2019  |  Read More >

The role of modular in addressing the UK’s housing crisis

Tackling the housing crisis will not simply be solved by just supplying more properties but, crucially, building more affordable homes in the places people need them. Richard Hyams of astudio architects discusses the role modular construction...

12th March, 2019  |  Read More >

Galliard Group launches £100m business ‘Evolve’ scheme

Galliard Group is launching Evolve, a £100m commercial property business which will build affordable workspace units with lifestyle amenities across London and the South East Evolve will offer investors the opportunity to buy...

8th March, 2019  |  Read More >

Stewart Milne signs timber frame deal with L&Q

Offsite specialist Stewart Milne Timber Systems has formed a partnership to deliver timber frame for more than 1,500 homes for housing association L&Q. Stewart Milne will also support L&Q on bids for standalone contracts in the...

8th March, 2019  |  Read More >

Modular housing provider announces latest board appointment

Modular smart homes provider Project Etopia has appointed Alex Fink as board advisor to chief executive Joseph Daniels Project Etopia aims to tackle the housing crisis and provide young people with more affordable, desirable...

8th March, 2019  |  Read More >

Consortium to trial industrialised offsite solutions to deliver homes

The new £6.5m Advanced Industrialised Methods for the Construction of Homes (AIMCH) scheme, funded by Innovate UK, could transform and modernise how homes are built A collaborative innovation project, which aims to help combat...

8th March, 2019  |  Read More >

STA Health & Safety Policy Wins 2019 Offsite Award

A record number of over 400 construction professionals gathered at ExCel, London to celebrate the 2019 Offsite Awards. As one of the most vibrant industry networking events of the year, the Offsite Awards celebrate product and...

7th March, 2019  |  Read More >

ShedKM reveals plans for modular Manchester housing

Liverpool and London-based practice ShedKM has revealed its plans for a kit-of-parts block of flats for regeneration specialist developer Urban Splash The Mansion House flexible living space concept - which has consent and is being built in...

7th March, 2019  |  Read More >

Celebrating the Best in Offsite Construction

Showcasing innovation and the pioneers who are taking the industry to new heights, the Offsite Awards drew in record numbers this year with over 400 construction...

6th March, 2019  |  Read More >

Offsite housing research projects gets government cash

Award of £6.5m to kickstart research into MMC A consortium which is examining how modern methods of construction can increase the rate of housebuilding across the UK has been awarded £6.5m in funding from the Industrial Strategy...

1st March, 2019  |  Read More >

McAvoy completes complex build phase for hospital wing in Northumbria

OFFSITE construction specialist The McAvoy Group has craned the final modules into position on site for a new wing at Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital in Cramlington. The contract is worth £15 million to the...

1st March, 2019  |  Read More >

City Hall loan to fund 250 affordable homes built above existing properties using offsite construction

250 new affordable homes are to be built above existing properties thanks to a £10m revolving loan provided by City Hall. The homes will be built on 20 sites across London, including those owned by local authorities,...

28th February, 2019  |  Read More >

Innovative housing in Wales gets £35m boost

Welsh Housing and Local Government Minister Julie James is to announce £35m of funding for innovative housing projects in Wales this year The announcement will take place at Swansea Council's Colliers Way development and is...

28th February, 2019  |  Read More >

Introducing i-FAST: the future of offsite?

Setting new standards for panelised offsite construction, the brand new i-FAST system from Innovaré takes the advantages of SIPs several steps forward. i-FAST guarantees even greater performance in the key areas of fire safety, acoustic...

28th February, 2019  |  Read More >

Leeds City Council to build UK’s largest modular council housing development

Leeds City Council and United Living have submitted a planning application for a modular council apartment and housing scheme at Leeds Meynell, in Holbeck. If approved, it will see 28 new homes built in less than nine months and...

27th February, 2019  |  Read More >

Revolutionising Housing Delivery

Following on from a hugely successful 2018 programme of events and conferences, the first 2019 Explore Offsite event will tackle housing. Explore Offsite Housing will create a platform for construction clients and their professional advisers to...

26th February, 2019  |  Read More >

Transforming timber frame business efficiency with digital design & production.

Timber frame is an increasingly integral element of efficient modern construction. Timber wall frames and flooring cassettes represent some of the most easily accessible offsite options for contractors looking for better and faster ways to...

25th February, 2019  |  Read More >

B&K Structures: The benefits of sustainable structural solutions

B&K Structures has delivered an innovative timber and steel structure for Cambridge Heath Road, a unique and forward-thinking commercial space that combines new-build and existing elements to extraordinary effect. Architect Waugh...

25th February, 2019  |  Read More >

ZED Pods starts starter home production with over 60 units now in planning

ZED Pods starts starter home production with over 60 units now in planning - FutureBuild Stand F1 - 5-7 March London ExCel Wallington, 20 February 2019: ZED Pods, the company behind a new concept in modular...

25th February, 2019  |  Read More >

Laing O’Rourke delivers factory-made hospital in Wales

A Welsh valley town, seemingly an unlikely spot for a specialist care hospital, was, in fact, the perfect opportunity for Laing O'Rourke to enact its offsite mantra. Project: Grange University Hospital Client: Aneurin Bevan...

25th February, 2019  |  Read More >

Caledonian wins two offsite school jobs for £38m

Modular building specialist Caledonian has secured two large school projects in quick succession worth £38m. Haygrove School in Somerset and The Sir Frederick Gibberd College in Essex have been snapped up after Caledonian offered a full...

25th February, 2019  |  Read More >

Sam Stacey, transforming construction

Anyone who can recall their school days will know why prefabricated buildings once had such a bad name - lessons in damp, cold structures which felt like little more than cardboard boxes sitting on paving slabs. On 1 January...

23rd February, 2019  |  Read More >

Modular schools worth £38m awarded in UK after modernisation call

The UK government's appetite for modular construction was in evidence this week as the Department for Education awarded two school projects to the volumetric builder, Caledonian. The combined value of the awards is £38m. ...

22nd February, 2019  |  Read More >

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