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Upcoming events

April 2017

Direction Group Meeting & Dinner - Trimble Solutions UK

25-26 April 2017, Trimble House, Gelderd Road, Morley, Morley, Leeds LS27 7JP

Dinner 7.00pm, 25th April from 7.30pm – King’s Cantonese, 1 King Street, Drighlington, Bradford, BD11 1LW


Meeting 10.00am-1.00pm, 26th April, Trimble


09.30:  Registration

10.00:  Welcome and Introductions – Richard Fletcher, Trimble and Buildoffsite

10.15:  Member Presentations:

  • Premier Modular
  • DASYS and NG Bailey – Ensuring an efficient high quality design process for offsite manufactured plant rooms
  • BSI Group, The development of offsite standards

11.15:  Feedback from Member to member event

11.30: Hub News (written brief also provided for further updates)

11.50: Events and Activities – Roisin Sweeney

12.00: Members Open Forum – news, views and discussion

12.40: AOB

13.00: Close and lunch

To register:

May 2017

Digital Water: Technological Developments and the Water Sector

22 May 2017, Mott MacDonald, 10 Fleet Place, London EC4M 7RB

Time: 10am – 2pm

Showcasing how digital technology can and is being used in the water sector

Led by Jaimie Johnson, Bryden Wood, and Mark Enzer, Mott MacDonald

Pt 1 – 1.5 Hrs

  • Introduction from Water Hub and Mott MacDonald
  • Infrastructure goes digital (the best and the next in digital engineering in water), Jaimie Johnson, Bryden Wood
  • Beyond standardisation: automation of commodity design, Jon Rains, Mott MacDonald
  • Smart Infrastructure comes to water

Pt 2 – 1 Hr

  • Round table discussion followed by lunch

Pt 3 1.5Hrs

  • Standards and governance
  • Skills and communications, Prof Jason Underwood, University of Salford
  • Relevant, emerging technology showcase reinforcing ‘the future is here now’
  • Feedback and wrap up

Please email Julie Fraser at to enquire about registering.

Addressing the UK Housing Challenge

25 May 2017, The Irish Embassy, 17 Grosvenor Place, London SW1X 7HR

Buildoffsite has joined forces with Enterprise Ireland and Invest Northern Ireland to provide a networking conference to bring together suppliers of offsite housing components and systems plus current and potential housing clients/customers/funders and other stakeholders.

The conference will consider practical responses to the housing challenge and the implications and opportunities for innovative offsite solutions to make a substantial contribution to meet the business and project needs of clients and to significantly increase the number of homes being built year on year.

16:00 – 18:45 followed by drinks reception

June 2017

Direction Group Meeting & Dinner - Modularize

27-28 June 2017, Liverpool

Dinner 7.00pm, 27th June, Liverpool

Meeting 10.00am-1.00pm, 28th June, Liverpool

Programme to be finalised. Please save the date.

To register:

Composites for Offsite Construction: What, Why, How?

15 June 2017, National Composite Centre, Bristol

Hosted by the National Composite Centre, Buildoffsite members will be given a tour of their testing and innovation facilities as well as a choice of seminars that showcase where composites are already being used in construction and explores the scope for using composites more.

August 2017

Direction Group meeting and dinner hosted by Cambridge University

29-30 August 2017, Cambridge

Dinner 7.00pm, 29 August, Cambridge


Meeting 10.00 – 1.00pm, 30 August, University of Cambridge

Programme to be finalised. Please save the date


To register:


October 2017

The Offsite Construction Show 2017

11-12 October 2017, ExCel, London

Now in it’s third year the Offsite Construction Show is getting bigger and better. With the knowledge transfer seminar programme hosted by Buildoffsite, and sponsored by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), showcasing what’s at the cutting edge of the offsite sector and facilitating discussion between key players who are changing the UK construction market to increase quality and productivity.

If you would like to exhibit at the show please contact


Direction Group meeting and dinner hosted by Legal & General

24-25 October 2017, London

Dinner 7.00pm, 24th October, London

Meeting 10.00am-1.00pm, 25 October, London

Programme to be finalised. Please save the date.

To register:

December 2017

Direction Group meeting followed by Christmas lunch

13 December 2017, Browns, Covent Garden


Meeting 10.00am-1.00pm followed by Christmas lunch, London

Programme to be finalised. Please save the date.

To register: