Student Accommodation & Direction Group Meeting

12 April 2018 , Newcastle University Add to calendar

The next Buildoffsite Direction Group Meeting is taking place on Thursday 12 April at Newcastle University, Barbara Strang Teaching Centre, Newcastle, NE1 8QB

Theme : University Estates and Student Accommodation

10.00 – 14.00 followed by a tour of the CIMC student accommodation which was delivered utilising offsite manufactured ‘modules’

Agenda as follows:

09.30:  Registration and Networking

10.00:  Welcome and Introductions

10.10:   Presentations to include:

  • Rachel Davis, Premier Interlink
  • Peter Boundy, Kier
  • Paul Bandeen, Newcastle University

11.10:  Construction Leadership Council Update – Construction sector deal

11.40:  Digital futures overview – examples of digital in use – Peter Foster, CoBuilder & Garry Fannon, Willmott Dixon

12.00: Communications and Events

  • Offsite Construction Show
  • Newsletter
  • Collaboration with other organisations (HCA, Offsite School, Housing Forum…)

12.30: Member Feedback Session

13.00: Close followed by Networking and Lunch

14.00: A visit to the CIMC student accommodation which was delivered utilising manufactured ‘modules’




A Member’s Dinner will take place on the evening of 11 April for those who will be staying overnight. The dinner will take place at Cote, 120-122 Grainger Street, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 5AF from 7.30pm and we hope that as many members as possible will be able to join us.

If you plan to stay over please find below recommended hotels:

Motel One Newcastle or search at

For those involved with or interested in the Housing/Residential Hub, please note that there is a Hub session from 14.00 to 19.00 on Wednesday 11th April.

Please register separately for this Housing/Residential Hub event on the 11th April here