Upcoming Events

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Upcoming events

Direction Group Meeting followed by Christmas Lunch

19 December 2018 , Browns, Covent Garden, 82-84 St. Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London, WC2N 4AG

Buildoffsite Direction Group Agenda

19th December 2018


Theme: Design and Collaboration

09.30: Registration and Networking

10.00: Welcome and Introductions

10.10: Presentations:

Declan Wallace, Evolusion – Offsite Construction Design – Are you compliant?

Declan will discuss general principles that Evolusion adopt when designing offsite structures with an emphasis on the importance of the correct specification from a fire, durability and thermal point of view.

David Wallach, Eurobond – Utilising offsite elements in a high performing façade – Royal Winchester House

Guy Edney, TMP  – New member overview

11.10: Introducing new members of the Buildoffsite team

  • Joe Dyde, Business Manager
  • Sara Kotsani, Communications Co-ordinator

11.15: Communications and Events

  • Feedback from Offsite construction show

11.25: Hubs update

11.40: Design Group update – Brendan Geraghty, Geraghty Taylor & Nigel Ostime, Hawkins Brown

11.55: Core innovation hub funding update

12.10: Sunesis and schools in Africa – Kevin Dundas, Willmott Dixon

12.20: BSI Offsite Standards review – Nigel Fraser

12.25: Buildoffsite 2019 Plan

12.35: Member Feedback Session

13.00: Christmas Lunch (Members Only)


Residential Hub event at Mitsubishi Electric


The Benefit and impact of the supply chain (including SME’s) on whole life costs and the predictability of offsite housing supply

10.15am – 3pm (to include a networking lunch) 

Hosted By Mitsubishi Electric, Travellers Ln, Hatfield, AL10 8XB

10:15: Registration (Tea and Coffee)

11:00: Opening Residential Hub address and introduction to event – Buildoffsite


11:15: Hertfordshire Building Control: Compliance process for offsite schemes. ‘Fast Track Approval for Fast Track Construction’ including reference to the supply chain and BOPAS as part of that process.

11:30Mitsubishi Electric: Buildoffsite Member – call to other members to open up discussions on early delivery and design of M&E with reference to supply chain and impact on whole life costs.

11:45: Lucideon: The science behind offsite housing and how the supply chain can add value to the process of manufacture including how being selective can improve whole life costs.

12:00 JCB: How a well-established company is bringing a new perspective to offsite including reference to the supply chain and whole life costs of approach.

12:15WAGO: With a focus on collaboration with other members including Mitsubishi and how the supply chain is a key factor including how they have developed new working relationships.

12:30 – Buffet Lunch and Networking

13:30 – Whole Life Focus – Ideal Lifts: Focus on the process and complexities around how new lifts can be installed as whole life replacements in existing Buildings and what is important to learn now to ensure easy access is maintained in future. How the supply chain can work together to make life easier for others.

13:45 – SOAP BOX session New Members – Forum to introduce and give new members the opportunity to introduce themselves.

14:00 – Panel Debate – Picking up on the theme and speaker sessions the panel will debate the importance of the supply chain in offsite delivery, why clients should engage with them more to overcome design and cost barriers and why we should focus more on the whole life costs of the products we install to protect future budgets and expenditure. All speakers plus members of the Buildoffsite team

15:00 – Buildoffsite Residential Hub news and events roundup

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Residential Hub National Conference

19 March 2019 , London


What is the cost of offsite manufactured solutions for residential – is it cost effective & are clients ready to use more offsite to increase capacity?

This is a key Residential Hub event that you shouldn’t miss especially if your interest in offsite housing extends to how much will it cost. This is our first national event and we will be looking closely at the cost of both high and low rise housing; including how affordable they are when compared to different housing tenures and delivery solutions.

This residential hub event will look at how the offsite sector is addressing cost, are clients getting value for money and what capacity is there in the sector to deliver a predictable housing supply to market that gives confidence to clients.

The panel session will include representatives from the speaker sessions together with key players in the sector who have been instrumental in shaping its direction. The panel (together with the audience) will consider the impact of both volume and quality on the costs and what steps need to be taken to ensure offsite solutions are prioritised.

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Direction Group Dinner & Meeting

29 October 2019 - 30 October 2019 , Lucideon Queen's Rd, Stoke-on-Trent ST4 7LQ

Theme: High Performance Materials

Agenda to follow