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What’s new? What matters? Is it offsite?

Dennis Seal of Buildoffsite writes for PBCToday on issues and opportunities facing the offsite sector, as well as the growing support for this method of construction in meeting the UK’s housing demand. [caption id="attachment_3645" align="alignnone" width="327"] Battersea Power Station - London by Buildoffsite Members Vision[/caption]

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Buildoffsite Director Tim Hall joins line up at RESI Convention 2018.

Buildoffsite Director Tim Hall, Shaun Tate of Mace and Paul Rogers of Whittham Cox are the latest confirmed speakers at RESI Convention 2018. The trio of construction experts will take part in the ‘Construction and Delivery’ stream of masterclasses and ‘ask the expert’ sessions on day two of the convention,…

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Launch of the National Federation for Affordable Building

 Although the current government has pledged a million new homes by 2020, with an annual build of 300,000 by 2022, this ambitious objective is unlikely to be met.  With restrictions on local councils’ spending on social housing, it is left to the private construction sector, and primarily the large firms,…

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Bristol City Council to launch Housing Festival

Inspired by the Great Exhibition of 1851, the Bristol Housing Festival intends to launch in October 2018, to coincide with Bristol acting as host to the Global Parliament of Mayors – providing a global audience for the Festival. Following the launch, the Festival will run for three - five years, in which…

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Buildoffsite are looking for a Communications Coordinator

Buildoffsite are looking to hire a full time Communications Coordinator. The role is exciting and varied and will expose the candidate to many suppliers, manufacturers and construction companies all looking to improve the face of the construction industry and deliver against the 2025 targets. A minimum of 2 years’ experience…

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Heatwaves: adapting to climate change

In response to some of the evidence presented to the Environmental Audit Committee , Buildoffsite, the Offsite Hub and Oxford Brookes University would like to put on record some clarification on the overheating resilience of offsite manufactured technologies.  

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Unlocking the Potential of Modular Construction

New members to Buildoffsite Alinea have collaborated with Expedition Engineering to produce a comprehensive article on the benefits of and barriers to Offsite  construction. The article also examines the relative priorities of Quality, Cost and Time to providers of build to rent and student housing as well as mass and prime…

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Join the Buildoffsite Team

Buildoffsite are looking for a new team member to join as a Business Manager. You will be responsible for a growing portfolio of 105 members across the construction sector, with a current annual membership base of £500k.  And leadership of the Delivery Team (two staff and a range of external…

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Innovate and collaborate to win £12.5m worth of R&D funding

Calling on all members and potential members of Buildoffsite! This is an exciting time to gain funding for R&D projects in the UK construction sector: UK organisations can apply for a share of up to £12.5 million from the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund to increase productivity, performance and quality in…

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The Five Billion Pound Super Sewer – Buildoffsite Members On BBC

We never thought we would be saying this, but you must watch The Five Billion Pound Super Sewer!… Catch up on the BBC iPlayer here Buildoffsite members Laing O’Rourke and Mott MacDonald, amongst others, are seen here working on the biggest upgrade to the sewage system for more than 150…

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