First Start Homes become newest member of Buildoffsite

First Start Homes become newest member of Buildoffsite

First Start Homes For over 25 years , the Purever Group has been researching more efficient and sustainable construction methods that create real savings, not only in economic terms but also in terms of time and energy and carbon reduction. In addition to the extraordinary durability, it’s design nature allows…

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Construction Innovation Hub partners up with Constructing Excellence

7 November 2019 National industry body Constructing Excellence is to become the newest delivery partner of the £72 million Government-backed Construction Innovation Hub. With an extensive network of national and regional members, which cuts across sectors and the supply chain, Constructing Excellence will be supporting the delivery of the Hub’s…

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Housing Minister announces new champion for modern housebuilding

Mark Farmer to be the new Champion for Modern Methods of Construction. Construction and real estate expert Mark Farmer appointed as Champion for Modern Methods of Construction (MMC) in housebuilding New Champion will oversee delivery of minister’s Advanced Construction Corridor in the North Comes at a turning point for MMC…

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Tide Construction installs last module on world’s tallest modular tower

Last module arrives to complete world’s tallest modular residential building in south London UK-based developer installs final module in 44-storey tower, only 35 weeks after first module was installed Scheme delivering 546 rental apartments Delivered in half the time of a traditional skyscraper, thanks to efficiencies of manufacturing homes in…

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NG Bailey’s freedom group extends UK power network contract

Freedom, an NG Bailey Group company, has been awarded an extension on a major UK Power Networks framework, to support its essential maintenance and commissioning works. The £49m Overhead Line & Distribution Capital Delivery Services framework was awarded on a two-year plus four-year basis, with a full four-year extension now…

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Meet Buildoffsite’s newest members

Cares  CARES is an independent, not-for-profit certification body, established in 1983 to provide confidence to the users, purchasers and specifiers of constructional steels through a regime of regulation, testing and inspection. It operates for the benefit of the construction industry offering certification schemes for companies that produce materials, components or…

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CCIR invites offsite housing manufacturers to contribute to their latest research project

The Centre for Construction Innovation and Research at Teesside University (http://sst.tees.ac.uk/ccir/) is undertaking the following project, ‘Putting people at the heart of future social housing design and manufacture’.  This is funded by the Transforming Construction Network Plus (https://www.ucl.ac.uk/bartlett/construction/about-us/transforming-construction-network-plus) initiative. As part of the project, CCIR are conducting interviews with offsite…

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CIH & CLC to develop new digital system for industry

PROCURING FOR VALUE: CONSTRUCTION INNOVATION HUB AND CONSTRUCTION LEADERSHIP COUNCIL TO DEVELOP NEW DIGITAL SYSTEM FOR INDUSTRY The construction sector could soon benefit from a new digital system which will support whole-life outcomes-based decision-making in new asset procurement. While numerous individual tools and methodologies exist for evaluating the social, environmental…

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Meet Buildoffsite’s two new industry advisors

Karen Shanks is a highly accomplished Operational Leader and Business Improvement Specialist, with a demonstrable record of success working within/alongside mid-sized, SMEs and start-up companies, helping them establish processes, systems and resources which realise their strategic aspirations and objectives. For the past 11 years she has worked on a consultancy basis…

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Frameclad & LHC become members of Buildoffsite

Frameclad Frameclad design, manufacture and supply Light Gauge Steel Frame components, frames and structures for the construction industry. We operate from the very basic end of the market where clients require stock lengths and components to the multi storey, pre-designed and fully assembled end of the market. Basic materials are…

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Update on Buildoffsite’s involvement in sector events – September 2019

As part of the continued growth of the offsite sector, the Buildoffsite team and governing forum are delighted to represent our members at a range of sector events, workshops and discussions to enable and drive the continued use of offsite techniques and modern methods of construction. During September, we were…

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The Construction Innovation Hub Platform Design Open Call Is Open for Applications

Only five weeks left... deadline for applications is 31 October  The Construction Innovation Hub is running an ‘Open Call’ designed to engage and encourage businesses and stakeholders, both within and outside the construction industry, to get involved in the largest ever Government-backed R&D programme in the sector. All the information…

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BSI publish their latest BIM standard (PAS 14191) & would welcome your comment

PAS 14191: Built environment – Operation of interconnected construction data dictionaries Specification, Review panel invitation On behalf of our member BSI, we would like to inform our membership base of the review of draft PAS 14191: Built environment – Operation of interconnected construction data dictionaries – Specification A PAS is…

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Work completes on University Hospital of North Tees £14M Energy Centre

NG Bailey has completed work on a new £14m energy centre at the University Hospital of North Tees, in Stockton, marking a fundamental milestone in the regeneration of the site. The new centre is a key part of the North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust’s investment plans, after it…

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Mark Farmer joins AEDAS Homes in Madrid for a discussion on the challenges facing the construction industry and the advantages of building offsite

Key messages included how offsite construction can attract a younger generation of workers and the role of governments in supporting the industrialisation of homebuilding During the event, AEDAS Homes presented ‘The Industrialisation of Homebuilding’, a white paper for the Spanish market Madrid, 10th September 2019 - Mark Farmer, CEO of…

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Update on Buildoffsite’s involvement in sector events – August 2019

As part of the continued growth of the offsite sector, the Buildoffsite team and governing forum are delighted to represent our members at a range of sector events, workshops and discussions to enable and drive the continued use of offsite techniques and modern methods of construction. Despite the school holiday…

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Meet Buildoffsite’s newest member

BPTW brings together specialisms in architecture and planning to transform not just physical spaces, but people’s lives. Our work tells our story. We are bold. We are innovative. We care. For over 30 years, innovation in design, planning, sustainability and construction technologies has established BPTW’s reputation as experts in residential…

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Latest news from The Offsite Construction Show 2019

Just some of the big name exhibitors you'll see at the show! Visitor Registration Now Open! Just click on the button now to register for your FREE show entry ticket. You'll receive an email with a bar code that you scan upon arrival at the show - you can do…

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