Buildoffsite Offsite Response to COVID-19 Impact

Buildoffsite Offsite Response to COVID-19 Impact

The Construction Leadership Council has provided the industry with a Roadmap for Recovery as we slowly emerge from the impacts of COVID-19. In response to this Buildoffsite has facilitated the creation of the ‘Offsite Sector Response to COVID-19 Impact’ paper, in which we set out to identify how the use…

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Premier Modular awarded £7.5m offsite housing contract in high Wycombe

Buckinghamshire Council has awarded a £7.5m contract to Premier Modular for the offsite construction of 58 apartments which will provide facilities for homeless people and their families in urgent need of housing. Work will start on site this summer and is due for completion in 2021. The project in the…

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New Toolkit signals shift towards value-based decision model

New ‘Value Toolkit’ will help to accelerate decision making, driving greater value and supporting ‘Project Speed’ ambitions Value Toolkit is key priority in the sector's Roadmap to Recovery Flagship initiative builds on groundwork laid by the Infrastructure and Projects Authority (IPA) and the Construction Leadership Council Toolkit launched as part…

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Premier Modular appoints new Managing Director

Premier Modular, one of the UK’s leading offsite construction specialists, has appointed David Harris as Managing Director. The appointment follows the retirement of Eugenio de Sa after more than 20 years in the business and who remains as Executive Chairman until the end of 2020. With over 20 years’ experience…

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From “CHEAPNESS RULES” to VALUE TOOLS: Driving a shift towards value-based decision making in UK construction

·        Industry bodies to help develop new industry methodology ·        First step towards roll-out of new industry ‘Value Toolkit’ ·        Flagship project is key priority under CLC Sector Recovery Plan RICS, RIBA, CIOB and Social Value UK have joined forces with the Construction Innovation Hub to develop a new industry-wide definition of value,…

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New BIM Information Protocol launched

  BSI, the Centre for Digital Built Britain, the UK BIM Alliance and the Construction Industry Council yesterday released an Information Protocol to support BS EN ISO 19650-1 and 2. The new Protocol has updated the CIC Protocol Second Edition and is a flexible and user friendly document which provides a…

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Icynene become latest members of Buildoffsite

What is Icynene? The Icynene Spray Foam Insulation System is a series of soft, flexible spray foam insulation products that delivers up to 50% greater energy savings when compared to other home insulation products. About Greentherm Solutions Ltd Having over 30 years’ experience each in the construction industry Paddy Leighton…

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Latest government advice and updates – Issue 17

CIC Coronavirus Digest 13/05/20 - Issue 17 The latest government advice on the coronavirus (COVID-19) and updates from the construction industry. Please share with your own contacts. If you would like to subscribe, please contact kpring@cic.org.uk   Government's to support businesses through Trade Credit Insurance guarantee Businesses with supply chains which…

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Latest government advice and industry updates – Issue 16

CIC Coronavirus Digest 12/05/20 - Issue 16 The latest government advice on the coronavirus (COVID-19) and updates from the construction industry. Please share with your own contacts. If you would like to subscribe, please contact kpring@cic.org.uk   The UK Government's COVID-19 recovery strategy On Monday Prime Minister Boris Johnson addressed the nation on…

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New paper calls for Re-envisioning infrastructure as a platform for human flourishing

Flourishing Systems: Re-envisioning infrastructure as a platform for human flourishing  12 May 2020   Leaders from academia, industry and government call for infrastructure to be re-envisioned Today academia, government and industry come together to publish a new white paper, Flourishing Systems, calling for a fundamental change in how we view and run our nation’s infrastructure…

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Latest government advice and industry updates – Issue 15

CIC Coronavirus Digest 04/05/20 - Issue 15 The latest government advice on the coronavirus (COVID-19) and updates from the construction industry. Please share with your own contacts. If you would like to subscribe, please contact kpring@cic.org.uk   Finding accommodation for workers away from home To help contractors working away from home…

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Latest government advice and industry updates – Issue 14

CIC Coronavirus Digest 29/04/20 - Issue 14 The latest government advice on the coronavirus (COVID-19) and updates from the construction industry. Please share with your own contacts. If you would like to subscribe, please contact kpring@cic.org.uk   New 100% government backed loan scheme for small businesses The new Bounce Back Loans scheme, announced by…

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