Project Proposal P-3238 Offsite Construction: Concept Design & Delivery

Project Proposal P-3238 Offsite Construction: Concept Design & Delivery

Background The Government’s Industrial Strategy - Construction Sector deal sees the four goals of Construction 2025 being met by focusing on three strategic areas: digital techniques, offsite manufacturing and whole life asset performance. Offsite construction is further supported by the Government’s commitment to offsite construction for capital build projects from…

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Resilience, a pre-requisite for sustainability

Climate change is increasing ambient temperatures and the incidences of extreme weather events. Both of these are forecast to increase the incidence of corrosion of rebar in concrete. It is reported that there are $2.7 trillion of repairs required to infrastructure.  Buildoffsite is producing a collaborative report with Mott MacDonald,…

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New Hospital Building Programme

As part of the largest government hospital building programme in a generation, NHS is seeking suppliers' engagement in ensuring timelines are met for building 48 new Hospitals by 2030. NHS has now published a Prior Information Notice (PIN) to promote early market engagement, publicly announcing the commencement of their initial…

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Premier Modular wins place on £330M public sector building framework

Premier Modular, one of the UK’s leading offsite construction specialists, has been awarded a place on the new £330m LHC Modular Buildings Framework.   Premier’s appointment to the framework covers the design, supply and installation of both temporary and permanent modular buildings to NHS trusts, local authorities, social landlords, and…

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Sector Working Group Meetings

Following our inaugural Client Group meeting yesterday, we're delighted to introduce to you our series of Sector Working Group meetings commencing 8th June. Each sector working group's annual work plan will identify activities and opportunities for collaborative output and impact; to benefit members own business objectives, the Client Group, other…

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DfMA Overlay to the RIBA Plan of Work 2020

The RIBA is aiming to showcase the highest quality architecture through the use of DfMA in the new edition of the DfMA Overlay to the RIBA Plan of Work.  They would like to ensure these case studies cover the key sectors where DfMA is being used, illustrate use across the…

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Mass Customisation and BOPAS

The Buildoffsite Property Assurance Scheme (BOPAS), launched in 2013, was the first systemic assurance process developed with the aim of elevating Modern Methods of Construction (MMC) to mainstream status within the construction industry and it continues to represent the gold standard accreditation within the sector. BOPAS has maintained this status…

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Offsite Standards news from BSI

International Standards Organisation (ISO) developing Standards for Prefabricated buildings for adoption in the UK The International Standards Committee ISO TC/59 continues to drive forward standards for the offsite industry. ISO has just approved a new sub-committee to develop Standards for prefabricated buildings. The new Standards will be adopted in the…

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Pilot for ground-breaking Value Toolkit takes off 

A first look at the future of informed, value-based decision-making in the built environment is now available.  The Construction Innovation Hub’s Value Toolkit has today (26th April 2021) moved into a pivotal phase, giving early implementers a chance to pilot the new approach that will drive better social, environmental, and…

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Meet Fiona Haygreen, our new Business Development Manager

Fiona has a 25-year career in sales and business development behind her.  She developed her experience within the construction industry during 11 years' in an agency environment, seeking out new opportunities and leads for organisations across multiple sectors.  In particular, she was involved in running and taking part in many…

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Collaborating for Impact

Following the successful launch at our Member’s Meeting on the 8th April, we are delighted to share further details on our new manifesto, Sector Working Groups, Client Group & events & knowledge sharing approach for members. Thank you to those of you that joined and participated to the launch, and…

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Meet Buildoffsite’s Client Group Lead, Doug Waters

Doug is a construction professional with well over 40 years’ practical experience in the construction and civil engineering industry. He has worked for Contractor, Consultant and Client organisations in Education, Retail, Transport, Pharmaceutical and Military. His career in the aviation sector started in April 1998, on major projects across the…

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Premier Modular delivers £1.7M ward building at North Middlesex Hospital after just 6 weeks on site – A ‘Remarkable’ Effort

Premier Modular, one of the UK’s leading offsite construction specialists, has delivered a new, purpose-designed £1.7m ward building at North Middlesex University Hospital, reducing the programme to just six weeks on site to help the Trust rapidly expand ward capacity to re-start elective care services. There was an urgent requirement…

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Making compliance less complicated: new digital ecosystem to support development of ‘Golden Thread’ of information

The Construction Innovation Hub has partnered up with Cardiff University and its Digital Compliance (D-COM) Network, to develop a ‘digital ecosystem’ to support construction firms in navigating the complex regulatory landscape with greater ease and certainty. The digital ecosystem will, for the first time, integrate and make more accessible, the…

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WS Transportation become latest member of Buildoffsite

At WS Transportation we specialise in logistics for the construction industry and high & heavy haulage. We offer a diverse range of services across the UK including; flatbed transport, general ambient transport, building transport, mechanical offload and warehousing. Learn more about us

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Modular Buildings & Ground Gas Meeting

CIRIA will hold a virtual meeting on 20th April 2021 from 2 pm to 4 pm to explore the challenges posed on assessing the need for, installing and verifying gas protection measures through presentations from Andrew Jackson, NHBC, Anthony Goode, Visqueen, Geoff Card, GB Card and Partners and Chris Pitchford, Rollalong. This will be followed by…

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White Frog, Pollard Thomas Edwards, Intenttech, Leeds Beckett University and the University of Hertfordshire receive Innovate UK funding to develop ADAGE, an innovative Design for Manufacture and Assembly (DfMA) solution

White Frog has partnered with Pollard Thomas Edwards (PTE), Intenttech, Leeds Beckett University and the University of Hertfordshire to create Automatic DfMA Design Generator (ADAGE), an Internet of Things tool to instil adoption of DfMA by building designers. DfMA offers improvements in cost, quality, construction safety and productivity, compared to…

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Local councils urged to reap the rewards of digitalisation

Local authorities across the UK are being encouraged to ‘go digital’ in their approach to the design, construction and operation of their buildings and estates. A new video produced by the Construction Innovation Hub with the support of the Local Authorities Working Group seeks to challenge a perception prevalent amongst some local authorities that Building…

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The Offsite Show moves to 3-5 May 2022

We wanted to update you as soon as we could on our plans for The Offsite Show. With restrictions likely to stay with us for longer than we had all hoped and anticipated, we feel it would be better for all of our exhibitors, visitors and partners to postpone the…

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