NG Bailey joins partners to deliver Nightingale Hospital

NG Bailey joins partners to deliver Nightingale Hospital

NG Bailey is continuing to play its part supporting national efforts to combat the COVID-19 epidemic as part of the team that has transformed Harrogate Convention Centre into an NHS Nightingale hospital to serve Yorkshire and Humberside. Harrogate Convention Centre houses 500 hospital beds and is the first of the…

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Latest government advice on COVID-19 – Issue 10

  CIC Coronavirus Digest 09/04/20 - Issue 10 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 CLC Statement on Payment and Contracts An Open Letter from the Construction Leadership Council,…

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Latest government advice on COVID-19 Issue 8

CIC Coronavirus Digest 1/04/20 - Issue 8 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   CLC letter to Government The CLC letter to the Prime Minister was sent following…

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Wishing Nigel McKay a happy and healthy retirement

Following a successful career within the construction industry, our Industry Advisor, Nigel McKay has decided to embark on the next chapter of his life by deciding to take early retirement. Since Nigel joined the Buildoffsite team in the Summer of 2019, he has had a fantastic input with the team…

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What does the “Linear Infrastructure Overbuild Guide” aim to achieve?

Our Linear Infrastructure Overbuild Guide aims to do 3 things. Make more potential sites viable, creating homes and offsite project opportunities in great places Convince stakeholders to consider how to unlock more of this potential Help more developers and suppliers be involved with infrastructure overbuild. Here we outline the first…

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CDBB launches the Digital Twin Hub

The Centre for Digital Built Britain (CDBB) has launched the Digital Twin Hub (DT Hub), a new online community to promote best practice in digital twins for infrastructure and as a testbed for the Information Management Framework for the built environment to enable the future National Digital Twin. CDBB’s DT…

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COVID-19 Industry Response Update

We would like to thank all organisations from across the construction sector who have shown great interest in supporting our response to COVID-19 crisis on behalf of the industry. We're working towards establishing a clearer picture of national and regional demand for additional ward space, isolation units etc. as required,…

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Reaping the benefits of creating housing above railway lines

Tom Eshelby, Industry Advisor Buildoffsite’s recently published Linear Infrastructure Overbuild Guide presents the broad solution to a truly golden opportunity for Housing-led Urban Regeneration. More specifically, it creates an ideal platform (literally) for designers, manufacturers and developers to demonstrate the benefits of DfMA, where traditional construction methods are unlikely to be…

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Buildoffsite response to article ‘Building a hospital in 10 days – what are the risks?’ by Andy Kane, Portfolio Manager Construction, QBE Europe

The article in question can be found at https://qbeeurope.com/resilience/building-a-hospital-in-10-days-what-are-the-risks/ In his article, Andy Kane looks at the risks of building a hospital in 10 days following the example in Wuhan, China. He goes on to warn about the implications for risk and insurance. There is of course a long history and…

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A request for industry regarding COVID-19

Buildoffsite are proactively co-ordinating an industry wide response to the current COVID-19 crisis, working to establish a clearer picture of national and regional demand for additional ward space, isolation units etc. as required, with the aim of supporting the NHS trusts and Government in delivering the additional healthcare units through…

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COVID-19: Latest government advice and industry updates

CIC Coronavirus Digest 27/03/20 - Issue 5   The latest government advice on the coronavirus (COVID-19) and updates from the construction industry. Please share with your own members.   Business Closures and Stay at Home To reduce social contact and help stop the spread of coronavirus, the UK Government has…

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A statement to industry from Keith Waller, Construction Innovation Hub

  With the current global crisis surrounding COVID-19, we know that society is facing unprecedented and uncertain times ahead. Ultimately, this is likely to have a significant impact on the construction sector and consequently many of the communities we live and work in. The Construction Innovation Hub is working closely…

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Latest government advice and industry updates

The latest government advice on the coronavirus (COVID-19) and updates from the construction industry.   Site Closures The official line from the government as of this moment appears to be that construction (and manufacturing) should continue – because these are jobs that cannot be undertaken from home, as per Robert…

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Readiness to supply ventilators and ventilator components

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy is looking for organisations who can support in the supply of ventilators and ventilator components across the United Kingdom as part of the Government's response to COVID-19. With many of our members and the wider sector delivering precision manufacturing, BEIS would be…

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COVID-19 Update

In light of the impact of COVID-19 and the latest Government guidance on social distancing and non-essential travel, the Buildoffsite & CIRIA office teams will be reverting to remote working from today, 17th March 2020 until further notice. This decision has not been taken lightly; but the health, safety and wellbeing…

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The latest Government advice on coronavirus (COVID-19)

The latest Government advice on coronavirus (COVID-19)   This is a special edition of the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy's readiness bulletin for trade associations, business representative bodies and business intermediaries providing important information for you and your business members and networks on Coronavirus (COVID-19).    Business Support announced…

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Trimble introduces TEKLA 2020 Structural BIM Software solutions

Trimble is pleased to introduce the latest versions of its Tekla software solutions for advanced Building Information Modelling (BIM), structural engineering and steel fabrication management: Tekla Structures 2020, Tekla Structural Designer 2020, Tekla Tedds 2020 and Tekla PowerFab 2020. Found at the heart of design and construction workflows, Tekla software enables…

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Methodology for quantifying the benefits of offsite construction

CIRIA and the Laing O’Rourke Centre for Construction Engineering and Technology, University of Cambridge, are pleased to announce the launch of a new guidance report entitled Methodology for quantifying the benefits of offsite construction (C792).  Offsite construction offers the potential to deliver a number of benefits including better quality construction,…

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Postponement and information on our upcoming events

We are sorry to announce that, due to the emerging and escalating Covid-19 Coronavirus situation, we have unfortunately decided to postpone some of our upcoming events. We will be in touch at a future date when we have a clearer idea of the situation in the UK and how we…

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