UK Government to grant £1.2bn for modular solutions delivery

UK Government to grant £1.2bn for modular solutions delivery

£1.2bn new business opportunities for all members and non-members of Buildoffsite to deliver modular solutions to the UK Government Up to £1.2 billion has been granted by the government to cover the contract published on 21st November. Suppliers will be able to benefit from the contracts start date of 6th…

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BOPAS accreditation is building fast

Assisting lenders by providing assurance about non-traditional construction It was a full house and standing room only during the BOPAS accreditation workshop on day one at the Offsite Construction Show in London this week. Terry Mundy (Lloyd's Register) and Jeff Maxted (BLP) explained why more offsite manufacturers were signing up to the Buildoffsite Property…

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The importance of data on your BIM Strategy event

Buildoffsite hosted an interactive workshop with BIMObject on the importance of data on your BIM Strategy. This was an engaging evening with fantastic speakers with in-depth knowledge and participation across global projects and public sector organisations exploring and adopting fluid and agile data management across infrastructure and construction projects. Our…

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Meet Sara Kotsani, our new Communications Coordinator

Sara Kotsani is the Communications Coordinator at Buildoffsite where she will be supporting the development of the organisation. After graduating from Queen Mary with an International Relations & Political Science degree she has been involved in several roles highlighting her natural and acquired ability of rapport building. From a Marketing…

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Meet Joe Dyde, our new Business Manager

Joe Dyde, joins the Buildoffsite team as Business Manager. Joe has 15 years of experience in the UK Higher Education sector having worked with 20% of the top UK universities to manage project delivery and help achieve their key facilities management strategies. Through his work Joe has enhanced service delivery…

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WE NEED YOUR OPINION: Precast Concrete Good practice and common issues

The Temporary Works forum (TWf) has outlined a proposed guidance note titled ‘Precast Concrete Good practice and common issues’ convened by Alan Miles of Costain. JN Bentley is a participant and contributor to the TWf and the Buildoffsite Water HUB. David Thomas, TWf Secretary and the collective TWf members would…

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Westminster Business Forum Keynote Seminar Key issues for UK construction – growth, policy developments and the future of the sector’s business model

A chance to meet with the Great and the Good of the Construction Industry as they discuss growth and policy developments in the sector.  Timing: Morning, Thursday, 1st November 2018 Venue: Central London Westminster Business Forum Keynote Seminar Key issues for UK construction - growth, policy developments and the future…

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Buildoffsite IT Systems are Down

We are currently working on getting this rectified as soon as possible so we can get back online. If you are experiencing difficulties getting hold of us please contact us on +44 (0) 20 7549 3300, twitter @buildoffsite or on this emergency email address buildoffsite@outlook.com   

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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.

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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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