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Buildoffsite Newsletter November 2018

• National Housing Federation Summit 2018
• Director’s Review
• The Offsite Construction Show (OSCS): Buildoffsite events at the OSCS
• Buildoffsite Governing Forum update
• Hub Updates
• A Perspective on the Skills Challenge in Offsite Manufacture Skills Shortages? Or Skills opportunities?!
• Transforming Construction New robots will revolutionise the built environment
• The journey to a Digital Built Britain
• Modular Wiring a viable solution
• Climate change – what does offsite have to offer?
• Guide to Development Finance for small and medium-size housebuilders
• Government Responds to House of Lords Select Committee Report on Offsite Construction
• Event Reviews
• News:
Berkeley Modular and coBuilder take decisive step towards offsite construction efficiency
Ilke Homes’ ‘Hundred House’ wins The Sunday Times British Home Award
NG Bailey creates new £300m division
Getting to grips with transporting, storing and installing offsite components – Lucideon
Case Study: Kier – Wedge House
Northampton Waterside
Student Residences – Kier
McAvoy announces expansion into offsite housing
McAvoy awarded first offsite housing scheme in Northern Ireland
Cleanroom specialists deliver offsite international construction presentation
New Connect 2 Cleanrooms website launched
• New Members:
Mitsubishi Electric
Stelling Properties
Techno Metal Post UK
• Buildoffsite Events 2018/2019

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Buildoffsite Newsletter August 2018

• Improving Industry Profitability - Don’t wait... act!
• Director's Review - Membership growth and increased influence
• Buildoffsite Governing Forum - Meet the members of the new steering group
• Science and Technology Committee lines up in support of offsite construction
• Industry-wide scheme to co-ordinate manufacturer insurance for offsite homes
• Latest sector news
• Member case studies, projects and showcases
• Calendar of Buildoffsite Events

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Buildoffsite Newsletter April 2018

Trending in 2018 - An across the board recognition of the importance of offsite construction.

Latest News on the Buildoffsite Hubs: Updates from the ever busy Residential and Rail sectors.

Quantifying the benefits of offsite construction: Looking at how early adoption is addressing some of the construction industry's challenges.

Keeping in touch under the new data privacy law: New changes taking effect from 25 May. Find out what's happening.

Member case studies, projects and showcases - a packed edition as always.

Calendar - Upcoming events for all areas of offsite. Knowledge transfers, networking, workshops and influential speakers - something for everyone.

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Buildoffsite Newsletter December 2017

In our last newsletter of the year we look at how we have grown, from 'Promoting Offsite' to 'ENABLING Offsite'.
Buildoffsite - Enabling our Members to deliver greater construction value.

Learn more about Buildoffsite’s emerging role as the first point of contact for offsite housing, and the part we play in advising and guiding government, councils and other boards and organisations.

Third Annual RICS BIM4SME Awards - Showcasing the excellence and the opportunities that BIM presents. Very proud of our members who won awards, and delighted to see such skill being celebrated.

Latest news on the Buildoffsite Hubs - Updates on the Housing, Water, Rail and Pharma sectors.

Digitising Construction - The talk of the town: The latest techniques for digitising construction and how the new technology is taking offsite construction to the next level.

See how Tekla software improves FP McCann’s workflow, and how it has increased efficiency across the business.

...and much more from the real shaker and movers in offsite, and case studies showing the precision manufacturing and expertise that is now available in our country.

Are you a Buildoffsite member and want to share something with our readers? Let know and have a very, very merry Christmas.

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Buildoffsite Newsletter October 2017

Some of the highlights in this bumper issue are:

- An update from Tim Hall on the development of Buildoffsite

- The Programme of Buildoffsite hosted Seminars and Workshops at this year's Off Site Construction Show at ExCel on 11 and 12 October. We hope to see as many of you as possible on our Stand (C52)

- A review of the Housing Hub and GLA's inaugural precision-manufactured housing networking event

- Buildoffsite’s response to the GLA's Offsite Housing Report and the Mayor of London's Housing Strategy

- Innovative projects, processes and skills being delivered by Buildoffsite Members including Bryden Wood, Cadcoe, Hochtief, Elliott, Premier Interlink, Eurobond and Shay Murtagh

- Latest news on the Buildoffsite Hubs: The work of the Hubs will ensure that design and supply chain Members focus on improving value for specific markets, and set new standards for construction.

Thank you to all of our Members and invited guest writers who contributed to this issue. Any Members who would like to contribute to the December issue should note that the copy deadline is Friday 17 November.

Happy reading!

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Summer 2017

Summer is here, and it's a good time to settle down in the shade and read the latest Buildoffsite Newsletter.

In this issue:

Addressing the UK Housing Challenge - Event at the Irish Embassy in London

Case studies on Davyhulme WwTW Modernisation Project (United Utilities) and Sky Believe in Better Building (Arup)

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Spring 2017

This Spring edition of the Buildoffsite Newsletter asks the question - When will the industry change?
We also take a look at Geraghty Taylor's steps to a successful Build To Rent product and McAvoy shows they're keen to be disruptors.

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Winter 2017

Welcome to the first newsletter for 2017. Inside you'll find a welcome from our new Chairman, Andy Dix, who introduces himself and his plans for Buildoffsite. With the latest industry news, updates on Hub activities and new members, case studies from Portakabin, Premier Modular, Midland Steel and Enevate, and news of our upcoming events, there's plenty to read about.

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Autumn 2016

The first in our 'new look' newsletter, we hope you enjoy the changes we have made. This is a special Offsite Construction Show edition of the newsletter but also includes an opinion piece from Orla Corr of McAvoy, a farewell from Chairman Richard Ogden, and an introduction to four new Buildoffsite members.

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July 2016

A look at who the new Chairman is, a number of fresh case studies and some more new members to spot too.

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April 2016

This newsletter includes: opinion piece from Graham Cleland, NG Bailey on 'Flaunting convention -an issue of leadership', articles updating on Laing O'Rourke and ECITB backed training schemes, HS2 roadshow information and event dates and much more.

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December 2015

This newsletter reflects on the past year, gives a summary of the Offsite Construction Show 2015 as well as giving up to date news and case studies of some of the most recent and biggest offsite construction projects.

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September 2015

This is a special edition of the Buildoffsite newsletter with the front half dedicated to the Offsite Construction Show 2015. It also shows our new members and a case study of the largest modular build contract in the UK.

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July 2015

This newsletter includes: Stewart Milne learnings from Japan, we discuss whether we can boost productivity further, LHC talk about the offsite procurement framework for new homes and much more.

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May 2015

This newsletter includes: Additional appointments to the Buildoffsite Executive Group; Launch of the Offsite Management School and Comparator on the Chocks.

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January 2015

This newsletter includes: Delivering Construction 2025 - RIBS's Action Plan; The Buildoffsite Water Hub; and BIM - Delivering Real Business Benefits

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November 2014

This newsletter includes: Ormandy host the Buildoffsite Direction Group; Addressing the Skills Needs of the Offsite Industry; and an interview with Peter Foster, Head of Head of Digital Manufacturing Implementation (BIM) at Premier Interlink (Waco UK Ltd).

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August 2014

This newsletter includes: Offsite Solutions for New Build Housing – An Update; BIM for Manufacturers and Manufacturing – How prepared are you? and Introducing “the B1M”

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May 2014

This newsletter includes: New Appointment to the Buildoffsite Executive Group; A big thank you and best wishes to Giles Price; and Buildoffsite Yearbook 2014 – 2015.

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February 2014

This newsletter includes: Endorsement for offsite housing from the HCA; Buildoffsite appoints housing specialist; and Buildoffsite Review 2014–2015.

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November 2013

This newsletter includes: Dennis Seal joins the Buildoffsite Executive Group; New address for Buildoffsite; and BOPAS breakfast briefing – a full house on 26 September.

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March 2013

This newsletter includes: Benefiting from BIM – the Mott MacDonald experience; Glossary of terms; and Buildoffsite in India, January 2013.

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December 2012

This newsletter includes: Introducing Tony Hickton of Hickton – new Buildoffsite Member; Discovering SBEC – on
the journey to zero carbon buildings; and Innovative photovoltaic installations.

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August 2012

This newsletter includes: Offsite solutions and the Schools’ Building Programme; Making offsite mainstream –
addressing the challenges; and New Members.

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May 2012

This newsletter includes: New faces on the Buildoffsite Executive Group; New Members; and Government signs up for modular construction.

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February 2012

This newsletter includes: Lean Project Management Workshop; Illustrating the business case for offsite solutions; and New Members.

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October 2011

This newsletter includes: Angela Brady becomes RIBA President; New Members; and Ray O’Rourke Honorary

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June 2011

This newsletter includes: New members; McAvoy group wins major contract at Premier Inn, London; and CIRIA’s Build Lean guide: transforming construction by adopting a Lean Thinking approach...

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February 2011

This newsletter includes: A message from America; New accreditations; and NG Bailey appoint business
development manager.

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July 2010

This newsletter includes: Birthday honour for Richard Ogden – offsite industry champion recognised; Skanska UK joins Buildoffsite; and Marks and Spencer joins Buildoffsite.

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February 2010

This newsletter includes: New member – Tekla (UK) Ltd; Discovering offsite tours – visit to Circle Bath; and Discovering Britspace.

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July 2009

This newsletter includes: The Buildoffsite stakeholder event; The search for attainable homes; and New members.

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March 2009

This newsletter includes: Making an Exhibition of Ourselves – Let’s Talk!; Introducing EcoCanopy; and Buildoffsite/Lloyds Registration Scheme update.

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December 2008

This newsletter includes: Making Sense of Sustainability; Buildoffsite Stakeholder Event; and University of Salford Launches New Masters Course in Advanced Manufacturing.

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September 2008

This newsletter includes: New members; BAA announces its supply chain to be accredited by the Buildoffsite
Registration Scheme; and Meeting of Client Advisory Group – 24 July.

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February 2008

This newsletter includes: The OSC Magazine Offsite Construction Awards 2008 in association with Interbuild; Next Member to Member Event; and BEX 2008

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October 2007

This newsletter includes: New members; Pre-manufactured homes sought in Canada; and Member Profiles.

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June 2007

This newsletter includes: Offsite construction industry survey 2006; Buildoffsite / Lloyd Certification Scheme; and Visit to Bailey Off-site.

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