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Prefabrication: The key to unlocking affordable housing?

Given the current housing crisis and the declining number of skilled workers available to work on large-scale construction projects, an investment in modular housing could offer a cheaper and quicker alternative to traditionally-built homes.
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Cruden Building secures £11.5m affordable housing scheme

Cruden Building has been appointed to deliver an £11.5m affordable housing development at Maryhill in Glasgow.
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Prefabricated building market to see upturn post-Covid

Steady growth in the prefabricated volumetric systems market is expected over the next few years to 2024, according to AMA Research.
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Prefabricated volumetric sector to grow by 14% in next four years

The prefabricated volumetric building systems market will grow by 14% from 2020-2024, according to the latest report by AMA Research.
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How timber frame and offsite construction meet housing demand

Simon Horn discusses why offsite construction utilising timber frame as the external wall fabric and overall structural solution is key to meeting sustainability targets.
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Reskinning as a solution to London’s housing shortage

Reskinning existing buildings could provide affordable housing for the capital at a faster rate without the negative impacts of demolition that can undermine the benefits of new builds. Richard Hyams of architect astudio takes a look.
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Could modular homes be the answer to the social housing crisis?

In an exclusive interview with Gail Cook of GDHV and Dr Stephen Finnegan sustainable architecture lecturer at the University of Liverpool, we discover how trends in modular housing and the heating and ventilation sector could address the social housing crisis.
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Housing shortage: Could modular construction be the answer?

Kenny Ingram, global industry director at IFS discusses how modular construction and technology could lay the foundations for the future of UK housing.
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New government, new housing strategy?

What does Boris Johnson’s new Conservative government mean for the public housing sector? Les Dawson, managing director of UK-based ICF manufacturer UNiBLOCK, looks at the challenges the industry faces over the next five years to meet the housing shortfall.
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Case study: Raining’s Stairs social housing development, Inverness

The Raining’s Stairs development provides high-quality social housing that has helped transform a long-vacant site in Inverness city centre.
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Timber frame: The sustainable answer to the housing crisis

Malcolm Thomson, sales director of Scotframe, discusses offsite timber frame, fabric-first and the new Saint Gobain Multi-Comfort concept.
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Can offsite construction solve the UK housing crisis?

It’s no secret that the UK faces a severe housing shortage. Kim Vernau of BLP Insurance examines how offsite construction can help to bridge the gap
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Can modular housing solve the housing crisis?

Bruceshaw explores how in order for modular housing to truly boost the residential sector, we must change the mindset people have on prefabrication.
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The role of modular in addressing the UK’s housing crisis

The housing crisis will not simply be solved by just supplying more properties but, crucially, building more affordable homes in the places people need them.
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Top types of eco-friendly housing that help cut your carbon footprints

Recent research by Roof Stores has outlined eco-house designs to help property buyers find their next eco-friendly housing while reducing their carbon footprint.
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Modular housing specialist goes into administration

Eco-friendly Highland construction business, Carbon Dynamic, has gone into administration following ongoing cashflow issues.
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A modern solution to London’s housing crisis?

Erica Belcher of Centre for London, explains how Modern Methods of Construction can help London to improve quality of homes during the housing crisis.
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Prefabricated houses are on the rise – here’s everything you need...

In this piece, Advantage Home Construction Insurance will be answering everything you need to know about prefabricated houses and its booming popularity.

ZEDFactory to provide 23 prefabricated homes for college development

Central Bedfordshire College has selected ZEDPods, a new offsite manufacturer of low-cost starter-homes, for a development on college land which will offer 23 prefabricated homes to Dunstable’s nurses, teachers and firefighters

£6.2m offsite housing scheme to help families in need

Families awaiting social housing in Northern Ireland will be able to move in a year earlier as Clanmil Housing Association joins forces with McAvoy Group to deliver new homes using offsite solutions
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Can Modular Housing deliver for the Private Rented Sector?

To support their target of creating 1 million new homes by 2020, the UK Government desires to build more than 100,000 modular homes – however, project management consultancy Tower Eight, question whether the modular delivery model could support the supply of homes to the private rented sector (PRS)
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Are offsite manufactured homes the answer to London’s housing crisis?

Could offsite manufactured homes be the answer to London's housing crisis? The London Assembly Planning Committee’s latest report suggests it could
Pioneering offsite manufacturing and prefabrication

Pioneering offsite manufacturing and prefabrication

SES Engineering Services' Will Newman shares how offsite manufacturing and prefabrication can improve the construction process while increasing efficiency
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Quick build homes could offer the key to tackling the housing...

Tens of thousands of quick build homes could be constructed across the country to reduce the crisis in the housing sector
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The Farmer Report: could modernisation solve the housing crisis?

The shortage of properties in the UK is a significant problem. Tom Shaw, Director of Ramboll addresses some of the measures that could help tackle the growing housing crisis

An External Wall Insulation solution for Welsh housing

Wrexham County Borough Council outline their push in getting homes ready for the Welsh Housing Quality Standard by installing External Wall Insulation as a...

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