Modular Construction News

Modular construction has become increasingly popular in recent years and has even been tipped as the future of the construction sector, but while technology continues to progress, the sector still has many obstacles to overcome.
Modular construction is the method by which a home or building is constructed within a factory setting, offsite. Whilst traditional construction is a process whose primary elements are constructed onsite, modular building techniques allow for the construction of individual modules to be carried out offsite, the finished units are then transported to the construction site for installation.
We're proud to offer a wide selection of modular construction news, from the latest projects and challenges facing the industry, to how modular processes can help solve the housing crisis and expert comment on the latest technologies and opportunities within the sector.

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Offsite homes could address social housing shortfall

A massive decline in the number of homes built for social rent over the past decade, revealed in a government report this week, could be addressed in part by increasing focus on quicker-to-build offsite homes.
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Modern methods of construction can meet housing need

Mark Robinson, Scape Group chief executive on housing supply, the skills shortage and modular homes, takes a look at how modern methods of construction can help solve the housing crisis.
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Heathrow airport to ‘revolutionise’ offsite construction sector

Heathrow airport expansion takes a further step towards revolutionising the UK’s offsite construction sector as 65 potential Logistics Hubs progress to the next stage.
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The benefits of offsite framing – and how to maximise them

voestalpine Metsec plc's Ryan Simmonds, examines the key benefits of offsite framing, quantity, and how to make it work for a project.
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Crown Commercial Service announces £1.2b modular framework

The Crown Commercial Service (CSS) has opened up the bidding process to suppliers looking to deliver modular buildings for the public sector.
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astudio secures modular housing project for Barking and Dagenham

astudio has secured planning permission to use modular constructon to provide high quality homes to the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham.
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Jaguar Land Rover submit plans for modular health facility

Jaguar Land Rover has submitted a planning application for a modular building that will serve as an occupational health facility as part of its continued expansion at its Whitley global headquarters.
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A perspective on the skills challenge in offsite manufacture

Graham Cleland Director of Berkeley Modular and member of the Buildoffsite Governing Forum, shares his perspective on the skills challenge in the offsite construction sector.
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Caledonian awarded £25m modular bedrooms project

Caledonian has been awarded a £25m contract to manufacture modular bedrooms as part of a £54m development for the University Campus of Football Business, First Way Campus in Wembley.
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Offsite construction accelerates new Glasgow Hotel

A new 181-bedroom hotel is set to open in Glasgow after offsite construction techniques helped speed up its delivery.
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How to rejuvenate the UK’s building sector: offsite construction

Offsite construction could be just the thing to tackle some of the key issues highlighted in the Federation of Master Builders 2018 State of Trade survey
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Under the spotlight: Top construction trends

Technology is having a profound impact on the construction industry as it embraces innovative and disruptive technologies that were once thought to be science-fiction. Here we take a look at the trends shaping the industry and how companies are staying on top by adopting the latest cutting-edge techniques
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The ultimate guide to modular construction

Modular construction has become increasingly popular in recent years and has even been hailed as the future of the construction industry, but while technology takes leaps and bounds, the sector still has many obstacles to overcome. We take a look at all things modular
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McAvoy awarded £15m to build new hospital wing using offsite construction

The McAvoy Group has been awarded a £15m contract for the offsite construction of a new wing at Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital in Cramlington.

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