Following a £35m investment from Weston Group, British Offsite has officially launched to deliver 4,000 homes per year and revolutionise MMC residential market
British Offsite offers a technologically advanced light gauge steel panel system in the marketplace.
As part of its open market launch, British Offsite will have an exhibition stand at the Offsite Expo at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry, 21-22 September 2021 to meet customers and showcase their product range for the first time.
The launch of British Offsite will see the company selling its exterior building and interior fitout components to builders and contractors in the construction sector, including local and regional housebuilders.
Customers of British Offsite will be invited to place orders for the manufacture, delivery and installation on site of these factory-made components.
British Offsite collaborates with its customers on sequencing and construction programme management, to ensure that the efficiency of the UNI System is optimised.
The UNI System range includes light gauge panels, walls, roofs and floors.
In addition, British Offsite also manufactures internal fitout modules, under their BOS Fitout brand, which includes bathroom components, kitchen and bedroom products, designed to be easily integrated into existing projects, with full quality control testing before elements reach site.
The company has recently invested in a second state-of-the-art factory, to run along alongside their existing factory in Braintree, Essex.
This new factory’s robotic production line, inspired by the automotive industry, will be operated by the British Offsite workforce and is enhancing the business’s capacity to enable it to deliver 400% more construction activity per employee.
The £6m production line is being delivered by Swedish partner Randek AB.
‘Reduce risks and delays’
Shaun Weston, managing director of British Offsite, said: “British Offsite has been launched to radically reduce the risk and delays in construction, an unrivalled delivery capacity helping to deliver occupiable homes faster.
“Our MMC products are designed to be easily integrated into existing projects, helping to streamline traditional residential construction.
“Our state-of-the-art facilities will include the largest steel panel factory in the UK, with the most advanced light-gauge steel assembly line in Europe, meaning we can deliver precise products more quickly for our customers.”
Shaun Weston, continued: “British Offsite is proud to be part of the new wave of high tech British manufacturing, bringing very significant new capabilities to the UK construction industry.
“We have carefully assembled our own team, bringing together a strong combination of blended experience from the construction, automotive, general manufacturing, and engineering industries, to put ourselves at the very forefront of this fast-moving arena.”
Shaun Weston, added: “The skills shortage in the construction industry was widely reported before Brexit, and now we’re in a post-Brexit environment where the pandemic has further reduced access to skills.
“With the work of up to five trades consolidated into our panels, our customers are more protected from the skills shortage and construction can continue unhindered.”
The UNI System is NHBC Accepts accredited.