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How to accelerate the move to modern methods of construction (MMC)

The triple impact of the ever-increasing sustainability agenda, skills shortages, and the rising cost of materials calls for the construction industry to take modern methods of construction (MMC) seriously, Lee Wingate, associate director at McBains explains.
panelised construction

Panelised construction systems spell the future of MMC

Georgina Bignold, director at Proctor & Matthews Architects, explains how panelised construction systems are bringing new levels of design versatility to MMC housing, taking the industry to the next level
levelling up agenda

Why MMC can be the key to the levelling up agenda

The levelling up agenda is more than just a phrase, it is tangible progress. Joseph Daniels, founder of Etopia, says MMC housing can play a huge role in realising lasting change across Britain.
airspace developments

Reach for the sky: Timber airspace developments

As the housing crisis continues to grow in the UK, now more than ever a solution is needed. Paramount Timber explains the benefits of airspace developments, and why MMC can help to solve the problem.
Fitzjohn's development

Pegasus launch new ‘silver renter’ apartments at Fitzjohn’s development

Pegasus has launched a collection of 10 luxury apartments at its Fitzjohn's development, exclusively for people over 60, which has been curated to meet the demand for privately rented accommodation.
homelessness in cambridgeshire

Organisations adopt MMC to tackle homelessness in Cambridgeshire

A team of organisations have collaborated to tackle homelessness in Cambridgeshire, providing much-needed accommodation and employment.
social housing in the uk

MMC: An innovative solution for social housing in the UK

Amid cost and supply crunches for housebuilding, could Modern Methods of Construction offer a way to accelerate delivery? Andrew Shepherd, managing director at Goldman Sachs-backed modular housing firm TopHat, thinks so.
build-to-rent properties

UK build-to-rent properties increase by a fifth in the past year

Analysis by the British Property Federation (BPF) shows an increase in build-to-rent properties in the UK, over the past twelve months.
modular construction methods

Builders must adopt modular construction methods to tackle housing crisis

Zoe Owen, partner in the plot sales team at Moore Barlow, discusses how modular construction methods can unlock the UK’s housing crisis and explains why developers shouldn’t waste any more time adopting this approach.
affordable homes in aston

Terra submit planning application for affordable homes in Aston

Terra has submitted a full planning application for 40 affordable homes in Aston, West Oxfordshire to help alleviate the shortfall in affordable housing.
new homes in cornwall

Salboy to deliver 278 new homes in Cornwall

Housing developer Salboy has acquired a site to build 278 new homes in Tuckingmill, Cornwall, and will begin construction this summer.
Manchester Piccadilly East, Ferrous housing

£28m Ferrous housing scheme for Manchester Piccadilly East gets green light

The Manchester Piccadilly East neighbourhood is set to expand as Capital&Centric’s £28m Ferrous housing plans are given the go ahead.
new homes in England

St. Modwen to deliver more than 1,100 new homes in England

Leading UK developer St. Modwen Homes announces £85m+ of investment across five sites with plans to construct 1,100 new homes in England
waltham forest expansion

Build London Partnership supports NLM’s Waltham Forest expansion

North East London based housing association NLM has acquired 74 homes at the Marconi Road estate under its Waltham Forest expansion. 
meadowbank housing development

GRAHAM-led EDMB Group awarded Meadowbank housing development, Edinburgh

The city of Edinburgh council has appointed GRAHAM, Miller Homes and Panacea Property Development to deliver Meadowbank housing development, a multi-million-pound regeneration project in Edinburgh.
development risks

Does the Government’s brownfield plan rely on fixing development risks?

Chris Bone, CEO, Modulous, discusses why the Government's plan to build housing on brownfield land will only be successful if development risks are solved.
building renovations

Can building renovations help meet housing targets?

Victor Chirilas, director of ground engineering experts, Mainmark, explores how building renovations can help meet housing targets, whilst addressing the risks involved and how to solve them.
new homes in Chinnor

Persimmon Homes to deliver 116 affordable new homes in Chinnor

Persimmon Homes is delivering 116 new homes in Chinnor, including two, three and four-bedroom houses and one-bedroom apartments.
new homes in london

Durkan to build 158 affordable new homes in London

Durkan, one of the leading independent housebuilding and construction companies in the South, has been appointed by Network Homes to build 158 new homes in London. 
social housing solutions

How social housing solutions can ease the housing crisis

Proudly working and building on over £1 billion pounds worth of homes throughout Merseyside over the last 35 years, Sutcliffe is no stranger to providing the very best civil and structural engineering services on social housing projects.
moor lane development

Moor Lane development in Bolton part of regeneration masterplan

Step Places and Bolton at Home are working alongside Bolton Council to transform 4.5 acres of a brownfield site into the Moor Lane development.
shortfall in affordable homes

New funding structure needed to meet shortfall in affordable homes

Research from Legal & General and the British Property Federation has found that a new funding structure is needed to meet the shortfall in affordable homes, as well as billions of pounds of additional funding.
housing provision

Hidden homes: The part refurb has to play in new housing...

The current housing shortage, and how we tackle it, is an ongoing hot topic within the industry – but should new-build alone be the answer? Carl Yale, refurbishment director at Lovell, believes there is great potential in empty or under-utilised buildings around the country.
young homeless people

Centrepoint receives £3M to build homes for young homeless people

Centrepoint receives £3M donation from Julia and Hans Rausing to build homes for young homeless people in London and Manchester.
Pocket homes in Lambeth

Pocket Living secures planning permission for Pocket homes in Lambeth

Pocket Living has received planning permission to deliver 35 one-bedroom Pocket homes for first-time buyers in Lambeth.

Hill Group to build 160 new sustainable homes in Croxley Green

The Hill Group has been given planning permission to build 160 new sustainable homes in Croxley Green, near Rickmansworth.

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