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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.
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
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.
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.
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.
A team of organisations have collaborated to tackle homelessness in Cambridgeshire, providing much-needed accommodation and employment.
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.
Analysis by the British Property Federation (BPF) shows an increase in build-to-rent properties in the UK, over the past twelve months.
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.
Terra has submitted a full planning application for 40 affordable homes in Aston, West Oxfordshire to help alleviate the shortfall in affordable housing.
Housing developer Salboy has acquired a site to build 278 new homes in Tuckingmill, Cornwall, and will begin construction this summer.
The Manchester Piccadilly East neighbourhood is set to expand as Capital&Centric’s £28m Ferrous housing plans are given the go ahead.
Leading UK developer St. Modwen Homes announces £85m+ of investment across five sites with plans to construct 1,100 new homes in England
North East London based housing association NLM has acquired 74 homes at the Marconi Road estate under its Waltham Forest expansion.
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.
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.
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.
Persimmon Homes is delivering 116 new homes in Chinnor, including two, three and four-bedroom houses and one-bedroom apartments.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Centrepoint receives £3M donation from Julia and Hans Rausing to build homes for young homeless people in London and Manchester.
Pocket Living has received planning permission to deliver 35 one-bedroom Pocket homes for first-time buyers in Lambeth.
The Hill Group has been given planning permission to build 160 new sustainable homes in Croxley Green, near Rickmansworth.