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Are we turning to offsite construction methods often enough?

Offsite construction is a relatively new technique in the mainstream construction sector, offsite methods have changed the way in which developers approach their builds. Here we will look at how the report highlights why the industry may not be turning to offsite construction methods as often as it should.

9 November 2018
What are the benefits of prefabricated buildings?

The introduction of prefabricated buildings in the construction industry has revolutionised the nation’s approach to more modern methods throughout the sector. There will always be value in tradition and the traditional values which are deeply rooted in the sector, however as is evident with the daily applications prefabricated buildings have in today’s social infrastructure, there are incredible benefits to our methods of construction.

19 October 2018
Can modular homes aid social housing shortfalls?

With a large cloud of uncertainty looming over the nation, whether your optimistic or pessimistic about leaving Europe one thing is for certain: local authorities are feeling the pinch. Despite the increasing pressure on the services provided by local councils, they typically find themselves with less capital to do this with. But it’s not all down and gloom.

5 October 2018
Can modular buildings help to ease the pressure on overcrowded schools?

A new wave of emigrating southerners brings growth to Northern regions for many aspects of British society. This is however a reason for the increase of pressure on schools. Education is an essential part of any community and this new-found pressure does not only come in the form of an increase in the competition for places, but the physical space to accommodate new students as well.

21 September 2018
How easy is it to hire a portable building?

Here at Springfield, offsite production has been our bread and butter for over 40 years and portable buildings are at the heart of what we do. We take pride in the unrivalled customisation we offer our clients, but this customisation isn’t limited to the choice of materials we put our buildings together with. What many of our potential customers don’t realise, is that our portable buildings are not only available to buy, they are also available to hire.

7 September 2018
A house no longer divided? Modular housing scheme proposed to tackle homelessness

Having worked for many decades in the production of portable buildings, its direct applications to societal infrastructure is obvious to us. We thought therefore, to demonstrate these benefits, it would be interesting to have a look at an example where the introduction of modular buildings provides a measured solution to a growing problem.

23 August 2018