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Can offsite construction methods be used to help curb the CO2 emissions?

Being such a major element of national infrastructure, the construction industry is an important player in the high level of emissions the UK emits. Here we look at how the industry may be affecting climate change, and how turning to offsite construction could be a step towards a more environmentally-friendly sector.

14 December 2018
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
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
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
Does Heathrow's search for offsite manufactures signal a change in the industry?

It was wrapped in controversy when the vote came to Parliament, but Heathrow airport’s third runway expansion is now arguably the most prominent project in the nation’s construction sector. What is even more interesting however, as it has recently been revealed, is that the airport has been consulting offsite manufacturers up and down the country in a plan to build as much as the expansion as possible away from the airport.

8 August 2018