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Is offsite construction the future for the expansion of schools

Competition for school places has always been a tough reality for pupils across the country and an almost constant pressure for schools. Considering the significant lack of funding that the schools themselves face, even having enough physical space to accommodate pupils is another major concern for those working in education. Schools are therefore commonly faced with the unwelcome task of balancing the amount of space they can provide to pupils and balancing the books.

8 February 2019
How offsite techniques can ease construction industry concerns

Construction is arguably one of the most important industries in society; an essential element for the growth and sustainability of every community. As such, it is crucial that the methods and techniques used within the sector are routinely developed to ensure they can keep up with the increasing demand.

11 January 2019
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