Volumetric Housing News

Caledonian wins £27m London modular housing duo

5th October 2020
London’s Lewisham council has selected Caledonian Modular to deliver two volumetric housing schemes. The £27m deal will see 65 affordable homes for people in local housing need, as well as a range of non-residential spaces....

London council signs ‘biggest ever’ modular council homes deal

1st October 2020
Greenwich signs up Liverpool off-site supplier Ideal Modular for £300m 750-home council housing programme Greenwich council has appointed a consortium of firms to a £300m modular housing contract which the businesses claim is the...

Singapore is getting the world’s tallest modular buildings

29th September 2020
Work is underway on a twin-tower development in Singapore that will claim to be the tallest modular buildings in the world when complete in 2023. The 56-storey Avenue South Residences, designed by Singapore’s ADDP Architects and...

ilke Homes to deliver 25 offsite homes to Wellesbourne

23rd September 2020
Modular housing specialist ilke Homes is set to deliver 25 offsite homes to Wellesbourne in Warwickshire for Orbit Homes The offsite homes will be manufactured at ilke Homes’ 250,000 sq ft factory in Knaresborough, North Yorkshire,...

Countryside to spend £20m on new modular factory

28th August 2020
Commitment comes as firm announces plan to invest £150m on growth after surprise fundraise

Research secures funding to accelerate MMC

26th August 2020
Totally Modular and University of Wolverhampton academics have secured funding to accelerate research into Modern Methods of...

Latvian modules shipped to Woolwich for Berkeley block

20th August 2020
Berkeley Homes has built a six-storey, 19-apartment block in London’s Woolwich from modular units shipped from Latvia. ...

Motoring ahead with modular construction

18th August 2020
How Majenta Solutions adopted motor industry practices to power Berkeley Modular’s offsite manufacturing business The automotive industry, with its globally diffuse and complex supply chains and narrow operating margins, has...

Work begins on modular housing scheme in Anfield

14th August 2020
Work has begun on Your Housing Group’s first modular housing scheme in Anfield, Liverpool The modular housing development signals the start of using modern methods of construction to help meet the growing demand for quality,...

Countryside to open two more modular homes factories

12th August 2020
Housebuilder to expand its offsite operations with two new £6m plants in the Midlands and the South-east Countryside Properties plans to ramp up its offsite housing activity by opening two new factories to build modular homes,...

ilke Homes to develop 76 sustainable homes in Worcestershire

6th August 2020
ilke Homes has agreed a deal with Crea8ive Sustainable Homes that will see the modular housing company deliver 76 sustainable homes to Evesham, Worcestershire, marking ilke Homes’ tenth deal this calendar year. ilke Homes...

The evolution of volumetric modular technology

5th August 2020
In this ebook, Jackie Maginnis, chief executive of the Modular & Portable Buildings Association, discusses the evolution of volumetric modular technology from its inception to the advanced systems that are proving increasingly popular...

Network Rail and Ilke Homes partner for modular scheme

31st July 2020
Ilke Homes is to build 40 modular homes on brownfield land owned by Network Rail, next to Beeston station in Nottinghamshire. The deal is Network Rail’s first in modular housing and is part of its strategy to release under-utilised...

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