Volumetric Housing News

OneNinety Manufacturing successfully completes first manufactured offsite modules for North-East scheme

30th March 2021
OneNinety Manufacturing has pulled together the best talent from manufacturing and offsite construction to launch its first factory in Stockton-on-Tees. Using an innovative manufacturing assembly line process, the company has now completed...

TopHat to deliver 183 factory-built homes to Kent development

17th March 2021
Modular builder TopHat is to supply 183 factory-built homes to the next phase of the Kitchener Barracks development in Chatham, Kent. The planning application, submitted to Medway Council this week, includes proposals...

RCKa modular hostel for Camden Council wins approval

12th March 2021
RCKa has won approval to build a modular, 39-unit hostel for Camden Council in north London The scheme in Camden Road will replace an existing hostel building, which comprised one-bedroom...

Promoting a full range of modular solutions

12th March 2021
Sika UK has grown steadily over the past few years, despite operating in challenging market conditions and have appointed Simon Griffiths as Head of Sales – Modular Construction, a role that will see him build on the continued growth of the...

Volumetric Modular: Providing an Agile Solution

12th March 2021
Jackie Maginnis, Chief Executive, Modular and Portable Building Association (MPBA) discusses how offsite construction can respond to help provide a solution to the many recent events that have resulted in the construction industry coming under...

Shot in the arm for Royal Arsenal

11th March 2021
Building 11 is a particularly unique building at the heart of the Royal Arsenal Riverside development in Woolwich, combining the refurbishment of a listed building with offsite delivery. Building 11 is part of the Royal Arsenal...

TopHat Future-Proofing Newbuild Homes

11th March 2021
Offsite construction is transforming the built environment and nowhere is that felt most in the housing sector, with volumetric modular methods providing huge opportunities for change. Andrew Shepherd, Managing Director at TopHat, talked to us...

Showing the Way Forward

10th March 2021
Geoff Pearce, Deputy Chief Executive at Swan Housing, told us about a busy 2021 ahead as its second factory gets ready to transform production of both its cross laminated timber (CLT) and steel frame-based homes. Swan Housing was an...

Cabot Square Acquires Majority Stake In Premier Modular

9th March 2021
Cabot Square Capital has acquired a majority shareholding in Premier Modular for an undisclosed sum. The investment will support the strategic growth of Premier's modular hire business and its permanent offsite division. ...

New Residents Welcomed to ZED PODS

9th March 2021
The multi-award winning Hope Rise development in Bristol has been welcoming its new residents as the new year begins. Bristol City Council, in partnership with ZED PODS, YMCA and the Bristol Housing Festival, has provided these much needed...

ilke Homes and Man GPM building beyond carbon

8th March 2021
ilke Homes and Man GPM have signed a £31million deal to develop 227 new homes in Grantham. The deal marks the biggest institutional investment into modular housing so far in 2021 and will create a mixed tenure community with a range of home...

Tiling Alternative Made For Modular

8th March 2021
Modular housing specialist ModPods International has used Fibo's waterproof wall panel system as an alternative to tiles in its pioneering factory-built home for Birmingham Municipal Housing Trust. Birmingham Municipal Housing Trust...

A Rapid and Affordable Solution to the Homeless Crisis

5th March 2021
Based on extensive market research and optimising offsite construction, a new concept in volumetric modular homes aimed at rough sleepers has been developed and rigorously tested to help overcome a nationwide crisis. As part of their...

VIVID Future with BoKlok

5th March 2021
BoKlok UK, the sustainable, quality low-cost home provider, jointly owned by Skanska and IKEA, and leading affordable housing provider VIVID, have announced a new innovative joint venture to deliver modular homes. The two organisations are...

SO Modular Attains BOPAS Accreditation

4th March 2021
Timber frame construction specialist SO Modular has announced its attainment of BOPAS certification. The accreditation recognised by principal mortgage lenders as providing the necessary assurance to address the perceived risks associated with...

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