Offsite Hub Blog

Welcome to the Offsite Hub Blog page where you will find exclusive industry content from offsite construction sector:

Time to Build and Think Differently with David Hopkins

28/5/20

The Offsite Hub blog this week discusses with David Hopkins, CEO of the UK Timber Trade Federation (TTF) and board member of the Confederation of Timber Industries (CTI), how the timber industry has long embraced offsite manufacture...

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Achieving the Impossible with Chris Coxon

21/5/20

The Offsite Hub Blog this week discusses with Chris Coxon, Head of Marketing at Eurocell – one of the UK’s leading manufacturer, distributor and recycler of PVC-U window and door systems – how offsite construction can solve the...

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Policy Change Not Climate Change

14/5/20

The Offsite Hub this week discusses with Anthony Thistleton and Andrew Waugh from Waugh Thistleton, the impact the proposed Government Building Regulations extending the ban of combustible materials could have on the construction...

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B&K Structures - Building Restrictions and the Unintended Consequences

7/5/20

The engineered timber industry has been founded on the principles of advancing sustainable building technology. Led by innovators such as B&K Structures, the use of timber technology in UK construction has undergone a renaissance...

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Q & A with Mark Farmer

30/4/20

Mark Farmer needs little introduction. His role in suggesting change and modernising the way the built environment is created has seen him become a major figure in the offsite sector. Offsite Hub caught up with him earlier in the...

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MPBA - Supporting the Healthcare Crisis

23/4/20

The approach to coping with the COVID-19 healthcare crisis has been vastly different across the globe. China used the might of 7,000 workers and 1,000 construction machines, operating 24 hours a day to build hospitals but the...

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Ask the Expert with Trevor Richards

16/4/20

Offsite expert Trevor Richards, Operations Director for Cogent Consulting, discusses logistics and the crucial factors with the design and manufacture of volumetric modules and shares his perspective on the journey from factory to...

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Ask The Balcony Expert

9/4/20

Tristan Parsons, Managing Director of leading UK balcony specialist, Sapphire Balconies, provides some answers on designing and manufacturing balconies using offsite processes. Q: What is the...

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Modular Construction with Jackie Maginnis

2/4/20

Despite recent reports that suggest government departments are not adopting a presumption in favour of offsite, the Modular and Portable Building Association (MPBA) has research which shows volumetric modular construction is...

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Ask the Expert with Darren Richards

24/3/20

Offsite expert Darren Richards, Managing Director of Cogent Consulting, shares his perspective on the future of factory-based building technology with the Offsite Hub. With the government’s presumption for...

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