Offsite Hub Blog

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

Calculating Success


What does Pre-Manufactured Value mean for affordable housing? Tony Woods, Group Technical Manager at LHC, explains more. The new Affordable Homes Programme from Homes England requires all projects funded by them to have at least...

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Placemaking with Purpose


How can offsite methods create green jobs in order to help meet sustainability targets and improve the built environment? Rory O’Hagan, Director at Assael Architecture, explains what can be done to help in the race to net zero. ...

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The Future of Homebuilding and Meeting New Standards


A lot has happened since January 2021 when the government published the outcome of the Future Homes Standard consultation, and therefore it may not be front of mind. But the details outlined are not a set of abstract requirements that may or...

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Modular Technology and The Golden Thread


In her report ‘Building a Safer Future’, Dame Judith Hackitt highlights the need for a system-based approach with a golden thread of information running through the lifecycle of each project. Here Jackie Maginnis shares...

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Solving 21 Different Wet Room Challenges


As On The Level celebrate 21 years of experience creating bespoke wet room floor solutions, they take a closer look at how they have helped their clients to overcome a range of different challenges. 1. Wet room floors for...

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Levelling Up & Procuring for Value


Does the increased use of offsite methods contradict social value? Mark Bolger, Social Value Director at Atkins, outlines why we must think differently about what makes construction tick. From the Construction Playbook to the...

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Challenging The Construction Status Quo


HLM Architects recently appointed Dan Brown as Head of Modern Methods of Construction (MMC) Delivery, where he will provide advice and support to existing and new clients on the delivery of offsite projects. We caught up with him to know more...

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A year in review


As we ease out of lockdown, and the end of restrictions are in sight, let's catch up with James Clark, Managing Director at On The Level, to reflect back on a period of time like no other. Looking back to March 2020,...

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Offsite - Keeping Construction On-Track


The impact of Covid-19 has been far-reaching but during these incredibly difficult times, the offsite sector has most definitely gone up a gear to keep construction projects on-track. Offsite technology has been at the epicentre of...

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Raising the Sustainability Stakes


Environmental discussions used to focus on lifecycle analysis including recycling at the end of a building's practical life. More recently the focus has been on embodied carbon probably because it is a less complex calculation and easier to...

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