Offsite Hub Blog

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

Delivering Swedish Style and Sustainability


Although BoKlok may be an unfamiliar brand name in the UK, its joint owners Skanska and IKEA are familiar faces to most of us. As Graeme Culliton, BoKlok Managing Director and Country Manager told us, things are about to change. ...

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Dispelling MMC Myths


The benefits of MMC housing are evident for the public sector – so why has take-up been so slow? Barriers to entry, from cost to standardisation need to be eradicated, says John Skivington, Group Director at LHC. Despite a report...

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Working Together to Create Volume & Demand


Steve Chivers, Managing Director at modular manufacturer Rollalong and Paul Read, Head of Development and Sales at Magna Housing, discuss how their partnership is encouraging more clients to see the benefits of offsite construction. ...

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Navigating the World of designing healthcare spaces


The demands of healthcare architecture are entirely unique to its own regulations, needs and complexities. Philip Ruffle, Director at Munday + Cramer, outlines the wide scope of considerations on how space is used and why offsite thinking can...

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Safe, Sustainable Roofing Solutions from MEDITE SMARTPLY


A perhaps little anticipated knock-on effect of the on-going Covid-19 pandemic is the global return to disposable commodity items—for safety against virus transmission. For today’s increasingly environmentally conscious society,...

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NHBC Accepts: Driving Offsite Housing Excellence


NHBC provide warranty and insurance for around 75-80% of the new homes built in the UK each year. With the recent launch of NHBC Accepts, they now bring decades of expertise and knowledge to the offsite world. We spoke to Richard Lankshear,...

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Offsite Future: Data & Digitalisation


Graham Cleland, Managing Director of Berkeley Modular, sees digitalisation as an enabler to scale and a way to leverage productivity. With the landscape of the UK's offsite sector becoming increasingly populated over the last few years, what...

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It is clear that the construction industry has become more open to the adoption of new technology and methods. The question is – what is next? Richard Fletcher, Regional Business Director at Trimble Buildings, explores the...

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Less build, build, build - More deliver, deliver, deliver


The time has come to commit to a more sustainable, scalable, sensible solution for construction in the UK… Prime minister Boris Johnson has promised to ‘build, build, build’ – with a £5bn...

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Eliminating Inefficiency


Ron Lang, Impact Director for Value at the Construction Innovation Hub, illustrates why value-based decision-making will accelerate the shift towards adopting an offsite methodology.  Whether you...

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