Offsite Hub Blog

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

Precast Gets Top Marks in Education

9/7/20

With strong government backing for offsite construction methods in the education sector, and numerous operational efficiencies, concrete solutions are perfectly positioned to deliver high performance schools. British Precast’s...

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Reducing Rising Costs with Debi Lama

2/7/20

Debi Lama, Key Account Manager for Affordable Housing at Stewart Milne Timber Systems, discusses with the Offsite Hub Blog, why offsite construction coupled with a build fabric such as timber frame is key to reducing fuel poverty...

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A Potential Barrier in the Road to Reaching Net Zero Target

25/6/20

The Government’s recent consultation on extending the ban on combustible materials to more building types and lowering the height restriction in England from 18m to 11m closed on 25 May. As we await the decision, Andrew...

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Bristol: A Home for Offsite

18/6/20

The Bristol Housing Festival is running over five years to explore the increased use of smart technology and offsite manufacturing with a view to accelerating the delivery of quality, affordable housing for the area. The Offsite Hub...

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Unprecedented Demand for Light Steel Frame

11/6/20

As we wait for the outcome of the recent Government consultation on the ban of the use of combustible materials in and on external walls of buildings, the Offsite Hub Blog sat down with members of the Light Steel Frame Association...

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Challenge & Change with Mitch Gee

4/6/20

Mitch Gee, SPSenvirowall Director, has over 35 years’ experience in the construction industry and a staunch supporter of innovation and offsite construction. The Offsite Hub Blog caught up with him earlier in the year to discuss...

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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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