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This news room houses a collection of industry news articles and press releases from various different sources, click on the links below to read more:

£1m grant to trial modular housing in Walsall

A housing association is set to trial modular homes after being handed a £1million research grant. whg has been awarded the grant from Innovate UK to fund a two year research and development project into offsite housing construction....
19th August 2019

Caledonian lands £10m modular student digs deal

Modular building specialist Caledonian has landed  a £10m order for new student accommodation at Station Approach in Hereford. Caledonian will be working with ENGIE to provide Hereford College of Arts and the city’s new NMiTE...
18th August 2019

Substantial investment and vertical integration

Since the last Modular Matters conference and exhibition in 2018, the sector has seen exponential investment and growth, with global brands such has Sekisui House and Goldman Sachs entering the offsite arena. Modular construction is...
18th August 2019

Modular matters in Croydon

Standing at 38 and 44 storeys when completed later this year,  101 George Street in Croydon uses 1,524 modules and will be  the tallest modular towers in the world delivering a stunning  546 apartments in super-quick time. ...
18th August 2019

Council aims to be first to bring Ikea modular homes to UK

The local council in Worthing, West Sussex, aims to be the first to bring modular homes built by a joint venture between Ikea and Skanska to the UK. Worthing Borough Council said it was looking to enter an agreement with...
18th August 2019
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