Industry News

The construction world is ever-changing, with new technologies and digital developments happening all the time. In such a fast-paced industry, keeping up with news and announcements can be difficult. 

Here on the Offsite Hub, we are dedicated to keeping you updated with the most informative and topical stories in the construction industry but with a particular focus on modern methods of construction and offsite construction techniques. We select the most relevant stories for you to stay up to date with the world of light steel frame, volumetric modular technology, structural timber precast concrete hybrid solutions and MEP innovations. 

We update our news pages at least twice a week, please see below and these stories are from a range of sources and are focused articles and press releases on the most dynamic developments in the offsite industry including official pieces from our own Offsite Magazine and full coverage of the offsite awards winners, plus the latest in international offsite technology developments

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Berkeley looks offsite as profits return to 'normal'

20th January 2020

Berkeley Group is planning to start production at its new house-building factory in north Kent in 2020. Chairman Tony Pidgley said that Berkeley's volumetric modular construction facility in Ebbsfleet would be "an exemplar of...

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The psychological tic that’s holding offsite construction back

23rd December 2019

Kier preconstruction director for strategic projects Jamie Hillier considers the psychological bias preventing the industry from seeing the creative possibilities of offsite manufacturing When evaluating a specific topic, concept,...

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Heathrow to link offsite hubs with tracking system

22nd December 2019

Logistic sites winners due to be named next summer Heathrow Airport has said the four offsite logistic hubs that will be used to help build the third runway at the west London airport will be able to use a centralised...

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Government ‘must embrace’ MMC to tackle housing crisis

21st December 2019

An All-Party Parliamentary report calls on the "unlocking" of finance for manufacturers to better meet demand. The use of Modern Methods of Construction (MMC) and the timber industries will be key in helping the government...

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Great Places launches £750m housing framework

19th December 2019

Framework forms part of housing group's hopes of building 11,000 new homes by 2028 Great Places Housing Group has launched a £750m framework for firms looking to deliver a range of services to housing clients across...

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