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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A Barrier to Reaching Net Zero Targets?

14th August 2020

Andrew Carpenter, Chief Executive of the Structural Timber Association (STA) discusses how any reduction in the use of engineered timber systems may severely inhibit our ability to decarbonise the UK construction industry. The...

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Bromford’s first modular housing scheme gets go-ahead

14th August 2020

Bromford has collaborated with GSSArchitecture and Totally Modular to develop plans for Gloucestershire’s first offsite modular housing scheme The modular housing plans were drawn up by GSSArchitecture using Totally Modular’s...

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Designing a Signature Envelope

13th August 2020

PSP Architectural was commissioned to produce the COR-TEN bespoke modular sub-structure and architectural feature fins for the Anne McLaren Building on the South-Western corner of the Cambridge Biomedical Campus.  The Anne...

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The LSFA Announces the Appointment of Inaugural Chair

13th August 2020

Since its introduction at the Focus on Framing conference in June 2019, the Light Steel Frame Association (LSFA) has grown in stature and numbers – now including some of the most prominent names operating in the sector.  As the...

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Skanska’s offsite venture hires ex-Sisk manager as director

13th August 2020

BoKlok UK has appointed Sisk regional director Noel Sheehan as its new delivery director. Sheehan, who has previously worked as a construction director for Vinci and operations director for Galliford Try, has already started work...

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