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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First modular homes assembled for London homelessness scheme

3rd November 2020

The initial modular homes have been assembled on a test site in Tower Hamlets to deliver accommodation for homeless Londoners The prototype units belong to the Pan-London Accommodation Collaborative Enterprise (PLACE), a not-for-profit...

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Modular firm to deliver £33m COVID-19 facility

2nd November 2020

Modular construction firm Darwin Group has been chosen to deliver a new £33m COVID-19 hospital building in Cardiff to ensure capacity for patients in the event of a second spike in serious coronavirus cases. The temporary building at...

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Ilke to build modular homes on site of UK’s first oil refinery

30th October 2020

Ilke Homes is to manufacture six affordable modular homes as part of a wider 4,000-home development on the site of the UK's first-ever oil refinery. Ilke will build the homes for Abode Waterstone and they will be managed by Welsh...

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Impact Modular wins place on £2bn housing contract

29th October 2020

The modular construction arm of Robert Whitton and Nick Shattock’s new development venture Impact Property Group has been awarded a £303m contract to deliver homes for housing associations and local authorities. The contract from the...

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ICW – embracing innovation in construction

29th October 2020

ICW Group works in partnership with property developers and construction clients across the UK, providing structural warranties and approved building control inspection services to the construction industry – ensuring...

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