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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How modular healthcare facilities could alleviate NHS pressures

30th March 2020

Modular buildings can be viewed as a cost-effective solution to improving and increasing NHS facilities, Alan Wilson, managing director of ModuleCo Healthcare explores further It’s no secret that NHS Trusts across the UK are struggling to find...

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O’Rourke launches offsite benefits guide

27th March 2020

The Laing O’Rourke Centre for Construction Engineering and Technology at the University of Cambridge and CIRIA have launched a new report unveiling a new methodology for quantifying the benefits of offsite construction. Uptake of...

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MMC Champion Visits Timber Frame Facility

25th March 2020

At the end of 2019 Mark Farmer accepted a new role as the independent champion for Modern Methods of Construction (MMC). His mission, to modernise housing delivery, has seen him become a major figure in the offsite sector. As part...

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Barratt to build one in four homes using MMC by 2025

22nd March 2020

Britain's biggest house builder aims to build a quarter of its homes using modern methods of construction by 2025. Barratt has rolled out a series of new housing types to allow a switch to greater use...

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Countryside to open second housing factory next year

21st March 2020

First modular plant is now operating two shifts to meet demand, housebuilder says. Countryside has confirmed plans to open a second factory in which to build modular homes as it continues to increase sales. In an update...

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