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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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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Farmer to promote McVey’s ‘construction corridor’

18th December 2019

New MMC champion Mark Farmer will lead development of £40bn plan across the north of England The government's newly appointed "MMC champion" Mark Famer will be tasked with developing the recently announced hi-tech...

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Ilke Homes reports multi-million pound loss

18th December 2019

Accounts for start-up modular builder reflect investment in manufacturing capability, firm says. Start-up modular builder Ilke Homes has posted a £22m loss for the year to March 2019. The firm, formed by a collaboration between housing...

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Architects hit out at offsite drive

17th December 2019

Homes built with modern methods of construction are "blight" on communities, designer says Senior housing architects have hit out at the government's drive to transform the housing industry through the use of modern...

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