Volumetric Housing News

Industry turning to MMC to beat covid slowdown according to Gleeds report

18th November 2020
Consultant says method helping speed up project delivery times Two thirds of contractors are looking to use modern methods of construction on future projects because of the covid-19 pandemic, according to the latest market report by Gleeds. ...

Modular meeting the Future Homes Standard

17th November 2020
The impending changes to Part L1A of the Building Regulations for new dwellings will increase energy efficiency requirements for new homes. This is the next step in the UK government’s legal commitment towards lowering carbon emissions and the...

UK needs more offsite construction to have safer buildings, says minister

8th November 2020
Industry should embrace off-site construction methods as part of a ‘culture shift’ towards building safety, minister Stephen Greenhalgh has said Greenhalgh, who is minister for building safety, made the comments when he sat before the...

Caledonian wins £27m London modular housing duo

5th October 2020
London’s Lewisham council has selected Caledonian Modular to deliver two volumetric housing schemes. The £27m deal will see 65 affordable homes for people in local housing need, as well as a range of non-residential spaces....

London council signs ‘biggest ever’ modular council homes deal

1st October 2020
Greenwich signs up Liverpool off-site supplier Ideal Modular for £300m 750-home council housing programme Greenwich council has appointed a consortium of firms to a £300m modular housing contract which the businesses claim is the...

Singapore is getting the world’s tallest modular buildings

29th September 2020
Work is underway on a twin-tower development in Singapore that will claim to be the tallest modular buildings in the world when complete in 2023. The 56-storey Avenue South Residences, designed by Singapore’s ADDP Architects and...

ilke Homes to deliver 25 offsite homes to Wellesbourne

23rd September 2020
Modular housing specialist ilke Homes is set to deliver 25 offsite homes to Wellesbourne in Warwickshire for Orbit Homes The offsite homes will be manufactured at ilke Homes’ 250,000 sq ft factory in Knaresborough, North Yorkshire,...

Countryside to spend £20m on new modular factory

28th August 2020
Commitment comes as firm announces plan to invest £150m on growth after surprise fundraise

Research secures funding to accelerate MMC

26th August 2020
Totally Modular and University of Wolverhampton academics have secured funding to accelerate research into Modern Methods of...

Latvian modules shipped to Woolwich for Berkeley block

20th August 2020
Berkeley Homes has built a six-storey, 19-apartment block in London’s Woolwich from modular units shipped from Latvia. ...

Motoring ahead with modular construction

18th August 2020
How Majenta Solutions adopted motor industry practices to power Berkeley Modular’s offsite manufacturing business The automotive industry, with its globally diffuse and complex supply chains and narrow operating margins, has...

Work begins on modular housing scheme in Anfield

14th August 2020
Work has begun on Your Housing Group’s first modular housing scheme in Anfield, Liverpool The modular housing development signals the start of using modern methods of construction to help meet the growing demand for quality,...

Countryside to open two more modular homes factories

12th August 2020
Housebuilder to expand its offsite operations with two new £6m plants in the Midlands and the South-east Countryside Properties plans to ramp up its offsite housing activity by opening two new factories to build modular homes,...

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