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Countryside To Open Two More Modular Homes Factories

31st July 2019
Housebuilder to expand its offsite operations with new 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, taking its...
 

Use MMC or miss 300,000 homes-a-year target, say MPs

29th July 2019
Influential committee of Parliamentarians urges ministers to grasp the modern methods of construction nettle. The government is in danger of letting slip its target of 300,000 homes being built annually by the middle of the next decade...
 

Offsite Expo 2019 - Two Months to Go!

25th July 2019
There are just two months to go until Offsite Expo launches! Taking place at the conveniently located Ricoh Arena, Coventry on 24 and 25 September 2019 - Offsite Expo is the brainchild of leading industry experts who understand the...
 

Södra posts a strong result in a declining market

18th July 2019
Södra's operating profit for the first half-year totalled SEK 2,009 million, compared with SEK 2,257 million in the year-earlier period. Return on capital employed was 19 per cent, which surpassed Södra's target of 10 per cent. Net sales...
 

APPG for the Timber Industries launches inquiry into housing

11th July 2019
The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for the Timber Industries has launched an inquiry into how timber can help solve the housing crisis. The House of Commons Library has estimated that between 240,000 and 340,000 new homes...
 

Iconic Metal Box Factory In Neath Starts Production Again After Hiatus

9th July 2019
The iconic Metal Box factory in Neath, an important part of the local economy for more than 80 years, is now operational again for the first time in almost four years. Local councillors were given a tour of the site to mark the occasion and be shown...
 

Barratt buys timber frame firm to boost offsite

9th July 2019
Housebuilder Barratt has bought timber frame manufacturer Oregon Timber Frame as it attempts to fulfil its pledge to build at least 20% of its homes using an element of modern methods of construction by 2020. Oregon is already one of...
 

Ikea moves in on UK housing

9th July 2019
Ikea could be building homes in the UK after a council in the south of England agreed to work with a developer owned by the flat-pack retailer. Worthing Council is considering a deal with BoKlok, owned by Ikea and construction company Skanska, to...
 

Structural Timber Awards– Finalists Announced

3rd July 2019
The team at B&K Structures and their construction partners are celebrating success at the Structural Timber Awards with no less than nine entries reaching the finals across six categories!  Andy Goodwin, Managing Director of B&K...
 

Barratt buys timber frame specialist

28th June 2019
Barratt Developments has bought one of the UK’s largest timber frame manufacturers. Selkirk, Scotland based Oregon Timber Frame Limited is currently one of Barratt’s key timber frame suppliers. Barratt has a target of building at least 20%...
 

Kudos to Daltons Wadkin for Providing Crosscutting Solution

27th June 2019
Advanced Timbercraft take advantage of Savlador SuperAngle for timber frame production Kudos started out 20 years ago under the name, ‘Advanced Timbercraft’. Over the years, Timbercraft realised its position in the market for expertly...
 

James Donaldson and Sons Announces Charity Partnership with Maggie’s

26th June 2019
Leading Fife based timber expert, James Donaldson & Sons has announced today (26 June) its charity partnership with Maggie’s, due to span over the next twelve to eighteen months. The firm has pledged to match funds up to £25,000, raised by...
 

Homes England agrees first wave of strategic partnerships to ramp up building of affordable homes

17th June 2019
Homes England confirms landmark deals with eight housing associations. First wave will deliver 14,280 additional affordable homes. Deals come after CEO Nick Walkley called for a new sector partnership with Government. Homes England has today...
 

Modular student housing pods for Dyson Institute

17th June 2019
The practice has completed a series of 26m² ‘pods’ for the Dyson Institute of Engineering and Technology in Wiltshire The series of stacked cross-laminated timber aluminium-clad pods are designed to accommodate up to 50 students in total,...
 

Stakeholders hear how AIMCH project will revolutionise how homes are built

17th June 2019
Industry leaders and stakeholders recently joined together to learn more about the AIMCH project. This is a collaborative project with the ambition to deliver high quality offsite homes faster, more reliably and at the same cost of masonry-built...
 

 
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