Offsite Hub Blog

Welcome to the Offsite Hub Blog page where you will find exclusive industry content from offsite construction sector:

Making MMC Mainstream


As an industry leader in modern methods of construction (MMC) in the UK and Ireland, ESS Modular has seen significant growth in the business over the last 18 months. Paul Tierney CEO and Ronan Smyth,...

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Perfect for Pods


From inspirational slimline ceramics to behind the wall frame systems, Geberit and Twyford's solutions for bathroom pods offer the complete package whatever your project or budget. Geberit's range of ceramic and bathroom furniture...

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Shifting Building Mindsets


Legal & General Modular Homes (L&GMH) are one of the major names transforming housebuilding in the UK with sustainability and precision quality at the core of its offsite manufacture approach. Chief Executive, Rosie Toogood spoke to us...

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Powering Offsite With Digital Technology


Richard Hipkiss, Development Director for the Modular and Portable Building Association (MPBA), discusses the role digital technology plays as offsite construction rapidly becomes a preferred delivery model. The government and the...

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Unlocking Brownfield Sites for MMC


With increasing demand to build on Brownfield sites, the use of piled foundations is rising. The higher costs of deep foundations reduce project viability for MMC however, there is a solution. The majority of Brownfield sites require piling or...

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Space-saving solutions to maximise washroom space


How can pod and modular bathroom manufacturers ensure efficiency and cost savings across bathroom projects without compromising on space or style? The prominence of...

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Spotlight on New Talent


Can offsite construction help to tackle skills shortages? Chris Jarman, Director of the Construction Talent Retention Scheme and Talentview Construction, offers some compelling reasons how it can. In the face of crippling skills...

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Modular Homes - Are we Storing Up Problems for the Future?


The market for modular and prefabricated buildings continues to boom, but are we storing up problems for the future that may ultimately cost millions of pounds in repairs for homeowners? According to Jim Edwards, Commercial Director for...

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Can Volumetric Manufactured Buildings Deliver a Net Zero Future?


Is the road to a net zero future a well mapped out route or is there uncertainty along the way? Here Richard Hipkiss, Development Director of the Modular and Portable Building Association (MPBA) makes a case for volumetric manufactured buildings...

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Mark Southgate - Generation Next


MOBIE was founded in 2017 by the architect and TV presenter George Clarke and is driving the future of home design. Chief Executive, Mark Southgate, talked to us about how it is radically improving the way we construct – and increasingly...

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