Offsite Hub Blog

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

A Sector in Constant Motion


The British Institute of Kitchen, Bedroom & Bathroom Installation (BiKBBI) is a government sanctioned, not-for-profit organisation, dedicated to improving standards within the industry. Chief Executive Damian Walters spoke to...

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Post COVID-19: insolvency and survival


In the wake of the pandemic and enforced shutdown of the entire construction industry, what can offsite suppliers do to avoid becoming insolvent or falling victim to an insolvency elsewhere in the supply chain? Michael Gerard of...

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Construction: the Heart of the UK


With ambitious targets and huge sums of money required to improve the nation’s key infrastructure – can offsite methods provide the answers? The Offsite Hub Blog caught up with Will Varah, Programme Director, Modern Methods of...

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How Modular Construction Delivered for Swansea University


This week on the Offsite Hub Blog the Wernick Group discuss how modular construction delivered for Swansea University.  Challenges of Scale Swansea University’s Bay...

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BIM: Bringing collaboration and co-ordination to steel construction


Steve Insley, National Sales Manager at Trimble, discusses with the Offsite Hub Blog the use of digital technology within steel construction, with a particular focus on the rise of BIM.  When people think of...

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STA Advice Note 18 – what do specifiers need to know about breather membranes?


John Mellor, Senior Product Manager at Protect Membranes, explains the Structural Timber Association’s STA Advice Note 18 and describes the key recommendations for external wall breather membranes installed for all structural...

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Plotting the Route to Net Zero Carbon


Earlier in the year the Structural Timber Association (STA) hosted a roundtable discussion with industry experts to examine the many challenges ahead. Chaired by Thomas Lane, Building Magazine’s Group...

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Precast Gets Top Marks in Education


With strong government backing for offsite construction methods in the education sector, and numerous operational efficiencies, concrete solutions are perfectly positioned to deliver high performance schools. British Precast’s...

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Reducing Rising Costs with Debi Lama


Debi Lama, Key Account Manager for Affordable Housing at Stewart Milne Timber Systems, discusses with the Offsite Hub Blog, why offsite construction coupled with a build fabric such as timber frame is key to reducing fuel poverty...

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A Potential Barrier in the Road to Reaching Net Zero Target


The Government’s recent consultation on extending the ban on combustible materials to more building types and lowering the height restriction in England from 18m to 11m closed on 25 May. As we await the decision, Andrew...

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