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. 

Please see below stories which 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.



Flagship Zero Carbon Home uses Reflective Membrane Technology to Deliver Energy Efficiency

28th June 2022

A concept house for sustainable living developed by one of the UK's major housebuilders has been installed with reflective, insulating wall membranes from Glidevale Protect to deliver an airtight...

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Europe’s Largest 3D Modular Homes Facility to be Built in the UK

28th June 2022

TopHat, a Goldman Sachs-backed housebuilder, is to open Europe's largest modular housing factory in Corby, Northampton. The 650,000 sq. ft facility, equivalent to the size of 11 football pitches, will be capable of...

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Swifix Innovative Fixings Ideal for use with Offsite Systems

27th June 2022

The SWIFIX fixing solution was originally designed and developed specifically for refitting and installing both lightweight and heavy items through External Wall Insulation (ETICS) systems, to solve performance...

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Illbruck- the Sustainable Solution for a ‘Fabric First’ Approach

27th June 2022

Illbruck is signposting specifiers to the value of using its sustainable solutions for a 'fabric first' approach, to achieve long-term energy efficiency from the outset for their projects. The fabric first approach offers...

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