Case Study: Project Integrator Kier embraces DfMA and digital at the £253m new build Wellingborough prison

Overview   On 17th May 2019 Kier commenced work on site at the new build resettlement prison in Wellingborough, after being awarded the £253m contract by the Ministry of Justice (MoJ). The project is the first in a series of schemes to be undertaken as part of the MoJ’s wider Change, Strategy and Planning (CSP) Directorate … Continue reading “Case Study: Project Integrator Kier embraces DfMA and digital at the £253m new build Wellingborough prison”

Modern Methods of Construction (MMC) in a reordered world

Burges Salmon will be launching their latest report at the Constructing Excellence Annual Conference on 12 December.  Burges Salmon gives a view on how the perfect storm of sector restructure and the advance of MMC will combine to reshape construction. The organisations who lead construction, including funders and developers, will have very different roles by … Continue reading “Modern Methods of Construction (MMC) in a reordered world”

Construction has to change and fast. Does LEGO provide some inspiration?

“We are now at a point we have never been at before. The industry is standing on a burning platform and all other options have gone. It simply has to change”. Mark Farmer, UK Construction Week 11th Oct 2017.  The Burning Platform Over the last few years the construction industry has seen numerous reports, from … Continue reading “Construction has to change and fast. Does LEGO provide some inspiration?”

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Offsite Member Survey

The Constructing Excellence Offsite Theme Group is currently investigating Constructing Excellence members’ use of and interest in Offsite & MMC (Modern Methods of Construction). The Offsite Theme Group was set up to consider how the Constructing Excellence ethos of collaboration can support and enhance the use of Offsite techniques. This short questionnaire will help us understand … Continue reading “Offsite Member Survey”