Why is the time right for offsite in a challenging housing market?

The key message of our study focuses on making the business case for adopting MMC, via a strategic asset managing approach, modelling comparative whole life costs, and producing the modular units. Magna Housing explored the business case, in collaboration with all other parties including stakeholders, demonstrating why the government drivers for offsite methodology, via the Industrial … Continue reading “Why is the time right for offsite in a challenging housing market?”

University Hospital of North Tees – Energy Centre

NTH Solutions LLP (NTH), as managers of North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust’s estates and facilities, identified a requirement to upgrade/replace their on-campus energy centre (coming to the end of its life after operating for almost 50 years). Image: Existing energy centre now ready for decommissioning The decision to build a new energy centre … Continue reading “University Hospital of North Tees – Energy Centre”

Offsite Project of the Year: New Build Prison at Wellingborough

At Kier, digital tools and offsite manufacturing are fundamental to successfully delivering value for our for clients throughout the lifecycle of the project. BIM and Modern Methods of Construction go hand-in-hand with the Government’s aims of reducing costs through increased productivity and advanced data management. Nowhere is the success of this approach more evident than … Continue reading “Offsite Project of the Year: New Build Prison at Wellingborough”

Manufacturing Led Construction

The Mid Group was established in 2015 to be the most sustainable contractor in the UK, with offsite construction the enabler. We adopt an approach of Manufacturing Led Construction.  We collaborate with a range of manufacturers and use their manufactured components and assemble them on-site.  Our role is that of Integrator. We have engineered solutions … Continue reading “Manufacturing Led Construction”

Offsite Project of the Year: The Grange University Hospital

The Grange University Hospital (GUH) is the largest capital project in Wales, a 450 bed specialist critical care centre, it has been delivered in exemplary fashion by maximising the extent of the project which has been manufactured offsite. The range of structural, façade, MEP elements and ensuite pods produced in this way is extensive. Laing … Continue reading “Offsite Project of the Year: The Grange University Hospital”

Offsite Project of the Year: Gateshead Innovation Village

Gateshead Innovation Village (GIV) is a live research and construction project led by Home Group and is supported by Homes England; delivery partner ENGIE Regeneration; project manager, Elliott Associates; and architect, IDP. At GIV, Home Group were looking at new ways to disrupt the way housing is delivered and build the homes that are so … Continue reading “Offsite Project of the Year: Gateshead Innovation Village”