Entries by Lyn

Algeco UK shares a glimpse of solution at MOD Stafford

Algeco UK OSS has shared behind-the-scenes images of its latest 75-bedroom Single Living Accommodation (SLA) complex at the Ministry of Defence (MOD) Stafford. The company has delivered a full turnkey solution, acting as Principal Contractor to the Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) and the British Army. Modern Methods of Construction (MMC) refers to offsite and onsite […]

Global modular construction market worth $140.8 billion by 2029, estimates new report

The report “Modular Construction Market by Type (Permanent, Relocatable), Module, Material (Wood, Steel, Concrete), End-Use Industry (Residential, Office, Education, Retail & Commercial, Hospitality, Healthcare), Region – Global Forecast to 2029” estimated the global modular construction market size will grow from USD 104.1 billion in 2024 to USD 140.8 billion by 2029, at a CAGR of […]

Modular Timber Frame System provides landmark building for Gosport School

TG Escapes provide timber frame, net-zero buildings offering a highly flexible, bespoke, turnkey, architectural design and build solution to a wide range of customers. Biophilic design principles are combined with sustainable materials and the latest technology to create buildings that are beautiful, ergonomic and inspiring for their occupants whilst offering exceptional environmental integrity. One of […]


Major modular housing scheme moves forward

Specialist low carbon developer and modular manufacturer Starship is bringing forward a project in Wallasey, Wirral, which is set to be one of the largest modular carbon zero housing developments in the North West. In partnership with North West housing association, Onward Homes, and supported by Homes England and the Liverpool City Region Brownfield Land […]

Reboot for £3.6bn NHS modular buildings framework

Around 21 modular specialists face a fight to retain places on the next-generation modular building framework for NHS Shared Business Services. The rebooted framework has been expanded to cover new sectors, doubling the expected workload over the next four years to £3.6bn. For the first time, it will include a hybrid construction/modular lot, where the […]

Lambeth continues to tackle affordable housing shortage through innovative partnership

Lambeth Council, working closely with a leading youth homelessness charity, aims to broaden the housing landscape for young working people struggling to find affordable accommodation in the borough. The council’s proposal involves a 60-year term lease agreement with Centrepoint to develop 18 units of high-quality, affordable homes, catering specifically to employed young people aged 18 […]


West Midlands Mayor finds out more about modern methods of construction in Walsall factory visit

LoCaL Homes, an award-winning advanced offsite housing manufacturing facility in Walsall, recently received a high-profile visit from a trio of Tory politicians. Mayor of the West Midlands, Andy Street CBE, Cllr Adrian Andrew, Deputy Leader of Walsall Council, local MP Wendy Morton (Aldridge-Brownhills) and their staff were given a tour around the LoCaL Homes factory […]


Prefab Housing Dreams Collapse in Bristol: Modular Construction’s Future in Question

Residents of Lockleaze, Bristol, are facing the stark realities of modular construction gone awry. A development promising a faster, greener, and cheaper housing solution has turned into a prolonged nightmare, as homes built using modern prefabricated techniques face dismantling due to foundational flaws. This setback not only disrupts the lives of local residents but also […]

Work to build new homeless pods in Bristol underway

Work is due to begin on developing seven new one-bed small homes as Places for People expands its homelessness accommodation and support services for homeless people in Bristol. Places for People have operated supported accommodation at Stonebridge Park for over 23 years providing support and accommodation to vulnerable homeless men. The current accommodation offers 27 […]

New council homes to be built in Johnstown

Wrexham Council say they are “taking sustainable housing to the next level” in the borough as it launches its first ever ‘modern methods of construction (MMC) new build’ at a site on Heol Offa, Johnstown. MMC is described as a ‘off site construction’ techniques, then assembly on site, as a Welsh Government strategy explains should […]