The claim came after the announcement that the GLA is considering a move to directly deliver housing in London to increase housebuilding.
In recent years, the UK has fallen short of its house building targets – which in turn are increasing year on year. It is predicted that a total of 250,000 homes need to be delivered annually in order to tackle spiralling house prices and the critical shortage of affordable homes.
It is also proposed that, whether the state takes on housebuilding, or if it left to private house builders, the benefits of offsite construction could play a crucial part in meeting the government housing targets that have been repeatedly missed.
The benefits of offsite construction will be discussed at the Explore Offsite Housing event, held in Birmingham on 7th July.
Discussions will take place concerning the future of public sector housing, private sector investment and the technologies on offer.
The event will focus on industry issues such as keynotes from the new government on its manufactured housing’ priorities, discussions with public and private sector clients on their initiatives and case studies of live projects.
Over 250 industry experts will be in attendance at the event alongside 30 offsite technology manufacturers who will create the complementary exhibition.
Speaker at Explore Offsite – Dr Ashley Lane, Group Partnerships Director of Persimmon Homes Group,commented: This is an excellent opportunity to discover ways of successfully delivering in a consistent manner ahigher rate of housing completions.
REHAU will be exhibiting at Plumbex 2018 this month, where it will present its new RAUTITAN offer to Irish customers at the Dublin show.Posted in Articles, Building Industry Events, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Exhibitions and Conferences, Heating Systems, Controls and Management, Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning - HVAC, Insulation, Pipes, Pipes & Fittings, Plumbing, Posts
Vent-Axia is supporting Noise Action Week, taking place right now (21 – 26 May) for the sixth year in succession.Posted in Acoustics, Noise & Vibration Control, Air Conditioning, Articles, Building Industry Events, Building Industry News, Building Services, Health & Safety, Heating Systems, Controls and Management, Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning - HVAC, Posts
In support of Dementia Action Week, Dulux Trade has launched its new evidence-based Healthcare Colour Palette to guarantee all healthcare environments are as dementia friendly as possible.Posted in Articles, Bathrooms, Bedrooms & Washrooms, Building Industry Events, Building Industry News, Health & Safety, Interior Design & Construction, Interiors, Paints, Paints, Coatings & Finishes, Posts, Research & Materials Testing, Restoration & Refurbishment, Retrofit & Renovation
REHAU is supporting this year’s Smart Home Week, where some of the latest smart home technologies available or under development for the windows industry are being showcased.Posted in Articles, Building Industry Events, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Exhibitions and Conferences, Information Technology, Innovations & New Products, Interior Design & Construction, Posts, Windows