Building Better, the National Housing Federation-supported alliance of housing associations working to develop offsite solutions for the social housing sector, has selected Procurement for Housing to develop a procurement framework for offsite manufacturing with the aim of building a minimum of 500 homes.
Enfield Council has used a large-scale upgrade and refurbishment of the Lytchet Way Estate in Enfield, as a cost effective means to increase social housing. Through the innovative use of Langley Roof Top Development (RTD) system, Enfield has created 25 additional flats on three existing blocks.
Aluminium decking specialists AliDeck continued their recent run of innovation and product development with the announcement of the expansion of their standard colour range for aluminium deck boards and joists.
Leading safety and building compliance authority, Bureau Veritas, has pledged its full support to the government’s recent introduction of a new 11m threshold for sprinklers – asserting it marks a vital step forward in the journey towards enhanced fire safety regulation.
Demanding regulation standards and the sheer scale of a residential housing project like East London’s New Garden Quarter, have seen aluminium building systems supplier Technal and installer Ravenworth work together to deliver this £4.2m scope of work for Telford Homes. This includes windows, patio and entrance doors as well as curtain walling.