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Granton pilot project will test new approach for ‘high-performing’ affordable homes

A new guide of net zero carbon building designs has been tipped to provide a 'significant boost' to Scotland’s affordable housing sector, as part...

Modular building specialist confirms ambitious UK expansion plans

MODULAR building specialist Volumetric Building Companies (VBC) has confirmed plans to expand in the UK market. The global firm said it is on track to...

Work complete on ‘groundbreaking’ £9.8m affordable modular home development

THE first large-scale affordable modular housing development in Scotland has been completed within budget and one month ahead of schedule. Delivered by Riverside Scotland and...

The road to true net zero

As construction works towards reducing carbon emissions, John Smith, technical director at Donaldson Timber Systems, discusses why embodied carbon is critical to its success IT’S...

Upgraded Cumbernauld facilities help self-builders bring ideas to life

WITH the self-build housing market continuing to grow, Scotframe announced recently that it has invested in a complete upgrade of its Cumbernauld showroom, providing...

Mix of materials should form offsite sector’s zero carbon tool kit

By Sam Hart, head of modern methods of construction (MMC) at Built Environment – Smarter Transformation (BE-ST) IN Scotland’s housebuilding sector timber frame has fast...

Connect Modular secures £1m contract to deliver amenity bungalows in Stevenston

CONNECT Modular has been appointed by North Ayrshire Council to deliver six new amenity bungalows at Afton Court, Stevenston. The development, which is supported by...

Modular construction specialist lands place on new housing framework

CUMNOCK-based Connect Modular is celebrating after being appointed to the H2 New Build Housing Construction Framework by the Scottish Procurement Alliance (SPA). The four-year public...

Highland construction firms invited to experience ‘cutting edge’ sector tech

HIGHLAND and Islands SMEs working across the construction and built environment sector are being invited to attend free workshops next week to experience 'cutting...

Springfield unveils plans to bring Durieshill vision to life

SPRINGFIELD Properties has announced it has submitted a planning application for a 'sustainable and innovative' information centre and new show homes at Durieshill, Stirling. The...

Ayrshire construction firms put best foot forward for charity

THREE Ayrshire construction businesses have taken part in an eight-mile sponsored walk to raise funds for Ayrshire Cancer Support. The Wee House Company, Connect Modular...

‘Knowledge library’ tipped to boost timber design and construction

TIMBER Development UK (TDUK) has entered a new partnership with Edinburgh Napier University and the New Model Institute for Technology and Engineering (NMITE) with...

Timber frame specialist unveils new Cumbernauld showroom

TIMBER frame specialist Scotframe has invested in a new showroom and sales office in Cumbernauld. The facility, which has been created in response to growing...

Edinburgh Napier University’s expanded facility tipped to help next generation excel in construction

THE expansion of a technology facility at Edinburgh Napier University has been tipped to give the next generation of engineering and construction leaders 'every...

Donaldson Timber Systems earns BOPAS plus accreditation

TIMBER frame specialist, Donaldson Timber Systems (DTS), has announced it has become one of the first manufacturers to achieve Buildoffsite Property Assurance Scheme Plus...

We need to make the stars align for building zero carbon homes

As AIMCH, the flagship collaborative R&D project to develop, trial and scale up industrialised housing techniques ends, Stewart Dalgarno, its project director reflects on...

Offsite construction specialist appoints corporate strategy director

OFFSITE specialist Premier Modular has announced the appointment of Lee Young as corporate strategy director. He will be tasked with developing the firm's strategy for the...

AIMCH project scoops top innovation accolade

STEWART Milne Group, in partnership with Barratt Developments and Forster Group, landed the Innovation of the Year (Transition to Net Zero) accolade at the...

Offsite specialist in landmark ESG certification

OFFSITE construction specialist Premier Modular has announced the business has been awarded Europe’s first ESG certification. Following an audit by SGS, Premier has been certified...

Practical tips for specifying bathroom pods

Offsite Solutions is supplying bathroom pods in a £3 million contract for a Moda build-to-rent scheme in Glasgow, working with Robertson Group. Here, MD...