House market: Modular homes could be the future of the British construction industry | Property | Life & Style

It also wants councils to set their own design quality standards and use virtual reality technology to win round communities and end “not in my backyard” attitudes. It certainly looks like factory-built modular homes could be the future for the British construction industry, which is experiencing a slow but steady growth in the number of companies delivering pre-built modular housing. Newly launched ILKE Homes aims to deliver 2,000 precision-engineered modular houses and low-rise flats to the UK market every year after recently setting up a factory in Harrogate, Yorkshire. Its…

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Brexit news: Grand Designs’ Kevin McCloud predicts construction CRISIS | Property | Life & Style

Brexit will have a number of effects on the UK property market, with some experts predicting house prices will fall. However, Kevin McCloud, 58, of Grand Designs, has warned there may also be a construction “crisis” on the horizon after Brexit. Brexit will happen on Friday 29 March 2019 at 11pm, according to an Article 50 deadline set by British Prime Minister Theresa May. Kevin was quick to acknowledge the benefits Brexit may have for construction and building in the UK. He said: ““A freedom from some of the restrictions…

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