What’s holding modular housing back?

What’s holding modular housing back?

The UK seems, on the face of it, to be behind the curve on the topic of Modern Methods of Construction – a term which encompasses a number of approaches involving off-site manufacture or assembly, and ‘factory-built’ products and buildings. These modern methods...
Moving London Forward

Moving London Forward

Cleaner and more efficient transport systems dominate the dominate the debate and the millions of pounds in research monies when it comes to shaping the transport modes and networks of the future. Yet we cannot ignore the necessity of adopting long-term transport...
Planning for employment in the NPPF

Planning for employment in the NPPF

After six years we have just seen the publication of a new National Planning Policy Framework(NPPF). Debate and discussion about the revisions to the NPPF have focused on housing delivery, as reflection of the national political agenda. What we have lost is any...
Micro Living: One Solution to the Housing Crisis

Micro Living: One Solution to the Housing Crisis

Gone are the days of owning ‘things’. Millennials own Kindles not books, they watch Netflix not DVDs, and they listen to Spotify not CDs. Our requirement for space has decreased, as new generations spend their disposable income on experiences instead of material...
Custom Build

Custom Build

As reported in the Thurrock Independent, Iceni Projects has submitted a scheme for 31 custom-build homes in Thurrock – making it a boroughwide first. With over 60 people on the Council’s register this site could go some way to meeting the overall need. The...