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    Raising the bar for offsite housing

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    26 April 2018
    BRE, Bucknalls Lane, Watford. WD25 9NH

    Quality and performance of offsite housing:a public consultation on an assessment methodology


    This free workshop will explore the wider context of UK offsite housing construction and its place in the national response to the housing challenge. The session will cover the standards, assessment methods & schemes operating to assure offsite quality, durability and performance of components and systems. The program includes the work of MHCLG’s MMC Working Group and will inform discussion about delivering client, customer and insurer confidence in offsite enabled housing. 

    Event programme


    • Session Chairman: Nick Whitehouse, Buildoffsite
    • Key Note Speaker: Mark Farmer on behalf of MHCLG
    • Jeff Maxted, BOPAS
    • Adam Locke and Dominic Boys, Laing O’Rourke 
    • Julie Bregulla and David Gall, BRE 
    • Shaun Kelly, Notting Hill Housing Group


    09:30     Registration

    10:00     Welcome; Session Chairman – Nick Whitehouse, Buildoffsite

    10:10     Keynote presentation: Offsite Housing Construction in the UK

                 Mark Farmer, Chairman - MHCLG MMC Working group

    10:40     The UK’s Offsite Standards Context Map; Julie Bregulla, BRE

    11:00     Q&A session

    11:20     BOPAS – Providing Assurance to Lenders and Valuers

                  Jeff Maxted, BOPAS

    11:40     BPS 7014 & Certification: A Multi-tiered Offsite Assessment Method

                 David Gall and Julie Bregulla, BRE

    12:00     A User’s Perspective; Shaun Kelly, Notting Hill Housing Group

    12:20     Q&A panel chaired by Nick Whitehouse, Buildoffsite

    12:45     Close of workshop & networking lunch 

    Intended audience

    Anyone interested in modular housing from manufacturers, contractors, clients, insurers to users.

    For more information

    0333 321 8811