Smith’s Dock awarded Offsite Project of the Year at 2019 Building Awards

Our modular Town House and Fab House homes at Smith’s Dock have been awarded the Offsite Project of the Year accolade at the 2019 annual Building Awards.   Joint venture partners Urban Splash and Places for People – the collaborators delivering the Smith’s Dock site – have been recognised at the Building Awards thanks to… Read More »

Modular in 2019

Modular in 2019

With Houses on site at Port Loop in Birmingham, more planned for New Islington in Manchester – and a new modular typology coming in the form of Mansion House – 2019 is going to be an even busier year for our modular business. But which processes do we use to create our modular homes, and… Read More »

BBC Radio 4 on “Is house building on the cusp of change?” The role of factories in housing

I was asked to contribute to this BBC Radio 4 feature on housebuilding and the growing trend of building homes in factories – which you can listen to in full here.   The podcast talks about disruption, and whether house builders like Urban Splash are going to do for housing, what Uber did in the… Read More »

“A focus on space instead of rooms” puts our Houses at the heart of a new NLA exhibition

New London Architecture (NLA) this week launched a new exhibition to present the findings of its research into modular housing as a solution for London – and I’m delighted to tell you that House by Urban Splash is featured as an exemplar within it.   The NLA commissioned its research earlier this year, exploring factory-made… Read More »