Our award-winning House by Urban Splash is bringing a change of pace to the housebuilding sector

We were delighted this week to receive an award from Homes England in recognition of the impact of House by Urban Splash.   Our recent £90m deal – which saw us attract inward investment from Japan’s biggest housebuilder Sekisui House and Homes England – was awarded the Chair’s Award for Excellence by Homes England.  … Read More »

Timber…! The first Mansion House apartments are becoming a reality in Manchester

Timber fans will love the new structure that’s becoming a reality at New Islington in Manchester, as our first Mansion House apartments are being assembled on site. &bnsp; Created using super-sustainable cross-laminated timber – with every panel stamped with its own special passport number – these homes bring a whole new aesthetic to Manchester. As… Read More »

The beauty of shared space…

All of House by Urban Splash homes come with private spaces, with terraces or gardens to call your own, but we’re increasingly adding communal garden spaces too – shared green spaces akin to those found on the continent.   We want to create well-designed neighbourhoods providing opportunities for all kinds of play, from doorstep fun… Read More »

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 »