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Looking for your first home in North Shields? Head to Smith’s Dock on Saturday 9th June as joint venture developers Places for People and Urban Splash host a special event for buyers looking to get on the ladder

Looking for your first home in North Shields? Head to Smith’s Dock on Saturday 9th June as joint venture developers Places for People and Urban Splash host a special event for buyers looking to get on the ladder – with properties available including Smokehouses apartments from just £125,000 as well as 10 George Clarke-designed Fab… Read More »

The UK has a long way to go to become a leader in modular construction

Modular construction has great potential as a major UK export, according to the government’s recent industrial strategy, but the truth is there is some way to go.   Another of my favourites is Urban Splash and shedkm’s modular housing offering, which exemplifies the flexibility and personalisation that offsite construction can bring to the market.  … Read More »

Home delivery: box fresh houses from factory to site in three easy steps

A leading UK property development group has told a Dublin conference how their booming modular portfolio has been a “game changer” for the country’s housing shortage.   Speaking at the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland Proptech and Smart Construction Conference last week, Urban Splash senior development manager Adam Willetts said off-site technology has allowed the… Read More »

Developer Urban Splash signs up TV architect George Clarke

Developer Urban Splash has signed up TV architect George Clarke as an investor.   The star of programmes such as Channel 4’s Restoration Man, The Great British Property Scandal and George Clarke’s Amazing Spaces, will bring his design skills to the Manchester-headquartered firm.   Clarke said: “I have known the talented Urban Splash team for… Read More »

Urban Splash agrees terms to acquire SIG building systems and announces two new investors – extending its commitment to modular development

Award winning regeneration company Urban Splash has today made two significant announcements to its modular housing business – Urban Splash Modular Ltd.   The company, which is headquartered in Manchester but operates across England, has agreed terms to acquire certain trade and assets of SIG Building System, the modular offsite construction business of SIG plc;… Read More »

Urban Splash buys modular housing construction business

Urban Splash has agreed terms to acquire modular offsite construction business SIG Building Systems and has announced two new investors in a show of commitment to modular development.   The acquisition includes SIG’s modular factory in the East Midlands, all the IP and patents of its modular housing system and around 70 staff. The factory… Read More »

Duo of new investors for Urban Splash as its acquires SIG

Regeneration specialist Urban Splash has agreed terms to acquire modular offsite construction business SIG Building Systems.   A second announcement sees two prominent figures join the Urban Splash Modular Ltd business – as both architect and Channel 4 presenter George Clarke and North West tech entrepreneur and founder of WeBuyAnyCar.com, Noel McKee announce their investment… Read More »