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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 »

New methods of construction for a new decade; these homes are being craned into place at New Islington

Award-winning regeneration company Urban Splash has launched a brand new residential phase of New Islington in Manchester, as the first House by Urban Splash Town House homes have arrived onsite at Piercy Street.   As with all House by Urban Splash homes – they’ve been built in a factory in Alfreton in the East Midlands.… 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 ‘primed for significant scale’

For several years now, it has been impossible to attend any construction industry event without hearing clarion calls for modular construction. Because modular involves manufacturing large components in factory conditions, its advocates argue, homes built using the methodology can be assembled quicker and at lower cost, are of a higher quality and can boast far… Read More »