Neil Thomas, Director of Housing at H+H considers the current drive to MMC Recently Neil Thomas of H+H Celcon reviewed the drive towards MMC and the common confusion with a purely modular approach to construction. Neil write "So MMC is the solution for the housing crisis? As a shorthand for the need to reinvigorate [...]
MFS are announced as a Finalist in the Ashford Business Awards 2019 Masonry Frame Systems are proud to announce that we have been shortlisted in the Innovation category in the Ashford Business Awards. The awards ceremony will be held on Wednesday 20th November at the Ashford International Hotel. The Masonry Frame System is pure innovation, in [...]
Michael Van Tendeloo leads Xella team with an onsite Hololens demonstration Xella and Eisfeld Ingenieure presented the use of Hololens technology live on the construction site for the first time in Germany on 7th November 2019. As one of the first companies in the construction industry, Xella uses this technology to support the digital planning and implementation [...]
Thrilled to see Mark Farmer appointed by the Government as MMC Housebuilding Champion Housing minister Esther McVey has named Mark Farmer, author of the influential Modernise or Die report and CEO of Cast Consultancy, as ‘champion of modern methods of construction (MMC) in housebuilding’. Mark Farmer is known for his 2016 report the Farmer [...]
MFS welcomes Xella's Michael Van Tendeloo to the UK MFS welcome the recent appoint of Michael Van Tendeloo as Xella GmbH’s Business Development Executive for the UK. His clear focus is on development throughout London and the South East of England. Michael comes with a wealth of experience in BIM and Digital Transformation, having previously been the Digital Transformation [...]
Glass balconies are being installed. 344 London Road is completed We went along to view our Xella Silka Element project in East Croydon the day after the scaffolding had been taken down to reveal the face brickwork that we also completed on this construction project. Behind the brickwork is an insulated cavity, all in [...]
Government responds to report on Modern Methods of Construction and P-DfMA Following a recent report on Modern Methods of Construction from the Housing, Communities and Local Government Select Committee, the government responds. The government welcomed the report on MMC, understanding the importance to “build homes faster while upholding quality” as the pace of housebuilding over the recent years has been [...]
Matt runs 1st ever 10k Really proud of MFS's Matt, who works with our planning team for running the Givaudan 10k at the Julie Rose earlier this month. A fantastic achievement, showing real dedication.
The Xella Silka Element Challenge was completed in just under six hours, and Lisa from Crawley Borough Council wins the iPad! A team of just three MFS heroes built the structural walls of a one bedroom apartment, using Xella's Silka large-format blocks and Lissmac mini-cranes LIVE at South East Construction Expo on Thursday 26th September 2019. The Challenge began at 8am [...]
The Xella Silka Element Challenge Image Gallery So much work went into making this challenge possible and this gallery shows how the event shaped up and took place. The MFS team totally smashed this challenge in just under six hours!