Longfield, Kent

MFS were awarded the above contract to build 27 units (24 flats and 3 bungalows) for property developer Gray’s Thurrock Properties Limited. Our contract period was 12 weeks; we took our build from oversite slab to roof construction.

Green Housing


Construction at a glance:

Location: Longfield, Kent.
Client: Gray’s Thurrock Properties Limited
Build TypeResidential Low Rise
No of Units: 27 units, 24 flats and 3 bungalows
Status: Project completed in November 2011.
Build Duration: 12 weeks on site
MFS System: H+H Celcon Thin Joint Blockwork

Additional build requirements:

  • Precast concrete floor planks & stairs
  • Roof trusses
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Project Details

The 1st floors of the flats (blocks 2 -5) were installed by Milbank Floors on our behalf. All units were built from Celcon aircrete blocks in thin joint, both inner and outer skins. The external elevations being rendered.

Construction Achievements:

0 weeks
less time on site
Reduction in Labour
Less waste on site
Overall build saving

Key Performance Indicators


  • 12 weeks on site


  • 10 weeks less time on site than a traditional build

  • 50% less labour required

  • Over £120k in overall build spend

  • 70% less waste on site

  • Occupation 10 weeks earlier than a traditional build


  • Fire resistant: Excellent 4hrs+

  • Acoustic: Excellent

  • Thermal: Good

  • Green Credentials: A rated


  • Design Warranty

  • Part E & Part L Building regs

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