MFS News

Latest news from MFS, including general Masonry Frame System news, team up dates and partnerships.

Robert Pointer awarded RICS Fellowship

Robert Pointer awarded RICS Fellowship MFS are proud to announce that Robert Pointer, our Commercial Director and Co–founder, has been awarded his RICS Fellowship.  Rob has been a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors for some years now and achieved his Chartered status in 1990. Over the last few months Rob has been working hard [...]

By |2020-07-08T15:51:26+00:00July 7th, 2020|Awards & Achievements, Featured News, MFS News|

SECBE Blog: Offsite Finalist

MFS are pleased to be an Offsite SECBE Awards 2020 finalist. The SECBE blog The MFS i-Form Solution is Masonry Frame Systems' structural and component-based build method, incorporating floors, walls, roofs that are manufactured offsite and assembled onsite to form the complete structural envelope of a building. A platform approach to DfMA & MMC. Read the full blog [...]

By |2020-06-18T16:20:33+00:00June 17th, 2020|Awards & Achievements, Featured News, MFS News, MMC and P-DfMA|

SECBE Blog: Health, Safety and Wellbeing SECBE Awards 2020 finalist

MFS are pleased to be a Health, Safety and Wellbeing SECBE Awards 2020 finalist. The SECBE blog At the centre of this submission is a new (to the UK) masonry block system called the Xella Silka Element system. Working in close partnership with Xella GmbH , Masonry Frame Systems (MFS) first looked at introducing this Modern Method [...]

By |2020-06-18T16:21:06+00:00June 10th, 2020|Awards & Achievements, Featured News, MFS News, MMC and P-DfMA|

MFS COVID-19 Secure working practices and RAMS

COVID-19 Secure Sites, MFS can still maintain 100% Productivity, 200% Quicker and 20% Cheaper - and here's how.. Several industry experts are currently questioning, ‘Does social distancing reduce productivity?’ – in many cases this will be so. Traditional methods will not be able to maintain ‘normal’ resource levels and unlikely to achieve 100% productivity whilst maintaining 2-metre [...]

By |2020-06-24T13:41:09+00:00May 6th, 2020|Construction Industry News, Featured News, MFS News, MMC and P-DfMA|

COVID-19 statement, open letter and continuing services

COVID 19 – MFS Trading and continuing services statement from Norman Hinckes, MD. We at Masonry Frame Systems Ltd have been closely monitoring the Government guidelines over recent days regarding the COVID-19 outbreak and the unprecedented impact this is having both at home and abroad. The Health, Safety and Wellbeing of all our employees and our daily [...]

By |2020-04-15T10:40:30+00:00April 2nd, 2020|Construction Industry News, Featured News, MFS News|

Platform DfMA first private sector project

Platform DfMA – a componentised approach to construction – is getting its first private sector run-out on a London office job. Read the full article >> Landsec, one of the UK’s largest commercial property developers, is working with integrated design practice Bryden Wood on a London office scheme which could transform how construction projects are [...]

By |2020-03-09T17:23:43+00:00March 9th, 2020|Construction Industry News, MFS News, MMC and P-DfMA|

P-DfMA, component based approach from Mace Tech

The P-DfMA construction method reshaping the London 2012 Athletes’ Village This article outlines how Mace Tech’s High Rise Solutions combines BIM, MMC and digital technology with an on-site, self-contained factory approach to reduce construction times while improving quality, to achieve some impressive results. The Jump Factory approach allowed Mace Tech to reduce design and construction programmes by 25%, [...]

By |2020-03-09T17:13:36+00:00March 9th, 2020|Construction Industry News, MFS News, MMC and P-DfMA|

MFS announced as finalists in the SECBE Awards 2020

MFS announced as finalists in the SECBE Awards 2020 in the Offsite and Health, Safety & Wellbeing categories We are pleased to announce that we submitted entries in two categories and have been shortlisted for both. Offsite CRITERIA: A number of factors are convening to make offsite construction a more attractive solution than ever before.  It can [...]

By |2020-03-06T13:49:07+00:00March 6th, 2020|Awards & Achievements, Featured News, MFS News|

Wishing everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Wishing everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! We would like to wish all our clients and suppliers a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. We think that 2020 is going to be a pivotal year for MMC and P-DfMA and are looking forward to being part of the new initiatives and innovations. MFS Opening [...]

By |2019-12-09T15:46:19+00:00December 18th, 2019|Featured News, MFS News|

The New Year in New Premises

MFS look forward to the New Year in new premises near Ashford, Kent From January 2020 the MFS team will be fully operational from spacious new premises near Ashford. Our contact numbers remain the same. New postal address from Mid December 2019 The Stables Court Lodge Farm Hinxhill ASHFORD Kent TN25 5NR Alternative contact numbers during the move [...]

By |2019-12-09T15:46:48+00:00December 7th, 2019|Featured News, MFS News|