Project News

Project news updates, including development news, project progression, construction schedules, and achievements.

Interview with Norman Hinckes with CIN Magazine

Construction Industry News Interview with Norman Hinckes Early in May 2019 Nigel Martin, Group Editor for Construction Industry News reported on the reasons why MFS are shortlisted for two Construction Excellence Awards in the 'Innovation' and 'Off Site' categories. Read the full CIN article on their website here MD Norman Hinckes started by saying “We started out as a [...]

Full video for our Ampersand project

Full video of our completed Ampersand project using the Xella Silka Element System MFS were appointed to work with PDR Construction Ltd to deliver the full structural envelope of a 118 apartment build over 5 blocks for Haxted Estates, our largest project to date using the Xella Silka Element building system. This video utilises the drone footage we shot throughout the 155 [...]

By |2019-06-04T12:22:15+00:00June 4th, 2019|Awards & Achievements, Featured News, MFS News, Project News|

SECBE Blog on our Awards 2019 shortlisting

SECBE Blog on our Innovation SECBE Awards 2019 shortlisting for the Rosewell House project in Tonbridge, Kent SECBE have published a blog featuring our project at Rosewell House, the Extra Care Housing complex in Tonbridge, Kent. The MFS DfMA approach for ‘medium to high’ rise construction of flats, apartments, care & retirement homes and student accommodation has been instrumental [...]

MFS appointed by Westmount Square Ltd

MFS appointed to construct nine apartments at 344 London Road Croydon by  Westmount Square Ltd MFS continue their recent success with the appointment to construct nine apartments in Croydon using the Xella Silka Element building system. The team at MFS are very pleased to announce that they have recently been appointed by Westmount Square Ltd to deliver the complete [...]

By |2019-11-07T15:33:21+00:00March 18th, 2019|Featured News, MFS News, Project News|

MFS appointed to complete the Panorama project in Ashford, Kent

MFS appointed to complete the Panorama project in Ashford, Kent The team at MFS are very pleased to announce that they have recently been appointed by Hyper Construction Ltd to deliver the complete structural envelope for the Panorama project in Ashford, Kent using the Xella Silka Element building system. Work started in December 2018 on the superstructure [...]

By |2019-04-01T16:21:00+00:00January 18th, 2019|MFS News, Project News|

Ampersand Apartments Week 32 – the finishing touches

Ampersand Apartments Week 32 – the finishing touches Now very nearly complete, MFS are installing the final roof planks and parapets. The P.C.C cantilever balconies were designed by the Design Team at PDR and MFS to be built in as the floor planks were being installed. Saving time, money and the hassle of installing the balconies at [...]

By |2019-06-19T12:07:22+00:00January 15th, 2019|MFS News, Project News|

Rosewell House opens in Tonbridge

Rosewell House opens in Tonbridge We worked with Jenner Contractors on this project for Rapport Housing & Care, shaving 3 months off the build programme. Many visitors to the site over the build period commented about the lack of noise, waste, and dust on site, with all cutting taking place off-site. Great to see the residents moving in! Another great example of where Xella’s [...]

By |2019-04-02T10:36:48+00:00November 20th, 2018|MFS News, Project News|

View the week 27 drone video of the Ampersand Apartments Project

View the week 27 drone video of the Ampersand Apartments Project Nearing completion! Drone footage of week 27 progress on site above, where Block A’s walls are being constructed, Block B’s 3rd floor is complete and Block D is ready for roofing. MFS was appointed to work with PDR Construction Ltd on a new project, which will see us deliver [...]

By |2019-04-02T11:06:34+00:00November 19th, 2018|MFS News, Project News|

118 Apartments, Kenley, Surrey

118 Apartments, Kenley, Surrey We are delighted to announce that we have recently been appointed to work with PDR Construction Ltd on a new project, which will see us deliver the full structural envelope of a 118 apartment build for Aequitas Estates Ltd, our largest project to date using the Xella Silka building system. Built across 5 blocks, the apartments [...]

By |2019-04-02T15:17:44+00:00February 2nd, 2018|MFS News, Project News|

Tonbridge Extra Care Housing, Tudeley Lane – Project Debrief

Tonbridge Extra Care Housing, Tudeley Lane – Project Debrief With severe time constraints and a very tight handover schedule, Jenner Contractors Ltd of Folkestone first approached us to discuss what alternative build methods we could put forward that would ‘fast track’ the construction shell, to significantly reduce the build programme with assured delivery. After a fully consultative [...]

By |2019-04-05T12:25:10+00:00October 27th, 2017|MFS News, Project News|