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

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|

Why the Best build Method for the Tonbridge Extra Care Housing Scheme is Xella

Why the Best build Method for the Tonbridge Extra Care Housing Scheme is Xella Being Masonry build specialists, we have spoken for some time about the virtues of building systems that are commonly used across Europe. Xella is one of our favourite companies that provide these alternative build systems. From Ytong blocks to Silka Elements, they really have [...]

By |2019-04-05T14:11:17+00:00April 11th, 2017|MFS News, Project News|

St Faiths, North Dulwich

St Faiths, North Dulwich Works are progressing well on site at North Dulwich. The roof covering is now on with the windows and external render system starting this week. Ash Contracting Ltd from Ryarsh, Kent are the Main Contractors, working for the Diocese of Southwark. On this project we carried out the 215mm Solid External works using [...]

By |2019-04-09T13:06:10+00:00March 14th, 2017|MFS News, Project News|

Gales Place Reaches Passivhaus Standard

Gales Place Reaches Passivhaus Standard We are pleased to share that Gales Place has successfully reached Passivhaus standards. This was Westridge’s first Passivhaus build and we are proud to help them achieve the standard. With this achievement Westridge have joined an elite group of contractors in the UK that has successfully completed a Passivhaus development. It is [...]

By |2019-05-21T11:10:10+00:00March 4th, 2017|Awards & Achievements, MFS News, Project News|

MFS embarks on one of its largest projects using the Xella Silka system

MFS embarks on one of its largest projects using the Xella Silka system It is with great excitement that we announce the commencement of one of our most significant projects using the new Xella Silka building system. Working with Main Contractor Jenner (Contractors) Ltd of Folkestone, we have been awarded the contract to build the whole structural [...]

By |2019-04-09T13:25:31+00:00February 8th, 2017|MFS News, Project News|
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