Government responds to report on Modern Methods of Construction, P-DfMA

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 [...]

By |2019-11-15T11:56:45+00:00October 25th, 2019|Uncategorized|

The Silka Challenge completed in just under six hours and our iPad winner

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 – Building an Apartment in a Day

The Xella Silka Element Challenge: Building an Apartment in a Day An exciting LIVE construction demonstration South East Construction Expo Thursday 26 September 2019, 9:00 am to 4:00pm South of England Event Centre, Ardingly, Haywards Heath RH17 6TH The Xella Silka Challenge is to complete the construction of the structural walls [...]

By |2019-10-07T14:23:51+00:00July 31st, 2019|Awards & Achievements, SE Expo 2019, Uncategorized|

Business Bunker Interview: Norman Hinckes and Paul Andrews

Business Bunker Interview: Norman Hinckes and Paul Andrews On 30th July 2019 MFS's MD Norman Hinckes chatted to Paul Andrews on the Business Bunker Radio Show about Masonry Frame Systems and how the MFS approach to DfMA addresses some of the challenges facing the construction industry today. Paul astutely described the MFS construction system as 'Lego for adults' [...]

By |2019-10-07T14:06:33+00:00July 30th, 2019|Awards & Achievements, MFS News, SE Expo 2019, Uncategorized|

Thoughts from Mark Farmer, BBC Breakfast

Interesting thoughts on MMC & Modular Construction from Mark Farmer on BBC Breakfast Government Advisor, Mark Farmer, CEO of Cast Consultancy and Co-Chair of Constructing Excellence echoed our thoughts on MMC and modular forms construction last week on BBC Breakfast. He outlined how developers & manufacturers should be collaborating at scale, not procuring traditionally project by project, as [...]

By |2019-06-25T10:19:18+00:00June 11th, 2019|Uncategorized|

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 [...]

MFS Golden Scoop Awards

2006-2014 MFS Golden Scoop Awards Winners MFS ran the Golden Scoop Awards from 2006-2014 Darren Derrick Named ‘Golden Scoop’ for 2014 MFS are hugely proud to announce that Darren Derrick is the Golden Scoop of the year 2014, Darren has been given this award for his contribution to the Crest Nicholson Bath Regeneration Project. Darren has previously [...]

By |2019-11-12T11:15:52+00:00May 17th, 2014|Awards & Achievements, MFS News, Uncategorized|