With Ecobuild done and dusted and the soles of my shoes replaced I am really looking forward to next weeks Explore Offsite at the NEC.  

The below interview with Barratts CEO David Thomas demonstrates the ongoing need for developers to look at innovative ways for the industry to evolve product supply.  With continued strain on margins, it gives a compelling case for investment in offsite construction in timberframing.  Additionally, although not highlighted below, the free flow of labour helps manage costs in this area. The building anticipation in from the industry regarding Junes referendum lends itself to some interesting times for the industry...