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  • Hope Street

    This week #tbt has us look back at the Hester Architect Hope Street project.
  • Go Modular

    As with anything that preaches speed – Go Modular claim they can reduce build periods by up to 45%.  In terms of financial cost, the efficiency is such that it can create additional client revenues of up to 6% of project costs through early delivery to market.
  • Bristol / Lofts préfabriqués insérés dans logements

    French National Television Elaborate On The Bristol
    Project From Vision, Inception & Installation.
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  • Modular homes lifted into historic Bristol scheme

    In what is believed to be a first for off-site construction, bespoke volumetric units have been installed within the shell of an existing building. 

  • Modular homes lifted into historic Bristol scheme

    Working with manufacturer Go Modular Technologies, the project saw pre-built apartments specially made to fit inside the shell of an existing building on Park Street before being craned onto the roof.

  • Lift-off for pioneering Bristol scheme that unlocks potential of factory-built homes

    Bespoke pre-built homes have been craned into an existing building on one of Bristol’s busiest streets in a UK-first that has also brought so-called modular construction back into focus as a way of helping to solve the city’s housing crisis.

  • Pre-built apartments craned into position on Bristol’s Park Street

    Urban Creation is behind a pioneering approach to construction that is seeing bespoke, pre-built apartments craned into an existing building on one of Bristol’s most famous thoroughfares.

    The site – 50 Park Street – was formerly a nightclub but was vacant and dilapidated when Urban Creation bought it in in 2018.

  • In Bristol, prefabricated housing is inserted in an old building

    Since Sunday, August 11, Park Street, a street in the historic center of Bristol, England, closes the night for an operation that attracts the attention of the British media and arouses the curiosity of passersby. At 20 hours, a crane of 200 tons is brought. She hoists 7.5 to 10 ton modules all the way to the top of a four-storey building whose roof was removed and places them inside the building, which has been hollowed out and stripped of sound. back wall for the operation but retains its brick and stone facade and its two side walls. In this pre-existing envelope, the crane stacks prefabricated housing modules, ready to live, before starting again at dawn. At six in the morning, the street returns to normal life.

  • PRE-BUILT MODULAR HOMES CRANED INTO PARK STREET BUILDING IN UK FIRST

    Modular construction has been used widely for new builds, but in a first in the UK homes that have been created off-site in a factory and have been specially made to fit into the shell of an existing building are being craned into place on Park Street.

  • Pictures show flats being dropped into former Park Street nightclub in UK first

    It's one of Bristol's most iconic views, but if you've taken a wander up Park Street over the past two evenings you'll have noticed a rather large obstruction in your path.

    A huge crane has been positioned in the centre of the road.

  • Modular homes craned into former Bristol nightclub

    Modular homes craned into former Bristol nightclub.

  • New wine in old bottles

    Nine prefabricated homes are being lowered by crane into an old building in Bristol, to convert an old nightclub into modern housing.

  • Engineers lower pre-built flat into Bristol building

    It is believed to be the first time engineers have lifted a complete flat into place between existing buildings.

  • 'Bespoke pre-built' student flats craned into empty buildings

    At times, builders had less than an inch of space between the unit and the exterior wall.

    You might have heard of made-to-measure furniture, but what about made-to-measure flats?

    A former nightclub in Bristol is being turned into flats that have been built in a factory and slotted into place.

  • ‘Industry first’ as modular homes are lowered into existing building

    Bristol-based Urban Creation lowered nine factory-built apartments into a vacant building on Park Street in the city.

    ​A developer has craned nine modular homes into the shell of an existing building in what is believed to be an industry first in the UK.

  • Business briefing: Flats-packed ready-made homes craned into old club

    A GIANT crane lowers a ready-made flat into position in Britain’s first ever development of modular apartments inside a disused building.

    The flat, which comes fully decorated with a kitchen and bathroom, is one of nine being placed in the former Salute! nightclub in Park Street, Bristol, in just three days this week.

    They will be ready to be rented out to students next month

  • FLAT PACK FIX

    Pre-built homes with kitchens and bathrooms are lowered into empty building – but could they fix the housing crisis?

    LAST night in Bristol, pre-built flats complete with bathrooms and kitchens were lowered by crane into a former nightclub.

     

    The new homes were built in a factory, fully fitted out and decorated and then lowered into the 1950s building which has been standing empty for three years.

  • Workers lower ready-made kitchen, bathroom and bedroom modules into shell of a building in first of its kind in the UK

    • In what is believed to be a first for the UK building industry a modular home was lowered into an existing shell

    • The Bristol building project was undertaken at night and a crane lifted a pre-fab home into a former nightclub

    • The unit came complete with a kitchen, bathroom, and cavity wall insulation and only had to be unwrapped

  • Bristol developer Urban Creation to crane pre-built homes into city’s famous Park Street

    The street could be closed for three nights.

    A Bristol developer is planning to crane a number of pre-built homes into an existing building on Park Street in the city.

  • Park Street to close so prefabricated flats can be 'dropped' into shell of nightclub

    The ready-made flats will be brought up from Southampton to Bristol by lorry then craned into place

    Park Street is set to be closed for three nights next month when a number of pre-built flats are craned into an old nightclub.

  • Prefabricated homes to be craned into place on Bristol’s Park Street

    Innovative prefabricated homes are set to be craned into an existing building on Bristol’s famous Park Street

    Urban Creation is behind the pioneering approach that will see prefabricated homes craned into an existing building on Park Street in Bristol.

  • Innovative pre-fabricated homes set to be craned into place on Bristol’s famous Park Street

    Urban Creation is behind a pioneering approach to construction that will see pre-fabricated homes craned into an existing building on one of Bristol’s most famous thoroughfares.

  • Modular home specialists GO_modular are setting up their first offsite factory near Southampton as the business looks to disrupt the traditional housebuilding market

    GO_modular has signed a ten-year lease on a 20,874 sq ft industrial warehouse with commercial property consultancy Vail Williams.   

    Vail Williams’ transactional team in the Solent acted for the private landlord of the refurbished unit, which has three loading doors and a large secure yard.

    Materials will be supplied to the offsite factory, at Calmore Industrial Estate with manufactured modules then transported to sites and installed.

  • Modular homes specialist moves into design and construction factory near Southampton

    A UK pioneer in the modular construction of homes is setting up its first customised factory near Southampton as the innovator looks to disrupt the traditional house-building market.

    “As a start-up business, this is an exciting time for the team and the location, close to the M271, M27 and M3, is excellent for recruitment and transport purposes and means we can lay the foundations for growth. Vail Williams acted to the letter, with a smooth process for all concerned.”

    GO_modular aims to deliver 300-plus units from the factory, with plans to expand via a factory franchising model.

  • Modular housing specialist signs up for factory at Totton.

    A UK pioneer in the modular construction of homes is setting up its first customised factory near Southampton as the innovator looks to disrupt the traditional housebuilding market.

     In a property deal through commercial property consultancy Vail Williams, GO_modular signed a 10-year lease on a 20,874 sq ft industrial warehouse.

    Vail Williams’ transactional team in the Solent acted for the private landlord of the refurbished unit, which has three loading doors and a large secure yard.

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