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Can MMC provide a solution to the retrofit agenda?

Our homes use 35% of all the energy in the UK and emit 20% of the carbon dioxide emissions. If the UK Government is to deliver its targets of a 68% emissions reduction by 2030, and net zero by 2050, household emissions need to be addressed. As well as Modern Methods of Construction (MMC) providing a solution towards delivering lots of new, sustainable and affordable homes – can this form part of the solution for the Retrofit Agenda too?
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Unlocking the market for modular housing in Bristol

Constructing Modern Methods (CMM) has launched a prototype toolkit which aims to help Councils meet their housing targets by bringing together complex data on modular housing providers in one place.
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Unlocking Innovation in Construction to be the best in the west

An innovative new £1.1bn procurement solution has been launched by Constructing Modern Methods (CMM) and the South West Procurement Alliance (SWPA) with the aim to unlock offsite, low carbon, housing.
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Snug Homes

Built in Lockleaze and assembled in Hillfields, their two-storey, one-bedroom home performs at PassivHaus range of performance and are Zero Carbon, meaning it produces as much energy as it uses so the bills will be really low.
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Zedpods new housing scheme: Hope Rise

In January 2021, residents moved into the first Modern Methods of Construction (MMC) development of its kind to be completed in the UK. This award winning affordable housing scheme; Hope Rise, is a partnership between ZED PODS and Bristol City Council, supported by Bristol Housing Festival and YMCA Bristol. It combines an innovative development with an environmental conscience. It consists of a community of 11 zero carbon, modular starter homes. Located in St George, Bristol these homes are the first to be constructed on a platform above a car park.
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Enhancing Capabilities and Showcasing Innovation

The CMM team recently attended the Local Government Procurement Expo Online, a virtual day, supported by the Local Government Association, which attracted over 600 attendees.
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Planning granted for major Modular Homes scheme in Bristol

Planning consent has been granted for Legal & General Modular Homes to deliver 185 homes in Lockleaze, Bristol. The scheme, which has been developed in conjunction with Bristol City Council, will see two, three and four bedroom houses along with one and two bedroom apartments developed on land at Bonnington Walk.
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Bristol partnership secures £3m to unlock housing innovation

Bristol is set to benefit from a £3million grant to help explore innovative housing solutions in the city. By trialling new methods of house building, the project aims to improve the speed, cost and social value of nearly £78m of housing set to be built in the city over the next five years.
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Bristol Housing Festival – The Virtual Expo 2020

Last autumn, Bristol Housing Festival held a Virtual Expo, which the Constructing Modern Methods team attended.
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