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26 April 2018
BRE, Bucknalls Lane, Watford. WD25 9NH

Quality and performance of offsite housing:a public consultation on an assessment methodology

Details :

This free workshop will explore the wider context of UK offsite housing construction and its place in the national response to the housing challenge. The session will cover the standards, assessment methods & schemes operating to assure offsite quality, durability and performance of components and systems. The program includes the work of MHCLG’s MMC Working Group and will inform discussion about delivering client, customer and insurer confidence in offsite enabled housing. 

Event programme


  • Session Chairman: Nick Whitehouse, Buildoffsite
  • Key Note Speaker: Mark Farmer on behalf of MHCLG
  • Jeff Maxted, BOPAS
  • Adam Locke and Dominic Boys, Laing O’Rourke 
  • Julie Bregulla and David Gall, BRE 
  • Shaun Kelly, Notting Hill Housing Group


09:30     Registration

10:00     Welcome; Session Chairman – Nick Whitehouse, Buildoffsite

10:10     Keynote presentation: Offsite Housing Construction in the UK

             Mark Farmer, Chairman - MHCLG MMC Working group

10:40     The UK’s Offsite Standards Context Map; Julie Bregulla, BRE

11:00     Q&A session

11:20     BOPAS – Providing Assurance to Lenders and Valuers

              Jeff Maxted, BOPAS

11:40     BPS 7014 & Certification: A Multi-tiered Offsite Assessment Method

             David Gall and Julie Bregulla, BRE

12:00     A User’s Perspective; Shaun Kelly, Notting Hill Housing Group

12:20     Q&A panel chaired by Nick Whitehouse, Buildoffsite

12:45     Close of workshop & networking lunch 

Intended audience

Anyone interested in modular housing from manufacturers, contractors, clients, insurers to users.