Light Steel Frame News

NHBC accepts Fusion Building Systems

20th February 2020
As part of its ongoing review of Modern Methods of Construction (MMC), the NHBC has accepted Fusion Building Systems light steel frame solutions for residential buildings up to and over 18m in height.  Fusion Building Systems has recently...
 

Big on Bailey Street

6th February 2020
Located just an eight-minute walk from both Sheffield Hallam and Sheffield University, the new Bailey Street development boasts a high-end 220-bedroom student accommodation block. A hub for student activity, the eight-storey Bailey Street...
 

Focusing on the Future of Construction Technologies

5th February 2020
To help the construction industry interrogate the practical potential of evolving technologies, tools, processes and materials, the Emerging Realities conference and exhibition will answer some of the challenging questions about the breakthroughs...
 

Light steel framing: Third-party assessment schemes from SCI

3rd February 2020
The Steel Construction Institute has played a key role in the development and certification of light steel framing in the UK for over 20 years The role that offsite construction solutions can play in solving our national need for more housing...
 

Hadley Group - Framing the Offsite Conversation

28th January 2020
The construction industry must find solutions to the escalating housing crisis that is reaching unsustainable levels. Fortunately offsite construction presents an opportunity for change. Steve Chesters, Southern Framing Sales Manager at Hadley...
 

Swan eyes steel alternative after CLT caught by post-Grenfell ban

21st January 2020
A housing association with its own offsite factory has revealed it will look to use a steel-framed system on buildings over 18m after cross-laminated timber (CLT) fell foul of a government ban. Essex-based Swan, which opened its factory in...
 

BBA Certification for RCM Products

17th January 2020
RCM are delighted to announce that three further products have successfully achieved the prestigious BBA accreditation. Through extensive testing RCM have secured BBA approval for its Supertech Weatherboard, Multipurpose sheathing board and...
 

Offsite Specialists to Present Latest Developments in Steel Framing

9th December 2019
Following its 2019 success, Focus on Framing is set to return next year as the event that is showcasing light steel framing solutions. The seminar will take place on 29th January at the Building Centre, London, taking an in-depth look at pioneering...
 

Steel, Sustainability and the Circular Economy

15th November 2019
Steel is one the world's most recycled products with research showing that 99% of structural steelwork is reused or recycled. The Light Steel Frame Association (LSFA) is on a mission to explain steel's sustainability benefits and its role in the...
 

LSFA raises awareness of the light steel framing sector

4th November 2019
Since its inauguration at Focus on Framing, the first conference held by the Light Steel Frame Association (LSFA) in June 2019, the industry body is gathering momentum. Established to influence legislation and to support the overall objectives...
 

Hadley Steel Framing, a division of the Hadley Group operating on the Oldbury site, achieves ISO 14001:2015 certification

31st October 2019
Hadley Group is pleased to announce that following the move of Hadley Steel Framing Ltd to its Oldbury site, an extension to scope of the existing ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management System registration has been completed and successfully...
 

New Steel Association is Attending Modular Conference

15th October 2019
The Light Steel Frame Association will be attending Modular Matters this October to highlight the importance of steel frame technology in the modular sector as it continues to grow. Taking place at the National Conference...
 

GARDINER PLACE – ASPIRATIONAL DESTINATION COMBINING LUXURY LIVING AND BOUTIQUE SHOPPING

15th October 2019
A select group of construction professionals were invited to attend the EOS site study tour of Gardiner Place, Henley-onThames - a new multi-million-pound retail, leisure and living destination in the heart of the town centre. ...
 

ENABLING GREATER OFFSITE TECHNOLOGY UPTAKE

14th October 2019
On the eve of Offsite Expo 2019, Hadley Group hosted a Roundtable Event to discuss issues surrounding the ways offsite technology can be better promoted to the wider construction sector and what obstacles are still proving barriers to greater...
 

NEW STUDENT ACCOMMODATION FOR COVENTRY

10th October 2019
The Oaks is a 382 Bedroom Student Accommodation in Coventry built on the site of a former college building that was demolished to make way for this new development. The building has two wings of student accommodation over four to six storeys...
 

 

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