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September 27th, 2022

The Great Big Green Week is the UK’s biggest ever celebration of community action to tackle climate change and protect nature.  Between 24 September and 2 October this year, Great Big Green Week will unleash a wave of support for action to protect the planet. Tens of thousands of people in every corner of the…

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September 12th, 2022

The Building Growth South West team and guests had the opportunity to view Agile Home’s TAM product at Filwood, South Bristol in July as part of celebrations for the company’s three year anniversary. During the visit they learnt about Agile’s innovative system which uses renewable materials to make high-quality, carbon-capturing construction panels and whole-building solutions,…

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September 9th, 2022

There was a chance to see Modern Methods of Construction (MMC) in action this week on the Channel 4 TV show Grand Designs which featured a 1940’s prefab being turned into fantastic bespoke, modern home built using modular construction. Manufactured in just six weeks on a production line, complete with insulation, tiling and kitchen installed,…

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September 22nd, 2021

As the way many new homes and offices are built changes, West of England workers will get the opportunity to re-skill. It’s all thanks to a scheme funded by the West of England Combined Authority led by Metro Mayor Dan Norris.  Applications have now opened for an 18-month programme where local people will gain new…