Workshop: MMC in the public sector: Building for the future


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In response to Homes England's commitment to promote modern methods of construction (MMC) in their Affordable Homes Programme 2021 to 2026, Trowers & Hamlins and experts from NHBC and the NHF Building Better consortium hosted a joint workshop offering registered providers and local authorities their top tips for undertaking housing projects using modular construction and other off-site methods.

The interactive workshop was primarily aimed at those directors and managers responsible for delivering large-scale housing programmes. 

Our expert speakers covered:

Procurement - led by Rebecca Rees with panel member Trina Chakravarti, Project Director from Building Better 

  • How to get started in selecting your contractor and manufacturing partners 
  • Do you need to restructure your procurement processes for manufacturing solutions? 
  • Are the Public Contracts Regulations enablers or barriers?

Contracts - led by Paul Bartter with panel member David Cordery

  • How to structure your relationships with manufacturers and contractors? 
  • Which existing industry standard forms of contract work well? 
  • Experience from the private sector

Insurance and quality assurance - led by Graham Sibley, Senior Business Development Manager from NHBC with panel member Katie Saunders

  • Accreditation of models and products
  • Inspection regime 
  • What are funders looking for? 
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