Modular construction has been in the headlines recently, as it’s seen as a key component in addressing the UK’s housing shortage. Constructing parts of a building in factory conditions off-site and then assembling them on-site makes sense for a variety of reasons.

Higher build quality, lower costs and a shorter timeframe for construction are top of that list. Here are five things you may not know about the fascinating world of modular or off-site construction:

There’s so much more to learn about the benefits of modular construction and why it’s such a hot topic right now. If you’d like to find out more, I recently had the privilege of discussing the topic with Paul Ruddick, MD of the UK’s leading Modular Construction Company, Red10, here.