In the lead up to RESI Convention 2020, Andrew Teacher of Blackstock Consulting interviews RESI thought leaders on the subject of Modern Methods of Construction

This insightful series of podcasts will give you a taste of the debates coming up at RESI Convention, as Andrew discusses the issues and challenges that the sector is facing in the current Coronavirus crisis, as well as their views for the future of offsite manufacturing,



MMC Podcast series ep1: Modular construction has

Rosie Toogood, CEO of Legal & General Modular Homes discusses why manufacturers of factory-built homes possess the ability to address the UK’s historic shortfall in housing delivery while creating vital, high-quality employment opportunities for the UK economy. Followed by insights from Mark Farmer, CEO of Cast Consultancy and government proclaimed MMC Champion. 

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MMC Podcast series ep2: Government must reserve land “exclusively” for factory-built homes. 

Dave Sheridan, executive chairman of ilke Homes explores why public land should be reserved exclusively for factory-built homes in a bid to create jobs across the North and to stoke new investment into tech and innovation.  Mark Farmer, CEO of Cast Consultancy and government proclaimed MMC Champion offers his insights.

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MMC Podcast series ep3: Home England says MMC “critical” for recovery

Homes England has won plaudits for supporting developers through the COVID-19 crisis and for quickly moving to agile working. But the government’s housing agency has always been forward-looking. It has helped drive forward modern methods of construction. Harry Swales, executive director of Homes England explains all, along with insights from Mark Farmer, CEO of Cast Consultancy and government proclaimed MMC Champion.

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MMC Podcast series ep 4: Project Etopia bids to create “Tesla of housing” with focus on proprietary energy technology

Hear why Joseph Daniels, CEO, Project Etopia wants to lead an “eci-tech” revolution to manufacture carbon-positive homes built around smart-home technology that places as much weight on energy storage and generation as they do on being functional and looking great. Insights from Mark Farmer, CEO of Cast Consultancy and government proclaimed MMC Champion.

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MMC Podcast series ep 5: Laing O’Rourke says procurement must prioritise innovation

Céire O'Rourke, Director of UK Clients & Markets at Laing O'Rourke discusses how procurement for public and private construction projects must do more to encourage R&D investment and help steer the uptake of offsite manufacturing if Britain is to recover quickly from the Covid-19 crisis. Insights from Mark Farmer, CEO of Cast Consultancy and government proclaimed MMC Champion.

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