Member story – emh Group

As one of the largest providers of affordable homes in the East Midlands, emh has over 20,000 properties in more than 40 local authority areas across the region.

In March 2021, emh agreed a deal to manufacture 42 modern methods of construction (MMC) homes in Nottinghamshire. Since then they have joined Building Better with the aim of scaling up their development of offsite homes. Their Development Director, Tim Wade, tells us about their drivers, their challenges and their plans for the future.

When did you first begin looking at MMC?

In 2018 we spoke to a building company about using fully manufactured bathroom pods for an extra care scheme. The pods were brought to site with tiling and a ceiling, and then craned in. Quality was a big driver for this project, and it was also quicker, cleaner and more efficient to use the pods.


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Written by Tim Wade, Development Director, emh

This article was originally published on
03 November 2021

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