Our Modern Methods of Construction (MMC) partners are rigorously assessed on the quality and environmental performance of their homes, experience in delivering at scale and available warranties and assurances.

MMC suppliers at a glance

Supplier MMC Category Estimated PMV Full turnkey delivery Supply & installation only Standard house types Maximum environmental performance Factory location Delivery to England & Wales
Donaldson Timber Systems
2 (panelised)
58%
Houses, flats & bungalows
Operational Net Zero Carbon
Oxfordshire and Scotland
EDAROTH
2 (panelised)
60%
Houses and flats
Operational Net Zero Carbon
West Yorkshire
Etopia
2 (panelised)
TBC
To client specification
Passivhaus
Cheshire
Future Built
2 (panelised)
58%

Houses, bungalows and flats

Passivhaus

Norfolk

LoCal Homes
2 (panelised)
55%
Houses, flats & bungalows
Operational Net Zero Carbon
West Midlands
England only (excl. North East, North West & London)
Osborne
2 (panelised)
55%
To client specification
Operational Net Zero Carbon
West Midlands
England only
Roe Timberframe
2 (panelised)
53%
To client specification
Operational Net Zero Carbon
Kent and South Wales
England and Wales excluding North East
Sigmat
2 (panelised)
55%
To client specification
Operational Net Zero Carbon
West Yorkshire
Starship
2 (panelised)

85%

Houses and bungalows
Passivhaus
Cheshire
Tophat
1 (modular)
75%
Houses and bungalows
Passivhaus
South Derbyshire
H+H
2 (panelised)
45%
Houses, flats & bungalows
Operational Net Zero; Passive House
Kent
Boutique Modern
2 (panelised)
67%
Houses, flats & bungalows
Operational Net Zero
Sussex
Roofspace Solutions
2 (panelised)
48%
Houses, flats & bungalows
Operational Net Zero; Passive House
Warwickshire
ZedPods
2 (panelised)
85%
Houses, flats & bungalows
Operational Net Zero
London
Supplier MMC Category Estimated PMV Full turnkey delivery Supply & installation only Standard house types Maximum environmental performance Factory location Delivery to England & Wales
Boutique Modern
1 (modular)
67%
Houses, flats & bungalows
Operational Net Zero Carbon
Sussex
Donaldson Timber Systems
2 (panelised)
58%
Houses, flats & bungalows
Operational Net Zero Carbon
Oxfordshire and Scotland
EDAROTH
2 (panelised)
60%
Houses and flats
Operational Net Zero Carbon
West Yorkshire
Elkins Construction
2 (panelised)
86%
Houses, flats & bungalows
Operational Net Zero; Passivhaus
East of England, London, South East
England only
Enevate
2 (panelised)
86%
Houses & flats
Operational Net Zero; Passivhaus
Wishaw
Etopia
2 (panelised)
TBC
To client specification
Passivhaus
Cheshire
Future Built
2 (panelised)
58%

Houses, bungalows and flats

Passivhaus

Norfolk

H+H
2 (panelised)
45%
Houses, flats & bungalows
Operational Net Zero; Passivhaus

Kent

LoCal Homes
2 (panelised)
55%
Houses, flats & bungalows
Operational Net Zero Carbon
West Midlands
England only (excl. North East, North West & London)
Osborne
2 (panelised)
55%
To client specification
Operational Net Zero Carbon
West Midlands
England only
Roe Timberframe
2 (panelised)
53%
To client specification
Operational Net Zero Carbon
Kent and South Wales
England and Wales excluding North East
Rollalong
1 (modular)
75%
Houses, flats & bungalows
Operational Net Zero Carbon
London, South East, South West
England only
Roofspace Solutions
2 (panelised)
48%
Houses, flats & bungalows
Operational Net Zero; Passivhaus
Warwickshire
Sigmat
2 (panelised)
55%
To client specification
Operational Net Zero Carbon
West Yorkshire
Starship
2 (panelised)

85%

Houses and bungalows
Passivhaus
Cheshire
Tophat
1 (modular)
75%
Houses and bungalows
Passivhaus
South Derbyshire
Zedpods
1 (modular)
85%
Houses, flats & bungalows
Operational Net Zero Carbon
London

MMC supplier details

(by alphabetical order)

Boutique Modern is a Main Contractor and MMC manufacturer specialising in residential projects of 5-75 homes. Its build system is accredited for houses and low-rise apartments up to 4 storeys (GF+3) with an established track record for delivery of affordable housing around the South East.

It has experience in delivering Operational Net Zero homes and schemes with significantly enhanced social value and is proud to be the UK’s only manufacturer with B-Corporation certification.

boutiquemodern.co.uk

Donaldson Timber Systems (DTS) is the UK’s leading offsite timber systems manufacturer, specialising in the supply and construction of sustainable, state-of-the-art open and closed panel timber frames.

Always pushing for better ways to make offsite timber manufacturing more efficient, higher in quality, more cost effective, and net zero carbon homes a reality, its solutions are innovatively engineered to be much faster to install. As part of the Donaldson Group of companies, DTS benefits from over 160-years of history and unrivalled expertise.It partners clients at every stage providing expert guidance from build programmes, crane positions and design service, through to on-site construction and management.

donaldsontimberengineering.co.uk

EDAROTH, wholly owned by AtkinsRéalis, provides local authorities and housing associations with an end-to-end development service underpinned by its Atkins-designed and engineered MMC housing system. In addition to development on acquired sites, it can unlock the potential and hidden value within clients’ brownfield and underutilised land holdings.

EDAROTH’s MMC system, which is NHBC Accepts certified, is a Category 2/Category 5 hybrid comprising fully serviced closed wall panels and modules for bathrooms and downstairs cloakrooms, its PMV is >60%.  The house and apartment variants achieve EPC A and carbon net zero in operation, and can meet Octopus Energy’s Zero Bills criteria.   All typologies meet or exceed NDSS and are M4(2) standard with M4(3) variants also available.   

edaroth.co.uk

An Etopia home has an EPC rating average of 105/100(A), to its knowledge the UK’s highest performing EPC rating.

Homes are designed to be energy-positive in operation/ Carbon emissions are precisely defined across a building’s lifetime. Renewables are then used to ensure buildings generate carbon free energy. Carbon emissions are monitored throughout the supply chain, fabric and materials.

Etopia works with The UK Business Council for Sustainable Development (UKBCSD), The UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) CO2nstruct Zero, RICS and the UK Government.

projectetopia.com

Future Built has delivered over 1,000 homes. Their precision manufactured steel frame system has the flexibility to deliver the building exactly to the client’s specification.

Future Built uses 100% recyclable materials, achieves 95% less construction material waste and has lighter foundations.

  • NHBC approved
  • In house design service
  • 100% cost predictability
  • 50% reduction in built time
  • 10 – 15% reduction in cost

future-built.co.uk

H+H Vertical Wall Panels are storey-high panels of aircrete that offer the speed of offsite without compromising on materials or performance.

When combined with prefabricated timber floors and a prefabricated roof, Vertical Wall Panels provide a system-build solution that can construct the superstructure of a house from foundation to roof within five days onsite.

hhcelcon.co.uk

LoCal Homes manufacture a sustainable, low carbon structures using timber frames and specialist insulation.

Run on social enterprise principles and housed within a social landlord,LoCaL Homes is committed to communities as well as the environment. It employs local people and offers training opportunities and apprenticeships and has achieved the OHSAS 18001 accreditation for Health and Safety.

 LoCaL Homes has its own in-house architect team and offers structural engineering services as part of its package. It is also able to work with a client’s design and architect’s teams and their drawings too.

localhomes.co.uk

The Osborne Flexihome solution is built in Innovare’s factory in Coventry, and delivered as a full turnkey solution by its Construction Team.  Both are part of the Osborne Group, offering an integrated service.

Innovaré has re-engineered the process of creating new housing, from design to on-site assembly. The process uses manufacturing efficiency and better integrated processes to achieve faster build times, cost certainty and consistent quality levels. It also offers design flexibility to maximise land use to ‘unlock’ sites with difficult access and meet specific local needs in particular planning and local vernacular.

osborne.co.uk

Roe Timberframe’s 80,000 square foot facility has a monthly production capacity of £3m and focuses on timber frame, truss and joist and steel fabrication.

The company operation includes sourcing sustainable materials from reputable importers, burning some waste material to heat our factories, recycling waste timber for other uses including brickettes for wood burners.

roeltd.co.uk

Sigmat provides light gauge steel framing for up to 15 stories and has delivered 300 projects nationwide.

An in house design and structural engineering team utilises Tekla BIM software to design the most efficient building superstructures which are EC3 compliant and rendered into a 3D, BIM ready model.

Design specifications from Tekla are automatically transferred to Sigmat’s cold roll forming mills. Hot rolled fabricated panel strengthening components are manufactured in parallel ready for final assembly. Cold rolled components combine with fabricated HRS sections and are assembled in-house into storey height panels, typically 3m to 8m in size. External panels receive an A1 fire-rated 12mm Y-wall sheathing board to provide water and fire protection.

Depending on client requirements, additional insultation and support channels are installed at this time. Every site has a dedicated Contracts Manager during the on-site build process.

sigmat.co.uk

Starship provides a light gauge steel 2D panelised system which allows it to complete each home and install to a watertight state, in 1.5 days and for up to 9 stories.

This creates a controlled environment on site, ready for fit, without the additional overhead costs.  Homes arrive completely externally finished with windows and doors.

The system is NHBC Accepts accredited and installation can be done anywhere a client can fit a refuse collection vehicle. There is no requirement for special traffic measures, escorted loads, road closures or large cranes.

starshipgroup.co.uk

Zed Pods offers an integrated design, planning and principal contractor build service using offsite volumetric housing. It delivers truly affordable, high-quality, zero carbon (operational) homes above existing car parks, flood zones, garages, infills, hard-standings, rooftops or traditional development sites.  

Projects, showcased at the COP26 and national media like BBC, have enabled public sector clients to address both new build social housing crisis and climate emergency issues.

zedpods.com

TopHat is a modular housing manufacturer and contractor backed by Goldman Sachs, and is the UK’s first zero embodied carbon home builder. TopHat is currently developing its second factory to take capacity of over 4,000 homes per annum.

A TopHat home has 1/27th the embodied carbon of a traditional home, due to the use of low carbon impact materials, such as timber, and the reduction in waste through precision manufacturing. The standard TopHat home achieves a 55% reduction in carbon emissions over a 60-year period and exceeds current environmental legislation and performance requirements.

tophat.io

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