Newcastle housing hub meeting: ‘Enabling housing delivery’

Buildoffsite Housing Hub provides a valuable opportunity for Northern England with a programme of influential speakers, engaging, topical content and an opportunity for organisations within the housing sector to connect and collaborate, with regional information and knowledge sharing.

  • 14:00 Registrations
  • 14:15 Welcome
  • 14:25 Buildoffsite Housing Hub
  • 14:45 Brian Ham, Home Group – Capabilities & Guiding Principles for Selecting Offsite Solutions
  • 15:00 Graeme O’Doherty, McAvoy – The Benefits and Limitations of Modular Housing
  • 15:15 Brendan Geraghty, GTA – How to accelerate housing using good design solutions that suit the use of offsite construction
  • 15:30 Michael O’Doherty, One Public Estate – Opportunities & Challenges of manufactured housing
  • 15:45 Afternoon Tea & Networking
  • 16:30 Political Overview
  • 16:45 Panel Debate: Collaboration. Encouraging & exploring Buildoffsite’s role as enabler of collaborative projects through Innovate UK & the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund
  • 17:15 Open Discussion
  • 17:45 Other Business
  • 18:00 Drinks & Networking
  • 19:00 Dinner (£30 per head for non-members)


11th  April 2018

2pm – 6.30pm

Newcastle University, Barbara Strange Teaching Centre, Newcastle, NE1 8QB



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