cheaper then tradition builds, yet higher quality. Prices start at
£25,000, which is 11% of the UK’s average house price.
can be built quicker – modular homes can be built in three days
whereas the average traditional build takes 32 weeks. This would make the
governments housing goal by 2025, easier to achieve.
weather can’t hamper construction as the buildings are
manufactured inside factories. This also reduces the number of days that
work can’t place due to rain or snow.
modular homes are manufactured on a production line, workers only need
to be semi-skilled,which not only makes the job more
accessible but will also help overcome the current declining workforce in
With 1.2 million
households currently on the housing waiting list, modular housing could offer a
quick-fix by providing good-quality accommodation at a faster rate, and all
whilst reducing government costs.
The Decline of
House Building Since the 1970s