Britain’s biggest house builder Barratt has decided the raise the target to build homes using modern techniques of construction to 30% by 2025. Initially Barratt targeted one in four homes using MMC by 2025 but acheived this early this year following the roll out a series of new housing types to help a switch to better use of production use.
Statement from David Thomas, chief executive of Barratt : “year Barratt delivered 4,393 homes using MMC, equating to 25% of its total home completions (2020: 2,652 homes and 21% of total home completions).
MMC provides opportunities to address the skills shortage facing the industry, diversify the types of materials we use and build with greater speed and efficiency.
We will accelerate our roll out of MMC to deliver 30% of completions from MMC by 2025.”