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As housing supply lags behind demand countries are turning to modular housing to fill the gap
Modular homes built in factories and transported to their final locations for assembly are increasingly being turned to as a solution to mounting housing shortages globally.  As a result more and more modular homes will be constructed in the UK as the government looks at ways to meet its target to provide a million new homes by 2020. Purpose built factories are now springing up in the UK to satisfy this demand for modular housing and as a consequence the UK’s ability to make new homes could be transformed. From its 550,000 sq ft factory in North Yorkshire and using volumetric assembly techniques, Legal & General Homes Modular is working in close collaboration with clients to design and deliver precision-engineered accommodation modules, formed from cross-laminated timber (CLT) panels. L&G are so confident in the finished product that they are able to offer a 10-year

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