Thursday, 20 July 2017

Off-The-Peg Homes Bid To Ease UK Housing Crisis

Hundreds of 26 sq m modular homes built to order at factory near Leeds to be rented out at lower cost than flatsharing. The first production run from a vast new factory outside Leeds began this week – with timber delivered at one end, and just a week later a fully furnished one-bed flat popping out the other. Legal & General Homes is promising to build thousands of flats and houses a year at the revolutionary, and highly secretive, factory, and delivered around the country on the back of trucks. Is this the solution to the housing crisis – or a new age of soulless prefabs for rabbit hutch Britain? Read more on the Guardian website.

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