UKCW Birmingham: 1-3 October 2024 | NEC
UKCW London: 6-8 May 2025 | ExCeL

UKCW London 2024 Seminar Programme

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  1. Come and find your future in Western Australia! Are you a construction worker looking for your next opportunity? With a significant pipeline of Government-led as well as private sector construction an ...
CPD Hub
  1. CPD Hub
    This session will provide attendees with the bigger picture of the regulatory changes that may impact them as an architect or practice. There are wider obligations that should be understood for contex ...
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    In an ever-changing construction landscape, this session explores the crucial role of skills development and innovation in shaping the industry's future. Hosted by City & Guilds, the panel discussion ...
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    "Construction Chaos: How Collaboration Can Make or Break Your Project" explores the vital role of teamwork in construction endeavours. Through real-world examples and expert insights, attendees will l ...
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    Our live RIBA accredited CPD seminar provides exclusive information on the specification of access solutions. This CPD session includes: · Exploring the purpose and reason for access · Identifying and ...
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    No one likes to think about suicide, but the statistics tell us a tragic tale. Right now, men working in the built environment are 3.5 times more likely to die by suicide than the male national averag ...
Culture Change Hub
  1. Culture Change Hub
    Explore the critical role of local authorities in safeguarding biodiversity across the UK construction landscape in our session. Gain valuable insights as we unveil a comprehensive league table, asses ...
  2. Culture Change Hub
    In this session the panel will discuss practical aspects of how building contractors can meet social value targets. Contractors will share their experience and we will pick up unique insights from cha ...
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    Chaired by Lorna Hagan, one of BSF’s expert Champion assessors, this interactive session with a special focus on housebuilders brings together a panel of speakers to deep dive into the latest developm ...
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    “When I Grow Up” is a captivating free book aimed at igniting the imagination of young minds and steering them toward exciting careers in construction. Learn how we can inspire the next generation, de ...
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    Showcasing the construction industry, with tips and tricks on how to snag the attention of the next generation and get them stoked about joining the construction crew.
Digital Construction Hub

Hub sponsored by

oracle

In partnership with

bid

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    How industry leaders are improving project delivery in terms of cost, schedule and quality. Unified processes and multi-level reporting on cost, contract, scope and programme provide unprecedented ins ...
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    Join us for a dynamic panel discussion on the transformative potential of data-driven initiatives in building smart cities that truly serve and empower their communities. Our panel of experts will del ...
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    This presentation will explore the relationship between BIM production process and the Digital Twin without overlooking any of the technical difficulties.  Here we will try to put forward some of the approaches that can help how we can overcome those difficulties, either being an Architectural Issue or being that of Engineering

    We will cover:
    1. BIM production process
    2. Digital Twin
    3. technical difficulties
    4. overcome those difficulties
    5. being Architectural Issue or being Engineering

  5. Digital Construction Hub
    Artificial Intelligence (AI) in all its forms is becoming ever pervasive, not just in construction, but across the whole life cycle of assets from planning and development through to end of life.  As ...
  6. Digital Construction Hub
    Join us for an insightful panel discussion delving into the critical nexus between information management and the ambitious goal of achieving net zero emissions. In an era where sustainability and env ...
  7. Digital Construction Hub
    In this compelling session Rob Norton, UK Director at PlanRadar, will unveil the impact of maintaining a 'Golden Thread' of information throughout the construction lifecycle. He will focus on how Plan ...
Infrastructure Hub
  1. Infrastructure Hub
    The story behind the New Hospital Programme and others, exploring the industrialisation journey so far. Through a detailed case study, we'll uncover the successes, challenges, and key lessons learned, ...
  2. Infrastructure Hub
    Join us as we discuss practical solutions for improving productivity in construction, focusing on the insights provided by the Cabinet Office's construction playbook. Learn how initiatives like Modern ...
  3. Infrastructure Hub
    Discover the captivating journey of Sunderland's Riverside Project in this engaging presentation. Delve into the challenges, successes, and key takeaways from this unique construction initiative, offe ...
  4. Infrastructure Hub
    Acknowledging poor mental health and providing support to the workforce is only half of the journey. How can we move from emergency responses to long term solutions that prevent matters developing in ...
  5. Infrastructure Hub
    Overview of government infrastructure pipeline vs. industry pipeline based on gap report.
  6. Infrastructure Hub
    EVs aren't going to be an easy option for every business. Especially those companies which rely heavily on vans or HGVs. However, with the developments in this sector, we will talk you through the opt ...
Live Demo Zone
  1. Live Demo Zone
    We will be demonstrating an End to End Workflow and dynamic Power App which can be used within the Project Management of a Construction Project. It will be applicable to Supplier Invoices and specific ...
  2. Live Demo Zone
    Andrew will be demonstrating KORE’s Insulated Foundation System, by putting together a small version of a foundation system, an on site installation of every later, and how it works. Please note our f ...
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    We will demonstrate our integrated solar tiles mainly via a video and slideshow background with a sample of the tile to showcase to the audience explaining the technical aspects and applications of it ...
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    Our demo will involve our spraying machine (120kg), one drum of the WetSuit 2-Part (200kg), and one 20L bucket of catalyst. None of the material is toxic. It is all VOC free and water based. We will u ...
  5. Live Demo Zone
    Open discussion regarding the new MAX Rebar tying system, with demonstrations on how the tool works by members of YB sales staff.
Offsite Hub

In partnership with

oalogo

mpba

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Skills & Training Hub
  1. Skills & Training Hub
    In the journey toward sustainability, people are at the heart of creating resilient and enduring organisations, yet the focus is often on materials and technologies. This session delves into the impor ...
  2. Skills & Training Hub
    This session looks at the intricate landscape of bridging the skills gap in construction.   The session discusses attracting and retaining skilled workers, emphasising the nurturing of talent and inno ...
  3. Skills & Training Hub
    The power of collaboration in construction. This session will be used to highlight effective strategies for collaboration among diverse stakeholders and the role that utilising skills and knowledge fr ...
  4. Skills & Training Hub
    This session will look ahead to the future by examining emerging skills in the construction sector. The speakers will discuss and explore strategies for adapting to changes in construction technology ...
  5. Skills & Training Hub
    Looking to the health and wellbeing of construction professionals. Explore strategies for addressing mental health challenges in the industry, both mental and physical health and its impact on safety ...
  6. Skills & Training Hub
    Identifying changes in culture needed to reduce human error. The role of leadership in achieving culture change. Lessons learned from other industries that can be applied to the construction sector.
The Barbour ABI Stage

Hub sponsored by

barbourabi

  1. The Barbour ABI Stage
    From the impact of political moves on materials prices to how the economy's sneezes might affect our building projects, we'll explore the rollercoaster ahead and figure out how to ride it without losi ...
  2. The Barbour ABI Stage
    Dive into the game-changing world of prioritising wellbeing in construction! Discover how investing in safety, health, and employee wellness isn't just about doing the right thing—it's a strategic mov ...
  3. The Barbour ABI Stage
    An overview of government's strategic investment plans, exploring their focus on climate resilience, modernising prisons, enhancing schools and hospitals, and addressing the housing crisis. Discover w ...
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    In 2023, Causeway Technologies launched a major new campaign to get businesses to pledge greater support for mental health, and for mental health provision to be included in health & safety and social ...
  5. The Barbour ABI Stage
    Join us as we explore practical approaches to shake up the construction scene! From fostering collaboration between stakeholders to harnessing technology for efficiency, we'll discuss actionable steps ...
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    Join co-chairs Ele and Guy as they lead a panel discussion highlighting the vital importance of an inclusive workforce. Explore why cultivating a diverse industry is imperative for designing truly acc ...
CPD Hub
  1. CPD Hub
    Joe has almost 30 years’ experience working in Building Control. This includes 11 years spent at Lincoln City Council and as the Technical Manager for Butler & Young Ltd, responsible for interpretatio ...
  2. CPD Hub
    Construction noise control often requires the installation of 4 to 5m high mobile noise barriers. However, the barrier foundation cannot be mobile. For this reason, SilentUP retractable noise barrier ...
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    “The Art of Scaling: 7 Proven Strategies for Business Growth” is a must-attend talk for construction sector business owners who want to take their business to the next level. The talk will cover seven ...
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    Affinity Water is leading a partnership to deliver a sustainable, water-saving solution for new housing developments. Winning £2.9 million in Ofwat’s Breakthrough Challenge, the project will minimise ...
Culture Change Hub
  1. Culture Change Hub
    Chaired by Lorna Hagan, one of BSF’s expert Champion assessors, this interactive session with a special focus on consultancies brings together a panel of speakers to deep dive into the latest developm ...
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Digital Construction Hub

Hub sponsored by

oracle

In partnership with

bid

  1. Digital Construction Hub
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    Offsite construction has revolutionized the industry, addressing quality, sustainability, and speed challenges. Combined with digital technologies, it offers outstanding productivity rates. Join us in ...
  3. Digital Construction Hub
    PRESENTATION with European Learning Solutions owner and the Group Head of Data and Analytics at Laing O'Rouke. In this talk, we'll explore how construction is being digitised through cutting-edge tech ...
  4. Digital Construction Hub
    Join us for an illuminating exploration into the realm of Automated Construction Management, as we delve into its multifaceted dimensions and profound implications for the construction industry.An exa ...
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    Join Peter Richman from Plug & Play, a leading web design and marketing agency in London, as he discusses website strategies to increase leads and sales online. Peter will cover effective strategies including search engine optimisation and conversion rate optimisation, and will provide practical guidance for marketing teams and actions they can take to increase their exposure and win more business. Covering a range of business models within the construction industry, Peter will use real business examples to demonstrate the practical implementation of these marketing strategies.

    · How Google works

    · Search Engine Optimisation and keyword selection

    · Using a Customer Acquisition Cost Model to guide website marketing strategy

    · Conversion Rate Optimisation: how does your business measure up?

    · Improving your online conversion rate

    · Real business examples of marketing strategy implementation for a variety of business models in construction.

  6. Digital Construction Hub
    Evolving digital-twin technologies are heralding a new era in managing buildings, providing greater insights into building performance across their lifecycle. This presentation will showcase a pioneer ...
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    This session will highlight how Vistry Group has successfully navigated the financial management of its operations through a single ERP solution on its growth journey. Vistry Group comprises multiple ...
Infrastructure Hub
  1. Infrastructure Hub
    Delve into Cemex's innovative Future in Action program, featuring six strategic pillars aimed at propelling us towards our goal of becoming a net zero company by 2050. Discover how Cemex UK is leading ...
  2. Infrastructure Hub
    Unravel the complexities of CCPI, exploring its mechanics and the compelling reasons driving its adoption. Discover how adherence to these codes translates into enhanced value propositions and safety ...
  3. Infrastructure Hub
    Join the BUCK$$$ consortium, a HORIZON funded project, dedicated to outlining the evolution towards greening infrastructure, with focus on low-carbon concrete, fillers and additives.
  4. Infrastructure Hub
    Discover how HMP Millsike's innovative sustainable strategy is reshaping construction practices, emphasising social value alongside environmental responsibility. Explore the intersection of sustainabi ...
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    Scrutinise how the Lower Thames Crossing project became a beacon of sustainability in road infrastructure. Learn first-hand about the innovative strategies and practices employed to ensure every aspec ...
  6. Infrastructure Hub
    An understanding of how the Whole Life Carbon of the Built Environment can be transformed through steel circularity by challenging the traditional linear economic process, to the collaborative circula ...
Live Demo Zone
  1. Live Demo Zone
    Facilitating Design Collaboration Meetings, Design Reviews, and Client Presentations in Virtual Reality. Utilizing 5 Oculus devices to demonstrate immersive experiences. Participants can wear three to ...
  2. Live Demo Zone
    A video demonstration and talk about how to make a strock (clay straw block) with block mold and wet straw clay.
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    We will simply be showing our website, how it works and answering any questions.  
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    Demonstrating a breaker, concrete saw and pipe threader all powered by the Instagrid battery power system.  
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    Leigh Fairbrother will operate the Q-Bot robot to demonstrate briefly how it works, while describing the importance of underfloor insulation within building physics. The robot is tethered to its own c ...
Offsite Hub

In partnership with

oalogo

mpba

  1. Offsite Hub
    With the clock ticking, we will explore the urgency of reducing carbon footprints within the built environment and the pivotal role of the construction industry in driving sustainability. Our experts ...
  2. Offsite Hub
    Step into the future of construction with our panel session, where we'll dive into the transformative power of platforms, industrialisation, and productivity-enhancing strategies. From shared componen ...
  3. Offsite Hub
    The recent government consultation on the eagerly anticipated Future Homes Standard may not live up to what we all hoped. Despite initial expectations, the proposed changes have undergone significant ...
  4. Offsite Hub
    Join us for a session unpacking the urgency of the housing crisis and exploring innovative solutions. We will discuss the cycle of instability in temporary accommodation, political barriers to change, ...
  5. Offsite Hub
    The sector is changing, as we challenge traditional notions of success in the construction industry. Say goodbye to the sole emphasis on cost and output—say hello to the era of outcome-based delivery, ...
Skills & Training Hub
  1. Skills & Training Hub
    This session looks at the importance of building a diverse construction culture. Panellists will look at gender and racial diversity within the construction workforce, exploring successful diversity a ...
  2. Skills & Training Hub
    The session looks at how to manage more effectively and make teams thrive by addressing the ‘human element’ through the lens of Human and Organisational Performance or HOP. When things don’t go well, ...
  3. Skills & Training Hub
    This session will explore the fostering of a culture of innovation, showcasing how creativity can drive industry advancement. It will discuss how to balance tradition with innovation in construction p ...
  4. Skills & Training Hub
    Strategies for lifelong learning in construction. We explore the role of continuous professional development in the industry, examining the importance of certifications and advanced degrees in career ...
  5. Skills & Training Hub
    This Session focuses on technology and skill development in construction training. It provides information and examples of the role of virtual reality and simulations, adapting to the digital transfor ...
  6. Skills & Training Hub
    This session provides a deeper understanding of strategies for upskilling experienced construction professionals. With a recognition of the need for workforce planning and TNAs, Employer Networks, Sec ...
The Barbour ABI Stage

Hub sponsored by

barbourabi

  1. The Barbour ABI Stage
    At this panel, hosted by the National Retrofit Hub, in collaboration with the Construction Leadership Council, we will discuss how contractors and clients are working to create good quality, skilled j ...
  2. The Barbour ABI Stage
    Discovering the pivotal role of Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) principles in shaping a circular built environment. Learn how integrating sustainability practices into construction process ...
  3. The Barbour ABI Stage
    What are the key factors contributing to contractors' success or failure? Examine cash flow challenges and the insolvency risks in a commoditised market. Delve into the differences between struggling ...
  4. The Barbour ABI Stage
    Hear first-hand from the HSE regulator as they share findings and common issues encountered under the Building Safety Act. Discover key takeaways to ensure compliance and improve safety standards with ...
  5. The Barbour ABI Stage
    Join us for an exciting event where six innovative start-ups pitch their game-changing products for the UK construction industry. From cutting-edge technology to revolutionary solutions, these start-u ...
    Start-ups: Mixergy, Pure Haus, Soil Link, Carbonwise Construction, SAALG Geomechanics, Firstplanit
  6. The Barbour ABI Stage
    Shape future business with planning data. Join the panellists as they showcase the potential of planning data for the wider built environment. The session will outline the current retail landscape and ...
Workshop
  1. Workshop
    This is for you if? BIM Managers, BIM Technical Lead, Project Lead, BIM Coordinator, Technical Directors,  Construction Manager, Project Manager, Digital Transformation Lead, Asset Manager, Digital Tw ...
Concrete Theatre
  1. Concrete Theatre
    Join us as we explore how the KOPE Offsite automation platform can embody and execute your design logic, saving you time and cost. Respond faster to early-stage project tenders and help your organisat ...
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    The sustainability benefits of repurposing concrete frames vs demolition and new build Embodied carbon savings and resulting programme and cost benefits A comparison of the different technologies on t ...
  4. Concrete Theatre
    The presentation will cover: · What is structural waterproofing compared to damp proofing and other terms? · New build waterproofing versus existing structures · Overview of latest practical solutions ...
CPD Hub
  1. CPD Hub
    AI has already begun to change the world, with global powers trying to cultivate AI development and manage the transition from where we are now, to the future in which advanced AI is commonplace. But ...
  2. CPD Hub
    In your business you will have a lot of Tools and Equipment: · How much are they worth to you and your business? · What can’t you do if you don’t know where these tools are? · How much does it cost to ...
Culture Change Hub
  1. Culture Change Hub
    Environmental and Social responsibility is about developing a strong company culture that empowers employees to do environmental and social good. Social responsibility is important to businesses becau ...
  2. Culture Change Hub
    Chaired by Lorna Hagan, one of BSF’s expert Champion assessors, this interactive session with a special focus on construction contractors brings together a panel of speakers to deep dive into the late ...
  3. Culture Change Hub
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    Join mental health guru, Peter Kelly (ex-HSE) for a session exploring innovative strategies to prioritise mental health and physical wellness within the demanding environment of the construction indus ...
  5. Culture Change Hub
    Join your peers across the industry for a friendly informal lunch with a panel of inspirational women from across the construction sector.  Our panellists with talk about their working lives and profe ...
Digital Construction Hub

Hub sponsored by

oracle

In partnership with

bid

  1. Digital Construction Hub
    Millan Martin and Matt Hyett will present a case study in Taylor Woodrow's bridge inspections using drone technology with their in-house engineering teams. Along with their partners Flythru, they will ...
  2. Digital Construction Hub
    Building Information Modelling (BIM) was mandated in 2016 for construction projects procured by central government departments and has since been adopted more widely by the sector. As technology has a ...
  3. Digital Construction Hub
    Join us for an interactive panel discussion as we delve into the forefront of innovation reshaping the architecture and engineering sectors. Our expert panelists, representing diverse perspectives fro ...
  4. Digital Construction Hub
    In an era where technology is ever-evolving, the importance of innovation, effective adoption strategies and decisive leadership has never been more crucial. This panel discussion will explore the syn ...
  5. Digital Construction Hub
    In this session we will sum up the topics and trends discussed over the last 3 days on the Digital Construction hub - what has technology done so far? What's it capable of? What are the gaps in the ma ...
  6. Digital Construction Hub
    How a leading Utility company uses AI to reduce safety incident risk today, and how the Construction Intelligence Cloud can reduce schedule delay risk tomorrow. Whilst the UK Rate of fatal injury has ...
Infrastructure Hub
  1. Infrastructure Hub
    Deliving our infrastructure is complex. and requires collaboration, strong leadership, transparency, and co-operation. Surely we all share the same goals, from economic development, sustainability, an ...
  2. Infrastructure Hub
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    Join us for a discussion on the complexities of housing supply, exploring whether brownfield sites suffice or if revisiting greenbelt access is necessary. Delve into the nuances of urban planning, env ...
  4. Infrastructure Hub
    Delve into the critical realm of risk management in scaffolding projects through real-life examples and experiences. Explore strategies for mitigating commercial risks, selecting top-tier suppliers, a ...
Live Demo Zone
  1. Live Demo Zone
    Showcase product and demonstrate on employee on safety features.
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    Hahn Plastics will demonstrate how to create and install a substructure for decking. We aim to use a drill, impact driver and circular saw along with saw stocks to create this product. The top of the ...
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    RAAC problems? We have an answer! The problems associated with Aeriated Concrete have filled the news columns and the nightmares of responsible building owners for months now. RAAC that has been insta ...
  4. Live Demo Zone
    The application of a self adhered (peel & stick) rubber roofing membrane onto a 12mm decking boards.
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    We will demonstrate our process of design and production using 3D Construction Printing, using a mixture of videos, slideshow and samples of printed concrete.
Offsite Hub

In partnership with

oalogo

mpba

  1. Offsite Hub
    Why are there so many failures of businesses within the construction sector, shedding light on the market risks and economic challenges that contributed to their downfall. Drawing from real-world exam ...
  2. Offsite Hub
    How to empower your business and develop the workforce needed for today and tomorrow's construction industry. We'll provide practical insights on navigating evolving skill requirements, integrating su ...
  3. Offsite Hub
    Curious to delve deeper? Have burning questions about the industry? Join the Offsite Alliance board for an engaging question and answer session. Get insights, clarity, and expertise straight from the ...
  4. Offsite Hub
    Digitalisation is the missing piece to the transformation of the construction sector, in this session we will  focus on the thread of data and the critical need for interoperability of software. Join ...
Skills & Training Hub
  1. Skills & Training Hub
    This session discusses the shaping of construction careers through apprenticeships and vocational training. Its used to showcase or gain insights into the integration of apprenticeships into career pa ...
  2. Skills & Training Hub
    A beginners guide to entering the industry. This session provides valuable insights for those looking to enter the sector. Learn about the diverse entry points available, understand the skills and qua ...
  3. Skills & Training Hub
    This session will showcase the those organisations in construction that people may not think about, those that are adopting new ways of working, technologies, or other. Case studies of these examples ...
  4. Skills & Training Hub
    This session looks at the future job market in construction. It will explore upcoming trends and job opportunities within the sector, understand how professionals can stay ahead of the curve, and appr ...
  5. Skills & Training Hub
    This session looks at how construction sites have evolved and will continue to change into the future, what roles will we see, how will technology be utilise.
  6. Skills & Training Hub
    In today's globalized and highly regulated business environment, adherence to International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standards is paramount for organizations striving for excellence, eff ...
The Barbour ABI Stage

Hub sponsored by

barbourabi

  1. The Barbour ABI Stage
    Aligning skills with the evolving needs of the sector.  Identifying the specific skills challenges that exist within their sector of the industry and how these can be overcome.  Focusing on questions ...
  2. The Barbour ABI Stage
    Join the Housing Festival and expert panellists to learn about the ecosystem solution and collaborative plan that underpins in their brand-new Playbook: ‘Social Rent Housing at Pace’. The Housing Fest ...
  3. The Barbour ABI Stage
    Join us to uncover how top-tier organisations are tackling the skills gap and labour shortage in the construction industry. Get the inside scoop on their innovative solutions backed by relevant data, ...
  4. The Barbour ABI Stage
    Explore how fostering disruption can be a catalyst for innovation in construction. Discover practical solutions and strategies to embrace change, drive creativity, and spark ground-breaking advancemen ...
  5. The Barbour ABI Stage
    Let's delve into the journey of homeowners post-occupation and how the new consumer code is shaping the new homes construction landscape. Explore the consumer journey, from purchase to resolution of i ...
  6. The Barbour ABI Stage
    Andrew Lewer founded and Chairs the All-Party Parliamentary Group for SME Housebuilders in Westminster. This has nearly 300 industry members. Although a Conservative MP, it is in this cross-party and ...

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