Beechwood
Essex-Basildon, United Kingdom
2018
1-2 Family Dwellings
Swan Housing Association have invested in a modular factory, producing 300 high quality homes per year. Using Volumetric CLT, the houses are assembled into modules in the factory and then built on site in just 5 hours. As Essex's biggest house builder, Beechwood is the first of many developments using this type of construction.

Photo credits : Stora Enso

Area (m2) info 260 000 (GEFA)
Storeys info 2
Units info 260
Developer info Swan Housing Association
Architect info Pollard Thomas Edwards
Structural Engineer info Ramboll
Main contractor info NU Build
Specialist Timber Contractor info NU Build
Total construction development duration (months) info 104
Timber superstructure erection duration (weeks) info 5 hours per House
Products info CLT
Product quality info Non visible quality (NVI)
Product volume (m³) info 13 000
Product delivery duration (weeks) info 104
Number of truck deliveries info 260
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