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Mark Francois, MP for Wickford and Rayleigh visits our modular factory in Basildon.
We were delighted to welcome Mark Francois, MP for Rayleigh and Wickford to its modular factory in Basildon today.
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House of Lords Science and Technology Select Committee's report
Swan / NU living submitted evidence to the House of Lords Science & Technology Committee report which was published today.
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James Murray, Deputy Mayor for Housing visits the factory
We were delighted to welcome James Murray, London's Deputy Mayor for Housing and Residential Development to the factory last Friday.
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Double success for Swan / NU living at the Planning Awards
Winners in two categories!
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Rt. Hon James Brokenshire visits our factory!
We were delighted to welcome the Rt. Hon James Brokenshire to our factory this morning, to see first hand our facility and the manufacturing process of our modular homes.
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Swan /NU living awarded BOPAS accreditation
BLP Insurance, the specialist residential warranty and commercial latent defects insurer, announces that Swan Housing Group, one of the leading regeneration housing associations in the UK , has secured BOPAS (Buildoffsite Property Assurance Scheme) accreditation for their precision engineered modular CLT homes.
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First VIP tour of our NU build factory
We were thrilled to welcome a cohort of dignitaries to our NU build factory recently to show them our new modular homes on site at Beechwood.
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Affordable housing needs an innovative approach
It is no secret that the UK is facing a severe housing shortage. Faced with unprecedented population growth, the industry is playing catch-up to provide the vast number of homes needed. But it is falling further and further behind.
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Swan / NU living scoops Best Approach to Modular Construction at Inside Housing Development Awards!
Swan Housing Association last night won the Best Approach to Modular Construction award at the Inside Housing Development Awards. The judges were impressed by Swan's innovative approach, which has seen them invest £3m in opening their own factory in Basildon to build up to 400 high quality modular homes a year.
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Our CNC machine installation is complete!
It's a 5 axis machining centre which allows high speed cutting of CLT.
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First modules leave our factory!
The first precision engineered modules left our factory in Basildon today on their way to our Beechwood site.
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Swan reaches finals in the Inside Housing Development Awards 2017
Swan / NU living are thrilled to be announced as finalists in the Inside Housing Development Awards in the category of Best Approach to Modular Construction.
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Swan and Partners Win Prestigious Award For Laindon Shopping Centre Regeneration
​Swan Group and its architects Pollard Thomas Edwards and C.F. Møller were successful at the Housing Design Awards this week, with judges awarding their plans for the regeneration of Laindon Shopping Centre the coveted 'Best Regeneration' award.
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Modular road show continues!
Geoff Pearce discusses our approach to modular at LREF 2017!
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Geoff Pearce Takes Modular To The Royal Danish Embassy!
Geoff Pearce, Executive Director - Regeneration & Development takes modular to the Danish Embassy.
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Sneak preview of Beechwood new marketing suite from Navigation
Navigation Marketing Suites are soon to start work on our new marketing suite at the Beechwood development Basildon Essex.
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Swan leaps into the top 40 best Not-for-Profit companies in the UK!
Swan Group is celebrating after the Sunday Times identified them as one of the best not for profit companies to work for in the UK. This year they were ranked at number 34 up 29 places from last year, when they first entered the chart!
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Q&A with Geoff Pearce – Executive Director – Regeneration & Development
We need more, better homes – now! Geoff Pearce, our Executive Director - Regeneration and Development talked to RIBAJ about the opening of the factory for the offsite modular construction of our homes using cross-laminated timber.
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Basildon set to see jobs and homes boost as Swan Housing Association takes keys to new factory
Swan Housing Association is delighted to announce they have officially taken the keys to their new factory in Basildon, as they anticipate the delivery of over 500 new homes and 40 new jobs for the Borough.
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