How building with factory-precision can help the next government hit its housing targets

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The parties’ election manifesto delivery pledges will remain unattainable using traditional building methods, writes Christy Hayes

Election season is in full swing and amongst a raft of other promises, both parties are aiming to deliver hundreds of thousands of new homes.

Best intentions aside, achieving those numbers will remain an impossible task until we reach a breakthrough in the UK construction industry’s productivity. Last month, the Construction Industry Training Board’s report made that clear: the UK needs another 250,000 construction workers to keep up with the sector’s forecasted growth over the next five years. But how would those numbers change if we could build more, faster, and with fewer people on each site?

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