Crest Nicholson to ramp up off-site manufacturing


Housebuilder hopes to have 450 units in off-site production by 2020

Crest Nicholson hopes to build around 15% of its homes using off-site manufacturing in 2020, after scaling up trials of the production technique in the next 18 months.

After announcing first half results yesterday, which saw pre-tax profit slip 2% to £61m, the housebuilder said it was aiming to have 450 off-site manufactured homes in production within two years.

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