BoKlok to build 1,000 housing association homes

Aaron Morby 1 year ago
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Skanska and IKEA’s jointly owned modular housing business, BoKlok UK, have signed a deal with affordable housing provider Vivid to deliver homes.

The partners aim to deliver 1000 new modular homes on sites throughout Hampshire, Surrey, Berkshire and West Sussex.

The five-year agreement will see a joint approach to land, planning and the delivery of new modular homes which have achieved outstanding recognition in the Nordics.

Site development work to deliver a mix of tenures will begin in 2021.

As well as implementing off-site precision-engineered homes, BoKlok will use its sustainable technologies to reduce energy bills.

Graeme Culliton, BoKlok UK Managing Director and Country Manager said: “This is an exciting opportunity for both BoKlok and Vivid.

“We share the same values and determination to bring more sustainability to the UK housing market.

“Working together allows us to accelerate our housing concept and build on the foundations we have already made in the south west region.”

Mark Perry, Chief Executive at Vivid said, “We’re delighted to announce we’re working with BoKlok on this first of its kind partnership with a housing association, having admired its innovative developments, building both sustainable and high-quality homes.”

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