CHIC Leaves Reallies Partnership

After careful consideration by the board and following member consultation, CHIC has now left the Reallies partnership and become an ‘Unaligned Licensee’. CHIC’s members want a wide range of services that CHIC is best positioned to deliver directly. CHIC will continue to work with Reallies, which will support the range of projects already being delivered for CHIC members on existing frameworks. John Fisher, Managing Director

Time to change the approach

Next week, during the CIH Housing Conference we are showcasing our innovative volumetric home. At our recent CHIC annual conference in Worcester, Sir Edward Lister explained  Homes England support for offsite manufacturing during his conference plenary, he stated that Modular is the future for social and affordable home building, and that Homes England will be prioritising modular in supporting social / affordable housing delivery. So,…

Modular is the future for social and affordable homes building

Sir Edward Lister, Chair of Homes England suggested that “Modular is the future for social and affordable homes building”. Speaking at the CHIC Annual Conference and Exhibition Sir Ed advised that Homes England will be prioritising modular in supporting social / affordable housing delivery. He also suggested that “young people are not interested “in traditional building work” and that modular meets the right price points…

Volumetric house arrives in Worcester

We are delighted to be showcasing our innovative off-site manufactured house at the CHIC conference this week being held at Six Ways Stadium. Delegates at the conference will be able to take guided tours of the house and see first hand the future of new home delivery. This years conference is chaired by the BBC’s Mark Easton and will include a plenary session with Sir…

Reallies partnership now seeking consultants for £22.7m new social housing consultancy framework

Reallies, the national procurement partnership between Procure Plus, Efficiency North and the Central Housing Investment Consortium, is now inviting suitably qualified and experienced consultants to join a new Consultancy Framework that will support the construction and building work needs of our combined membership who manage over 1.2 million homes. The anticipated value of the Consultancy Framework is £22.7m over a 4 year term and provides…