Taylor Wimpey builds manufacturing unit for timber frames

Taylor Wimpey builds manufacturing unit for timber frames

CGI of the new factory

CGI of the brand new manufacturing unit

Taylor Wimpey mentioned that the event of an in-house timber body manufacturing manufacturing unit would give it “vital operational and environmental advantages” because it appears to growing using prefabricated timber frames in its homes.

It mentioned transferring extra to timber frames would decrease the corporate’s carbon footprint and assist it put together for the incoming Future Houses Commonplace.

The brand new manufacturing unit spans 240,000 sq ft and is subsequent door to the corporate’s current Logistics web site at Kingston Park, Peterborough. Development is anticipated to be accomplished by spring 2023 with preliminary deal with the manufacturing of exterior panels, inside partitions, and flooring. First deliveries of timber frames are anticipated within the autumn.

Nick Wright, manufacturing and provide chain director of Taylor Wimpey, mentioned: “The institution of a brand new timber body manufacturing unit demonstrates our dedication to delivering futureproofed houses and communities. Timber body is a key a part of Taylor Wimpey’s long-terms technique to ship low carbon, vitality environment friendly houses and communities, while additionally offering operational efficiencies and safety of provide.”

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