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Swan Group today announced the appointment of Bill
Marsh as its new Modular Housing Director. Bill will take Swan's
multi-award winning modular housing factory into full production
over the coming months and joins Swan after many years in the
manufacture of closed panel timber frame housing both in the UK and
Bill's appointment comes as Swan's MD of Modular Housing Paul Williamson leaves the group to set up a new modular housing operation within the private sector.
Geoff Pearce, Swan's Executive Director of Regeneration and Development said:
"We are delighted to welcome Bill Marsh as our new Modular Housing Director and are very much looking forward to working with Bill to develop our innovative, award winning, modular housing factory in Basildon Essex further, moving it into full production delivering precision engineered modular housing for our regenerations in Essex and East London.
We are grateful to Paul Williamson for his work as MD of our factory - not only helping us set up the factory but also over the last two years particularly representing Swan Group's innovative approach to housing delivery. Paul has helped us welcome over 1,000 people to our factory, to develop our own Modular Housing Guide and take part in national and international events to promote factory made housing as part of the solution to the housing crisis. We wish him every success in his new role."
Swan has already delivered high quality modular homes manufactured from Cross Laminated Timber ("CLT") to its Beechwood Village regeneration in Basildon and currently is onsite completing the UK's first mid-rise volumetric CLT apartment scheme at Watts Grove in Tower Hamlets.
Swan, already the UKHA's Homebuilder of the Year 2019 and Construction Week's Housebuilder of the Year 2019 was recognised at the Building Innovation Awards in October with a double win in both the Most Innovative Developer and Most Innovative Approach to Modular categories.
Bill Marsh, Modular Housing Director said:
"I'm delighted to be joining the Swan Group and am looking forward to working with the teams not only in the factory but also with the wider regeneration and development team, to take their award-winning modular housing factory to the next level of production.
It's great to be part of an innovative organisation which also is working hard to share the learning and best practice about the opportunities modular housing presents to help address the housing and skills shortages."
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