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31
Mar

Tidworth MOD Housing Development Complete

We are pleased to announce that the Ministry of Defence housing development at Tidworth is now complete.  The circa £70 million housing development in Wiltshire was constructed by housebuilder, Hill, working on behalf of the Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO), and delivered under the Army Basing Programme, a joint Army and Defence Infrastructure Programme.

The project required the delivery of 322 homes within 20 months, and was completed ahead of programme.    We manufactured, delivered to site and erected timber frame kits for all 322 houses in just 13 months, meeting our target of 10 units per week over a phased programme.

The DIO and Hill welcomed the Minister for Defence Procurement, Guto Bebb to an event to mark the completion of the Salisbury Plain scheme, meeting service personnel and their families in their new homes.

Speaking about the success of the Tidworth project and its impact upon Taylor Lane Timber Frame, senior sales manager, Wayne Ricketts said: “We have a long-standing relationship with Hill but this was our first MOD contract and we’re thrilled to have played a part in delivering such a successful project.  Tidworth has had a positive impact on our business practises and raised awareness of our capacity and capability.  We have secured several £1 million+ contracts since completing the development including another, larger DIO housing scheme.”

You may also be interested in reading our Tidworth case study.

 

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