London boroughs ink £40m deal for modular temporary housing

Modular temporary housing commissioned by a network of London boroughs to house homeless families in the capital

Extraspace Solutions will provide 200 new units by 2021 in scheme that mirrors RSHP’s Y:Cube project

Modular-buildings specialist Extraspace Solutions has won a £40m contract to supply temporary housing for homeless families as part of a London-wide initiative.

The deal will see Extraspace deliver 200 relocatable homes for the Pan-London Accommodation Collaborative Enterprise (Place) by 2021.

Under the scheme, which is reminiscent of RSHP’s Y:Cube temporary housing project, Extraspace’s homes are intended for use on “meanwhile” sites earmarked for development in the long term, but which would otherwise remain underused over the short- to medium-term.

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