The Choice Factory: delivering MMC the Kier way
The Choice Factory is Kier’s award-winning approach to delivering Modern Methods of Construction (MMC).
As a project integrator we use the Choice Factory principles to guide clients through a structured process to provide a choice of factory based solutions. The Kier team provides expert advice and facilitates close collaboration amongst ourselves, clients and the supply chain to maximise opportunities from the range of technologies and methods available.
The Choice Factory is underpinned by our Digital by Default strategy, meaning we can deliver bespoke technical solutions that also meet environmental and social sustainability agendas.
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Our kit-of-parts approach
As a project integrator, Kier considers a variety of different offsite systems, materials and supply chain partners, conducting feasibility studies to assess the value and impact of each to deliver an optimised solution for clients.
Through our flexible ‘kit-of-parts’ approach we have delivered a variety of projects across a range of sectors. Previous successes include pioneering the Repeatable Rooms and Standardised Components initiative as part of the P22 framework for the healthcare sector and delivering a step-change in the evolution of Design for Manufacture & Assembly at the multi-award winning HMP Five Wells.
MMC Project Spotlights
Northstowe Education Campus
The design and construction of the first phase of the Northstowe Education Campus comprising of new facilities including a 4FE secondary school plus, a 110 place SEND School and Energy Centre in Cambridgeshire.
HMP Five Wells
Design and construction of an adult male Category C resettlement prison, designed to enhance rehabilitation. As a project integrator, Kier used a Design for Manufacture and Assembly (DfMA) component-led approach to deliver the project, setting new standards for excellence in modern methods of construction (MMC), innovation and digital technologies.
NHS Golden Jubilee
Kier is utilising modern methods of construction (MMC) throughout the build of this surgical centre, including a hybrid pre-cast concrete frame and facade, cast in service support systems, and pre-manufactured riser and corridor service modules.
10 Lewis Cubitt Square
A 250,000 sq. ft mixed-use building in King’s Cross which incorporated various forms of modern methods of construction (MMC) including a large slipform core, precast concrete floor units, a complex two layered precast concrete façade and unitised curtain walling, prefabricated mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) components, and modular toilets.