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January 23, 2020
UK housing developers discontinuing cross-laminated timber for high residential units
Swan is the latest housing developer to join the list of developers evaluating concrete and steel alternative for residential units over 18 metres. Despite a successful completion of the mid-rise, six-storey Watts Grove development Tower Hamlets in East London, a 65-unit residential project, Swan will now restrict the use of CLT to two- and three-storey residential housing. A statement released by Swan stated that “Swan will continue to use Cross Laminated Timber for our offsite manufacturing production in residential construction under 18m as we still believe that CLT ...
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