This section contains a series of interactive tools for helping you to evaluate the use of offsite manufacturing, standardisation and pre-assembly techniques in your projects.

Click on the image to view the summary PDF, or use the links below to view the complete list of tools, or the tools relevant to each section of the RIBA plan of work.

The Loughborough Offiste Toolbox - Revised Priniciples

Click on the text below to access tools relevant to each project stage:

Click on the links to the right to access the tools (external tools will open in a new window).

When you click on the links, you will be asked to log-in or register to access the tools – you need only do this once and this will give you access to all the tools. Once logged in, you can access any of the tools without logging in again, but if you close your browser, you will need to log in again. (The external site has a separate sign-up.)

Loughborough's Offsite Tools

  • Consider Offsite
    An early-stage decision-making aid for Offsite and Standardisation for project team members
  • Consider SystemBuild [links to external site IMMPREST-LA]
    An early-stage decision-making aid for System Building and a systematic approach to construction projects
  • Strategic Offsite
    A tool to develop and apply an effective management strategy to maximise the benefits from offsite applications, standard processes and standard components
  • Safe Offsite
    Download a tool to develop and apply an effective strategy to maximise the health and safety benefits from offsite applications and manage the changing risk profile
  • Measure Offsite
    A simple matrix tool for measuring the efficiency, effectiveness and performance benefits from offsite applications, standard processes and standard components
  • Value Offsite
    Download an Excel-based tool for really getting to grips with the costs and benefits of Offsite