Frequently asked questions

ilke Homes offers an offsite, low rise, medium density housing range, delivering two and three storey terrace or semi-detached homes and flats for all forms of sale and rent. Homes can be installed at a rate of up to six homes per crane per day, with only minor finishing details to complete on site.

Our 2018 House Type Portfolio includes eight house types for open market sale as well as seven NDSS (Nationally Described Space Standard) and M4-2 (Category two – Accessibility & Adaptable Dwellings) compliant house types.

ilke Homes standard units are delivered to site fully finished internally and externally. We have a wide range of options available which can be found in our 2018 House Type Portfolio and are happy to discuss the specification with clients.

Yes, all ilke Homes are mortgageable and covered with two comprehensive warranties;

• Our comprehensive 2-year fixtures and fittings warranty as standard
• The industry standard 10-year NHBC Buildmark warranty or Building Life Plans (BLP/BOPAS) which are accepted by all major lenders

A wide variety of house types and internal layouts are available to deliver a range of sites from small infill sites to large developments that meet different tenures and standards. ilke Homes can be further modified to suit client and local planning needs.

Our homes have a high base specification, exceed building regulations and traditional construction as standard, and homes can be upgraded to meet zero carbon standard.

ilke Homes can be clad with render, brick slips, stone slips, tile or cladding board options to create “bespoke” façades to suit the local vernacular, while roof modules have been designed to offer significant variety.

ilke Homes have a very high performing building fabric which exceeds building regulations by 20% as standard due to the air tight, super-insulated and thermal bridge free design.
Acoustic testing has also shown that the superior detailing and manufacturing of ilke Homes means they exceed building regulations standards.

All ilke Homes will have significantly lower running costs than comparable existing homes and due to the high-performance envelope with factory built quality control.

ilke Homes perform better, with lower heating bills and less sound transmission, and are better specified than traditionally constructed homes. ilke Homes can enhance viability over traditionally constructed schemes through reduced preliminary costs, enhanced grant and cost certainty.

ilke Homes will be installed at a rate of up to six homes per day per crane. Groundworks can also be faster using steel driven piles on appropriate sites. A typical 50-unit ilke Homes site will be completed six months earlier than traditional build.

ilke Homes can be procured through ilke Homes’ partners, such as Keepmoat Homes and Engie, and are on several national and local new build and specialist modular housing frameworks.

In FY19 (to March 19) we expect to build 350 homes from our new manufacturing facility. The factory has the capacity to produce 2,000 homes per year.

Our modular factory design enables us to rapidly scale up our production, additional capacity can be added to meet demand.