The material specification below demonstrates the commitment we have to bringing the best available materials to our factory, to build our pods. The wall, floor and roof materials we are currently using are listed below. These may be refined going forward as we are continually researching the market for new innovative materials.

Our materials

The material specification below demonstrates the commitment we have to bringing the best available materials to our factory, to build our pods. The wall, floor and roof materials we are currently using are listed below. These may be refined going forward as we are continually researching the market for new innovative materials.

  • 12.5mm plasterboard scrim-taped and skimmed on 25mm service void battons, creating a service void for electrical cables and pipe work, which eliminates any punctures in the vapour control layer
  • 1 x layer of Protect VC foil Ultra, full fitted, taped and sealed between floor and wall junctions
  • 145 x 45 C16 timber stud work at 450mm wide centres, fully clad with 11mm OSB board, fully secured to our structural stud work
  • Spacing between stud work full-filled with high performing insultation
  • 1 x layer of Protect TF200 Thermo providing the “Ultimate protect solution” when incorporated with the protect VC Foil
  • 50mm x 38 mm timber battons creating a fully breathable space between the cladding and structural timber frame
  • Choice of Siberian Larch or Western Red cedar selected from sustainable sources, fully nailed with stainless steel nails to prevent rust marks over time.


  • Laminate or engineered floor finish over 18mm chipboard subfloor
  • 145 x 45 C16 timber floor joists fitted at 450mm structural centres
  • Spacing between timber joists to be full filled with 145mm Rigid PIR insulating board
  • Structure to be placed upon ground screw adjustable foundation system.


  • Single ply EPDM roof membrane offering a 25-year manufacturer’s guarantee, fully adhered to 9mm marine plywood over sheet
  • 50mm high performing insulation fitted over 18mm marine plywood roof deck
  • 195 x 45 C16 structural timber roof joists with 75mm high performing insulation fitted with the rafter spacing
  • Ceiling clad with Protect VC foil ultra with 25mm x 50mm service void battons
  • Finally, the ceiling is lined with 1 layer of 12.5mm plasterboard fully scrim taped and skimmed.


OUR PODS

Our urbanpods are pre-manufactured either fully constructed or in parts and shipped out to our clients’ homes for swift construction on site thus minimising time spent at your home, we endeavor at all times to keep the process as simple as it can be from conception to completion, it’s what separates us from our competitors.

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