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7 March 2023

Eight things you should ask before committing to an off-site build

Prefabricated home construction has had a huge rise in popularity over the last five years with many new construction companies promoting off-site construction solutions. Off-site construction comes with advantages; homes are constructed in one convenient, central location before being delivered to site, often saving money in travel for trades. Completed homes are delivered site ready […]

Lifestyler exterior

24 January 2023

Dawson Family Home, Hawkes Bay

16 January 2023

ReadyBuilt homes are now available in the South Island!

Lockwood’s ReadyBuilt transportable homes are now available for customers in the South Island. These premium homes offer the benefits of the high-performance Lockwood building system, as well as the convenience and advantages of a prefabricated home. Our South Island ReadyBuilt homes are built in a controlled factory environment in Christchurch, which allows for an efficient […]

16 January 2023

Lakeview Show Home opening soon in Rotorua

The 70m² design is our most popular two-bedroom ReadyBuilt design, but this Lakeview is something special! This show home demonstrates the next generation of Lockwood high-performance building and meets the new H1 Energy Efficiency specifications that come into effect for the building industry in 2023. The house is themed “NZ Natural”, supporting NZ companies and […]

9 July 2018

Lakeview show home now open to view in Rotorua

Mountain view, sea view, garden view… this spacious 70m2 home exudes warmth and is a delightful surprise – no matter the view! Our Lakeview is modern and inviting, with spaces made airy and restful by incorporating high sarked ceilings with extra height joinery. This Rotorua show home enjoys a splendid view of Mount Ngongotaha. Right […]

22 October 2019

Welcome Coombes Johnston BMW to our new show home!

If you are in Rotorua this Labour weekend, don’t miss the chance to view our brand new show home, plus be in with a chance to win a BMW for the weekend!* The 2019 Lifestyler show home will be open to view from Friday 25th October and open for extended hours over Labour Weekend 10am-4pm including […]

12 June 2018

Third Generation La Grouw to take over the helm at Lockwood

It’s time for generational change which is part of a natural progression at Lockwood. “My father made way for me and now I make way for my son Andrew,” says Joe La Grouw, our current managing director who will be stepping aside. “Andrew has worked in all aspects of the business; from being involved in […]

1 February 2019

New Lockwood Commercial website

We have a long established record of designing and constructing buildings that have proven to withstand earthquakes, weather extremes as well as being beautiful timber structures.  Lockwood homes and buildings are resilient and low maintenance, this robustness further enhancing their appeal for commercial application. There are several case studies featured on the site, which explore […]