Trust the Portakabin Hire emergency-response service to deliver your essential buildings fast - often within days or even hours - in response to a crisis
There are times when you need to provide essential buildings fast, following an emergency, to ensure that vital services are not seriously disrupted. If healthcare, education or other important buildings are damaged by fire, flooding, explosions or extreme weather, you will need to get replacement buildings set up quickly to deliver essential services to local people, employees or schoolchildren. That's when the emergency-response service from Portakabin Hire should be your first port of call.
Over the years we have delivered complete, high-quality school buildings, offices and health centres within days - sometimes within hours - in response to emergency situations. Here are just a few examples that illustrate our rapid-response capabilities:
Nationwide resources and expertise to respond to any emergency
With a hire fleet comprising more than 25,000 buildings and with more than 50 Visitor and Hire Centres spread across the UK, Portakabin Hire has the resources and expertise to respond immediately to any emergency call. You can rely on us to supply the highest quality portable and modular buildings on any scale, for any application, anywhere in the country.
Fulfilling urgent school requirements
Schools often need accommodation at short notice - and not always in response to a disaster. Full pupil intake numbers are often not known until late in the school year - and if numbers are higher than expected, you may need to get additional classrooms and other facilities in place very quickly. Portakabin can react immediately to meet these demands, ensuring you get all the buildings you need ready for the start of the new school year. In fact, each year for the past three years, Portakabin has completed around 110 education projects across the UK during the busy eight-week summer holiday period.
Leave everything to Portakabin Hire - you'll have enough on your hands
When you call Portakabin Hire in an emergency, you can leave everything to us. We'll handle every aspect of your building provision, ensuring you get fully fitted buildings delivered within the most demanding timescales to minimise disruption to your organisation. Our unique Customer Charter promises that your building project will be completed on time and on budget - and you'll be reassured to know that we have a track record of delivering 99.9% of buildings in line with this promise.1
Zurich Municipal approves Portakabin Hire to deliver emergency-response buildings
Zurich Municipal - the UK's largest insurer of Local Education Authority buildings - has appointed Portakabin Hire as its approved supplier of interim buildings. Zurich conducted a rigorous assessment of our business, service levels and building standards and was assured that we could provide the highest quality of service to its customers. Now, when a Zurich-insured school suffers a fire, flood or other crisis, Portakabin Hire is called in to provide the necessary replacement buildings.
“We have all been impressed by the excellent quality of the buildings. They are very well insulated and provide a high standard of teaching accommodation. Staff have been very happy to teach in them, and we are delighted to see that the pupils have really taken to their new classrooms."Keith Jones, Deputy Headteacher and Site Manager
“Portakabin quickly got to grips with what we needed and delivered all the buildings to us on schedule, in a very short timeframe. In fact, all pupils from all year groups were back at school in normal lessons just four weeks after the fire.”Corrine White, Business Manager