Installing a new building involves so much more than simply placing an order. You need to apply for planning permission, source contractors and ancillaries suppliers, supervise the project, arrange groundworks, service connections, paths and landscaping - and much more.
All of this can be time-consuming and stressful, especially when it's not your area of expertise. However, with the impressive range of project-management services offered by Portakabin, you won't have to worry about a thing.
Choose a level of service to suit you
Our service is totally flexible. If you choose, we can take care of your entire modular building project – from start to finish – or we can handle individual elements to help you out, the choice is yours. Whichever you choose, the service you receive will ensure your project runs to schedule and keeps costs to a minimum.
Choose from our range of specialist project-management services:
Planning applications and Building Control approval
All new buildings and extensions to existing buildings – permanent or temporary – need planning permission from the local council.1 Planning applications must fulfil a range of statutory requirements and most will also need Building Control approval, which covers the health, safety and technical aspects of the proposed construction.
Portakabin can act on your behalf, as your agent, to ensure your proposals are approved quickly and simply. You will benefit from our all-inclusive package, handling all aspects of your application for your complete peace of mind. Your application will be submitted quickly and professionally – matching or surpassing the lead times of the building industry.
You can leave all construction works associated with your modular building project to Portakabin, including:
You can rely on our teams to work quickly to meet tight lead times. We work in partnership with approved contractors to ensure you receive the highest standards of service, quality and speed. We'll also directly manage all contractors on site, ensuring we maintain full control of lead times, programming, workmanship and site safety.
Construction Design and Management (CDM)
Construction Design and Management (CDM) regulations set out the statutory requirements for all construction projects above a certain size. You are required to appoint a Planning Supervisor and a Principal Contractor to ensure that any potential hazards in the building process are identified and eliminated, and any risks controlled.
Portakabin can fulfil the specialist roles of Planning Supervisor and Principal Contractor on your behalf. We can also provide advice on health and safety issues relevant to your modular building project – no matter how large or small – to ensure you comply with all relevant regulations.