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Building Use - Teaching Blocks

110 education building projects delivered UK-wide every year during the busy eight-week summer holiday period

When you need extensive teaching and learning facilities of the highest standard, you can rely on Portakabin to supply school buildings of any size and configuration to meet your needs.

Our modular building systems can be designed to create large teaching blocks incorporating every education facility, from IT suites, laboratories, food technology rooms, music rooms and art rooms to break-out rooms, staff rooms, reception areas, toilets and changing rooms.

Why buy or hire your teaching blocks from Portakabin?

  • Column-free interiors enable completely flexible, multi-storey building layouts to be designed to your requirements
  • Choose fully glazed facades to enhance natural light levels. Pupils who sit in naturally lit classrooms have been shown to perform up to 26% better than those working in artificial light1
  • Buildings designed to support anti-bullying strategies, with unisex toilets and open-plan communal areas
  • Well-ventilated rooms reduce CO2 build-up, so pupils stay alert and attentive for longer
  • Buildings installed to HSE guidelines for enhanced child safety, and fitted with safety features such as finger guards on doors
  • Equip your teaching block with all the interior or external extras you need, including interactive whiteboards, vision panels, furniture, claddings and security systems
  • Buildings installed fast with fewer vehicle movements, less noise and less waste than a traditional construction site - for minimal disruption to your pupils and staff
  • Well-insulated, air-tight buildings fitted with movement-sensitive PIR lighting for enhanced energy efficiency
  • Designed to meet permanent building regulations, including Part M, Equality Act and SENDA

Government Procurement Service approval saves time and money
Portakabin has been selected by Government Procurement Service as an accredited supplier. Government Procurement Service is an Executive Agency of the Office of Government Commerce that aims to help public-sector colleagues maximise procurement efficiency and value for money. It means that schools can bypass the usual lengthy tender process by choosing Government Procurement Service suppliers - saving up to 77 days on the procurement process.

Capabilities and resources to fulfil every school requirement - anywhere in the country
Over the past three years, Portakabin has consistently delivered around 110 education projects each year in just eight weeks over the peak summer period. It's only because of our unrivalled capabilities and nationwide resources that we can consistently complete this scale of work on multiple school sites. So, whatever your requirements, you can rest assured that we will deliver - on time and on budget.

Portakabin gave us real peace of mind by taking full responsibility for the whole project. We trusted them to deliver everything we asked for, and they just got on with it – and really exceeded our expectations.”

Gillian Hindle, Business Manager

"I had been impressed by the standard of the buildings provided by Portakabin on hire, and the service we received had been excellent. Now that we needed to buy a building at short notice, it was clear that modular construction was the best option, so I went back to Portakabin to see what they could offer".

Iain Macrae, The Highland Council


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