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Bury School Wins Building Art Competition

Pupils at East Ward Community Primary School in Bury are the proud winners of the first ever art competition run by Portakabin. 

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Latest issue of Education Bulletin now available

In this issue, we explore how modular technology can help your school and council minimise and overcome the effects of unforeseen accommodation challenges.

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Interior of Royal Stoke University Hospital ward Portakabin modular building

Portakabin Receives Second Award Commendation for Complex Healthcare Scheme

Portakabin has received a second award commendation for its delivery of a highly complex ward and theatre building at Royal Stoke University Hospital. 

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Portakabin delivers complete interim primary school in just 14 weeks to the amazement of parents

Portakabin, the UK’s leading supplier of interim modular buildings, has successfully constructed and handed over a complete new 300-pupil interim primary school in Devon in less than four months. 

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UK Private Business of the Year

At an awards ceremony held in London, Portakabin was crowned UK Private Business of the Year 2016.

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Portakabin Buildings for Easyjet Flagship Modular Hangar Facility

Portakabin, the UK’s leading modular building specialist, has provided multiple buildings for a new flagship aircraft maintenance hangar at Gatwick Airport for Europe’s leading airline, easyJet.

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Portakabin brings its off-site solutions to the Offsite Construction Show 2016.

Portakabin announces attendance at Offsite Construction Show 2016.

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New school for 650 children in Cumbria

Portakabin emergency response team provides new school for 650 children following Cumbria floods

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Latest Insider magazine available online Summer 2016

The latest issue of Insider magazine is now available as an online flip-book.

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5 steps to mastering meetings

Are you one of the 47% of employees that consider certain meetings to be a waste of time? If you are, then you’ll be eager to learn how to spot the superfluous gatherings and how to get the most from the ones you do attend.

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The advantages of using a modular building

Have you considered using a modular building for your next project? Take a look at our infographic below to see how you could benefit from using a modular building.

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Our new guide to modular construction

Do you know how modular construction really works? Our new guide helps you understand the construction process from beginning to end.

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Classrooms for 480 Edinburgh children

When the Royal High School of Edinburgh had to be closed for urgent remedial building works, Portakabin responded with 16 classrooms to enable 480 children to resume their studies – and in just four days from the initial enquiry.

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Portakabin Volunteers Help Flood-Hit Pre-School

Several months on from York’s devastating floods, the playground at Huntington Pre-school was still out of use, having been irreparably damaged and contaminated by heavily polluted flood waters.

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Portakabin constructs 'pop up' learning hub for UCL

Portakabin constructs ‘pop up’ learning hub for UCL in just 2 days as pressure on universities increases to meet rising demand for higher education

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Portakabin announces more sustainability initiatives

The Portakabin Group, the UK’s leading modular building specialist, has announced more sustainability commitments and initiatives to help its customers further reduce their carbon footprint.

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Portakabin team tastes life in military as reservists

Staff from the Portakabin Group in York and East Yorkshire swapped their office environment for wild moorland and combats, in a special exercise run by the military.

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Portakabin Expands Services to Schools with Launch of Design Service for Interim Science Laboratories

Portakabin, the UK’s leading modular building specialist, has launched a new design and planning service for interim science, design and technology classrooms.

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Submitting successful planning applications, Avoiding the pitfalls

Anyone planning to extend their premises or to construct a new building faces the prospect of applying for planning permission. In the UK the planning system controls the use of land and what is built on it. Plus, it helps to protect the balance between industrial development and the need to improve and protect our environment.

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10 things not to share with your colleagues

Most of us want to do our jobs well and believe that we are good at what we do.

Most of us (we’re guessing here) want to be respected at work and be popular with our colleagues. However, there is a fine line between popularity at work and getting the respect you deserve for a job well done.

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Why cleaning the office properly can prevent the common cold.

Are the everyday devices in your office making you sick? You may not realise it but the phones, mice and keyboards in your office could be spreading germs around. With studies showing that the average workstation has 400 times as many microbes than a toilet seat it’s worth having a look at just how much of a germ incubator your office is.

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More than just a logo ? The Importance of Brand Awareness

Brand identity is a company’s most valuable asset.

It is the way the company wants its brand to be received.

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All you need to know about working from home

As people strive to make a break from the commuting rat race and find a more satisfactory work-life balance, more and more employees are choosing to work from home.

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The Portakabin Group has announced the date for its apprenticeship seminar

The Portakabin Group has announced the date for an apprenticeship seminar which is open to anyone who is interested in becoming an apprentice.

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New video: Royal Stoke Hospital Project

Portakabin, the UK’s leading supplier of modular buildings, has produced a short film about how a highly complex, 4,200sqm ward and theatre building was constructed at Royal Stoke University Hospital in less than four months to help meet the increasing demand for orthopaedic services.

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Latest Education Bulletin available to view online

In this issue, we ask how does the design of your school contribute to a more positive, respectful environment for pupils?

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Portakabin Open Day - 16th March

Don’t miss out!

We are hosting an open day on Wednesday 16th March and we’re delighted to invite you along.

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The Portakabin Group Wins Three Awards For Its Work With Apprenticeships

The Portakabin Group has won three awards for its outstanding work with apprenticeships – two National Apprenticeship Awards for Yorkshire and the Humber, and Large Employer of the Year at the York Apprenticeship Awards.

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Portakabin Group Outperforms UK Construction Industry Trend

The latest independent figuires show that the Portakabin Group has once again outperformed the construction industry with 99.7% of projects completed on time and on budget since 2003.  That’s in sharp contrast to the traditional construction industry average of 40% delivered on time.

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Will the transport industry cope with the increases in passenger numbers?

Without a doubt, travel is integral to our daily lives. As a nation, we made over 7 billion journeys on public transport and drove 311 billion miles in 2014. 
We spend, on average, a year of our lives getting to and from the office – that’s a staggering 10,634 hours, depressing isn’t it?

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Accessible toilet guide launched by Portaloo

Portaloo, has launched a new guide to help facilities and estates managers specify toilets and washrooms for people with disabilities including those who are unable to use standard accessible toilets.

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Environmental Business of the Year Award

The Portakabin Group’s commitment to sustainability has been recognised with another award. It has now been named Environmental Business of the Year in the Yorkshire Post Environment Awards 2015.

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Launch of Portaloo Accessible Plus - an industry first

Portaloo has launched the UK’s first semi-permanent toilet and shower building specially designed for people with severe disabilities and their carers. 

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Latest Insider magazine available online Winter 2015

The latest issue of Insider magazine is now available as an online flip-book

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The best building 'Barr none' for soft drinks manufacturing facility

AG Barr, the soft drinks business responsible for well-known brands such as the iconic IRN-BRU, Rubicon exotic juice drinks, Strathmore spring water, Tizer and the distribution of Rockstar energy drinks in the UK, has chosen two buildings from Portakabin Hire to provide highly flexible office space inside its new manufacturing facility in Milton Keynes.

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Portakabin Group increases support for schools and young people

The Portakabin Group has expanded its work with schools, universities and young people with a range of new initiatives as part of its corporate social responsibility programme. So far this financial year, the Group has helped 16 schools and universities and more than 550 pupils and students – a significant increase on the same period last year.

 

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Business continuity and disaster recovery planning for buildings

Robert Snook, Director and General Manager of Portakabin Hire looks at some of the considerations for contingency planning for buildings and how organisations can get their operations up and running again in a crisis situation to ensure business continuity. 

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How interim teaching accommodation can help the shortfall in school places

Robert Snook, Director and General Manager of Portakabin Hire, looks at how interim modular building solutions can help schools and local authorities overcome place planning issues, and what education providers should consider when specifying teaching accommodation for short-term use.

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Portakabin Group wins best employer at apprenticeship awards

The Portakabin Group, the UK’s leading modular building specialist, has won the Large Employer of the Year category at the York Apprenticeship Awards.

 

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How healthcare providers can address the pressure on bed spaces ahead of next winter

Robert Snook, Director and General Manager of Portakabin Hire, offers some practical advice to help healthcare providers address the increasing pressure on bed spaces ahead of the peak period next winter.

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Portakabin Hire delivers more than 300 disaster recovery projects

Portakabin Hire, the UK’s leading supplier of interim building solutions, has delivered 345 disaster recovery projects to date, helping organisations across the UK to get up and running again as quickly as possible after major incidents such as flooding, fire and the discovery of asbestos.

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Portakabin hire cranes final modules in at Royal Stoke University Hospital

Portakabin Hire, the UK’s leading supplier of interim building solutions, has completed the first phase of construction of a major project to expand ward and theatre accommodation for orthopaedic services at Royal Stoke University Hospital.

 

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Latest Insider Magazine Available To View Online

In our Winter issue of Insider you will find out how to thrive in your office environment, and how to fight the freeze to protect your business this Winter, plus some of the latest case studies from Portakabin.

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Education Bulletin Magazine Cover

Latest Education Bulletin Available To View Online

In this issue of Education Bulletin you will find innovative solutions for facing up to the challenges facing the spectrum of education provision, including meeting primary school capacity needs and attracting foreign students to our universities.

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Portakabin releases customer services figures which out-perform both national and construction industry service standards

Portakabin Group has announced that its customer satisfaction scores have been maintained at 92 per cent in an environment where the customer has become increasingly more discriminating.

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The Portakabin Group achieves top rating for financial stability

The Portakabin Group, the UK’s leading modular building manufacturer, has again achieved the highest possible rating from Dun & Bradstreet – the global specialist in business information and financial risk analysis.

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Portakabin Hire receives largest ever order - a 13.5m contract for Royal Stoke University Hospital

Portakabin Hire, the UK’s leading supplier of interim building solutions, has been awarded a £13.5 million contract – the largest in the division’s 52-year history – to expand ward and theatre accommodation for orthopaedic services at Royal Stoke University Hospital.

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Portakabin Hire sees record demand from schools for high quality interim teaching accommodation

Portakabin Hire, the UK’s leading interim modular building specialist, has delivered a record number of school buildings and classrooms to accommodate around 22,000 school children in the last academic year.

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Portakabin Hire Division builds fully serviced 20-bed ward at Princess Alexandra Hospital in less than three months

When additional ward space was required at Princess Alexandra Hospital in Harlow to help the Trust manage increased demand over the winter period, Portakabin Hire constructed a fully serviced 20-bed ward facility in less than three months and handed it over ahead of programme.

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Portakabin Hire launches new CPD programme to guide Specifiers and Facilities Managers through the procurement of interim buildings

Portakabin Hire, the UK’s leading interim modular building specialist, has launched a new CPD programme ‘Decanting without Compromise’, to help architects, contractors, facilities managers, and other construction professionals procure and specify accommodation for short-term use.

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Portakabin provides complete interim junior school building for a leading school

Portakabin Hire, the UK’s leading interim modular building specialist, has designed and supplied a complete school for short-term use at Highgate Junior School in north London.  The building is in use for two years whilst a new facility is under construction.

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Portakabin Awarded Another Gold For Environmental Performance

The Portakabin Group has been awarded a Gold Award in the Business in the Community Environment Index 2014 in recognition of its commitment to sustainability. This is the second consecutive year Portakabin has achieved this prestigious accolade – putting the Group among the UK’s highest performing businesses for environmental management.

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Portakabin Reaccredited For Both Achilles and Customer Service Excellence

Portakabin has passed a recent audit to be reaccredited with Achilles and has also achieved reaccreditation for Customer Service Excellence (CSE). 

 

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Portakabin Publishes New Report - 'Exploding The Myths Of Modular Construction'

The Portakabin Group, the UK’s leading modular building manufacturer, has published a new report to help building occupiers, architects and contractors separate the misconceptions about modular construction from the facts.

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Portakabin Delivers Major Interim Office Project On Time Despite Challenging Conditions

Portakabin has delivered a 3,500m² interim office complex for Jaguar Land Rover, overcoming challenging weather conditions to deliver the building on time.

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Portakabin Group Publishes Guide To Help Schools And Academies Procure New Teaching Accommodation

The Portakabin Group, the UK’s leading modular building specialist, has published a new guide to help schools and academies procure new teaching facilities – from self-contained permanent classroom blocks to complete purpose-designed schools.

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Latest Insider Available To View Online

In our summer issue of Insider you'll find articles on the many benefits of daytime cleaning and how you can make sure you comply with the requirements of the Equality Act 2010, as well as some of the latest case studies from Portakabin.

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Portakabin Donates Recycled Timber For Giant Community Artwork To Welcome The Tour De France To York

Portakabin, the UK’s leading modular building manufacturer, has donated over 250sqm of recycled timber panels for an ambitious community arts project to welcome the 2014 Tour de France to the city of York.

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Portakabin Sees 19% Rise In Orders In The Manufacturing Sector - Another Indicator Of The Economic Upturn

The upturn in UK manufacturing has seen increasing demand for new buildings from Portakabin, the UK’s leading modular building manufacturer

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Portakabin Achieves Top Safety Accreditation

Portakabin, the UK’s leading modular building manufacturer, has received independent accreditation from Safecontractor for its consistently high standards in health and safety, giving clients and contractors further reassurance of its track record for safe performance.

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Portakabin Delivers Interim Sixth Form Centre In Just Six Weeks

Portakabin, the UK’s leading modular building specialist, has delivered an interim sixth form centre in just six weeks at a school in Cheshire after structural defects to an existing building meant alternative accommodation was urgently required.

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Latest Education Bulletin Available To View Online

In this issue of Education Bulletin you can find some advice on how to minimise the likelihood and impact of an arson attack at your school.  You can also find out why schools from Aberdeen to Croydon are choosing modular construction to increase their capacity.

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Portakabin Wins 4th Award For Its Commitment To The Environment And Sustainability

Portakabin, the UK’s leading modular building manufacturer, has received the Think Green Business of the Year accolade at the Press Business Awards in recognition of its commitment to the environment and sustainability.

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Portakabin Launches New Planning and Building Control Service to Simplify Building Procurement

Portakabin Hire has launched a new Planning and Building Control Service to manage the Building Regulations and planning process for the supply of interim modular buildings.

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Portakabin Group Achieves Outstanding Five-Star Rating In Achilles Building Confidence Audit

The Portakabin Group has been accredited to the highest level in its fifth annual Achilles Building Confidence audit – its best ever performance.

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