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.
At an awards ceremony held in London, Portakabin was crowned UK Private Business of the Year 2016.
Portakabin announces attendance at Offsite Construction Show 2016.
Portakabin emergency response team provides new school for 650 children following Cumbria floods
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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.
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.
Do you know how modular construction really works? Our new guide helps you understand the construction process from beginning to end.
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.
Portakabin constructs ‘pop up’ learning hub for UCL in just 2 days as pressure on universities increases to meet rising demand for higher education
From recycling flooring for traffic cones to re-using solvents for fuel, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Brand identity is a company’s most valuable asset.
It is the way the company wants its brand to be received.
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.
The Portakabin Group has announced the date for an apprenticeship seminar which is open to anyone who is interested in becoming an apprentice.
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.
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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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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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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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.
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.
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.
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.
The Portakabin Group, the UK’s leading modular building specialist, has won the Large Employer of the Year category at the York Apprenticeship Awards.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Portakabin has passed a recent audit to be reaccredited with Achilles and has also achieved reaccreditation for Customer Service Excellence (CSE).
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.
Portakabin has delivered a 3,500m² interim office complex for Jaguar Land Rover, overcoming challenging weather conditions to deliver the building on time.
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.
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.
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.
The upturn in UK manufacturing has seen increasing demand for new buildings from Portakabin, the UK’s leading modular building manufacturer
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.
Portakabin, the UK’s leading modular building specialist, has delivered an interim sixth form centre in just six weeks at a school in
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
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.
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.