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Press Releases from Portakabin (10 total)

School destroyed by fire ready to re-open after only 13 weeks thanks to Portakab …

A school in Doncaster was able to re-open just 13 weeks after 90 per cent of its buildings were destroyed in a devastating fire. The Portakabin rapid-response team built an entire 6,000sqm interim school for 800 pupils and staff at Campsmount Technology College, in only 10 weeks. As an emergency measure, staff and pupils had to be relocated to different locations across the community following the fire. The speed

Top rating for financial stability in the UK awarded to Portakabin

Modular building specialist, Portakabin, has achieved the highest possible rating from Dun & Bradstreet, the world's leading source of business information. This coveted award puts Portakabin in the top 15 per cent of all companies in the UK and Ireland for financial stability. Dun & Bradstreet provides an independent assessment of all companies, and an internationally-recognised indicator of the risk of failure and credit worthiness. It is a dynamic scoring

Portakabin works around the clock to help the flood-hit community in Cockermouth

The Portakabin rapid-response team has installed an interim building for two Cockermouth GP surgeries, which serve 15,000 patients, after their buildings were destroyed in the Cumbria floods. Working over a weekend and in adverse weather conditions, Portakabin has just delivered and erected a 624 sqm two-storey building at Cockermouth Community Hospital as part of the major recovery and restoration plan. The new facility has 21 consulting rooms, offices and patient waiting

Portakabin confirmed as one of the UK's strongest business-to-business brands fo …

Portakabin, the UK's leading modular building provider, has been named as one of the UK's leading business brands for the second consecutive year in the Business Superbrands 2009 list. Portakabin has moved 25 places higher than its 2008 position and is now ranked at 233rdin the top 500. The announcement follows a robust selection process undertaken by The Centre for Brand Analysis who canvas the opinions of a voluntary Expert

Portakabin Provides Rapid Simplified Procurement - Saving Up to 77 days

The UK’s leading modular building supplier, Portakabin, has been selected as an accredited building supplier to the public sector by Buying Solutions. Public sector organisations can often find themselves bogged down with time consuming and costly competitive tender processes when it comes to the procurement of accommodation solutions. However, leading portable building supplier, Portakabin, has been selected by Buying Solutions as an accredited building supplier to the public sector. This allows organisations

Portakabin Provides Modular Building Solution for Derby Council

Portakabin, the UK’s leading modular building supplier, has provided Derby City Council with three new Children’s Centres, as part of phase two of the Government’s Sure Start Children’s Centre initiative. Having used traditional buildings to complete phase one of the project, the Council opted for the reassurance of a timely delivery of a modular building solution for phase two, citing minimal on-site disruption as another key reason for the switch to

Portakabin provides Rok development solid solution with exceptional finish

Leading modular building supplier Portakabin has delivered premium quality marketing suite for Rok Development, the nationwide commercial and business park developer. The relocatable building solution was ideal for Rok Development thanks to the high quality and re-usability. Looking for a high specification marketing suite for visiting customers at its new Wilmslow Office Park lying within two miles of Manchester Airport, Paul Smith, Rok’s Project Manager, visited the modular building supplier

Modular building provider Portakabin appointed accredited supplier by public sec …

Leading modular building provider, Portakabin, has won accredited-supplier status with - the major national public sector procurement agency. Throughout a four-year contract, public sector organisations looking for portable office space, temporary classrooms and other accommodation solutions will be able to avoid the costly, compulsory competitive tender process and turn to Portakabin to fulfil all their requirements. A spokesperson for said, ‘Portakabin has successfully been through our very stringent selection

The Portakabin Ultima Vision is a stylish supermodel taking the modular building …

Leading modular building provider, Portakabin, has changed the face of the portable buildings industry yet again, with the launch of another ground-breaking supermodel available for hire. The company’s brand new modular building, Ultima Vision features floor to ceiling fully-glazed double-glazed wall panelling across the front of each module. This offers style and sophistication that is unique in the modular building hire market. A recent Gallup Management Journal survey¹ reported that

Modular building supplier Portakabin Group reduces carbon footprint and leads th …

Portakabin Group, the UK’s leading modular building supplier and manufacturer, has announced significant savings in carbon emissions following the implementation of an energy saving and environmental policy across its business. Portakabin saw a 17% year on year reduction in carbon emissions, decreasing by 643 tonnes over the last 12 months alone – equivalent to 338 flights from London Heathrow to Sydney. The new environmental policy is part of the Portakabin commitment to

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