We supply many modular buildings to schools and academy’s for use as additional classroom space and quite often we have to cross a school field to get to the site location. This would be impossible without Trackway that enables the crane and haulage to travel over a temporary road without getting stuck in soft ground.
We have just taken on an 18 year old apprentice whom we intend to teach him everything about the modular and portable building industry, from buying to selling to ordering to marketing to drawing buildings. We managed to locate an excellent teacher of CAD that offers a Nationwide Service on a 1 to 1 basis
Once again our MD has sponsored our good friend and ex PBS employee, Trev Watts, on his extensive France and Belgian cycle trip for Dove House Hospice. Dove House is a wonderful charity, undertaking a really sensitive job… their website is well worth a visit. Trev cycled through Belgium with his friends, and this year visited numerous First World War battle sites and cemeteries. Well done Trev
A brand new manufactured 20’ x 10’ plastic coated steel open plan portable building being off loaded into our storage site ready for immediate delivery. You can purchase this building for £6,495 or rent for £55 per week and you can even purchase the building on your credit card. With straightforward installation by hi ab
Mike Wall, our Project Manager, demonstrates hoovering up in his best “Freddie Mercury” camp manner after a client tramped mud into our office. Andy Cottam looks on with barely disguised mirth. It’s not all relentless graft in our office. Mike, who’s a clean living kinda guy – to whom mud doesn’t stick – obviously has a “suck it and see”
Hull City are back in the Premiership! What a great achievement it is to obtain this promotion – we’re so delighted – and the city as a whole feels a positive lift. All of this, and forthcoming City of Culture too! We are pleased to be associated with the club, as we have three buildings on hire to
We have just donated £250 to Race for Life for the girls at Amy Sanchez Hair & Beauty, who are committed to running this latest Race for Life. What great hairdressers they are, even our MD goes there … infinitely preferable to “tearing your hair out” with stress!
Yet again, the BBC highlights the parental struggle to find a suitable nearby school place for their children. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/educ… Though we can’t help with the concurrent teacher shortages, we’re incredibly committed to addressing school building accommodation issues. Our comprehensive service helps school leaders to swiftly deliver extra school places for their communities. Contact us to see how we
The pressure on school admissions due to lack of space continues. £23 billion investment in school buildings by 2021?
Today’s latest BBC Education news highlights the huge pressure on school places caused by rising pupil numbers and limited accommodation. As a significant provider of Education sector accommodation, we believe passionately that modular and portable buildings have a massive role to play in getting the requisite accommodation in place, swiftly and effectively: BBC extract, 22nd
We are a dynamic and very busy portable and modular building company, with an active used building market to supply, in addition to all of our new build activities. We are always in the market to appraise and purchase good quality used buildings, and we are happy to assess your surplus accommodation – whatever the size
Interestingly, New York currently houses the tallest modular building in the world, see this link: http://www.dezeen.com/2012/12/… However, we doubt that the module units taking the strain at the bottom of this enormous structure bear any relation to conventional UK stacking units, just think what weight they hold up! We haven’t a definitive record of the UK’s tallest conventional modular
Callum, our office manager, recently took a romantic weekend in Paris with his beautiful and intelligent girlfriend. His dedication to the world of modular buildings is such that he still took time out to observe the French way of doing things… and we were all surprised that the only “French models” photographed for us were exclusively buildings!
Did you know money from fines levied against banks has been given to air ambulance charities? Lincolnshire & Nottinghamshire Air Ambulance have used their £250,000 grant to part fund a new base at RAF Waddington and now they are leaving for emergencies even quicker.Posted by BBC Look North (East Yorkshire & Lincolnshire) on Sunday, 15
The BBC reports… “Head teachers in England claim schools are in a “recruitment crisis” because so many teachers are leaving the profession and are not being replaced. The National Association of Head Teachers says as many as eight out of 10 schools are struggling with shortages.” This problem sits alongside substantial accommodation issues in many
Food for thought … after you’ve “chewed these problems over”, somehow transporting a modular building seems simple!
There’s nothing fishy about transporting building modules around the country, unlike the salmon spill recounted here by the BBC… it became a large scale problem, and thereby hangs a tail, or two! The yeast spill helped mould our thoughts on the subject, and perhaps there could have been some connection with the lager spillage… the
Portable Building Sales Ltd purchase and recycle used modular buildings from throughout the education sector, the emergency services, local government and all other commercial settings. We will consider purchasing any quality modular buildings up to 3000 square metres, and we will remove your building safely and in full compliance with the CDM regulations. If you
It seems that the modular and portable building industry is currently booming. Most companies in our industry that we speak with are very busy and we are no exception with nearly half our last years turnover being achieved in our 3rd quarter alone. We expect our final years turnover to increase by 35% to 40%
Portable Building Sales were delighted to donate the sum of £1,000 to the Lincolnshire & Nottinghamshire Air Ambulance. These highly trained people undertake a very difficult job and attend emergencies on a daily basis and our Managing Director was pleased to be invited to the official opening of their new modular HQ building that we
Portable Building Sales are proud to have sponsored James Kaye of Cobus Communications, who today ran 10k in the rain, for the Hull Children’s University.
The BBC has announced that Primary School numbers are soaring, with an extra 94,000 pupils this year, which is it’s highest level since the 1970’s. As is aware, Head Teachers struggle to accommodate additional pupil numbers and turn to the Modular & Portable building industry to supply cost effective modular classrooms that can be supplied
In the UK we are used to seeing modular building of 4 or sometimes 5 storeys high. But one successful Chinese businessman has built a 57 storey modular building out of steel modules in just 19 days. Read the BBC’s full article by following the link http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/resources/idt-3cca82c0-a…