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Portakabin Group Joins Southern Modular Framework


Off-site construction specialist, the Portakabin Group, has been appointed to the Southern Modular Building Framework – a new framework which has been launched to facilitate the procurement of modular buildings for public sector projects across London, the South East and South West. Operated by Hampshire County Council, this new initiative aims to minimise procurement time […]

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£2m Scheme at the University Hospital Southampton Complete after Less Than 5 Months on Site

After less than five months on site, the Portakabin Group has handed over a £2 million, four-storey scheme for office support staff at the University Hospital Southampton and to create space for further development, to the benefit of the local community. The new building was required to provide purpose-designed, permanent business support offices and meeting […]

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Demand for off-site construction continues to increase in the UK’s manufacturing sector


The Portakabin Group is seeing a significant rise in demand for buildings in the manufacturing sector as more organisations look to expand their facilities using off-site construction.    The Group’s latest project constructed using its Yorkon off-site solutions is for Totally Wicked – the first purpose-designed fluid production and technical facility for electronic cigarettes to […]

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The science of building – how to design and procure for off-site construction

The Portakabin Group has updated its CPD training programme, which advises architects, contractors, engineers, facilities managers and other building professionals about working with advanced off-site construction solutions. The one-hour RIBA-accredited seminar looks at how to get the best out of off-site construction and the latest innovations and technical advancements in modular technology. Portakabin has been […]

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Portakabin Group brings Yorkon off-site solutions to Healthcare Estates 2016


The Portakabin Group will be showcasing its Yorkon off-site solutions at this year’s Healthcare Estates event.  Its team of off-site specialists will be on hand to advise healthcare providers, architects and contractors about how to increase capacity on constrained hospital sites – with shorter programme times, less disruption and greater certainty of completion on time […]

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