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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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Portakabin Group helps to meet increase in demand for school places in London with completion of 6th project for Barking and Dagenham

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The Portakabin Group has completed its sixth project for the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham Council (LBBD) – a £5.3 million school building constructed using a Yorkon off-site solution.   The contract for LBBD via delivery partner Thames Partnership for Learning was the second phase of a primary school facility built by the Portakabin Group in […]

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From recycling flooring for traffic cones to re-using solvents for fuel, Portakabin announces more sustainability initiatives

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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.    Waste streams from the manufacture of its modular buildings at its international production centre in York have been increased from 18 to 26 and now include:   Used vinyl […]

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