Why refurbished modular buildings are a great option for your business

Why refurbished modular buildings are a great option for your business

Up-cycle your space with a newly refurbished modular building.

New space doesn’t always have to mean brand new. Refurbished modular buildings are a fantastic option for businesses and organisations looking to add additional space, at a fraction of the cost of purchasing a new build.

In fact, the use of refurbished modular buildings has risen exponentially as more organisations continue to recognise the cost, sustainability and quality benefits they bring. And over the past few years, there’s been a significant rise in the demand for refurbished modular buildings in the education sector — providing teaching facilities of the highest standard to both primary and secondary schools, academies, colleges and universities.

In short, refurbished modular buildings are a sound solution all-round. Especially in today’s challenging economic times. They’re also one of the most environmentally sound methods of construction, without compromising quality.

Just a few of the benefits include:

Quicker turnaround

The time it takes to reconfigure an existing unit and kit it out fit-for-purpose is a lot quicker than constructing from scratch. This is especially useful when you’re up against a tight schedule; such as the need for a new classroom in time for the new school-term, or when you’re expanding to accommodate your growing workforce.

Depending on the scope, size and level of customisation, refurbished modular buildings can be finished and ready-to-go as quick as 70 per cent faster.


Because units are constructed from modules that are pre-owned, it works out a lot cheaper than buying something that’s new — regardless of whether your customising the unit or not. In both cases, refurbished modular buildings are considerably more cost-effective when looking to add additional space.

Better for the environment

Whilst the sustainability of our environment may not necessarily affect your business directly, many businesses are incredibly conscious of their impact on the natural world. We are living in increasingly conscious times and more organisations are waking up to the responsibilities we all share in taking care of the world around us.

Pre-owned modular buildings are one of the most environmentally sound methods of construction, generating around 10 per cent of the carbon emissions compared to a newly manufactured building of equivalent size — that’s according to latest figures published by the Modular and Portable Building Association.

Minimal on-location work

Because the majority of work is performed off-location, and because on-location work is so minimal, refurbished modular buildings are a great approach for constrained worksites where disruptions need to be kept to a minimum.
This is especially useful for schools, where the distractions of a busy building site can make it difficult for teachers to teach and for pupils to learn.

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