Modular Buildings: Tailored to Your Needs
Customizable Interiors for Diverse Needs
Our modular buildings are designed with flexibility in mind. Whether you’re envisioning an open-plan space or need separate rooms for storage, offices, or restrooms, we can make it happen. With ARH, you’re not just getting a building; you’re getting a solution tailored to your specific requirements. We’ve proudly served a vast and diverse clientele across the United Kingdom and Scotland.
Comprehensive Services from Start to Finish
We’re committed to delivering excellence at every stage. Our offerings include:
Exterior Designs That Stand Out
Looking for a unique exterior finish that aligns with your brand or meets specific planning requirements? We offer a plethora of options, from Plastisol and Timber Cladding to Composite Panels. Our experienced team is here to guide you through the choices, ensuring your modular building not only functions well but also looks impeccable.
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does a modular building cost in the UK?
The pricing of modular buildings is influenced by a number of factors such as size, design, and the materials used in construction. Given the bespoke nature of these buildings, tailoring to individual customer needs, it’s challenging to assign a fixed cost to modular structures. However, for those seeking competitive pricing, ARH Portable and Modular Buildings offers a viable solution, showcasing a blend of cost-effectiveness and customized design.
Do you need planning permission for a modular home in the UK?
It’s a requirement to obtain planning permission for the majority of new constructions in the UK, encompassing modular and prefabricated homes. A fundamental guideline to bear in mind is that any edifice, irrespective of its dimensions, that is slated to stay in place for over 28 days will require planning approval. This rule extends to all modular buildings, underlining the necessity of planning permission regardless of the structure’s size.
Do building regs apply to modular buildings?
Yes, Modular buildings in the UK are subject to building regulations ensuring their safety and functionality. These regulations cover areas like structural integrity, fire safety, resistance to contaminants, thermal/sound insulation, ventilation, sanitation, and waste disposal, among others.
What is the lifespan of a modular buildings?
The lifespan of modular buildings, including classrooms, depends on various factors such as maintenance, quality of materials, and construction quality.
With proper care:
- Temporary modular buildings: These are designed for short-term or urgent needs and can last at least 25 to 30 years. After this period, the components are typically repurposed or recycled.
- Permanent modular buildings: When permanently affixed, they can last for at least 50 years. Factors affecting the lifespan include material quality, construction quality, and regular maintenance. For instance, using high-quality materials like steel can extend the life of the building. Additionally, modular buildings constructed in controlled factory environments tend to have better longevity as they are protected from external elements during construction.