Everything You Need to Know About Temporary Building Hire

What is a Temporary Building?

A temporary building is a building that is only intended to be up for a short period of time, however, due to the high-quality in which they are built, they can actually be used instead of a permanent structure. They have many benefits to a business and can transform your workplace.

Benefits of Temporary Building Hire

There are so many benefits of temporary building hire they are almost impossible to count, here are some of the main ones;

Install Quickly

Temporary buildings do not require foundations, which reduces the build time drastically. They can be constructed in as little as a couple of days up to about 30 days, depending on the size and complexity of the structure.

Exempt from Certain Building Regulations

One of the added benefits of temporary building hire is that the structures don’t require certain building regulations. This will depend not only on your local area but also on the location of your site and type of temporary building you are looking to hire. You can get in contact with VBS Structures to find out what exemptions apply to you, as well as getting the ball rolling with your temporary building hire.


Temporary buildings are also highly adaptable to suit a business’s demands and changes. This makes modifications easy when the demands of your company change.

Long Lasting

The structure of a temporary building is designed to be extremely long lasting. Despite the name, temporary buildings, they can actually be used for long periods of time. This is because they are made so well that they meet building regulations. These durable structures are built to withstand adverse weather conditions, so are perfect for the UK’s unpredictable climate. They are generally made out of high-quality brick, steel or concrete, with a wooden frame, most temporary buildings could last anywhere between 2 to 7 years, however, steel buildings could last as long as 35 years.

Cost Effective

Temporary building hire is an extremely cost-effective solution to expanding your workspace. Especially if the structure is only needed for a short amount of time.

Relocation Possible

For whatever reason, if you decide to move site, you can take your temporary building with you. Temporary buildings are also portable due to requiring no foundations and can be taken down, relocated and built again with ease.

Option to Buy

Temporary building hire is a great option for many, however, if you are looking for something a little more permanent, without the costs associated with permanent buildings, then buying a temporary building may be the best solution for you!