From site offices to operating theatres and everything in-between...

Portakabin are a Made in Yorkshire Platinum Member

Portakabin really got under the skin of this project and solved our problem. They swiftly moved the project to a successful conclusion, providing a building that fulfilled all the requirements of our very strict brief.

- Mark Kelly, Operations Manager at Westwood, Network Rail -

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About us


Our mission: "To provide peace of mind for our customers across Europe through quality buildings and services" 

That's precisely what Portakabin has been doing for the past 50 years. Today, we operate in seven countries and employ more than 1,600 people in the UK, Ireland, France, Belgium, Germany, Luxembourg and Holland. Since the company was founded as a pioneering manufacturer of portable and modular buildings, we have continued to innovate and develop exceptional buildings that meet the challenges of efficient, sustainable, high-quality construction.

50 million square feet of building space delivered over 50 years

During our 50 years in operation we have manufactured more than 50 million square feet of accommodation for a huge variety of applications, from offices, nurseries and classrooms to hospital wards, call centres and laboratories. Customers can choose to buy our buildings or hire them for any length of time. Our network of more than 50 Visitor and Hire Centres ensures that all customers receive a local service from Portakabin building specialists, no matter where they are located.

Portakabin's Made Interview

Made in the Midlands Director, Ilona Pitt interviews Business Development Manager, Matthew Stevens

Company Statistics


  • April 2015
  • 1,700
  • 1961

Contact Us

Yorkon House, New Lane, North Yorkshire, YO32 9PT
Tel: 0333 920 5484