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How to prevent frozen pipe work

As with any pipe work, if your toilet block or mess unit gets too cold, the water in the pipes can freeze and expand causing the pipes to burst. The next day when the toilet warms back up and the ice melts, it leaves the potential for extensive flooding and water damage to the unit. As the winter weather is fast approaching, we have outlined some handy tips to prevent freezing pipes in your unit.

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Portakabin Site Accommodation hosts Aylesbury open day

Portakabin welcomes visitors to the Aylesbury site to showcase the Konstructa Modular building products on Wednesday 12 July from 9am to 6pm.

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Konstructa Hire celebrates it's 10 year anniversary and announces 1.4m investment

Konstructa Hire, the construction site accommodation specialist and member of the Portakabin Group, has announced a £1.4 million investment programme to expand three of its hire centres.

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How to select site accommodation- the easy way

We’ve outlined ten steps to help you to specify the accommodation you need, as well as some practical guidance on how to select a site accommodation specialist. With this knowledge,you can ensure that your project runs smoothly, adheres to your budget, arrives on time and is completed to the highest quality.

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Top tips for achieving environmental targets on your construction site

Here are six top tips to help you choose site accommodation that will deliver the energy and carbon savings required to achieve the construction industry’s environmental targets.


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See the step-by-step process of bringing a modular building to life in this easy to follow infographic

Modular buildings consist of individual steel-framed modules that can be easily interconnected to construct a series of buildings. Learn how the modular construction system works in five easy steps and become aware of the advantages of the modular structure.

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Top ten tips for sourcing fire-safe buildings

Using the Joint Code of Practice guidelines as a starting point, we have put together our top ten tips for choosing site buildings that offer maximum fire safety for your site. Your choice of on-site buildings plays an important part in safeguarding your site against fire and its spread, helping to protect your people, property and the building under construction.

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Konstructa Hire wins coveted Vattenfall safety award

Konstructa Hire has been issued with the quarterly safety award by Vattenfall UK, for work on their Kentish Flats Offshore Wind Farm Extension project. The project is on the southern side of the Outer Thames Estuary. 

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Konstructa Modular Innovates for increased site safety

Konstructa Modular has been awarded five new patents, all relating to the advanced safety features that it brings to the market.  

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Independent Accreditation For Customer Service Excellence Achieved

The Customer Service Excellence (CSE) accreditation - the Government standard which asssesses and recognises organisations with outstanding performance in customer service - has been awarded to the Portakabin Group

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Offices delivered on a gantry to site with restricted access where other suppliers failed

Konstructa Hire delivers office and welfare accommodation to extremely tight site to fulfil contractor's requirements where installation was like "key-hole surgery"

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New mains-free units make welfare provision on remote sites simpler and more sustainable

Konstructa Energy-Saver static and mobile welfare units enable sites with no mains services to provide high-quality on-site amenities while significantly reducing their running costs and carbon footprint

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Portakabin Group Wins Zero Waste Gold Award - The Highest Accolade For Sustainable Waste Management

The Portakabin Group manufacturing facility has received the highest accolade at the Zero Waste Awards in recognition of its achievements in sustainable waste management.

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Top Safety Accreditation for Konstructa Hire

Konstructa Hire  has been awarded accreditation from safecontractor for its commitment to achieving excellence in health and safety.

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Introducing the NEW Konstructa Fire-Safe building

Introducing the NEW Konstructa Fire-Safe building

The only high-quality, fire-rated, energy-saving site building on the market to be backed up by a unique on time delivery promise.

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Konstructa Hire delivers in just 4 hours when TTS Interiors is seriously let down by another supplier

TTS Interiors are "extremely impressed" when Konstructa Hire steps in to provide energy-saving buildings only four hours after initial contact

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Construction industry gives Konstructa Hire top marks for customer satisfaction

With major customers giving satisfaction scores of more than nine out of ten for all aspects of service delivery and product quality, Konstructa Hire is living up to its reputation as the UK’s market leader of high-quality site accommodation

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When quality and sustainability matter, Tolent chooses Konstructa Hire cabins for groundbreaking zero-carbon business park project

Konstructa Energy-Saver buildings provide the ideal solution for the UK's first zero energy cost business park

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Discover how 8 major contractors solved their site building needs

Short notice! Tight deadlines! Special branding requirements! Cramped site constraints! Exposed and vulnerable locations! Find out more about our innovative solutions in our new case study flipbook…

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Konstructa Hire Ltd achieves re-accreditation to ISO 14001 for environmental performance

Konstructa Hire maintains its excellent credentials for environmental performance with a re-accreditation of an independent and internationally recognised certificate

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Konstructa Hire Launches Ground-breaking New Customer Charter

Includes the groundbreaking promise that we will deliver your building on time. In the unlikely event that we ever fail to meet the agreed contract start date we will give you a week’s free hire!

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Konstructa Hire now certified to OHSAS 18001 for health and safety

This comprehensive health and safety standard covers an organisation’s impact on health and safety issues both for the employees of the company and the design and manufacture of all products produced.

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New Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) brochure showcases Konstructa Hire commitment to ethical business practices

The new CSR document highlights the company’s long-standing commitment to caring for its people, customers, suppliers, the environment and local communities.

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New Konstructa Hire Centre opened in Chobham

Nationwide reach of network depots extended as a new Chobham Hire Centre is opened in Surrey

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Konstructa Hire awarded four-year Government Procurement Service framework agreement

Public sector organisations can avoid long and costly compulsory competitive tender processes by choosing a supplier with a Government Procurement Service framework agreement in place.

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Konstructa Hire Launches First Site Office With A-rated Energy Performance Certificate

The first ever site office building on the market with an A-rated Energy Performance Certificate  can give you a huge 76% reduction in carbon emissions and energy usage – leading to significant cost savings

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Konstructa Hire provides energy-efficient site accommodation for BAM Construction

BAM Construction chooses Konstructa Energy-Saver site accommodation to reduce its carbon footprint on prestigious £30m health sector contract.

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Konstructa Hire Opens First Scottish Centre

Konstructa Hire customers in Scotland now have better than ever service provision with the opening of the Scottish Hire Centre in Glasgow

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