Gateshead school set to save thousands by implementing green energy projects

A secondary special school in Gateshead is set to save tens of thousands of pounds and significantly reduce its carbon emissions after investing over £77,900 in multiple energy reduction projects, using Salix Finance’s interest-free government funding. Dryden School provides secondary education to students with special education needs. As Dryden is a high energy user they wanted to reduce their energy…

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Phenomenal four-day response from Portakabin provides classrooms for 480 children

When the Royal High School of Edinburgh had to be closed for urgent remedial building works, Portakabin, the UK’s leading modular building specialist, responded with 16 classrooms to enable 480 children to resume their studies – and in just four days from the initial enquiry. The local Portakabin Hire Centre team in Edinburgh provided the exceptionally fast response – sourcing…

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Updated heating system improves efficiency at top school

Founded in 1991, Thomas Telford School in Telford, Shropshire has been singled out as a “remarkable school”, by Ofsted and as a “beacon of excellence”. The mixed ability school has consistently ranked as oneof the top performing comprehensive schools inEngland and was first to achieve a GSCE pass rate of 100% A-C grades. With such high standards in terms of…

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Portakabin emergency response team provides new school for 650 children

Portakabin, the UK’s leading modular building specialist, has provided 650 children with a 2,100sqm interim school after Newman Catholic School in Carlisle was devastated by floods. The flood waters were 7ft deep in parts of the school, causing irreparable damage. Portakabin also provided interim classrooms for Newman School back in 2005 when the River Eden burst its banks and its…

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Portakabin Group completes building installation phase for £5.6m Primary School contract

  Off-site construction specialist, the Portakabin Group, has craned the final modules into position on site at Pyrford Primary School near Woking for a new £5.6 million building to accommodate 480 children. The project is replacing an existing facility which is beyond repair. It is the first of six schools in the Surrey and Kent region being rebuilt under the…

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