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Used Modular & Portable Buildings

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Used/Second Hand Modular & Portable Buildings

Quality Used Buildings 

We have many quality Second-Hand Modular & Portable Buildings for sale which can be either sold as seen or offer Refurbished Modular Buildings converted using building regulations to your individual requirements. Any of our Modular and Portable Buildings can be modified or adapted to meet your needs if you can’t find exactly what you’re looking for some Temporary Buildings

Buying Second-Hand Modular and Portable Buildings is a cost effective alternative to new buildings. Because the cost of materials and labour to create a new modular building are high and this option does not factor in these, so is more Eco-friendly by not wasting materials on a new building when a used one is readily available for purchase.

We always have a wide range of high quality Pre-Owned Modular & Portable Buildings in stock, however, many modular buildings are sold directly from their current site position and will not be listed. Please call or email us with your requirements and we will come back to you with current availability and options re: used modular buildings for sale. You may also be interested in our used cabins for sale.


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Helpful Modular Building Information

  • Modular and Portable Buildings Are Essentially Large Versions Of Portable Cabins Split Into Sections For Transport Purposes.
  • The Structure Of These Buildings Is More Expensive Than A Normal Cabin As They Have To Be Designed To Hold Any Weight On The Roof Without The Support Of Any Side Walls.
  • Transport And Installation Can Also Be Expensive As They Will Require Several Days Of Installation Work Following The Delivery.
  • Textured External Finish Is Similar To “Artex” And Is Applied To External Grade Plywood And Then Painted With Masonry Paint.
  • Plastisol External Finish Is Pre-Bonded Plastic Coated Steel Bonded To External Grade Plywood And Comes In A Range Of Colours.
  • Steel Construction Units Are Quite Rare To Find In The Used Market As They Are Not Very Popular And Have Not Been In Production For Many Years.
  • Modular Offices Are A Great Use For Second-Hand Modular Buildings As They Provide A Large Office Space.
  • Cost Effective Solution To Purchasing A Modular Building Compared To A Bespoke Design




What Is The Difference Between New, Used and Once-Used ?



“One Trip” or “Once Used” or “New Build” containers are essentially new shipping containers which have done one cargo carrying trip from China to the UK. These are purchased by the shipping lines with the sole purpose of being sold once they reach the UK and are emptied. Used shipping containers are Ex-shipping lines fleet containers which are sometimes sold off at around 15-20 years old.



How Long Will A Used Container Last ?



That would depend upon the age, condition and grade of the container when it was purchased. We are able to advise on the life of all our new and used containers.