Discover high-quality fully refurbished second-hand modular buildings or cabins for sale. Modules can be fully fitted to meet your requirements, and they comply with all permanent building regulations. There’s no limit to the size, either. Try a sustainable modular building option, from single cabins to full-size offices.

Why buy a refurbished second-hand modular building from Portakabin?

Pre-owned modular buildings that are for sale with Portakabin provide a cost-effective alternative without compromising on quality. If you’re looking for an environmentally friendly option that is refurbished to meet your needs, you can choose from a range of designs in stock.

Because our refurbished second-hand modular buildings re-use robust steel frames from previously used Portakabin structures, you’ll still benefit from precision-engineering, warranties and durable frames. Every Portakabin modular building meets the latest building regulations, making them suitable for any application and we can provide information on your building's previous use depending on your needs.

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  1. Your building delivered up to 70% faster

    Being able to choose from the largest selection of genuine Portakabin pre-owned stock gives you immediate access to a range of designs, with full flexibility at a low cost. We typically have up to 30,000m2 available at any time.

  2. Quality-assured buildings backed by 10-year structural warranty cover

    Every sale of our refurbished used modular buildings comes with two warranties. You’ll receive a 3-year product warranty to cover the external fabric, and a 10-year structural warranty for all load-bearing elements. Installation is quick and easy, with minimal disruption to your company site.

  3. Unique on time, on budget promise

    Our second-hand modular buildings meet our unique ‘on time, on budget’ promise. We promise to deliver your building on time and on budget. And we back that up. In the unlikely event that we ever fail to deliver on time, we will refund 1% of your contract value for every week we are late.

    However, you'll be reassured to know that we have a track record of delivering 99.7% of projects on time and on budget.

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  4. Recycled sustainability

    Refurbished portable buildings will lower your environmental impact while keeping the cost down. Constructing your building from recycled second-hand modules is a highly sustainable alternative to new build.

  5. Used modular buildings for every application

    Whatever type of building you need, Portakabin (Refurbished) can supply it, from offices, classrooms and health centres to laboratories, canteens, changing rooms and much more.

  6. Stand-alone cabins, multi-storey buildings – and everything in between

    With the largest inventory of second-hand modular buildings, we can create buildings of any size. Build up to three storeys for any configuration or number of people. Scale up or downsize – the choice is yours.

  7. One-stop-shop service

    Every sale of our refurbished modular buildings comes with architectural design, planning permission, installation and fitting out. We’ll work for you or alongside your architects to make sure everything from carpets to alarm systems is in place.


Used modular buildings, fully equipped and ready to use

Your refurbished modular building can be fitted out to suit your needs, from climate control and security alarms to carpets, lifts and much more.

Used Modular School Buildings for Sale

Amongst the array of refurbished used modular buildings for sale offered by Portakabin, a popular choice are modular school buildings for sale which give schools high-quality modular school buildings that can be ready to use up to 70% faster than traditional builds.

After sales support

You'll have our continued support beyond the sale to make sure the installation and aftercare go smoothly. You can speak to our dedicated customer service team for ongoing advice and maintenance services.

Flexibility for the future

Scale up, reduce down or move location. You can do it all with a refurbished second-hand modular building from Portakabin. Get in touch to discuss the full list of procurement options, design choices and more.

As a school, we are very passionate about the environment and it really appealed to us that refurbished buildings are a highly sustainable alternative to new build because the steel structure is recycled.

Nadine Doble, Business Manager, The Piggott School
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