Five great uses for modular buildings

There are many reasons to choose modular buildings. Firstly, they are cost effective and can offer big savings over traditional construction. Secondly, they are lean so it takes very little time to build them in a factory and then install them on site. Finally, they are versatile and have lots of uses. You can even relocate and refurbish them if your needs change.

What we want to do here is look at some of the best uses for these buildings. It will give you a better idea of just how fantastic they can be, then you can decide if you want one.


One of the common uses is to create more classroom space and other facilities. They are ideal here, especially for any schools that get massive interest for places every year. A modular building can be a temporary or permanent solution. You can use them to extend buildings or as standalone structures. Plus, you can equip them however you want, including tech such as interactive whiteboards.


The ease of delivery and placement makes modular buildings the best choice for industrial use. They could serve as offices, sales locations, restrooms, and even facilities for housing equipment. Again they could be temporary or permanent depending on the business’ needs.


Limiting access is important for many locations, from industrial sites to car parks and gated communities. In many cases there will be security teams on site to check credentials and also monitor everything. A modular building is great here. It could be a guard house or something like a weigh station or checkpoint. You can maximise safety for guards by choosing features like tempered glass.


Healthcare is vital to our wellbeing and quality of life. Modular buildings can play a very important role in this field. They can be added to current buildings to expand capacity. Or they can be quick and easy to install in remote locations where people don’t have easy access to doctors or need emergency relief because of war or natural disasters. They can even serve as laboratories, testing centres, clean rooms, and more.


Finally, the buildings can become homes. Prefabricated homes are not a new idea. In fact, there are early examples from hundreds of years ago. They became especially popular after WWII to help quickly build housing to replace destroyed buildings and to house military personnel. Today they are in the spotlight again because they are cost effective, better for the environment, and sustainable. They can be individual homes or units can be integrated together to create blocks and towers.

Do you need help with modular buildings?

At S&S Site Services we can provide a great service if you do want to invest in these buildings. We can give you an end to end solution, including selling cabins, installation, refurbishment, and more. Whatever you need, we can do it for you professionally and to a high standard.

So, contact us today and let us know your needs; we’ll find the perfect solution for you.