Modular buildings can be great for daycares

There are thousands of daycares and nurseries across the UK so parents can find the right one for their children. They can vary massively in terms of the facilities and even the type of building. Modular buildings can be a great option here because they offer a huge amount of flexibility. We want to have a closer look at this below.


The greatest thing about modular construction is you can decide exactly what you want in terms of the design. There are plenty of options, from container style buildings to jack leg cabins and more. You decide how to arrange the entire building, whether you want a large square open space or something different like an L or H shape. This can satisfy any needs. In addition, you can factor in accessibility to make services inclusive for all.

You also have freedom to decide on the interior. Again you may want a large open space where it is easy to observe all the children. Or you may need to split the building into separate classrooms or activity rooms. Whatever the option, you can create it. You can even select areas for toilets, a kitchen, and more.


Modular buildings also have a reputation for high safety standards. They can be created using materials with good fire resistance. Designs can also ensure that there are cavity barriers and seals to prevent fires from spreading rapidly. Plus, just like traditional buildings, you can install sprinkler systems.


One of the most challenging things with daycares is the child numbers can vary massively. There is always the potential for a wave of new arrivals. The most popular centres can face a big challenge here and many have to turn people away because they lack the capacity. Modular construction can offer a great solution. The buildings are easy to alter, including adding new sections to expand the space if necessary. As a result, a daycare could grow to suit the demand.


Finally, there is another advantage in a logistical sense. Sections can be delivered almost anywhere. Placing them is relatively easy and the buildings often don’t require very complex foundations. So, they can be a really great option for locations where other methods of building would be very costly or completely non-viable. It can overcome challenges that would otherwise restrict the ability to provide daycare services.

Let us know your plans for modular buildings

S&S Site Services is one of the most knowledgeable experts in our industry. We have decades of experience installing different types of modular building. This can include everything from classrooms to toilet blocks and changing rooms. We can then finish them how you want, including a bespoke interior layout.

If you want to learn more about what we can do with modular buildings, or have a project in mind and need some advice, feel free to speak to us. We can be the perfect partner from start to finish.