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Six simple questions to select the best building for your needs

Will people work there?

What is the building for?

Will it be heated or cooled?

How long is it needed?

Might it be relocated?

Do you own the site?

from the only company to offer "FOUR" distinct building designs

These easily relocatable aluminium buildings, or industrial tents have a PVC fabric roof, best suited for short-term use or for applications when no heating, cooling or a fire rating is required.

These relocatable buildings have a steel frame providing increased durability and are best suited for applications such as manufacturing, production and showrooms.

These are fixed steel framed buildings providing a fast-cost-effective alternative to traditional brick & mortar, capable of meeting all building regulations, for any application.

These BIG single clear span buildings are the choice when you need a large volume, they offer an uninterrupted clear span of up to 60 metres, infinite length and clear working headroom of 12 metres.

6 Key reasons to choose Smart-Space as your supplier

“Great British service since 1987”

Our Mission at Smart-Space

is to ensure we deliver what is the very best for our customer and NOT just what suits us


Buildings made and stocked in the UK

Central Midlands location for rapid response to your needs


Directly employed Midlands based installation teams

Fully certificated - Regulary D & A tested staff


Just 7 to 21 days to install

From order to installation for temporary buildings is often achievable


All component parts held in stock

An entire stock-holding of equipment for fast and high-quality build and maintenance


Unrivalled maintenance and warranty

Comprehensive 10 year buildings warranties for sales and guaranteed on-going support for rentals


Guaranteed absolutely no hidden extras

All quotes fully inclusive

No up-front payments


Unrivalled flexible hire and purchase terms

No minimum or pre-determined rental periods

Only 7 days notice to terminate rental

Money-back maintenance call guarantee

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When is a temporary structure not a temporary building?


It might seem a silly question, but the answer is based on the period of use and NOT the type of construction.

What is the period of use for a building is classed as temporary?

In Planning law and consequently in terms of building regulations, if a building is used for more than 28 days, it is not classed as a temporary structure.

This in turn means it will be subject to planning permission and subject to building regulations.

Do the materials used make a difference?

In a word, no. Whilst some temporary buildings will be constructed using PVC sheets for the roof covering and walls, whilst others are supplied with steel cladding for the roof and walls – none of this has any bearing on whether the building is considered temporary or permanent.

Will it comply with the regulations?

Quite simply, whichever type of building you erect, irrespective of the material used, if it’s over 50m2 and its intended use is for more than 28 days, then it will be subject to local authority regulations.

This includes planning permission, the building regulations and may also include highways agency and environmental agency involvement too. But the building regulations are very specific to every individual project – NOT the type or design of building.

Make the right choice for your business with Smart-Space.

At Smart-Space we pride ourselves on honesty, integrity, 33 years of industry experience and the highest quality guidance.

Our temporary buildings, semi-permanent buildings and permanent buildings are used for applications as diverse as storage buildings to school sports halls. Car showrooms to classrooms. Warehouses to workshops and many, many more.

The decision about which type of building you should choose should be based fundamentally upon the period of use and the application.

To make the right choice for you and your business and to get the best experience possible, please download our free Which Building Guide, a new e-book that explains all the features and benefits of all buildings we provide.


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Smart-Space an Ethical Business

  • We are an ethical business and what we say, we will do. Our mission is to ensure we deliver what is the very best for our customer and NOT just what suits us.
  • To this end we offer three very different temporary structures: temporary buildings, interim buildings, and permanent buildings. Our aim is to ensure you get the very best building for your use case.
  • Our working practices, from initial scoping through to maintenance on rental building contracts, are designed to make sure your building is fit for purpose.
  • We make our money purely by serving you. We do not sell leads. We do not subcontract. When you engage us on a contact it is wholly managed in house. We care about our customers.
  • To this end all clients are invited to participate in confidential customer service and building rating surveys the aggregated results we publish on our site.
  • We think we are the best, but it is what our customers say that counts, when you come to choose Smart-Space as your temporary building supplier.

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