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Insulated workshop buildings

Interim use, insulated workshops for cars, vehicles, and other uses

2017-08-25 04:26:00 2019-10-28 07:21:07
Our insulated temporary workshop buildings are ideal for where people work or when heating or cooling is required

When you want the flexibility of a temporary workshop building with the features of a permanent one a Smart-Space Interim Workshop Building might be the perfect choice to suit your needs. Compared to other temporary buildings with PVC fabric roofs, the interim building is significantly better insulated, which creates a more comfortable and professional working environment.



  • They are still relatively fast to erect and fast to dismantle
  • No footings or foundations required
  • They are supplied with steel roof cladding up to 40mm thick for added insulation
  • The combination of steel roof and wall cladding adds to the overall stability
  • The steel roof cladding provides improved security
  • A percentage of the roof cladding are clear panels to improve daylight light reduce lighting costs
  • Low heat and cooling costs due to the insulation values of the 40mm steel roof and wall cladding
  • The framework is quickly and easily dismantled and can be re-used time and again


  • Increased installation costs due to working at height regulations
  • Requires a level base or plinth for installation due to steel roof cladding
  • Steel roof-cladding cannot be re-used conveniently
  • Very difficult to stop water ingress around the base without a raised pad or plinth


Cost Considerations

Financial Advantages

Interim Buildings are relocatable and offer savings in heating or cooling.

Advantages when buying:

  • Far more cost-effective to heat and cool due to improved 40mm insulation of steel roof cladding
  • Cost-effective lighting due to 10% coverage of clear roof panels for natural daylight
  • Framework can be re-located from site to site to site as often as needed
  • Framework retains good re-sale values should you ever wish to sell

Advantages when hiring:

  • No capital outlay ahead of installation
  • Cost-effective to heat and cool due to improved insulation
  • Cost-effective lighting due to clear roof panels for natural daylight
  • Tax deductible as plant hire to reduce profits and corporation tax


The following considerations need to be born in mind: 

Whether Hiring or Buying:

  • They depreciate over time
  • Steel sheet roof cladding cannot be re-used once installed 
  • More expensive than a temporary building to install due to working at height regulations 
  • Additional groundwork costs unless you have a level concrete base

Building Options

The following options are available on this building



  • Must stand on a concrete base


  • Maximum 40mm insulated steel roof


  • 40 mm insulated sandwich panel


  • Forklift truck access curtains
  • Pedestrian access door
  • Manual roller door
  • Electric roller door


  • Double glazed window panels


  • 6ft twin tube fluorescent lights
  • 400w sodium spotlights


  • Internal partitions
  • Internal office doors

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