Temporary Buildings and Warehousing FAQS

Please click on the questions below to reveal the answers. If you have any further questions about our temporary buildings and temporary warehouses – then please give us a call on 01543 410004 or email sales@instant-space.co.uk.

1. What size temporary buildings are available?

Instant Space temporary structures are available in a large variety of sizes ranging from 5m wide up to and in excess of 40m wide.  Lengths are unending depending on your desired requirement.  Eave heights start at 3.5m and can be in excess of 8m.  Please call us to discuss your exact temporary building requirements.

2. What lead times are available for your temporary buildings?

Our ‘off the self’ temporary buildings and temporary warehousing are available delivered and installed within 21 days.  Bespoke temporary buildings have a 3-4 week delivery time.

We understand the needs of our customer for a quick, efficient and reliable temporary storage space and we work hard to achieve this every time.

3. Are your temporary buildings available to hire?

All of our temporary buildings are available to hire.  We can provide our temporary structures on short or long term rental contracts and can provide quotations for the various options in order that you can efficiently budget for your temporary warehouse requirements.

4. What accessories are provided with your temporary structures?

Our temporary structures come in a variety of versions.  We offer single skin options or various options for fully insulated temporary buildings.  Below is a list of versions and accessories that we have available to create your ideal temporary storage unit:

  • Single skin steel cladding
  • PVC Roof
  • Interior roof lining
  • Thermo roof
  • Sandwich panels
  • PVC walls
  • PVC sliding curtain doors
  • Steel sliding doors
  • Roller shutter doors
  • Pedestrian doors
  • Fire exit doors
  • Lighting
  • Guttering systems
  • Choice of colours

Our temporary buildings are all modular to suit your needs.  We are able to provide free, experienced advice to help you make the right choice for your business needs.

5. Do you provide site visits?

Yes, we operate a nationwide service and would be more than happy to arrange a free no obligation site visit at your convenience.  This is an excellent opportunity to view your proposed site and also to discuss your temporary storage requirements in more detail in order that we can be sure you’re getting the right product for your business.  We feel our business is built on creating and maintaining long term customer relationships and we believe that this starts right at the beginning of the quotation process.  So please don’t hesitate to contact us to arrange a site visit to discuss your needs.

6. What typical applications can your temporary buildings are used for?

Our temporary buildings can be used for almost any application.  However we find that the most common applications are the following –

  • Temporary Warehousing
  • Temporary Storage
  • Temporary Workshops
  • Temporary Vocational Course Workshops
  • Temporary Loading Areas
  • Temporary Canopies
  • Temporary Showrooms
  • Temporary Retails Shops
  • Temporary Emergency Shelters
  • Temporary UV Pallet Protectors


7. What are the benefits of using a temporary building or temporary warehousing?

An Instant Space temporary building can be installed rapidly on almost any ground surface and do not require any foundations.  They can be easily modified or extended to grow with your business and they are also relocatable making them perfect for quick and flexible storage space.

Our temporary structures comply with building regulations for wind and snow loading and are virtually maintenance free.  Compared to a permanent building you can use our temporary buildings at a fraction of the cost and be up and running in a fraction of the time.

8. Is planning permission required for temporary buildings?

In most cases planning permission is required however please check beforehand with your local authority.  Instant Space provide full in-house support and can apply on your behalf for planning permission for a small fee.  If you prefer to apply for planning permission yourselves then we offer full support and can provide design plans and samples as required.

9. Do you install the temporary structures?

Yes, we fully install our temporary buildings and temporary warehouses for you.  Our team have over 25 years experience of installing temporary buildings.  We provide a full set of risk assessments and method statements before we arrive on site and we can even install over weekends at no extra cost.  Our quotations will include plans, delivery, installation and removal (if required) we also provide all the certified plant that is required.

So with Instant Space you benefit from a guaranteed cost and the peace of mind that the temporary building installation is safe and performed by experienced operatives.

10. What if I need something more permanent?

No problem, we also offer steel framed permanent buildings.  We use the finest grade of galvanised steel and provide a co-ordinated and integrated service that is innovative and cost effective.

Please click on the link to Instant Space Construct to find our more.