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Engineered modular building solutions for mission critical processes and environments

When you need high-quality, robust, secure, individually designed equipment housings for your essential control and automation equipment, only Portastor has the technical expertise and manufacturing resources to create buildings that fulfil your requirements precisely. To find out more please click here

CE Marking:

In line with European harmonisation of standards and mandatory for all fabricated steel and aluminium structures from July 1st 2014, Portastor Modular Buildings are all CE marked.  To find out more click here


Bespoke equipment housings for all sectors

At Portastor, there's no such thing as a standard building. Instead, we use our design and engineering expertise to develop individual buildings to securely house your specific operational and safety-critical equipment. We provide our bespoke equipment housings to customers in the Oil and Gas, Rail, Utility Power and Communications sectors - around the world. We have the capability to design electrical systems to meet varied international, ANSI and IEC standards. Our buildings can be designed to withstand extreme conditions in the most remote and hazardous working environments, as well as providing blast-resistant, temperature and humidity-controlled enclosures for sensitive control equipment.

We have the unique capability to manufacture large single housings up to 30m by 6m and weighing up to 100 tonnes. We can also create linked-module buildings of unlimited dimensions to house equipment on an even larger scale. Where large numbers of identical buildings are required we can develop a repeatable standard design for production-line manufacturing in our dedicated facilities.

Off-site packaged housing solutions

Factory-manufactured packaged solutions

All Portastor equipment housings are constructed off-site under closely controlled and monitored conditions at our own purpose-built, 60-acre manufacturing facility in York, UK. Here, our skilled personnel install and test all client-supplied equipment to your specifications, as well as fitting fire-suppression and environmental-control systems to create the optimum operating conditions for your equipment. The result is a complete packaged solution ready for delivery and simple installation on your site.

Off-site construction for speed, safety, quality and efficiency

Crucially, our innovative factory-based building methods can deliver your buildings up to 50% faster than traditional construction techniques. In addition, they deliver increased efficiency and safety by removing construction activities from your operational site. All work is carried out in our ISO 9001 certified factory, guaranteeing consistently high quality standards in every building. What's more, construction in a factory means that projects are never delayed by poor weather or site-related restrictions, giving you greater certainty over costs and project times.

Equipment housing with dedicated project management

Your equipment housing one-stop shop

When you choose Portastor to supply your equipment housings, you won't have to deal with anyone else. Our dedicated project teams will manage everything from initial consultation, through the design phase to manufacturing, testing, installation and on-site commissioning. We will coordinate the delivery of your buildings to site, anywhere in the world, and our experienced facilities management team will oversee the installation and final on-site testing. That means you will have just one point of contact for your entire project.

A well-established supplier you can trust

Portastor has been supplying bespoke equipment housings for a wide range of applications in many market sectors for more than 30 years. Portastor is a sister company to Portakabin - our products are backed by 50 years of engineering and manufacturing experience. We are part of the Shepherd Group, one of Europe's leading, family-owned, private businesses with a respected history spanning over 115 years.

Find out what our customers think…

Take a look at our case studies, to find out how we have fulfilled the diverse requirements of customers in all industry sectors, around the world. You can also visit our manufacturing facilities to see how off-site construction and more than 50 years’ experience can benefit your organisation. We will arrange everything.

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For more information about any of our products and services, contact us today.

Telephone: +44 (0)845 60 41 443

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Find us in York

Portastor Limited
Huntington House,
Jockey Lane
York. YO32 9XW UK
Tel: +44 (0) 1904 650888