Supporting school in crisis with rental solutions 

At the end of August 2023, the Department for Education (DfE) issued guidance on actions schools should take to find out whether their estate included the use of RAAC (reinforced autoclaved aerated concrete), and what they should do if its presence was confirmed. Following this advice, more than 100 schools were advised to close buildings … Read more

Premier closes awards season with ESG win 


Premier Modular has been officially recognised for its ESG efforts after securing the esteemed Environmental and Sustainability Award at the Hull Live Business Awards last week. The prize was awarded to Premier Modular for the company’s extensive efforts to reduce carbon emissions through its energy efficient manufacturing process, ESG compliance and low-carbon products. The win … Read more

‘Topping out’ ceremony at the UK’s first modular barn surgical theatre 


The UK’s first modular barn surgical theatre is being built by leading offsite manufacturing specialist, Premier Modular. On Friday 3 November, the company achieved a major milestone in the delivery of the project, and along with the Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust, held a ‘topping out’ ceremony at the new multimillion-pound surgical centre. In … Read more

Can modular building reignite the construction industry’s economy?

Three of our construction workers looking at the plans for a modular building project, with modular units in the middle of construction.

Decreasing activity in residential construction, the decline in traditional skilled labour and the looming retirement crisis are all having a significant impact on the construction industry’s economy. The latter in particular is fuelling labour inflation, with one in five builders currently aged 50 or over. In tandem with the growing cost of materials and continued … Read more

Inclusivity in construction: how can companies shape a nurturing workplace?

Inside Premier Modular's factory, modular units being worked on by two of our construction workers wearing orange high-vis vests.

Whilst the construction industry has not always been known for its embrace of inclusivity, the importance of a more supportive environment is becoming evident. This is a welcome change, particularly in light of research findings from the National Federation for Builders (NFB), which showed that almost 40 per cent of neurodiverse construction workers feel there … Read more