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Industrial Buildings and Fit Outs


Engineered Solutions is the only UK based company offering a complete range of canopies, tents and industrial buildings to find the solutions to fulfil your individual business requirements.

As our industrial tents are not limited to industry, our clients have used our services for a number of purposes, from classrooms & offices, agriculture, industrial warehouse spaces & workshops to docks & harbours, military, medical field hospitals and aircraft hangers. We have engineered solutions that fit all applications, all climates and require minimal grounds work.

harbour tent aircraft hanger

This is about creating space fast for you without the need for expensive foundations. Whether you need it temporarily for extra storage during your busy periods or as a permanent warehouse due to rapid growth we can design and deliver to your specific requirements. Engineered Solutions are proud of the quality we provide, this is why we give our engineered buildings 6 years (cover) and 10 years (steel) guarantee and offer these as a lease or outright purchase.


Call our engineer experts today on 0333 005 0323 to arrange a free site visit or get more information on the concept of industrial buildings and tents, different structures available, foundations required, functionality, maintenance and costs.


Steel Frame Buildings - Portal or Mono Pitch Frame


These buildings provide full business accommodation solutions and may be fitted out by us with:
  • Storage
  • Cranage
  • Mezzanines
  • Partitions



Retractable or Fixed Frame Buildings


Our range of retractable and fixed frame buildings provides precision space for covered operational requirements for loading, holding and processing work. These buildings are available with modular docks and loading bays, both level and raised, offering retractable solutions for restricted access. These will easily disassemble for transport to other locations.



What are Industrial Buildings / Tents?


Industrial buildings / tents warehouses provide low-cost storage systems, which are relocatable without loss of value to the asset. They may also be clad in any conventional material.

The basic concept of an industrial tent is a free-standing independent structure to which a flexible flame-retardant PVC based skin is fixed and tensioned. Industrial tent warehouses, due to the construction, apply very little loading onto the ground, so they don’t require expensive foundations. Unlike modern steel framed buildings, industrial tents can be fixed with ground anchors and ratchet straps for rapid deployment.

Our special range of industrial tents can be manufactured to retract. They can structurally perform a range of functions from ‘lean-to’ to small aircraft hangers and examples of these industrial tents are shown in our extensive gallery. You will see industrial tents being used to provide undercover storage space between buildings and to provide sports halls. Our industrial tents are not limited to industry, they work well anywhere.

FeatureIndustrial MarqueesIndustrial TentsIndustrial Buildings
Build Rapid build 1-4 days Fast build 3-7 days 3-4 weeks
Imposed ground loads Super lightweight Lightweight Heavy-duty
Life span of the building Medium/ long life span Long lifespan Long lifespan
Storage and movability Easily stored and moved. Ideal for events, hire and short term rental Retractable and movable Immovable
Foundation requirements Firm ground Small strip/ slab foundation Block foundations
Insulation Insulation available Insulation available With modified build plan Single skin and insulation up to 150mm or more as needed
Service load (lighting, services, operational facilities) Low/ medium service load Medium service load High service load
Eaves Up to 6m eaves Up to 8m eaves Up to 14m eaves
Span Up to 20m span Up to 25m span Up to 40m span
Upkeep/ maintenance Can be expensive to repair. Low to medium Zero to low cost Low cost, high-value industrial space. Low for the first 10-15 years


We also manufacture and install


Dock Levellers Loading Bays
dock leveller loading bays
Dock Levellers enable trailers to be left and marshalling to be conducted on the trailer, freeing up valuable floor space. It takes pressure away from warehousing and manufacturing operations whilst allowing hauliers the luxury of not having tractors permanently tied up awaiting loading/unloading. The speed of operations dramatically improves vehicle turnaround time, which in turn means lower distribution costs. Need something special? Ask! A solution to loading on demand and fast roll-on/roll-off pallet and product turnaround times. Prepare and marshal in advance on turn round HGV traffic in half the time with pedestrian control handling equipment and drive-in fork traffic. The systems have many safety and operational accessories all with proven results that cut costs and improve efficiency in the supply line process. Levellers can be made to task and have doors available as part of the package for the fully integrated door and dock leveller solution.
High Speed Doors Dock Shelters
high speed door dock shelter
With opening and closing rates of 1 mps and a range of auto-operating options, these doors really speed up work, reduce accidents and help temperature and management in the workplace. They can be fitted and operational in a day and have a low cost of ownership. Keep cargos dry and free of packaging contaminated by sealing of the trailers during loading. Need something out of the ordinary, then ask about our retracting tunnel shelters, canopies, 'angled' docks and pull-out shelters, all accompanied by a full range of goods lifts, scissor lifts up to a 100 tonnes, loading platforms and fast doors. If this doesn't fix the problem, request an engineer and we will make it for you.