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Newquay Trampoline Park

Shipping containers play central role in new trampoline & play park

Sector: Clubs, Events & Hospitality

Ebonkie Portable provide containers linked together for food preparation and servery areas; playrooms, a briefing area & first aid room, and toilet blocks

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Construction Site Canteen

In-house skills provide all the ingredients for construction sites

Sector: Construction

Successful coordination of a wide range of in-house skills has resulted in Ebonkie Portable creating a new canteen for one of its regular customers.

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Culford School

Top marks for additional accommodation and secure storage

Sector: Schools, Colleges & Daycare

Culford school in Suffolk ordered storage containers for dry, lockable storage for sports equipment and a 24ft jackleg cabin for use as additional office space.

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National Maritime Museum

Converted container helps enhance customer experience at National Maritime Museum

Sector: Café, Retail & Museums

Ebonkie Portable were asked to fabricate and install a cut-to-size 40ft container to appear in the museum to showcase this history of transportation.

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Creeting St Mary CEVP School

Gold star for new classroom at Suffolk primary school

Sector: Schools, Colleges & Daycare

An increase in the number of pupils and the need for additional classroom accommodation led to a Suffolk school contacting Ebonkie Portables to see if they could help.

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Burnell Switchgear & Control

Pre-installation fit-out streamlines production process

Sector: Renewable Energy, Oil & Gas

Over the years Burnell’s has commissioned many shipping containers from Ebonkie Portables to be used as sub-stations in the solar industry.

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Aveillant Ltd

Durable shipping containers make ideal housing for latest radar technology

Sector: Defence & MOD

Converted shipping containers were chosen as a practical solution to house state-of-the-art radar technology.

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Keller UK

Unique container conversion provides flexible site welfare solution

Sector: Construction

The need to provide welfare units for construction projects led to one company asking Ebonkie Portables to devise a mobile solution that could be moved easily from site to site.

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SB Developments

Quality product meets criteria for self-storage

Sector: Self Storage & Removals

Plans for a new self-store facility right in the centre of Clacton-on-Sea led Gary Chisnall, Director of SB Developments, to choose Ebonkie Portables to supply 28 one-trip shipping containers.

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NIAB

Shipping containers provide ideal space for temporary storage

Sector: Agriculture & Horticulture

A major building project has resulted in the need for temporary storage at the Cambridge headquarters of the NIAB and shipping containers provided the solution.

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Bury Turfcare Ltd

Jackleg cabin meets needs of growing turf care company

Sector: Business & Industry

Bury Turfcare commissioned a bespoke jackleg cabin to use as a combined workshop and rest room, together with toilet.

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Great Barton CE Primary Academy

New storage solution frees up classroom accommodation

Sector: Schools, Colleges & Daycare

A growing school roll and the expansion of the age range of its pupils, led a Bury St Edmunds school to invest in outside storage space to free up classroom accommodation.

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St Bede’s Inter-Church School

Ebonkie Portables gets top marks for speedy service and delivery

Sector: Schools, Colleges & Daycare

When a Cambridge school urgently needed secure storage after a fire on its premises, Ebonkie Portables pulled out all the stops to deliver the next working day.

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Byron Marine

Meticulous design and planning meets Falkland Island challenges

Sector: Renewable Energy, Oil & Gas

Providing bespoke containerised conversions to be shipped across the world requires meticulous planning and precision.

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St Elizabeth Hospice

Portable cabin provides additional on-site storage

Sector: Public Sector, Healthcare & Facilities Management

The Fundraising Team at St Elizabeth Hospice in Ipswich urgently needed additional storage space following the relocation of its offices to a different part of the site.

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St Edmundsbury Borough Council

Container conversions are practical solution for welfare and storage

Sector: Public Sector, Healthcare & Facilities Management

The need for a staff welfare unit for its Grounds Maintenance team led Bury Cemetery to purchase two shipping containers conversions from Ebonkie Portables.

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Countryside Properties plc

Team’s knowledge and experience are foundation to excellent working partnership

Sector: Construction

Countryside Properties plc, a major UK housebuilder, is working with Ebonkie Portables to meet its accommodation and storage needs across its current operating sites.

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Burnell Switchgear & Control

Converted shipping containers help bring power to African communities

Sector: Renewable Energy, Oil & Gas

Fitting out shipping containers to provide switchgear housings for solar power has resulted in electricity reaching remote parts of Eritrea for the first time.

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QinetiQ Group plc

Container is converted into mobile ammunition process unit

Sector: Defence & MOD

Representatives from QinetiQ UK Operations contacted Ebonkie Portables looking for support in designing, manufacturing and delivering a Mobile Ammunition Process Unit for an MOD establishment in South Wales.

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CarFest, BBC Children In Need Appeal

Shipping containers create charity play area

Sector: Clubs, Events & Hospitality

Ebonkie Portables has supported CarFest events in aid of the BBC Children In Need Appeal for several years. Most recently it donated five 20ft converted shipping containers which were transformed into eye-catching entrances to ‘Superhero World’!

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Upper Street Events

Container creates cycle circuit at annual showcase

Sector: Clubs, Events & Hospitality

Shipping containers can be converted for many different uses – including forming a tunnel at the UK’s biggest annual cycling event at the NEC in Birmingham.

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The Priscilla Bacon Hospice

Shipping containers serve as ideal base for charity pop-up shops

Sector: Café, Retail & Museums

Using shipping containers for a series of pop-up charity shops provided the perfect solution for a major construction company with a commitment to helping its local hospice.

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Drive Vauxhall

Limited access drives decision for flat pack storage

Sector: Business & Industry

The need for a secure storage container for motor parts, to be located in a space with very tight access, led Drive Vauxhall in Bury St Edmunds to explore Ebonkie Portables’ Flat Pack range.

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Gammers

Shipping containers are proving ideal for self-store facility

Sector: Self Storage & Removals

A Stowmarket company looking to expand its portfolio with the addition of industrial units for self-storage has turned to Portable Space for help.

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Priory School

Additional office space gets top marks

Sector: Schools, Colleges & Daycare

A Special School needed to increase its office space after winning a contract from Suffolk County Council to deliver an outreach service.

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Hillcrest Nurseries

Additional toilet facilities meet growing popularity of coffee shop

Sector: Café, Retail & Museums

The expansion of its very popular Coffee Shop meant increasing the toilet facilities at Hillcrest Nurseries, a Plant Nursery in Bury St Edmunds that also operates a Farm Shop, Delicatessen and Bakery.

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Westley Middle School

Fast turnaround delivers classroom for start of term

Sector: Schools, Colleges & Daycare

A lost order for a classroom unit and 30 additional children scheduled to arrive at the start of term could have been a disaster – but Ebonkie Portables rose to the challenge and saved the day.

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