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Algeco (formerly known as Elliott) is a market-leading supplier of portable and modular buildings across the UK and Europe, offering your organisation the perfect space to work, learn or live. From single portable buildings to stylish and inspiring multi-storey design and build structures, our temporary and permanent modular building solutions are constructed off-site in quality-controlled environments to the highest standards before being fully fitted and delivered to your exact requirements. Our dedicated team is with you the whole way, offering advice on project management and compliance and a full interior and exterior turnkey service for each of our temporary and portable buildings.

We are part of the Modulaire Group - Europe and Asia Pacific’s leading modular services and infrastructure group – which means we have unparalleled resources and expertise to create the space solution you want. From financial and time-saving benefits to improving sustainability in construction, there’s a wealth of benefits to opting for modular buildings for your project.

We’re on hand to make your project easier by getting you the best accommodation solution for your needs. If you’re ready to discuss your modular building solution, please get in touch now or learn how to manage a modular building project with Algeco.

Select your modular building use

Select your modular building use from portable office buildings to temporary offices for larger workforces, to modular classrooms and nurseries, or temporary hospitals and clinics, our range of temporary buildings to hire has something for every project.

  • Temporary Modular Offices

    Temporary Offices (10-1000 People)

    Supplying brand new buildings or updating old ones to ensure they’re fit for purpose is second nature to Algeco. So whether you’re expanding your business or moving location, our modular office hire provides a flexible and cost-effective solution to keep your business moving in the right direction with minimal downtime.

  • JLR Gaydon Permanent Modular Office

    Permanent Modular Offices

    Algeco Offsite Solutions is the leading provider of modular offices in the UK. We work with some of the biggest brands around, providing specialist workplaces and delivering rapid solutions without compromising on quality. Our factory production process and turn-key solutions mean that fully fitted modular offices – built offsite - can be completed onsite within days.

  • Algeco Education buildings

    Modular Classrooms and Nurseries

    Our temporary classrooms and nurseries relieve the pressure of growing student numbers with short, medium and long-term accommodation solutions. Each of our modular classrooms creates a high-quality, comfortable learning environment that enables students to thrive.

  • Modular Hospitals and Clinics

    Modular Hospitals and Clinics

    Perfect for offices, GP surgeries, temporary wards and laboratories, our hire accommodation for the healthcare sector provides flexible and quick solutions to increase patient capacity.

  • Modular Commercial Buildings

    Modular Shops & Restaurants

    Algeco Offsite Solutions is the leading provider of roadside modular shops and drive-thru restaurants in the UK. We work with some of the biggest brands around, providing specialist workplaces and delivering rapid solutions without compromising on quality.

Select your portable building use

  • Portable Buildings Site Accommodation Hire

    Site Accommodation

    Algeco is the market leader in site accommodation hire, so we understand the needs and challenges of life on-site and have a wide range of solutions to match. The expertise we have gained over more than half a century has helped us build relationships with most of the leading construction contractors in the UK. 

  • Portable Offices

    Portable Offices (1-10 People)

    Whether you need a small unit to house a single security guard or a small office or retail space for up to ten people, Algeco can help. Our range of portable solutions provides secure, high quality workspaces that can come fully equipped with all the services you need.

  • modular hire portable toilet facilities

    Portable Toilets

    Algeco portable toilet cabins come in a variety of options including male-only, female-only or combination units, as well as toilet-only or toilet, shower and changing room combinations. The portable toilet blocks are able to accommodate from 20 to over 200 people.

  • Portable Buildings Anti Blast Units

    Blast-resistant buildings

    Algeco is the market leader in blast-resistant portable buildings that are designed for use wherever there’s a risk of explosions, whether accidental or intended. Known as COMAH sites, these locations need a risk assessment and suitable protection in place. Our range of blast-resistant temporary buildings provides protection that meets all relevant standards.

  • Anti Vandal Security Gatehouse

    Security Gatehouses

    Anti-vandal portable security gatehouses provide the ideal solutions for controlling people and vehicle movements on your site. Algeco security gatehouses occupy a minimal footprint and can be used for a wide variety of applications such as ticket offices, toll booths, weighbridge offices, and checking-in offices.

  • Portable Storage Container Hire

    Storage Containers

    Secure, anti-vandal storage container hire from Algeco is a fast, easy and convenient way to boost your on-site storage capacity. Whether you need on-site storage containers for three weeks or three years, we can deliver the right container for your needs to your site within a few days. 

Hire buildings for as long as you need

Algeco offers the widest range of portable buildings, temporary modular buildings and associated equipment to hire from our branches strategically located throughout the UK. With the largest hire fleet of portable cabins and modular buildings for workspace and welfare uses, we can provide flexible solutions at competitive prices for your projects. Fast.

Our leading site accommodation hire service offers solutions to all the challenges of life on-site. We have a variety of site accommodation options, including fire-rated modular buildings and anti-vandal units. In addition, a complete 360-degree solution is available to you when you work with Algeco; from climate control to portable toilet hire to site welfare units, we’ve got you covered.



Sustainability is an issue that affects us all. At Algeco we recognise our duty to help meet your current needs, without compromising the ability of future generations to meet theirs.

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Algeco UK – Strength in depth

Algeco is part of the Modulaire Group, Europe & Asia Pacific’s leading business service company specialising in modular buildings and spaces.


20,000+ deliveries last year

Under our previous names (Elliott and Carter and Procomm), we have almost 60 years’ experience of providing temporary building hire solutions.


40,000+ workspace fleet

We have the largest workspace fleet in the UK. This enables us to work quickly and adapt to changing circumstances, budgets and expectations while delivering the same high-quality service no matter what happens.



On time, on budget? How good are we? Ask our customers. We ask after every project how well we’ve done and use the Net Promoter Score system to understand satisfaction. Our latest results are scored as Excellent.


1,200 team members

Algeco UK has employees in 23 locations providing over 40,000 units.


Huge product range

A global presence with local expertise, we pride ourselves on customer service.


Two UK factories

Assembly factories based in Staffordshire and Yorkshire.

Case Studies

Here are just a few examples of how we’ve helped customers across a wide range of sectors to benefit from our modular buildings and services.

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