Actavo Building Solutions is one of the UK and Ireland’s leading modular building companies and manufacturers of portable cabins. Throughout our thirty year history, Actavo Building Solutions have developed special planning and construction expertise in the Education, Health, Construction, Sports / Leisure and general Corporate sector.
“ “Actavo Building Solutions worked very closely with Norlife to provide an extension to the existing hospital ‘Rebecca House’ in North Walsham, Norwich. The whole team at Norlife was delighted with the service provided by Actavo throughout the design, construction, fit out and installation of the new hospital wing. Actavo provided strong communication for the duration of the project and ensured that all deadlines were met. With only 12 weeks on site Actavo provided a superb new hospital facility. Norlife look forward to working with Actavo on future projects and wouldn’t hesitate in recommending Actavo to others looking for a high quality, modular building”. ”
“ “I would like to say thank you for the amazing school building that Actavo Building Solutions provided over the course of the summer 2014. To create a five classroom school with ICT unit, Staff Room, WC’s, Office Space, Lab Room and Flex Room with just six weeks on site was a remarkable achievement. Actavo played an instrumental part in changing the life’s of the children who attend to The Ruth Gorse Academy by creating an environment in which they can expire and excel. Thank you to the whole Actavo Building Solutions team for their hard work and dedication which made this dream a reality.” ”
“ “The impact of these facilities will be seen across the whole school community because they will be fully utilized for curricular, co-curricular, as well as by our collaborative partners. We are extremely pleased to have the endorsement and a significant grant from EFA that got these developments off the ground. I am deeply grateful to every single contributor to our capital fundraising campaign. These projects have been realised fully thanks to their energy and generosity, alongside some substantial supplier discounts and an award from The Garfield Weston Foundation.” ”
“ “With Schools up and down the country looking for economical ways to accommodate their pupil numbers, it was clear to us we’d prefer an off-site solution because it’s just as high quality as traditional build but delivered much faster. Year on year, Granard Primary School is enrolling more pupils so a permanent, sustainable solution is needed to accommodate that increase. The new building will form a special project on the pupil’s curriculum using Actavo’s regular step by step progress reports and once complete, the new build will provide high quality learning space. The new building allows us to separate our pupils into smaller groups meaning we can teach them more effectively and they can make better progress.” ”
“ “We needed a solution which met the requirements of a ten year master plan for the area and Actavo more than met the challenge head on. Built to time and budget, Actavo was able to work within the specified constraints of the project and actually delivered a better reality to the one briefed using its experience to create a building which more than met the original brief.” ”
TGS is a high achieving selective grammar school with academy status, educating girls between the ages of 11 and 16 and girls and boys in the Sixth Form.
Actavo | Building Solutions were appointed following a recommendation by AA Projects for the Design & Build of a new modular sixth form block for Tonbridge Grammar School.
The 880m2 modular building was completed in August 2015 and opened for the new school term in September 2015.
The building was designed by Bond Bryan Architects and incorporates a standing seam zinc cladding and roof system. The front elevation is a full glazed curtain walling system allowing natural light into the classroom and study area.
Actavo | Building Solutions provided a full turnkey package for this project, including all the piling, groundworks, external landscaping and services. The M & E design incorporates natural ventilation through a breathing buildings system and In-tek roof vents. Ceiling mounted radiant panels provide heating throughout and concrete floors provide a solid feel and improved acoustic performance.
A double story sixth form center to accommodate additional pupil intake and free up space in the existing sixth form area.
• External Zinc Cladding
• Concrete Flooring
• Breathing Building
• Passive Ventilation System
• 5m Internal Ceiling Height
Actavo were appointed by the London Borough of Wandsworth to Design & Build a new teaching block at Granard Primary School ready for their new intake in September 2015.
Designed to meet BIM Level 2 requirements, Actavo | Building Solutions fabricated and constructed a 1280m² sustainable, two-storey, standalone modular classroom complex.
The block housed 7 classrooms, open learning studios, cloakrooms, WC’s, kitchen facilities and staffrooms.
With build time on site being only 22 weeks, off-site construction provided not only a smoother construction process but also reduce costs and waste by using BIM to identify potential issues before they arise.
Designed to surpass all sustainability targets and to achieve BREEAM ‘Excellent’ standards, this modular building encompasses mono-crystalline PV panels to reduce energy costs, wind catchers in increase ventilation and sun pipes to increase natural light.
The external of the building was finished in a real brick and grey composite cladding, with a mono pitch canopy placed in the play area to provide rain and sun cover.
Provided a fast track, sustainable modular classroom complex achieving BIM Level 2.
• Natural Light Sun Pipes
• Monopitch Canopy
• Solar Shading Windows
• Real Brick andComposite Cladding
• Eco PV Panelling
• Passive VentilationSystem
• Sloping Internal Soffit
Actavo was commissioned by the hospital to design and build a 24-bed extension complete with a central administration hub and two separate wings to form an L-shaped building.
The new facility was linked to the existing Rebecca House unit which was built in the 1920s with the new building designed to fit in with the overall aesthetics.
The building comprised of 44 pre-assembled modular units completed with brick cladding and a dual-pitched roof fitted with banks of solarPV panels to reduce the hospital’s carbon footprint and reduce energy bills.
Completed over winter 2011/12, Actavo managed a full turnkey project with all groundworks, landscaping, installation of M&E services and fit out.
• Brick cladding finish
• SolarPV panels fitted and installed
• 44 bays delivered and installed
• Full turnkey project
Modular office accommodation provided to Signalling Solutions, market leader in train controlled solutions at Bristol, Temple Meads railway station.
Actavo | Building Solutions was appointed by Signalling Solutions to provide new office accommodation in Bristol city center. The eventual site was a disused car park close to Bristol Temple Meads railway station and close to the A4, giving Signalling Solutions easy access to transport links.
The final design was a two-storey office facility with closed and open plan office spaces, large and small meeting rooms, breakout areas, kitchen and canteen and toilets, including all services. Externally we completed all groundworks, including provision of car park spaces, gates and installation of cycle storage and a smoking hut.
Comprising 26 bays, Actavo | Building Solutions designed, manufactured, delivered, installed and commissioned the building in spring 2013 with the project delivered on time and to budget.
Modular Office Accommodation provided close to city center and transport links
• Two storey office accommodation
• Turnkey project
• Delivered on time, to budget and accident free
• Full fit out and installation of M&E services
• 26 bay project
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