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The pros of prefabricated building construction methods

The pros of prefabricated building construction methods

23rd August 2017

March 17, 2016 by Richard Abbott Construction methods for prefabricated buildings can create many advantages for the manufacturer and also the end user. In the main these are based around building in a controlled environment as opposed to on-site which

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Futureproof your Business with Aganto at IMHX 2016

Futureproof your Business with Aganto at IMHX 2016

18th August 2017

Aganto are exhibiting their range of buildings at the IMHX exhibition on 13th to 16th September 2016. Click to read more information and how to get tickets. Trade exhibitions are a vital resource in all sectors of industry and none more so than the IMHX

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Post Brexit – temporary buildings come into their own!

Post Brexit – temporary buildings come into their own!

14th July 2017

We’re seeing an increase in demand from businesses wanting to use temporary buildings to expand their on-site operational and storage capacity with lower capital investment. Find out more here In the wake of Brexit, there’s uncertainty, instability and po

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We’ve got logistics covered.

We’ve got logistics covered.

14th March 2017

Aganto Temporary Buildings for hire or sale… We’ve got logistics covered. What can you transport from yours?! Aganto is a huge champion of the logistics industry and work with many organisations that are experiencing huge growth, expansion and success.

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The Unsung Heroes of Aganto

The Unsung Heroes of Aganto

7th February 2017

It is easy to put the marketing gloss on all front end aspects of a company; websites, management, PR and slick sales tools.

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Loading Bay Safety – Temporary Canopy Structure

Loading Bay Safety – Temporary Canopy Structure

6th January 2017

Loading bay safety Moving goods around the country has always been potentially hazardous, with road conditions, weather and other road users, all having the capacity to cause an accident or delay. From olden days when a cart rumbled along a track to the

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10 reasons to choose a temporary building

10 reasons to choose a temporary building

17th November 2016

There are many good reasons to choose a temporary building to expand operational space. See how it could make a difference to your business. If you need more operational space you can build a permanent structure, rent off site or you can use a temporary b

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Storage on or off site – you decide

Storage on or off site – you decide

26th October 2016

It is estimated that the amount of vacant warehouse space in the UK is 32 million square feet, which is about 7.5% of the total available, but of this… It is estimated that the amount of vacant warehouse space in the UK is 32 million square feet, which

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Do your pallets need some TLC?

Do your pallets need some TLC?

13th October 2016

Wooden pallets are becoming more expensive, so it is worth looking after them! Read how you can protect your pallets with a canopy building from Aganto.

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The story of IMHX-Aganto Style

The story of IMHX-Aganto Style

22nd September 2016

IMHX is the largest event in the logistics industry calendar; so prestigious it occurs once every three years and that big it takes four huge halls at the NEC Birmingham. As one of the UK’s leading temporary building suppliers, Aganto signed up knowing

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10 ways to get more warehousing and storage space

10 ways to get more warehousing and storage space

8th September 2016

Whilst temporary buildings are our specialism, there are other ways to increase your operational space. It’s a big decision, so read our tips here first! In spite of some gloomy predictions, UK consumer confidence has improved and economic data is encou

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Benefits of aluminium buildings

Benefits of aluminium buildings

11th August 2016

Aluminium buildings offer a lightweight and strong alternative to a traditional or steel building. Read about the benefits of using aluminium here… There are many reasons that the building industry uses aluminium in construction in a variety of ways inc

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How to reduce risk when expanding your business

How to reduce risk when expanding your business

28th July 2016

A temporary building can make investing in premises low risk. Click to read about how using a temporary building can make investment planning controllable. There is risk everywhere, from crossing the road to crossing Niagara Falls on a tightrope, althou

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Invest in the Future with a Temporary Building from Aganto

Invest in the Future with a Temporary Building from Aganto

30th June 2016

Negotiating the future Following last week’s EU Referendum, it seems clear that we are entering an uncertain economic climate and as businesses.. What about your business plans? It is a natural response to a significant change in circumstances to do not

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Is warehouse space running out?

Is warehouse space running out?

23rd June 2016

Although it might be thought that the country is occupying its time in a continual debate about the future, it is easy to forget that life and commerce carries on

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All roads lead to Rome

All roads lead to Rome

9th June 2016

Positioned perfectly on the compass rose of all North, South, East, West major road routes, including the A34 and M4, Aganto’s new head offic

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How many uses for a temporary building?

How many uses for a temporary building?

26th May 2016

The obvious answer to why use a temporary building is because there is a temporary need. There are many other uses though that involve long-term use, weather protection, keeping storage on-site, improvement projects etc.

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Using warehouse buildings as part of contingency planning

Using warehouse buildings as part of contingency planning

28th April 2016

It is a fact of life that bad things sometimes happen and anticipating them, as far as possible, is part of sensible business planning. Fire is a part… It is a fact of life that bad things sometimes happen and anticipating them, as far as possible, is p

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Buying a used temporary building

Buying a used temporary building

14th April 2016

Temporary building suppliers will often offer second hand buildings for sale at a reduced rate. And, when they come available they are usually snapped up quickly. How, when and why would you choose and benefit from buying a used temporary building instead

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Hiring a temporary building-top tips

Hiring a temporary building-top tips

4th February 2016

With the temporary buildings market becoming more populated with marquee companies branching out into long-term storage and manufacturers delivering direct to end user customers, it is becoming increasingly difficult for companies to make an informed choi

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The Mini Revolution

The Mini Revolution

21st January 2016

The new Mini Warehouse is an economic and practical alternative to a shipping container. Read more about this new storage solution and how it is different. Taking over a storm, re-inventing the yards of men all over the UK, no more trawling off-site…the

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A roof does more that keep the rain out!

A roof does more that keep the rain out!

7th January 2016

The roof has a long and interesting history, right up to the present day. Since Homo sapiens first appeared he (or she) has needed shelter, which was most likely to be the nearest cave.

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Looking for a container or self-storage?

Looking for a container or self-storage?

22nd December 2015

How about a mini warehouse on-site instead? Aganto have been in this business now a long time, dealing with a diverse amount of industries, in a vari… How about a mini warehouse on-site instead?

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Another successful year

Another successful year

10th December 2015

It’s been another successful year for Aganto temporary buildings, serving customers across the nation. As the year draws to a close, it is a good time to reflect on the events of 2015 and to look forward to the new developments and opportunities of the Ne

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New Blood, New Start, New Year

New Blood, New Start, New Year

24th November 2015

What a year! Aganto, the industry leading temporary building specialists, have experienced the busiest year yet in terms of projects, expansions and new staff.

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Flooring in temporary buildings

Flooring in temporary buildings

20th November 2015

Aganto supply temporary buildings to a variety of industrial and commercial businesses and for different uses such as warehousing, storage, retail outlets and even as a temporary fire station.

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10 things you may not know about aluminium

10 things you may not know about aluminium

8th October 2015

We use aluminium in our buildings as it is flexible and strong as well as being environmentally friendly. It is a fascinating metal and one with an interesting history and future, so we have compiled 10 pieces of information which might be of interest

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Choosing a temporary building

Choosing a temporary building

29th September 2015

Are you in the situation where you need more operational space and you need it now! A traditional build is an option but may take too long and could be a long term investment commitment which you don’t want at the moment.

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Temporary warehouses – strike a pose!

Temporary warehouses – strike a pose!

1st September 2015

Here at Aganto, we felt it was time to give our temporary industrial buildings’ pictures a makeover.As you can see from our refreshed and revamped website, the slick, visceral images provide a powerful and instant representation of Aganto buildings, and

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How temporary is a temporary building?

How temporary is a temporary building?

27th August 2015

In a nutshell, as temporary as you want… How long can they be used for? Temporary buildings can be used for three months, three years or, in many cases, as a legitimate alternative to a more permanent solution.

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Temporary Buildings – A green alternative

Temporary Buildings – A green alternative

6th August 2015

President Obama caused a stir recently when he committed the US to reducing carbon emissions by 32%. Whilst the deadline for this target is 2030 the changes required are significant and no doubt challenging!

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10 ways a temporary building can save money

10 ways a temporary building can save money

3rd August 2015

A temporary building is known as a cost effective addition to a company’s property portfolio, providing economical extra operational space. Some… A temporary building is known as a cost effective addition to a company’s property portfolio, providing eco

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Customising Your Temporary Building

Customising Your Temporary Building

9th July 2015

Once a decision has been made that more operational space is needed and that a temporary building is the answer, how can you make the building work for you? There is more to be decided beyond working out the space required and where the building will be l

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Going the Extra Mile

Going the Extra Mile

28th May 2015

Aganto has grown and developed from listening to the customers, tailor making products which are the most suitable for any business requirements. Going that extra mile is what we have become renowned for

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Adding Value to Your Business

Adding Value to Your Business

25th May 2015

Aganto director Andy Butters recently spoke to Handling and Storage Magazine about how an Aganto temporary building can be tailor made to suit a wide range of applications. On the face of it a temporary building is a simple concept, but an Aganto building

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Space to Grow

Space to Grow

9th April 2015

Recent figures suggest that the economy is continuing to grow with confidence returning to many sectors. The CBI has recently estimated that the … Recent figures suggest that the economy is continuing to grow with confidence returning to many sectors.

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Calling all Operations! Your Warehouse Needs YOU!

Calling all Operations! Your Warehouse Needs YOU!

26th March 2015

This can often be a funny time of year in the world of temporary buildings. It is the start of the financial year for many organisations, the general election and budget news are just around the corner and many use the traditionally lower-key period to

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The Pallet Network supported by Aganto

The Pallet Network supported by Aganto

5th March 2015

A pallet network is a concept that helps improve delivery times as well as offering benefits in efficiency and economy. It is basically a cooperative of logistics companies located in different parts of the country and they deliver their loads to a hub

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Recovering from Disaster

Recovering from Disaster

26th February 2015

A fire in a warehouse doesn’t happen often but when it does, it can have catastrophic consequences. A recent article in Property Week highlighted the fire last year at leading online retailer Asos and its effect.

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Helping Businesses Get More Space

Helping Businesses Get More Space

29th January 2015

Handling and Storage Solutions magazine recently interviewed Aganto director Andy Butters about temporary buildings and how they can help businesses in a variety of sectors who need more operational space, without incurring the costs associated with perma

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Made In the UK…

Made In the UK…

9th December 2014

Industry today has come a long way. There is light at the end of the tunnel, ploughing us through the depths of the recession.

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Flexible future for manufacturing

Flexible future for manufacturing

7th November 2014

There is much hand wringing about the manufacturing sector, mainly because its decline has meant that the economy is perceived to be imbalanced with too much emphasis on service industries

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Protecting your goods

Protecting your goods

14th August 2014

Protection from the elements when moving goods from the warehouse for transportation is an important part of the logistics process.

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Temporary warehouses on trial

Temporary warehouses on trial

26th June 2014

Temporary warehouses can and are trialled by businesses who choose to hire before they purchase. This not only ensures they are right for your business before committing long term, but it also eradicates any misconceptions about durability and quality.

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Temporary can be misleading

Temporary can be misleading

22nd May 2014

I was interested to hear the other day of plans to auction the original pencil design drawings of the Mulberry harbour used for the Normandy invasion in the Second World War.

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Growing demand for industrial buildings?

Growing demand for industrial buildings?

8th May 2014

The country, as we are all too aware, has been through some tough times and none more so than the industrial sector, where many years of decline have been exacerbated by the economic downturn.

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The climate its a changin, do we need to change too?

The climate its a changin, do we need to change too?

27th February 2014

With parts of the UK slowly disappearing under water and no clear understanding of how much climate change is to blame, it might be prudent for businesses to start considering wet weather in their business plans and strategies.

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What’s in a name?

What’s in a name?

16th January 2014

There are different designs of temporary building available all of which have different names and labels applied to them such as modular, portable or relocatable.

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What can you do with an industrial marquee?

What can you do with an industrial marquee?

26th December 2013

Industrial marquees can be used for many different applications and reasons. Find out just how adaptable these structures are and how businesses can expect to benefit in terms of speed, cost and flexibility.

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It’s a winning team for temporary structures

It’s a winning team for temporary structures

5th December 2013

Aganto is a compact but very strong team within the temporary structures industry. This is one of the key elements to our success. What are the best ways of creating and retaining a small strong team?

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Get down to your nearest temporary structure

Get down to your nearest temporary structure

21st November 2013

If you’re new to temporary structures its hard to envisage the quality and durability of them. The best way to overcome this is to see a structure in operation. What’s the easiest way to do this though and what will you gain from it?

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Prefabricated buildings the safe way

Prefabricated buildings the safe way

14th November 2013

Installing a prefabricated building needs to be done in line with strict health and safety standards; not just ours either, but those that are unique to a particular site or company.

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Healthy savings, healthy sales

Healthy savings, healthy sales

29th August 2013

It’s often said that temporary storage buildings can be used long-term but when, why and how successfully have they? Travis Perkins, leading supplier to the UK building industry, has found this out thirteen times over.

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Need some extensions?

Need some extensions?

25th July 2013

Writing this post in the blistering heat wave we’ve been having makes you forget about the true UK weather – rain!

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What is an industrial marquee?

What is an industrial marquee?

30th June 2013

Industrial marquees can conjure up images of a stained old pvc tent covering industrial storage. It is in fact a name given to industrial temporary buildings, which are just that; buildings.

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Really? That easy?

Really? That easy?

30th May 2013

Really yes, that easy! Temporary buildings are the epitome of ease and speed when it comes to construction.

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Manufacturing rationalising calls for temporary warehouse

Manufacturing rationalising calls for temporary warehouse

23rd May 2013

Changes in manufacturing processes can often require more space. A basic growth in demand and therefore production is the obvious one. But, rationalising manufacturing could also lead to a need for additional on-site space or a temporary warehouse.

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How long is yours?

How long is yours?

16th May 2013

The buying process in a company can vary greatly depending on size of business, type of product, cost involved, number of people involved in the decision and so on.

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A temporary world

A temporary world

9th March 2013

Our architectural landscape seems to be changing, blending traditional buildings with more temporary buildings and prefab structures.

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Do we want the truth or something beautiful?

Do we want the truth or something beautiful?

10th December 2012

With very feeble growth forecast for 2013 and austerity measures extended now to 2018 businesses must be finding long-term forecasting has become a thing of the past! If the Chancellor cannot forecast accurately, then what chance does the rest of us have?

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Temporary buildings visit the NEC

Temporary buildings visit the NEC

28th November 2012

With our plans underway for a modest stand at the IMHX next March for our temporary buildings business, you can’t help wondering how long exhibitions are going to survive faced with the domination of digital and now the social revolution!

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Temporary industrial buildings help waste industry

Temporary industrial buildings help waste industry

13th November 2012

Baled and processed waste needs to be kept dry so waste companies can sell it on at the best price. With the amount of recycling on the up though covered storage space may start running out on some recycling sites.

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Temporary workshops ensure business continuity

Temporary workshops ensure business continuity

22nd October 2012

Have a look at our recent temporary workshop video. Advice and information on how to use our temporary workshops and customer reviews on how they have ensured business continuity during high demand and outage programmes.

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Industrial canopy project proves simple is often best

Industrial canopy project proves simple is often best

8th October 2012

Simple solutions are often overlooked because they are, well, too simple to be any good? Simple is often the best way though for so many business scenarios (and personal but that’s another post..) and our recent industrial canopy project proved it.

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The benefits of aluminium

The benefits of aluminium

4th September 2012

Aluminium is a unique metal that combines lightweight properties with strengh and flexibiliy. Add to this its recycling qualities and you have something that’s worth talking about.

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Are trade shows and exhibitions worthwhile?

Are trade shows and exhibitions worthwhile?

15th August 2012

Are trade shows still worthwhile? Can we afford the time and money it takes to visit or exhibit? Is the ROI measured and justified? Or, can we really now find everything we need, including new customers and business relationships on the internet?

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What are the best ways to deal with difficult suppliers?

What are the best ways to deal with difficult suppliers?

7th August 2012

We all know that poor communication in our personal and professional lives can cause problems. When your dealing with difficult suppliers however communication needs to be regular, open and honest to ensure the supply chain does not get disrupted.

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Running out of warehousing space?

Running out of warehousing space?

11th July 2012

If you are running out of warehousing space, what are the options to increase space quickly and cost-effectively, without investing in a new permanent warehouse building? Read more to find out what areas to review and where improvements can be made.

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Wall to wall choice with prefabricated buildings

Wall to wall choice with prefabricated buildings

9th July 2012

Once you’ve decided a prefabricated building is the right choice for your business you then need to work closely with your chosen supplier to determine the right specification. Amongst many other features and options this includes walling

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Seeing is believing

Seeing is believing

13th June 2012

Sounds a bit over the top when all you’re talking about is an industrial temporary building!

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Temporary building lifespan?

Temporary building lifespan?

8th June 2011

Temporary buildings, just how long do they last..? A very good question and one that is asked frequently as the word ‘temporary’ can have different meanings to many.

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