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It’s true to say that today we experience as much of a ‘made’ environment, as a ‘built’ environment and converted shipping containers are transforming the way designers and businesses are approaching projects across the globe. It’s all a matter of thinking inside and outside the box. From the harsh extreme environment of Antarctica to bustling, hip city centres, intelligent container conversions are delivering innovative building solutions. How we work, live and socialise has changed and container conversions are providing the adaptability to create opportunity for smarter thinking.

Eldapoint at Hillhead 24
ELDAPOINT HEADS TO HILLHEAD 24, DISCOVER PREFABRICATED SITE FACILITY AND WELFARE UNITS AT STAND RA1
Thursday, May 16, 2024
Eldapoint will be exhibiting at the upcoming Hillhead exhibition, showcasing a range of construction solutions from across the group portfolio of portable site welfare and accommodation units. This prestigious event is scheduled to take place from June 23-25, 2024, at Hillhead Quarry, Buxton.
ELDAPOINT IS ON THE FAST TRACK FOR RAIL LIVE 2024!
Thursday, May 16, 2024
Join The Eldapoint Group at Rail Live 2024 to explore prefabricated enclosures and building solutions. Visit booth SIG 6 on June 19-20 at Long Marston Rail Innovation Centre
fire engine in the eldapoint yard for the anti vandal fire
SECURING THE FUTURE: ELDAPOINT'S REVOLUTIONARY FIRE-RATED ANTI-VANDAL UNITS
Friday, January 12, 2024
This blog post discusses Eldapoint's fire-rated anti-vandal units, which are designed to offer both security and fire resistance. These units are JCoP 10.1 Clause 13.6 certified, highlighting their robust construction and adherence to stringent safety standards. The post elaborates on the unit's features, including its fire-resistant properties, security measures, and potential applications in various industries. It emphasizes the unit's utility in safeguarding valuable assets and materials, particularly in high-risk environments. The blog aims to convey the reliability and superiority of these units in meeting industrial safety and security needs.
bess battery energy storage system at Eldapoint
BATTERY ENERGY STORAGE SYSTEM (BESS) NOISE POLLUTION
Thursday, December 7, 2023
Learn about innovative BESS housings and noise mitigation strategies to harmonize renewable energy with community living.
Shipping containers used to build a football stadium
ADVANTAGES OF USING CONTAINERS IN SPORTS AND LEISURE FACILITIES
Friday, October 20, 2023
Have you considered the role shipping containers play in the sports and leisure sector? Read this blog post to find out more!
KEEPING SCHOOLS OPEN AMID CONCRETE CLOSURES: ELDAPOINT’S SOLUTION
Friday, September 1, 2023
Buildings that have used RAAC concrete in their construction are at risk of collapse, leaving many schools scrambling to find alternative accommodation, but luckily Eldapoint is well-placed to help…
TOP COST-EFFECTIVE WAYS TO RENOVATE A SPORTS GROUND
Monday, August 21, 2023
Whether you're aiming to enhance fan experiences or upgrade your facilities, container conversions are the perfect cost-effective way to give your sports ground a transformation.
AN OVERVIEW OF BATTERY ENERGY STORAGE SYSTEMS (BESS), THEIR APPLICATIONS, AND THEIR FUTURE
Friday, July 28, 2023
In this blog post, we will explore the importance of BESS in the renewable energy sector and its transformative impact on the global energy transition.
THE ADVANTAGES OF MODULAR CONTAINER CONVERSIONS FOR TIME-SENSITIVE PROJECTS
Friday, June 30, 2023
In this article, we'll explore the benefits of modular container conversions and how they can help with time-sensitive projects.
WHY REBS ARE THE IDEAL SOLUTION FOR REMOTE LOCATIONS
Thursday, May 11, 2023
Read this blog to find out why REBS are the ideal solution for remote locations and why you should choose Eldapoint for your project needs.
WHAT IS A BLAST-RESISTANT BUILDING?
Tuesday, April 4, 2023
The safety and security of all employees are paramount. This is particularly important in industries where there is a potential risk of explosion. This blog will explain what a blast-resistant building is, and everything you need to know about them.
STEEL ENCLOSURES AND THE RENEWABLE ENERGY INDUSTRY
Thursday, March 16, 2023
In this article, we'll explore how steel enclosures are helping the renewable energy industry and why they are becoming an increasingly popular choice for companies looking to expand their operations in a sustainable way.
HOW TO ANCHOR YOUR SHIPPING CONTAINER
Monday, February 6, 2023
From learning how to properly anchor your container to exploring the different types of locks available, this guide will provide you with the information you need to ensure your shipping container conversion is safe and secure.
WHY ENERGY STORAGE IS IMPORTANT FOR RENEWABLES
Tuesday, January 17, 2023
As the world continues to strive for more sustainable and renewable forms of energy, the importance of energy storage for renewables is becoming increasingly clear.
WHY USE A SHIPPING CONTAINER FOR YOUR BUSINESS
Tuesday, December 13, 2022
Are you considering a new business venture in 2023? Shipping container conversions offer a unique and creative opportunity for entrepreneurs looking to start a business.
SHIPPING CONTAINER IDEAS FOR SPORTS CLUBS
Friday, November 25, 2022
From equipment storage rooms to changing rooms, there are a variety of ways to use containers in the sporting industry. So, with that said, let's explore some shipping container ideas for sports clubs.
renewable energy storage
RENEWABLE ENERGY STORAGE SOLUTIONS ULTIMATE GUIDE
Tuesday, November 1, 2022
This blog explains everything you need about energy storage solutions for renewable technologies.
PLANNING PERMISSION TO USE A SHIPPING CONTAINER
Tuesday, October 4, 2022
This blog explains everything you need to know about planning permission related to shipping containers and what to do if you’re unsure about whether it’s needed.
5 REASONS TO OPEN A NEW BAR IN A SHIPPING CONTAINER
Wednesday, August 17, 2022
If you’re dreaming of starting your own bar, here are 5 reasons why you should use a shipping container.
4 REASONS WHY YOU NEED AN ANTI-VANDAL SITE OFFICE
Thursday, June 30, 2022
An anti-vandal site office can keep your equipment, files and data secure on any construction site.
relocatable equipment building
WHAT IS A RELOCATABLE EQUIPMENT BUILDING (REB)?
Monday, May 30, 2022
A relocatable equipment building (REB) is a structure that is manufactured at our factory and then delivered to your site.
FIVE CREATIVE WAYS TO USE CONTAINER CONVERSIONS
Monday, March 7, 2022
5 Creative ways to use container conversions from pop-up cafes and bars to classrooms and education spaces.
WE HAVE ACQUIRED A NEW WORKSHOP!
Thursday, March 3, 2022
Our new onsite workshop uses 4 x 40’ shipping containers and a Taurinox fabric cover to provide additional space to plan, design, work and create our bespoke units under cover.
SHIPPING CONTAINER CONVERSION PROJECT MANAGEMENT
Thursday, December 2, 2021
From initial contact, either through our online enquiry form or by phone/email, you will be allocated your own personal Project Manager who you will guide you through the process from quote through to project completion.
CASE STUDY - CLASSROOM FOR OUTDOOR AREA
Thursday, September 9, 2021
Container conversion for a school in need of an extra space. More easily locatable. Cost effective. Quality workmanship.
STAYCATION BUSINESS IDEAS AND OPPORTUNITIES
Wednesday, August 11, 2021
With many people looking towards a staycation in the UK for their holidays, many businesses are adapting their strategies to attract local tourism with our bespoke units.
CASE STUDY - SHIPPING CONTAINER CLASSROOM NORTH WEST
Thursday, April 15, 2021
A primary school in the North West needed an extra classroom. We designed and delivered a container converted classroom solution to a very tight deadline.
CASE STUDY - STATION HILL REDEVELOPMENT PROJECT
Tuesday, May 1, 2018
We explore how converted shipping containers are revolutionizing our cafe culture, and making use of space where traditional bricks and mortar would not be a practice or cost-effective solution.
FROM NEW TO USED SHIPPING CONTAINERS, MANY INDUSTRIES ARE TAKING BENEFIT
Sunday, March 18, 2018
From moving goods, to reshaping the way we work, live and socialise, the humble shipping container really has come of age. We take a look at its origins and future.
SHIPPING CONTAINER RETAIL UNITS
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
The expense of ‘bricks and mortar’ retail space has seen many retailers turn to the adaptable, affordable solutions provided by converted shipping container units.
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