Keeping schools open amid concrete closures: Eldapoint’s solution.

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…

In recent news, the Department of Education has called for the closure of more than 100 schools due to safety concerns. These concerns have come to light following the identification of the use of reinforced autoclaved aerated concrete (RAAC) in the construction of schools and colleges across the UK. Buildings that have used this concrete in their construction are at risk of collapse, and this has left many schools scrambling to find alternative accommodation ahead of the expected return to school next week, but luckily Eldapoint is well-placed to help…

Versatile solutions

Eldapoint is a leading provider in creating adaptable spaces for a multitude of purposes, with over 55 years of experience. We specialise in transforming shipping containers into high-quality temporary or permanent classrooms. Construction is carried out using only first-class materials that ensure strength, durability and customisation to suit your requirements while meeting the latest safety standards.

We understand the importance of ensuring your students have classrooms that are fit for purpose in time for their return from the summer holidays next week, which is why our team will work with you through every step of the container conversion process. From design to construction and installation, our expert team is on hand to offer all the advice you need to ensure your innovative, custom-built classroom is converted within budget and on time.

Benefits of converted shipping containers

Our converted shipping containers provide a wide number of benefits in the design of temporary or permanent classrooms, including:

For a greater insight into our capabilities in converting shipping containers into classrooms, take a look at our recent case study.

Leading partner in shipping container conversions

While the main priority at the moment is ensuring the safety of schools and hospitals, the concrete concerns are having a significant impact on several industries across both the public and private sectors. As investigations are taking place to identify if RAAC could be present in other buildings, such as offices and hospitality buildings, Eldapoint is here to help. As the UK’s preferred partner, we will work with you to create cost-effective container conversions that are tailored to suit you.

Why choose Eldapoint?

At Eldapoint, we take great pride in providing quality container conversions that meet your bespoke requirements. We are committed to helping schools stay open amid this news and have the experience and expertise to provide the solutions you need.

Get in touch with us today to learn more and explore how our solutions can help your school and create a safe and secure solution for your students. Call us on 0151 548 9838 or fill out our simple enquiry form today, and a member of our friendly team will be in touch.


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