Modular building supplier to provide Covid-19 test centres


Modular building supplier, Pickerings has secured a multi-million pound contract to deliver temporary Covid-19 test centres

Modular buildings supplier Pickerings has won the government contract to provide temporary facilities for use as Covid-19 test centres.

Over 200 building modules with related products and services will be delivered and installed on sites nationwide as part of a full turnkey package.

As well as building modules, Pickerings will also be providing the full range of equipment from its Pickerings+ range including groundworks, wi-fi telecommunications, water supply, waste water emptying, fire alarms, generators and fuel management.

Helping the nation’s fight against Covid-19

Managing director of Pickerings, Neil Moss, commented: “We are very pleased to be supporting the NHS and helping the nation’s fight against the Covid-19 pandemic.


“We will be supplying building solutions from all our depots and supporting local communities across the country.

“This contract shows the flexibility our modular buildings provide in meeting a variety of uses as well as our ability to respond quickly to immediate requirements.”

The temporary testing facilities will be ready to use within weeks.

Formed in 1969, Pickerings specialises in the hire of portable site accommodation and modular buildings.

The company operates from 12 depots located across England and offers a wide range of robust, well-maintained portable and modular buildings supplied by recognised and trusted manufacturers.

The range of portable and modular accommodation available to hire includes offices, classrooms, healthcare buildings, secure stores, canteens, welfare units, toilets and shower facilities.

All welfare units, both static and mobile, are HSE-compliant and are maintained in line with the latest legislation.


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