Modular Buildings, meaning, uses and benefits

What are they?

Modular buildings are buildings made up of standardised sections called modules, manufactured within a factory before transportation to the future location.

This way of construction is a fast way of assembling and building, and can take as much as half of the turnaround time than conventionally built facilities.

Modular Buildings span a variety of industries, and this is often due to the flexibility and durability they provide.

Typical uses of a modular building include:
  • Office Space
  • Rental Units
  • Housing – such as granny annexes
  • Sports Facilities
  • Educational Facilities
  • Retail
So what’s in it for me?

Modular Buildings have many advantages from reducing cost to increased deliverability speed.


Speed – Once planning has been confirmed by NAPC, your build can be ready in a few short months.


Minimal Disruption – Due to manufacturing at a dedicated factory means at least 80% of your project activity is completed away from the site. So, there’s far less noise, pollution, and mess to be endured by neighbours and the local community.


Flexibility –  Modular buildings can be easily expanded, reduced, reconfigured or relocated to meet your changing needs.


Cost – The offsite build structure reduces the cost of manufacturing.


Durability – Providers that NAPC work with often provide a 10-year guarantee on builds. A modular building or annexe should last 60+ years.


Sustainability – Due to materials ultilised, green technologies, reduced waste and much less deliveries to site, make the annexe or modular building a sustainable route.


I have more questions about how a modular building would benefit me?


NAPC would be happy to assist in any further questions you may have about the modular building. Our planners have over 15years of experience and have a wealth of knowledge.


Contact us today to find out more.


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