Temporary Warehouse Buildings

Temporary Warehouse Buildings

Fews temporary warehouse buildings are a robust and flexible solution to temporary storage and seasonal storage issues.  Available to hire or buy, each warehouse building can be in use for many years, either in one location or even moved around according to business need.  Temporary buildings make predicting future requirements a less hazardous and potentially expensive affair.

Our buildings can be specified in any size.  Typically we offer up to 8 metre eave height and any width or length in 5 metre bay increments.  This should not be viewed as a limitation though, if something different is required to suit your site then any design can be considered.

Storage Buildings and Why You Might Need One

From time to time many businesses will require temporary storage solutions for a variety of reasons. Here are a few likely scenarios:

  • Seasonal storage – in the run up to Christmas those businesses with significant seasonal uplift in sales will need to keep additional stock to meet demand.
  • New Product Launch – new products invariably means keeping two lines in stock as the old products are phased out and the new product lines are built up.
  • Overstock – sometimes we just get our forecasting wrong and end up with excess inventory.
  • Damage to existing warehouse – it does happen, and we can’t predict when. Fire, water damage and any number of other disasters are all part of a warehouse manager’s nightmares.

Given any of the above scenarios, we need to consider our options which include:

  • where is the additional or replacement storage building going to be?
  • how much space is needed?
  • are there any specific requirements (temperature, access, security)?

For many businesses, it is much preferable that additional or temporary storage is on-site.  This can be for reasons of security, near to production or just where existing logistics staff are located.

Fews temporary storage buildings can provide the ideal environment for your products.  In addition to the size and insulation options mentioned above you may consider these:


The size, positioning and type of doors can be specified with options of sliding doors, manual, automatic and fast roller shutters, with personnel doors and windows if needed.


If security is a concern, Fews can offer steel walls, roofs, locking access doors and full alarm systems.

There is a full range of accessories here

Advantage of temporary storage buildings

  • Can be positioned in any location.
  • Fully relocateable.
  • Size can be specified.
  • Time period is fully negotiable.
  • Hire or buy options.

Planning permission for a Temporary Storage Building

If a temporary warehouse building is going to be in place for longer than 28 days, then it is likely that planning permission will be required. There is information here about the various scenarios, but Fews can also offer a consultancy service to help you through the process.

Building Types

Building types include non-insulated, part insulated, insulated and super-insulated for some specific projects.  Follow these links for more information:

Part- Insulated
Super- Insulated

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Temporary Cold Storage Warehouses

Ambient, Refrigerated and Cold Storage Buildings

We provide insulated aluminium temporary structures of any dimension to hire or buy.

When you have volatility in your business due to unprecedented demand fluctuations, it can present storage challenges, and the cold supply chain doesn’t give much room for error.

Cold storage temporary warehousing can offer much needed extra capacity at the time and place you need it most.

The refrigerated or cold storage of perishable products is a key part of the supply chain, linking the producers and the transportation to the retail network.

Many industries require cold storage of temperature-sensitive products, including medical / pharmaceuticals, food and drink, and agricultural produce.

Maintaining proper storage conditions for these products is vital to ensuring their quality, and we provide temporary cold storage buildings designed to operate within controlled temperature ranges.

Our cold storage temporary buildings utilise fully insulated walls, and can be fitted with a thermo pumped roof system for insulation and elimination of damaging condensation.

Alternatively we can provided insulated sandwich roof panels which provides extra levels of insulation if required.

Refrigerated or Cold Storage

Sometimes referred to as chilled storage, cold storage normally operates in a range of 0 – 8°C and includes products such as medical / pharmaceuticals, food and drink, and agricultural produce. The storage and transportation of the upcoming Covid-19 vaccine is likely to create pressure on the existing cold supply chain and a temporary warehouse is an ideal solution.

Ambient Controlled Storage

Ambient controlled storage offers dry, clean, well ventilated storage at room temperature, which is usually somewhere in the range of 15° to 25°C. This caters for products that require storing at room temperature such as electricals, toys, paper and perishables including certain foods and drinks.

Why hire a Temporary Warehouse Building from Fews?

Fast, efficient, personal service

We offer a very competitive service and will strive to find the perfect solution for your business with our proactive and personal approach. Each customer request is led from enquiry to build by one of our expertly trained project managers ensuring continuity and a seamless process. Once a project is commissioned, we allocate a single point of contact and responsibility.

Call us and one of our project managers will provide a FREE quote. When a site visit is required, then we are also happy to do this free of charge. If your requirement is very urgent, we are able to install some structures within a week.  Check with us and we’ll advise accordingly.

High Quality

Constructed from anodised aluminium and other high quality materials, our temporary buildings are resistant to wind, snow and rain, and are designed to last many years in such conditions. We use specialist enhanced PVC, insulated sandwich slabs, aluminium profiles and fire galvanised steel connection and assembly components to ensure we provide safe, durable, resistant structures.

Years of industry experience

Fews has over 20 years of experience in the temporary building business, and provides the highest quality products and exceptional service.

Headed up by Ian Few, Managing Director, the permanent team of office staff and site crew all enjoy in-depth knowledge and hands-on experience of the business.

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Insulated Sandwich Panel
Insulated Panel Cross Section
Warehouse with thermo roof
Temporary storage building
Temporary Storage Building with PVC Walling
Temporary Storage Building with steel walling
Temporary warehouse on 5m leg
Guttering with downpipe
Interior shot of cold warehouse
Warehouse structure being utilised as a storage facility
Warehouse with large sliding doors with large vehicle
Interior showcase of storage solutions
Exterior of warehouse solution
Interior showcase of storage facility
Temporary Storage Building with steel walling
Temporary Storage Building with steel walling
Aerial shot of warehouse facilities

Enjoy our industry-leading service - pick up the phone and let us do the rest.

Call 01527 821789 or email info@temporarystructures.co.uk

Tony, Matt, and Lucy are our dedicated project managers with extensive expertise and experience leading major builds. One of them will guide you through every step of the process.

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