Portable Office Building

20ft by 10ft

  • 40A Rotary Isolator 
  • 40mm Quilted Insulation
  • 50mm Cable Management Tray 
  • Balanced External Plastisol Wall Panels
  • Brand New
  • External Lighting
  • Heavy Duty Welded Vinyl Floor
  • Multi Locking Insulated Steel Door with Vision Panel
  • Premium Wall Boards
  • Premium External Wall Panels
  • Tinted Glass
  • Insulated Floor
  • 80/90mm Telescopic Jack-Legs
  • B/S 10a05 Goosewing Grey
  • Executive Specification
  • Great Deal
  • Panel Heaters

ContainerKing® Limited / rent-a-unit 🇬🇧

Straight talKing business®

Your Trusted Supplier :

Portable Buildings, Site Cabin’s & Shipping Container Hire Solutions

Northern Region Depot | Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire DN15 9YJ

Portable Building Title | SQ60/30 

Asset Number | RAU0060

  • Purchase Price: £11,675.00+vat *plus cost of HIAB transport
  • Weekly Rental (or) Hire Rate: £60.00+vat *based on minimum 52 week hire

Sales Listing | Unit Description:

Brand New Portable Building Containerking / rent-a-unit have this 20ft Squadron® jack-leg Portable Office built late 2023  immediately available for hire or sale. Built to full Squadron specification this portable office comes with external entrance lighting, external double socket, internally fully welded vinyl floor, premium wall and ceiling boarding, under floor 40mm quilted insulation, walls and ceiling has 100mm loft roll insulation, LED lighting, 6x double sockets, fully pre wired for kitchen with oversink hot water heater fused spur, under and over counter double sockets

You should always make the effort and go and take a proper look at any portable building you may be interested in before you make a commitment to buy or purchase from any person or portable building business.

Jackleg Portable Buildings that may look fine in images may have hidden damage which is not obvious on pictures or indeed consciously disclosed to a prospective purchaser ! like damage to floors / floor joists or roofs for instance which are renowned for being neglected or getting damaged, which will affect the long term integrity of a building that may look fine on images (some portable building, a/v site cabin and container businesses would be happy to palm off inferior equipment to unsuspecting buyers under the umbrella of “Sold As Seen” we don’t like this approach, so please make arrangements to visit us to view this 20′ Squadron® Portable Office and/or any other equipment you may be interested in.


At ContainerKing® / rent-a-unit we are an open and honest “straight talKing business®” and we do genuinely have your/our customers best interests in focus, we are an honerable business and we always make every endeavour to never misled customers or mis-describe any new or “pre used” portable building, a/v site cabin or shipping container which we are offering “for sale” so we really want all prospective customers to come over and take a closer look at what you’re interested in buying first.

So please if you’re interested in buying a unit, in the first instance either “enquire online” and we will contact you shortly (or) simply give ContainerKing® / rent-a-unit a call within business opening hours 01724 858000 to speak to Leanne / Joanne or Steve

Head Office | Monday to Friday 09.00h to 16.00h

Payment Details: All prices quoted are plus VAT at the current rate

Department Contact Information:

  • Buy Anti-Vandal Site Cabins & Containers all Hire & Sales: 01724 858000
  • Rent / Hire – Bukaloo Weekly Serviced Portable Toilets: 01724 854547
  • General Enquiries & Self Storage & Removals in Scunthorpe: 01724 870000

Portable Office Buildings: General Product Details

ContainerKing® / rent-a-unit offers a diverse range of Squadron® jackleg portable, demountable, or transportable office buildings designed to provide flexible and movable workspace solutions. Here are some key details about our portable office buildings:

  • Movable Design: Our portable office buildings are specifically designed and built to be movable, providing versatility and convenience for various applications. Unlike traditional buildings, these structures can be relocated as needed, offering flexibility for changing requirements.
  • Portable Cabins: Smaller versions of our portable buildings are commonly referred to as portable cabins. These prefabricated structures are manufactured to serve multiple purposes, including site offices, security cabins, accommodation units, storage facilities, and toilets. Portable cabins offer a cost-effective alternative to traditional buildings, making them ideal for short-term or temporary accommodation needs.
  • Modular Design: While some portable buildings follow a modern modular design, they are distinct in their temporary nature and ease of relocation. Portable buildings have been used in various forms since ancient times, adapting to evolving needs and technologies.
  • Versatile Uses: Our portable modular buildings serve a wide range of purposes across different industries and sectors. They are commonly used as temporary site offices on construction sites or factories, where they can be stacked to optimize space. Additionally, portable buildings find applications as security boxes, ticket booths, sentry boxes, in-plant offices (typically made of steel), rural offices, on-site changing rooms, and more.
  • Relief from Overcrowding: With population increases in many areas of the UK, portable buildings play a crucial role in providing relief from overcrowding. They are often deployed to factories, schools, hospitals, and other facilities to accommodate additional personnel or services temporarily.
  • Configurable Structures: Portable buildings can include two or more modular units configured or separated by partition walls, kitchens, corridors, offices, and toilets. This flexibility allows for tailored layouts to suit specific requirements, whether for workspace, accommodation, or storage purposes.
  • Transport and Installation: Our portable modular buildings are designed for ease of transportation and installation. They can be carried to or from the site on a large lorry and lifted on and off using a crane, commonly known as HIAB Transport. This streamlined process ensures quick setup and relocation as needed.
  • Business Applications: Businesses often utilize portable buildings or shipping containers for various purposes, including bulk storage, construction equipment housing, temporary offices, and more. These versatile structures offer cost-effective solutions for evolving business needs.

At ContainerKing® / rent-a-unit, we are committed to providing high-quality portable office buildings that offer flexibility, durability, and functionality for diverse applications. Whether you need temporary workspace on a construction site or additional facilities for your business, our portable buildings are designed to meet your requirements with efficiency and reliability.

Squadron® Specification Portable Building

The Squadron® Portable Building Range offers unparalleled quality and functionality, boasting a range of features designed to enhance both exterior aesthetics and interior comfort. Let’s delve into the key specifications that set Squadron® buildings apart:

Exterior Features:

  • Cladding: The main body of Squadron® buildings is clad in premium balanced plastisol wall panels, ensuring durability and weather resistance. These panels come in a veriety of stylish colours, we use “Goosewing Grey B/S10A05” colour on our Squadron® buildings, providing a sleek and modern appearance.
  • Fascia, Trims, and Jacklegs: All clad or sprayed in contrasting “Merlin Grey 18B25” colour add visual interest to the building’s exterior, complementing the overall design. Heavy-duty jacklegs provide stability and structural integrity.
  • Entrance:Each Squadron® building features a multi-locking insulated steel entrance door manufactured by Kirncroft®. This door is equipped with a 150mm wide x 1250mm high polished plate triple glazed vision panel, allowing ample natural light to filter into the interior.
  • Windows:Oversized anthracite and grey tinted Pilkington K double glazed UPVC windows enhance both aesthetics and functionality. These top-opening vented windows measure 950mm wide x 1150mm high, providing excellent ventilation and natural light.
  • Jacklegs:Robust 80/90mm Jumbo telescopic jacklegs ensure stability and support, even in challenging environments.
  • Lighting:External downlighting fixtures illuminate the entrance door area, enhancing safety and visibility, especially during low-light conditions.

Interior Features:

  • Electrical Setup:Squadron® buildings are equipped with a 40A rotary isolator connection socket, facilitating easy connection to an electrical supply. This ensures seamless integration with existing power infrastructure.
  • Future-Proof Design:Internally, Squadron® buildings are designed to accommodate future needs, with provisions for additional amenities such as sinks/drainers and electrical outlets. This forward-thinking approach allows for easy customization and adaptability.
  • Ample Electrical Outlets:Each building features ample double sockets strategically placed throughout the interior, ensuring convenient access to power sources for various devices and appliances.
  • Premium Appliances:Squadron® buildings are outfitted with premium brand appliances, including HYCO fixtures and Hager electrical switches and sockets. This commitment to quality ensures reliable performance and longevity.
  • Lighting and Heating:LED batten, microwave bulkhead etc lighting fixtures provide energy-efficient illumination, while optional features such as air conditioning units and electric oil-filled radiators enhance comfort levels year-round.
  • Sanitary Facilities:Squadron® buildings can be equipped with a range of sanitary facilities, including showers, hand wash basins, and over sink units hot water heaters, catering to diverse user needs.

In summary, the Squadron® Portable Building Range combines superior craftsmanship, innovative design, and premium materials to deliver unmatched durability, functionality, and comfort. Whether used as office spaces, accommodation units, or recreational facilities, sales offices, canteen units, toilets / showers and changing rooms, whatever the intended use these buildings offer a versatile solution for various applications.

Benefits of Using Portable Buildings

Portable buildings offer numerous advantages over traditional construction methods, making them an increasingly popular choice across various industries. Below, we delve into the key benefits of opting for portable buildings and how they can transform your project or business.


Portable buildings present a cost-effective alternative to traditional construction. With streamlined manufacturing processes and reduced material wastage, these structures offer significant savings on both initial investment and long-term maintenance.

Flexibility and Adaptability

One of the most notable advantages of portable buildings is their flexibility. Whether you require additional office space, temporary classrooms, or on-site accommodation, these structures can be easily relocated and repurposed to meet evolving needs without the constraints of traditional brick-and-mortar buildings. The mobility of portable buildings enables businesses to adapt quickly to changing needs and environments.

Rapid Deployment

Thanks to their prefabricated nature, portable buildings can be installed in a fraction of the time compared to traditional construction projects. Unlike conventional construction projects, which can take months to complete, portable buildings can be installed and operational within days, minimizing downtime and maximizing productivity. This swift deployment ensures minimal project downtime and allows businesses to expedite their operations effectively.

Minimal Site Disruption

Unlike traditional construction methods that often entail extensive site preparation and disruption, portable buildings can be erected with minimal disturbance to surrounding areas. This makes them an ideal choice for projects located in urban environments or sensitive ecosystems.

Environmental Sustainability

Portable buildings are inherently eco-friendly, with their off-site fabrication reducing material wastage and carbon emissions. Additionally, these structures can be outfitted with energy-efficient features such as insulation and renewable energy sources, further minimizing their environmental footprint.

Versatility for Temporary or Permanent Use

While commonly associated with temporary solutions, portable buildings can serve as permanent facilities, meeting the same regulatory standards and durability requirements as traditional structures. This versatility makes them suitable for a wide range of applications, from construction sites to educational facilities and beyond. Portable buildings can be easily transported and repurposed as required, providing a versatile solution for dynamic organizations.

Customization Options

With customizable designs and configurations, portable buildings offer unparalleled flexibility to tailor the space according to specific requirements. Portable buildings can be customized to meet specific requirements, with options for layout, size, interior finishes, and amenities. This customization allows businesses to create tailored workspaces that optimize functionality, comfort, and branding.

Ease of Maintenance

Portable buildings are designed for low-maintenance operation, minimizing upkeep costs and time commitments. Routine cleaning and inspections are typically all that’s required to keep these structures in pristine condition, ensuring hassle-free operation for years to come.

Quick Setup

One of the primary advantages of portable office buildings is their rapid deployment. Unlike conventional construction projects, which can take months to complete, portable buildings can be installed and operational within days, minimizing downtime and maximizing productivity.


Portable buildings offer a myriad of benefits over traditional construction methods, including cost-efficiency, flexibility, rapid deployment, minimal site disruption, environmental sustainability, versatility, customizable options, and ease of maintenance. By leveraging these advantages, businesses and projects can enhance efficiency, reduce costs, and achieve their goals effectively. Whether used as temporary site offices, security booths, or on-site changing rooms, these versatile structures provide businesses with the agility and efficiency required to succeed in today’s dynamic marketplace.

Portable office buildings offer a versatile and cost-effective solution for various temporary or semi-permanent accommodation needs. Here’s an overview of the product details and key benefits associated with ContainerKing® / rent-a-unit’s Squadron® jackleg portable office buildings:

Definition and Types:

  • Design and Mobility:A portable office building, also referred to as a demountable or transportable office, is specifically designed and constructed to be movable rather than permanently located. These buildings offer flexibility and convenience, making them ideal for temporary or rapidly changing environments.
  • Variants:Portable office buildings come in various forms, including smaller versions known as portable cabins. These prefabricated structures are manufactured for a wide range of uses, such as site offices, security cabins, accommodation units, storage facilities, and even toilets. They serve as a cost-effective alternative to traditional brick-and-mortar buildings, particularly in situations where accommodation is required for an uncertain period.
  • Modular Design:While some portable buildings follow a modular design, they differ from traditional modular buildings in that they are often used temporarily and can be easily transported to different locations. This mobility is facilitated by their ability to be carried to and from sites on large lorries and lifted on and off by cranes, a process commonly referred to as HIAB Transport.

Versatility and Applications:

  • Temporary Site Offices:Portable office buildings are commonly used as temporary site offices on construction sites, manufacturing facilities, or other industrial settings. They provide essential workspace for project managers, engineers, and administrative staff, helping to streamline operations and communication.
  • Security and Ticket Booths:In addition to site offices, portable buildings serve as security boxes and ticket booths at entry points, events, or facilities requiring controlled access. These compact structures offer a secure and functional space for personnel tasked with monitoring entrances and ensuring the safety of occupants.
  • Sentry Boxes:Sentry boxes are another common application for portable office buildings, particularly in security-sensitive environments such as military bases, industrial sites, or commercial premises. These small, fortified structures provide shelter and visibility for security personnel while effectively controlling access to designated areas.
  • In-Plant Offices:Within manufacturing facilities or warehouses, portable office buildings are often used as in-plant offices, providing supervisors and managers with a dedicated workspace directly on the production floor. This proximity allows for real-time monitoring of operations and facilitates efficient decision-making.
  • Rural Offices:In rural or remote locations where traditional infrastructure may be limited, portable office buildings offer a practical solution for establishing temporary offices. Whether supporting agricultural operations, forestry projects, or construction sites, these buildings provide essential facilities for personnel working in remote areas.
  • On-Site Changing Rooms:Portable buildings are also utilized as on-site changing rooms in various industries, including construction, sports, and entertainment. Equipped with locker storage, benches, and facilities for personal hygiene, these structures ensure comfort and convenience for workers requiring changing facilities.

Squadron® Bespoke Portable Buildings :

The Squadron® Portable Building Range represents the pinnacle of quality and innovation in the portable building industry. Crafted with meticulous attention to detail, Squadron® buildings offer unparalleled durability, functionality, and aesthetics.

Key Features of Buying a Squadron® Portable Building:

  • Premium Construction: Squadron® buildings are built to the highest standards using premium materials and industry standard manufacturing techniques. From cladding to fixtures, every component is selected for its quality and durability.
  • Versatile Design: Designed for versatility, Squadron® buildings can be customized to meet a wide range of needs and specifications. Whether used as offices, accommodation units, or recreational facilities, these buildings offer flexible solutions for diverse applications.
  • Superior Insulation: Insulation is a key feature of Squadron® buildings, ensuring optimal thermal performance and energy efficiency. With options for various insulation materials and thicknesses, clients can create comfortable and sustainable environments year-round.
  • Modern Amenities: Squadron® buildings are equipped with modern amenities to enhance comfort and convenience. From electrical setups to sanitary facilities, every aspect of the building is carefully designed to meet the needs of occupants.
  • Secure Entrances: Security is paramount in Squadron® buildings, with multi-locking insulated steel entrance doors providing peace of mind for occupants. These doors are designed to withstand harsh weather conditions and unauthorized access attempts.
  • Customization Options: Clients have the opportunity to personalize their Squadron® buildings with a range of customization options, including exterior finishes, interior layouts, and additional features. This flexibility allows for tailored solutions that reflect the unique requirements of each project.
  • Compliance and Safety: Squadron® buildings are designed and manufactured in compliance with industry standards and regulations, ensuring the safety and well-being of occupants. Rigorous quality control measures are implemented throughout the construction process to uphold the highest standards of safety and reliability.


In conclusion, ContainerKing® / rent-a-unit’s Squadron® Portable Building Range represents the epitome of excellence in the portable building industry. With its premium construction, versatile design, modern amenities, and commitment to compliance and safety, Squadron® buildings offer unmatched quality and functionality for a wide range of applications.

Whether used as temporary offices on construction sites, accommodation units for remote workers, or recreational facilities at events, Squadron® buildings provide businesses with the flexibility and reliability they need to succeed in today’s dynamic marketplace. With ContainerKing®’s dedication to customer satisfaction and innovation, clients can trust that they are investing in a superior portable building solution that will meet their needs now and in the future.

When You’re Buying a Bespoke Portable Building:

At ContainerKing® / rent-a-unit, we take pride in crafting bespoke portable buildings to meet the unique needs of our clients. Here’s an overview of our bespoke offerings and the high-quality specifications we adhere to:

  • In-House Construction:All our Squadron® Portable Buildings are meticulously constructed in-house to ensure the highest standards of quality and craftsmanship. Visit our website for more details on our Squadron® Portable Buildings range.
  • Versatile Sizes:Our Squadron® fleet of portable buildings starts at 12’x10’, offering a compact yet functional solution. However, we also offer larger sizes, with units available up to 32ft x 10ft. These versatile sizes cater to various needs, including open plan and split office accommodation, canteens, sales offices, toilet units, changing rooms, meeting rooms, conference rooms, training rooms, gatehouses, and more. Additionally, our units can be stacked, with access to the top unit provided via a 15-tread staircase and landing, which is also available from ContainerKing® / rent-a-unit.
  • Bespoke Options:For clients requiring larger standalone portable buildings, we offer bespoke solutions up to 48’x12’ in size. These spacious buildings provide ample office space for up to 20 staff members, accommodating diverse business needs.
  • Premium Insulation:Our Squadron® portable buildings are designed to offer optimal comfort and energy efficiency. We prioritize insulation to ensure superior thermal performance. Under the floors, we use a minimum of TLX 40mm quilted roll insulation, while the walls and ceilings feature a minimum of 100mm of glasswool or earthwool insulation. Clients have the flexibility to specify their preferred insulation, with options such as Acoustic Rockwool RWA45 insulation available for bespoke buildings.
  • High-Quality Finishes:We pay attention to every detail to ensure a premium finish for our portable buildings. Each unit is lined with premium white 12.5mm vinyl-faced plasterboard, providing a clean and bright interior space. Walls, unless in wet areas like showers or toilets, are lined with premium Osaka 12.5mm boarding. Flooring options include heavy-duty beige welded vinyl, non-slip vinyl, or acoustic-backed heavy-duty vinyl click, depending on client preferences.
  • Premium Fixtures:Our portable buildings are equipped with high-quality fixtures and fittings to enhance functionality and durability. Doors are premium pre-finished Howden Joinery FD30 blank or vision doors, providing security and style. Kitchen units in the Squadron® range are sourced from the Clerkenwell range, offering modern design and functionality.
  • Detailed Drawings and Information:For clients seeking more information on our Squadron® portable buildings and hire fleet, detailed drawings and specifications are available on our website. Visit this link for more insights into our product range and customization options.

At ContainerKing® / rent-a-unit, we are committed to delivering bespoke portable buildings that meet the highest standards of quality, functionality, and design. Whether you need a compact office solution or a spacious standalone building, our team is dedicated to bringing your vision to life with precision and expertise.


Buying a New or Pre-Used Portable Building:

  • Payment Policy: Full payment is required prior to delivery for new or pre-used portable office buildings, anti-vandal cabins, shipping containers, or container conversions unless you have extensive trading history and are an account holder.

Ordering a Bespoke Shipping Container Conversion or Portable Jackleg Office Accommodation Building:

  • Deposit and Payment: A deposit of 25%-40% of the total purchase value is required, depending on the customization level. The balance is due before delivery.

Equipment Hire for First-Time Customers:

  • Payment Terms: Initial payment includes the HIAB Delivery Charge and the first 4 weeks’ rental in advance. Future rental payments should be made via standing order to secure the guaranteed hire rate. HIAB Collection Charges are billed at the end of the hire period based on the haulage contractor’s cost.

Equipment Hire for Existing Customers:

  • Account Terms: Existing customers with good trading history can place orders via email with standard 30-day account terms.


When ordering bespoke portable buildings, anti-vandal cabins, or container conversions, we arrange crane-assisted haulage (HIAB Haulage) for transportation locally or across the UK. We contract HIAB Haulage from our network of haulage contractors and pass on the cost to our customers without profit. For more details, visit our Delivery page.


For additional information, please visit our About Us page.

ContainerKing Limited, based in Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire, is a family-owned business within the portable building industry. Established on July 11, 1997, we have 27 years of experience in cabin and container hire/sales. With over 1000 items of equipment and over 900 active customers, we pride ourselves on our reputation and financial stability. Our debt-free, fortress balance sheet ensures the safety of any deposits paid for bespoke buildings or container conversions.

We started as a self-storage business and have evolved to manufacture and supply all types of portable buildings, steel anti-vandal site cabins, shipping containers, and container conversions. Our additional services include Bukaloo® weekly serviced toilet hire & events operation.

From our base in North Lincolnshire, we supply portable buildings, cabins, shipping containers, and container conversions across the UK, primarily serving the Lincolnshire, Yorkshire, and Humber regions including Doncaster, Goole, Grimsby, Cleethorpes, Hull, Lincoln, Sheffield, and Scunthorpe. For more information, visit our locations page.

What’s in the Name / About SQUADRON®

The Name Squadron®

The name Squadron® is a registered trademark owned exclusively by ContainerKing® Limited. For trademark details, see Trademark.

Our Business and Reputation

At ContainerKing® / rent-a-unit, we take our business and reputation very seriously. Initially starting as a self-storage business, ContainerKing® has expanded into new markets over the last 25 years. Learn more about our Self Storage.

The Creation of Our RENT-A-UNIT Portable Building Business

During the development of our new portable building business rent-a-unit, we aimed to create a sub-brand under the name Squadron® for the name of our highest specification units. We intentionally designed these units to resemble the larger size, overall standard shape, and general color of the main body of a Portakabin® Titan® Portable Building. According to the Cambridge Dictionary, a Titan is defined as “a person who is very important, powerful, strong, big, clever, etc.” ? is that really the perception they intended for the Titan range ? Lets make one thing clear though. ContainerKing® is very happy to recognize the Portakabin® Titan® Jackleg Portable Building as an advanced and superb product that indeed sets the industry standard.

However Our Perspective on Portakabin® Limited

At  ContainerKing® / rent-a-unit, we believe the Portakabin® Titan building product name as  described in the Cambridge Dictionary :  “very important, powerful, strong, big, and clever” probably better suits Portakabin® opinion of itself, which our personal view is an egotistical organization. Our experiences with Portakabin®  lawyers and their general heavy handed bully boy practices against businesses who may have inadvertently misused their registered trademark’s or indeed misunderstood trademark law ? our experiences with Portakabin® have not been positive.

Defining Our Premium Squadron® Range

To define our premium range of Jackleg Portable Buildings, we drew inspiration from military themes, particularly from WWII, resulting in the name Squadron®.

The Definition of a Squadron

According to the RAF, “active squadrons are the full and part-time units of personnel and equipment that carry out the RAF’s mission.” To ContainerKing® / rent-a-unit, our Squadron® portable building range represents a dedicated space best for housing a collective team—a driven and focused group of people with a common objective or professional mission. Learn more about our Squadron Portable Buildings.

Important Notice

We do not “offer” Portakabin’s unless we have a genuine Portakabin building to sell,  nor do we describe our portable buildings as a Portakabin® or Portakabin® Titan® portable buildings, which are both registered trademarks (amongst a total of approx. 177 number trademarks) which are owned exclusively by Portakabin® Limited. For more information, see Portakabin Trademarks.

We Purchase –  Pre-Used Portakabin® Buildings

ContainerKing® / rent-a-unit is always looking to buy pre-used Portakabin® portable buildings. Please feel free to call us for a free no obligation cash offer to buy “your” pre owned Portakabin Building.

We are particularly interested in the following types:

  • Solus
  • Titan
  • Pacemaker
  • Pullman
  • Arkive

Address Contact Information:

  • ContainerKing® Limited  Head Office Address:

Celsius Parc, Cupola Way, Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire, DN15 9YJ

Steve Empson

Managing Director

ContainerKing® Ltd / rent-a-unit




. Call Leanne or Steve at Containerking / rent-a-unit 01724 870000 for more information or arrange to view. Serving customers in the Lincolnshire/ Yorkshire and Humber Regions