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Welcome to the MPBA
Founded 1938
Members 158
Events in 2018 8

About Us

Founded in 1938, MPBA play a key role in connecting all sectors of the modular and portable building industry together. Regardless of size and the type of business in the industry, by becoming an MPBA member you will join an Association with many other professionals which will open the door to various opportunities and add significant value to your company.

MPBA is the single recognised voice for promoting and marketing all members and associate members high-quality products and services. Through the Associations excellent reputation we have acquired members who specialise in all types of modular building applications. The modular and portable industry as a whole is worth billions of pounds, so in order for your company to be at the top level of the industry it is essential to stay competitive.

By joining the Association and hearing important information first, attending networking and training courses, sharing your valuable news and allowing the MPBA to lead best practices and development of standards, guarantees increased industry impact and will ensure you will have a rewarding and valuable experience.

The Association is represented on committees for BSI, LPCB-Expert Group D and also works with BRE, LABC, CLG, NHS, Cskills-CITB, and Carbon Trust to represent the industry.

Clear aims, objectives and codes of conduct have been set-up by the MPBA and approved by industry regulatory bodies, these are available for everyone to view here.


Find an MPBA Member

Stackright LimitedGroundhog UK LimitedPortakabinCarter AccommodationGlyn O. EvansMRC - Martin Reynolds ConstructionPortable Offices (Hire) LimitedManchester Cabins LimitedGap Group LimitedGenquipStorage on Site Limited
TwinfixGenQuip PLCATB Systems LtdLucideonPass Door Systems LimitedFoster Environmental LtdNDC Services LimitedARV SolutionsJPF SystemsDavid Watson Transport LtdMPB Installations Limited
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Access the MPBA Business Shield

As part of your membership with the MPBA, members will have free access to the Business Shield online portal which provides practical and cost-effective tools and support, assisting your business in the management of risk on a day-to-day basis.The following is included automatically and without charge as part of your membership benefits.


  • Health & Safety and Employment Law telephone helpline
  • Online MPBA exclusive members area
  • Extensive online database of Health & Safety and Employment Law documentation
  • Online ’Ask The Expert’ service
  • Health & Safety and Employment Law legislation update seminars
  • Exclusive option to upgrade to Business Shield Plus at heavily discounted rates
  • Access to Generic Risk Assessments for your business
  • Training
  • Details on Environmental issues and much more.

The MPBA Generic EPC Scheme is FREE to members of the MPBA included within annual membership fees.

Members electronically receive the following:
  • Letter confirming that as a member of the MPBA your company is fully authorised to issue generic energy performance certificates from April 6 2014 until September 31st 2016, unless membership is terminated.
  • Energy Performance Certificates.
  • BRUKL Output document.
  • Illustrative EPC rating (voluntary issue - not a legal requirement).
  • Guidance to the use of Generic Certification Scheme provided by the MPBA-EPC Accreditation Scheme.
  • Members can also use this portal as a folder/file to maintain all their records on documentation relating to EPC’s produced.
Compliance Guide V2 EPC Scheme Certificate Guide to Generic Certificate Members Letter of Authority
NVQ Scheme

The Modular and Portable Building Specialist Accrediation and Training Centre has been set up as an identity with an administration function to represent the interest of the Modular and Portable Building Association and its members in the industry on this and future schemes whilst maintaining a quality of the assessment process.

Details of the qualification and how to obtain can be found on the attached downloads:

MBNVQ01  Information Sheet
MBNVQ02  Application Form
MBNVQ03  Fee Sheet
MBNVQ04  Application Process
MBNVQ05  Assessment Process

Applications should be sent to for processing.

MBNVQ01 Information Sheet MBNVQ02 Application for Assessment MBNVQ03 Fee Sheet MBNVQ04 Application Process MBNVQ05 Assessment Process

MPBA Training


  • Members General Meeting
    4th Oct 2018
    More details to be uploaded shortly.
    TIME: 10.30am LOCATION: The Arden Hotel, Coventry Road, Bickenhill, Solihull, Birmingham. B92 0EH Enquiry Page View Map


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Join The MPBA

By becoming a member you will be joining an Association with many other professionals, this will open the door to various opportunities and add significant value to your company.

Achievements & Future Projects

Founded in 1938, MPBA play a key role in connecting all sectors of the modular and portable building industry together. By becoming a member you will be joining an Association with many other professionals. This will open the door to various opportunities and add significant value to your company.

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Members of the Association are companies involved with the design, manufacture, selling and hiring of buildings manufactured from timber, steel or concrete or a combination of materials. Buildings are fabricated as whole unit's e.g.: jackleg units, containers security (vandal proof) stores and buildings or as sections of buildings that are assembled on site to form a whole unit or part of a building e.g.: bathroom or bedroom pods for hotels.

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This grade of membership allows companies or individuals that have dealings with, or have an interest in, the prefabricated building industry to join the Association. It provides an opportunity for people to meet members, exchange ideas, and allows our existing members to become more knowledgeable and broadly based.

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