Mobile Shelter Specifications Intro and Ideal Range


Construction is carried out by our fully trained staff rather than sub-contractors.

All sections are bolted together.

Fixing to the sledge, heavy duty anchor brackets are welded to the sledge and cross beams. We use a 80mm coarse threaded bolt to secure the building to the sledge.

All fixings are fully galvanised.


We are pleased to offer Free Delivery within a 50 mile radius of our workshop in Netherstreet, Chippenham, Wiltshire.


Fully galvanised steel sledge 80 x 80 x 5mm & 80 x 40 x 6mm box section under all walls. Anti Flex Gussets are located at the corners? externally for safety. Two 50mm diameter galvanised steel tow bars that can be used at either end. Stronger & safer than straps or chains.


The eaves measure 2180mm (7’2"), and to the ridge 2945mm (9’8”),including the galvanised steel sledge.


All internal and external timber is pressure treated with Tanalith E™ wood preservative for longevity against fungal decay & insect attack. Not including boards.


75mm x 50mm (3” x 2”) C16/C24 stress graded @ 610mm (2') centres.

Please note that many other manufacturers choose the smaller dimensioned 3” x 2” CLS (Canadian Lumber Standard), which is only 2.1/2”x 1.1/2”. As wood is a natural product, thicker means stronger, and therefore your building will last longer with a thicker frame.


We only use 16mm (5/8") 5th grade Scandinavian redwood, fully tanalised for longevity against fungal decay & insect attack.


Our standard offering is black Onduline with a minimum 15 degree pitch.

Metal box profile can be fitted as an optional feature. Free on Ideal Range.

Alternatively, you may want an attractive felt shingle roof. Add a touch of originality price on application.


Intro Range Roof lining can be fitted as an optional feature.

Ideal Range lined with 11mm OSB for additional strength and longevity (this feature is not included when metal box profile roofing is selected). lined Onduline roof also provides a cooler environment in the summer and warmth in the winter months.


Intro Range 100mm x 47mm C16/24 stress graded purlings @ 610mm centres.

Ideal Range 100mm x 47mm C16/24 stress graded purlings @ 475mm centres. Front/Gutter purlings 150mm x 50mm C16/24 stress graded.


Fully supported by a prefabricated plated truss.

Intro Range Extends to 900mm (3') at the front.

Ideal Range Extends to 1200mm (4') at the front.


Fitted to the front as standard, we use half round black guttering and include down pipes at both ends of the building. Rear guttering is also available.


All stables are lined to 1220mm high and include noggins to prevent objects dropping behind. As standard we use OSB moisture resistant (Oriented Strand Board), manufactured to BS5669.

Intro Range 11mm (1/2”).

Ideal Range 18mm (3/4”).If you would prefer 12mm 5 layer ply in place of the OSB this can be fitted as an option. Please inform our sales staff when placing your order.


The DPC is fitted to the underside of all sole (bottom timber) plates.


3.6m (12') wide units, 1no 2.4m (8') opening.

5.4m (18') wide units, 1no 2.4m (8') opening off set to the left.

6.0m (20') wide units, 2no 1.9m (6'2") opening.

7.2m (24') wide units, 2no 2.4m (8') openings.

9.0m (30') wide units, 3no 1.9m (6'2") openings.

10.8m (36') wide units, 3no 2.4m (8') openings.

PLEASE NOTE: Timber sizes specified are sawn dimensions prior to machining. We reserve the right to alter our specifications without notice.

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