What we wish you knew about modular buildings

We feel passionately about modular buildings. Of course, we are biased, we love what we do. But we also see how delighted and (if we’re honest) surprised, our customers are with their finished buildings. Why are end users surprised with…

Six reasons to choose a refurbished modular building

By Callum Davies, Head of Sales at Wernick Refurbished Buildings At Wernick Refurbished Buildings (WRB), we pride ourselves on our ‘as new’ approach to delivering fully refurbished buildings nationwide. We recently sat down together to name all the reasons why…

Complementary architecture at Queen Alexandra Hospital

Modular building provider Wernick have completed a new 72 bed building at Queen Alexandra Hospital for Portsmouth Hospitals University NHS Trust. Providing urgently needed treatment and recovery areas, the £8.2 million building took just 28 weeks to complete, from design…

Modular school building delivers on space and aesthetics

Gartree High School appointed Wernick Buildings to supply a standalone building to accommodate an increase in students. They required a seamless transition with minimal intervention from teaching staff and timely student occupation. More importantly, the building had to look the…

A solid foundation – Q&A with Kieran Webberley

Kieran Webberley Kieran Webberley, Sales Manager at Wernick Refurbished Buildings, started his Wernick journey as a trainee on our Graduate Training Programme. The programme allows candidates to experience all aspects of the Wernick Group of companies whilst being mentored by…

Large Site Set-Ups – The Dummies’ Guide

Debra Colley All UK companies are required to provide ‘adequate and appropriate’ welfare facilities for staff. For construction site employees, this should include somewhere to wash, change and eat. For smaller projects, a cabin or two may be enough. But…

Dream bigger with the Swiftplan modular system

Stuart Wilkie The future of construction delivered now Swiftplan® represents a totally fresh approach to modular construction. In fact, the only thing we’ve reused is the name. The Wernick Group was founded over 80 years ago, and attitudes to modular…

A Greener Alternative for Welfare – Fusion Pulse (Guest Blog)

Peter Beach Wernick’s Greenspace® range includes the popular – and now award-winning – Fusion Pulse® welfare units. Wernick are dedicated to helping their customers lower their carbon emissions. Considerate Constructors recognised this dedication when it awarded Wernick Hire the Environmental…

Modular fix for Scotland’s childcare crisis

Debra Colley In 2016, the Scottish Government pledged to build and expand 750 nurseries by 2021. At the time of writing, 97 nurseries have been built, extended or refurbished – representing just 13% of the target. By August 2020, the…

A ‘Dummies’ Guide’ to Hiring Welfare Units

Things to consider before hiring site accommodation If you employ staff, you are obliged to provide ‘adequate and appropriate’ welfare facilities for them for the duration of their working day. On construction sites, this provision is commonly referred to as…

Nathan Hunt – A Graduate Training Programme Success Story

Nathan Hunt was the first person to start a career journey on Wernick’s newly launched ‘Graduate Training Programme’. The programme gives candidates the opportunity to experience working across a variety of roles within the modular and portable building industry. The…

Positive Progress at the Active Office

The UK’s first energy positive office, the Active Office, was opened in June last year at Swansea University. Designed by SPECIFIC Innovation and Knowledge Centre to be powered entirely by solar energy, the Active Office aims to generate more energy…

Bright Finish to Summer Months

Over Christmas and the school summer holidays, you can usually expect a downturn in business. The tumbleweed effect of July and August somehow didn’t materialise for much of the Wernick Group, with a number of new projects and full diaries…

Our Company Values

The Wernick Way A lot has been said about our age, but reaching 84 is nothing to be sniffed at. However, building on the legacy of those years and maintaining growth requires focus. Company values help to sustain that focus…

Women in Construction

When looking for inspiration for blogs to create – we thought about all the various projects we’ve worked on and the stories we wanted to tell – and realised there was one group in the construction industry who don’t get…