Tensile Structures - Fabric Structures - Fabric Buildings

Rubb Custom Fabric Tensioned Structures


Rubb Buildings Ltd designs and manufactures relocatable and permanent engineered fabric buildings.


Highlights include our ground-breaking military hangars, sunshades, shelters, warehouses and workshops, custom designed specialist sport buildings and storage buildings for a variety of sectors including aviation, ports, emergency relief, energy, construction, bulk storage and environmental (waste and recycling).


All Rubb tensile structures are designed and manufactured at our UK plant in Gateshead, Tyne and Wear. The company was founded in 1977 and has a proud history of delivering innovative and quality fabric structures to a wide range of clients.


  • Fabric structures offer greater flexibility for expansion and design
  • Clear span buildings offer the maximum usable floor space
  • Efficient and quick construction
  • A more affordable alternative to traditional buildings




Our service engineers and technicians are experts in the production of steel and aluminium framed, pvc fabric clad tensile structures with more than forty years of experience. Rubb Buildings works closely with clients throughout the process, from design and materials engineering to manufacturing, site work and installation.





Rubb produces fabric tensioned structures of the highest quality, meeting or exceeding ISO 9001 registered standards. From start to finish, quality is the benchmark for every element of the Rubb process..


Rubb Buildings Ltd's engineered fabric structures are strong, durable, flexible, relocatable and easy to maintain. Whether you require a temporary or permanent tensile structures, these multi-use facilities are always a cost-effective investment.

Rubb news and events


Helicopter storage shelter

Rubb ships out to Australia to dismantle relocatable marine storage building from HMAS Choules

September 2014


A&P Falmouth commissioned a Rubb building for the RFA Largs Bay on behalf of the MoD. This building was completed in October 2011...






Rubb Group international website rubb.com

Engineered to inform

September 2014


The new Rubb Group website has landed featuring all the latest company and industry information, innovations, projects, news, events and media...




Rubb sponser annual RAF golfing tournament

Rubb joins forces with the RAF to support annual golfing tournament

May 2014


Rubb Buildings Ltd is proud to support the Trade Group 5 Golf Championships for the ninth year...





Farnborough military and commercial aircraft show


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