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Rubb Buildings Ltd designs and manufactures quality relocatable and permanent engineered fabric structures.



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


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Stay up to date with the latest project news and events from Rubb UK.





Rubb UK apprentice engineer

Apprentice set to build work experience and skills at Rubb

November 2014


Rubb Buildings Ltd has recruited our first Technical Apprentice to work in the Engineering Design department based at Team Valley Trading Estate, Gateshead...







National Police Air Service helicopter hangar

Rubb helicopter hangar provides safe haven

October 2014



The National Police Air Service needed a new helicopter hangar after moving its Dorset base from police HQ to Bournemouth Airport...



Rubb Group news 2014

Rubb Group
The Fabric Engineer 2014

November 2014




All the latest project updates and news from the Rubb Group in 2014...







Barrier paint building

Expanding operations at Barrier

October 2014



An international coatings company needed to find a way of containing its paint and blast operations inside an existing Rubb storage shelter, dating back to the 1980s...



NHV Helicopter shelter

Rubb flies north to support international aviation company

October 2014


A civilian helicopter operator has selected a Rubb Military aircraft hangar to enhance its helicopter operations and facilities at Wick John O’Groats Airport, Scotland...







military hangar training

Training days for RAF 5001 Squadron get underway at Rubb

September 2014


The UK Royal Air Force’s Air Combat Support Unit has been building up its knowledge about Rubb Military hangars, door systems and roof mounted crane technology...


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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.





Rubb produces fabric tensioned structures of the highest quality. This 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.


We are dedicated to meeting our customers’ requirements and work with them to continually improve the products and services that we provide. Rubb maintains an effective and efficient Quality Management System based on the requirements of ISO 9001, with emphasis on quality management principles including a strong customer focus and continual improvement.



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.


As part of our ongoing customer care, Rubb also provides full assessments of existing structures. Our services include replacement parts and spares, refurbishment, dismantle and relocation if required. Our experienced technical team is also available to train your staff in the construction, maintenance and dismantling of Rubb products.



What our customers are saying



With over 35 years experiance of designing, manufacturing and constructing custom fabric buildings we have built up relationships with high profile clients across the globe.








NHV UK are very impressed with Rubb’s professionalism, service and quality product, and would have no hesitation in using them for similar projects in the future.



Colin Hancy
Commercial Manager NHV UK





The key advantage for Barrier in working with Rubb is their ability to engineer practical, cost effective solutions and deliver them within very tight project timescales.



Ken McLean
Barrier Ltd Project Manager





The quality of the workmanship was impeccable and visits to site from design engineers and directors assisted in a smooth program of works, to budget, on time and to a very high specification.


Chris McNally
Maintenance Operations Manager

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