Innovative Fabric Buildings



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



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A Rubb fabric building can be used for many applications, 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).


Questions to ask


Important design factors you need to know
before buying a tensile structure.


Why Rubb


Better materials make better buildings.
Learn how Rubb is different.


Why Fabric


Why choose a fabric structure over
traditional metal or wood buildings?



News Press Events



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





Rubb tha fabric shelters
Dependable fabric shelter range continues to help clients meet their goals

May 2015


Rubb launched the THA fabric shelter range back in 1977. In 2015 these fabric buildings are still going strong...





North East manufacturing awards

Rubb in the running for North East manufacturing award

February 2015


Rubb Buildings Ltd is proud to have been shortlisted for the Tyneside and Northumberland heats of the North East Business Awards...



Rubb HQ Video
Explore Rubb Buildings' design and manufacturing facilities

April 2015


Rubb welcomed Phillip Chapman (Video Production Technician) from R&B Group to our design and manufacturing facilities...





Rubb video for the NE manufacturing awards

Rubb takes centre stage in video profile for North East Business Awards

February 2015


Rubb welcomed Phillip Chapman (Video Production Technician) from R&B Group to our design and manufacturing facilities recently...



Rubb at IDEX 2015 military show
IDEX 2015 was ‘excellent platform’ for Rubb military building systems

March 2015


Rubb returned to IDEX in the UAE to successfully showcase its respected military building range. The organisers hosted 1,200 exhibiting companies...





Rubb results NE manufacturing awards

Rubb proud to be named among finalists for Manufacturing Award

February 2015


Rubb was delighted to be shortlisted for the Manufacturing Award in the Tyneside and Northumberland North East Business Awards...



Design Manufacture Construct



All Rubb tensile fabric buildings 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 fabric buildings, 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