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 support text santa

November 2015



Staff at Rubb are getting ready to do our bit in a Christmas knit by taking part in the Rubb Buildings Text Santa Christmas Jumper Day on Friday 18 December...




Rubb build client relations at dsei 2015
Rubb Buildings builds client relations at
DSEI 2015


September 2015


Rubb met with top-level military staff, procurement officials, and supply chain key personnel at DSEI...



SAPCA sports facility show salford
Non-traditional structures offer advantage points for sports organisations

October 2015


Rubb would like to invite you to attend the SAPCA Sports Facility Show, a special one-day event featuring a series of informative seminars and an exhibition...




Bristow SAR helicopter hangars
Rubb wins second Bristow order for fabric helicopter hangar


September 2015


A respected helicopter operator company asked Rubb to design, manufacture and construct a fabric helicopter hangar for operations at the Falkland Islands...



aviation hangars at dubai airshow

October 2015


Join Rubb Buildings at the largest Dubai Airshow to date with 1,100 exhibitors from over 60 countries...




Aviation show London MRO Europe
Rubb Buildings Ltd set to touch down at top aviation conference and exhibition MRO Europe

September 2015


Discover Rubb’s Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul hangars and cutting-edge fabric building technology at MRO Europe.



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