Innovative Fabric Buildings



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





The Rubb Difference


  • Over 40 years' experience
  • Up to 20 year warranties are available
  • Post-fabrication hot dipped galvanized steel for optimal corrosion resistance
  • PVC tensioned membranes proven to last
  • Quick erection and flexible foundations
  • Always code compliant to the most recent standards
  • Easily relocatable
  • Superior fire performance for improved safety and longevity
  • Low maintenance and energy costs



Thermohall insulated fabric cladding


Thermohall® insulated building solutions


Explore Rubb’s patented Thermohall® insulated cladding system, which delivers many cost effective and eco-friendly benefits. Thermohall® fabric can be used to clad many Rubb structures, across a variety of applications including aircraft hangars, sports facilities and warehouses.





Explore our markets



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.





storage warehouses Breakbulk Europe 2017
Breakbulk Europe 2017

March 2017




Breakbulk Europe is the world’s largest exhibition for the project cargo and breakbulk industry...






Who is Rubb, Corporate Video
Rubb Buildings Ltd Corporate Video

November 2016



A new company video takes you behind the scenes at the Rubb Group to show the design, manufacturing and construction processes...



Rubb project news 2016
Fabric Engineer 2016

December 2016




Join the Rubb Group as we look back on some of our project highlights from 2016...






5001 RAF squadron celebrating 75 years
5001 reasons to celebrate for aircraft hangar construction squadron

October 2016


RAF 5001 Squadron has been celebrating its 75th anniversary this year...



CAE Aviation’s expanding surveillance operations
Supporting CAE Aviation’s expanding surveillance operations

November 2016


Rubb won a repeat order from Luxembourg based CAE Aviation for three more 20.4m span rapid deployment hangars...





5001 construction efass aircraft hangars
RAF 5001 Squadron flies into action

October 2016



Throughout 2015/2016, 5001 Squadron has supported many UK military operations around the world...



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 experience 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