Salt Storage Barns

Rubb is recognised as a worldwide leader in innovative, practical and cost-effective salt storage building solutions.

Practical and efficient salt storage shed solutions

Rubb’s salt storage buildings offer a superior alternative to wooden and metal bulk storage facilities. Our salt and sand storage barns can be designed to accommodate conveyors and other processing methods.

Rubb salt barns and sand storage buildings are engineered to very high standards to suit your location and local building codes. The quality materials and trusted construction methods provide a structure with an expected life of more than 30 years.

The hot dip galvanized steel frame and high tenacity PVC covering membrane require very little maintenance. Rubb salt storage sheds are specifically designed to withstand difficult environmental and corrosive conditions and have much lower maintenance costs than traditional storage facilities.

Low maintenance and costs

Our high-quality membrane materials and post-production galvanized welded frames deliver durability over time, making the cost of maintaining Rubb salt barns more economical compared to conventional structures.

Energy-efficient roof membranes

Translucent membranes allow natural daylight to illuminate the salt storage space while the white roof surface reflects heat. Optional Thermohall® insulation minimises heat transfer, prevents condensation and virtually eliminates thermal bridging and air infiltration.

Multiple door options

Rubb offers a variety of different door solutions to accommodate salt storage. They can be selected and designed to suit all opening requirements. This flexibility ensures that our clients get the best option for their selected salt shed type, depending on their operational needs.

Rapid construction, installation and relocation

Rubb salt storage barns can be quickly erected, dismantled and relocated due to module pre-fabrication. Rubb can provide site supervisors or fully dedicated construction teams to complete any custom salt barn project.

Flexible and cost-efficient foundation systems

Rubb salt and sand barns can accommodate many foundation options such as concrete up-stand, ballast weights, and ground anchors into an existing surface. Rubb co-ordination with the groundwork contractor is key for the client to reach the most cost effective solution.

Reduced time on-site

Our established supply chain streamlines coordination of delivery and installation. Pre-fabricated elements and the ability to construct our buildings in a variety of weather conditions speeds up the construction process.

Comprehensive long-term service

Rubb personnel are on hand to provide help and support, from initial contact to quotation, installation and beyond. Rubb’s commitment to customer service continues after project completion and forms the basis for long-term customer satisfaction.

Salt and Sand Projects

With more than 40 years experience of designing, manufacturing and constructing custom salt storage barns, we have built up relationships with high profile clients across the globe.


See more project highlights here.

Blaydon Rubb salt storage structure
Gateshead Council Salt Barn

Gateshead Council Salt Barn

Rubb supplied local Gateshead Council a custom salt storage barn to support ’s expanding winter road maintenance plans

Biomass pellet storage facility
E.ON Energy Biomass Facility

E.ON Energy Biomass Facility

Rubb complete its tallest structure to date and first biomass fuel processing and storage facility to energy giant E.ON UK

Salt and Sand Storage Structure Types

Rubb can provide custom designed storage barns in a variety of configurations and sizes to suit your specific requirements.

Rubb BVR Structure


The BVR features rectangular leg and roof box sections. This takes up less space and provides more overall internal clearance. This design is a popular choice for bulk storage buildings.

Rubb BVE Structure type


BVE structures feature lattice frame sidewalls and can be designed with single or multiple lattice roof pitches. Span widths start from 20m to 40m, by any length.

Rubb BVC Structure Type


The BVC is designed with a vertical column leg and a lattice frame roof. This structure type offers a large clear internal area. 40m to 100m width spans are available.

Rubb BVL Structure Type


The BVL has vertical lattice frame sidewalls and single or multiple lattice roof pitches per span. Large spans start from 40m to 100m in width, by any length.

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View Brochure

Explore the latest Rubb salt barn brochure. This brochure features the latest projects and structure information.