Founded in 2010, we set out to disrupt a stale welfare cabin market. Coming from the construction industry, we immersed ourselves in the world of welfare units, we studied the big players and worked out how we could do things better. This ethos of continuous improvement continues to this day. As a team, we constantly seek to improve, innovate and manufacture the best welfare products we possibly can, leading to the launch of our Deep Green 2030 range, the most sustainable welfare units available in the marketplace today.
From three directors initially, to a team of around 200 people today, we listen to what our customers require, we understand, we design for your needs and then we deliver the highest quality of products. Which is why we are now the UK’s market-leading welfare unit manufacturers.
Because we are a family-owned independent business, all our profits are invested back into the company. We have invested over 25 million in new technologies and resources in building better products and a better business, and we aren’t stopping there.
Our Deep Green range was shortlisted in two prestigious edie award categories – ‘Net-Zero Innovation of the Year’ and ‘Product Innovation of the Year’. The edie awards are the largest sustainability awards in the UK, recognising excellence across the spectrum of green business and celebrating sustainability leadership.
The Deep Green range is Highly Commended in The Showman’s Show 2022 Green Supplier and Innovation Awards, which recognise the latest sustainable solutions reducing the environmental impact of events and worksites.
The carbon savings produced by the reduced operational fuel requirements and the reduced servicing requirements of our Deep Green cabins are verified by independent industry assessor Carbon Footprint Ltd.
Our flagship 24ft Deep Green unit is joined by 20ft, 16ft and 12ft models, all with the option of twin toilets or single Toilet and dedicated Drying Room.
Launch of Deep Green 2030 – the industry’s most sustainable welfare range, designed to run for the majority on solar power alone with near zero emissions and to slash fuel and servicing costs for users. The first cabin off the production line is a 24ft towable unit with Twin Toilets, Canteen, Office and Drying facilities.
After rigorous testing, Boss Cabins makes HVO biofuel the fuel of choice in all generators used in our welfare products – up to 90% reduction in CO2 and other harmful emissions.
Boss Cabins introduces twin toilet versions of all its welfare cabins, with female and male cubicles, encouraging diversity and inclusion on worksites.
Boss Cabins develops and starts production of the Toilet Space, a new range of solar-assisted mobile toilet cubicles with exclusive water-saving and waste-management technology including the patented WM ProTM system.
Launch of WM ProTM, a unique waste management system for welfare cabins and toilets that incorporates rain harvesting and grey water recycling. Patent is granted in 2021.
Boss Cabins’ Gold Standard Electrics is introduced to ensure all electrical installations fully comply with and even exceed current legislation.
RedBox Power’s Infinity generator is granted a patent, meaning Boss Cabins is the only manufacturer to be able to offer such long generator service intervals, 8 x longer than the industry standard.
Boss Cabins launches an unprecedented and unequalled 5-year Guarantee on all Red Box Infinity generators when supplied in conjunction with the Eco Ultimate electrical system.
After dominating the mobile market, Boss Cabins enters the static market, using our experience and skills to launch what we believe to be the best static range available – 25, 28 and 32ft units.
Boss launches the ground-breaking patented Eco Ultimate electrical system with Intelligent Load Management bringing a whole new level of energy efficiency and low running costs to the market.
In response to the over-saturation of the market by standard 12ft units, Boss Cabins develops the first 9-man 14ft cabin, which is swiftly embraced by the expanding welfare hire industry.
After identifying a potential towing safety risk across the entire industry, Boss Cabins immediately brings in as standard our HandBrake Protection Plate system to protect our customers. We inform Knott-Avonride, manufacturer of the tow-hitch assembly, of the potential dangers of their product but our claims are initially rejected. We also warn all other manufacturers and the marketplace as a whole in an attempt to protect cabin users and the general public.
After a 9 month protracted battle with the tow-hitch manufacturer and after being subjected to fierce criticism from other cabin manufacturers which damages us commercially, we are proved right. The tow-hitch manufacturer is forced to change its product and pays compensation for the engineering work and testing that Boss Cabins has conducted.
Boss Cabins introduces Boss Shadow, an in-built telemetry system which allows cabins to be tracked at all times and all movements/potential thefts to be alerted to the owner/hirer. Also remotely tracks fuel levels, detects faults and can remotely shut down the generator preventing unauthorised use.
Our Office Space concept is introduced, the only mobile office on the market that lowers to the ground to provide a stable, secure and cost-effective temporary workspace.
RedBox Power’s new design Infinity generator is launched. Its patented design means that welfare units can now operate for 2000 hours between generator services.
We introduce a 100% stainless steel option for our customers resulting in a 25 year anti-corrosion guarantee. We are still the only manufacturer who offers this.
Our 24ft welfare unit is introduced, the first of this size on the market. Developed in response to the increasing transport costs associated with statics, with the aim of bridging the gap between mobiles and statics.
Our 12 and 16ft Tool Space units are launched and very well received, the first on the market to boast reinforced floors and loading ramps so small plant items can be stored securely as well as tools.
Redbox Power gives us exclusive use of their generators in our range of cabins.
Boss Cabins brings to market a 7-man 12ft cabin, an industry first, built in response to a need for a safer environment with more dedicated built-in storage to avoid trip hazards.
Boss Cabins’ Annual Safety Inspection is introduced, the first manufacturer to offer this vital service. In the absence of any official MOT requirement for welfare cabins, we believe this is essential for customer and public safety.
In a move to save energy and cut costs, we launch the first affordable entry-level eco-electrical system Eco Plus, which is part-generator, part-battery powered and which quickly became the best-selling electrical specification.
Boss Cabins launches the first dual use canteen/office space (called the Big Space), meaning the best of both worlds for site managers and site workers alike with clear dedicated areas for paperwork and computers, minimising the inherent risks of a shared space.
The 16ft Big Space unit was launched and quickly acclaimed for its superior design and ease of use.
Boss Cabins becomes the first welfare unit manufacturer to obtain full Vehicle Certification Agency (VCA) approval for both pin and eye and ball-coupled trailers.
Boss Cabins launches offering a 6-man 12 ft unit called Comfort Space.
At the age of 82, Boss Cabins founder and Chairman Duncan Wordsworth is named in the LDC/The Times Top 50 Most Ambitious Business Leaders for 2022.
Boss Cabins partners with Lighthouse Charity to promote awareness of the support they provide for construction workers by placing stickers in all the cabins we manufacture.
Boss cabins donates two welfare cabins to Ukrainian charity ‘Open Doors Lutsk’ which are shipped to Ukraine and used to help refugees displaced by the Russian invasion.
Boss Cabins launches sister company Waste Tank Services Ltd., providing all the services required to support a welfare fleet, including fresh wate and chemical toilet servicing, fuel deliveries, water refills, transport, storage and more.
Due to the Department of Health order and an ongoing increased demand for welfare cabins across all industries, Boss Cabins expands its production capacity rapidly, increasing the workforce from 60 to over 200 people, doubling the size of its factory floor and quadrupling production output in the space of 2 months.
Boss Cabins remains open and all its production staff are granted ‘Key Worker’ status during the pandemic lockdown as its products are being used in a variety of ways by the Department of Health and other customers to support the work of the NHS against Covid-19
Boss Cabins is requested by the Department of Health to rapidly design and manufacture a fleet of 630 Covid-19 testing cabins for the NHS to help in the Government’s fight to control the Coronavirus pandemic.
Having witnesses the challenges and delays faced by some customers faced trying to secure finance, Boss Cabins launches a new financial arm called Boss Asset Finance to help make the process of securing funding as smooth and as fast as possible.
After developing a self-contained cabin solution for preparing and curing cubes of concrete on site for testing purposes, Boss Cabins launches TestCube. www.testcube.co.uk
Boss Cabins develops a self-contained towable range of high-security mobile refrigeration units which are marketed via new company ChillBox. www.chill-box.com
Boss Cabins is the first manufacturer to invest in a dedicated Service and Parts Centre offering repair, refurb and parts for ALL brands of cabin on the market.
Boss Cabins is ranked one of the fastest growing private companies in the UK, placing 75th in the Sunday Times Virgin Fast Track 100.
Due to continued growth, we acquire a second factory to assist with production demand.
Boss Cabins becomes an international company with our first sale abroad, selling to the Falkland Islands.
Expansion in our factory is required leading us to install additional mezzanine work space.
Our 1000th cabin comes off the production line.
To meet rising demand we relocate our offices and factory to new 65,000 square foot premises in Bourne, Lincolnshire.
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