Temporary accommodation conundrum.

Looking to get some on site accommodation in the garden of a house we’ve bought whilst we do it up. Static caravan won’t work as it will need to be craned in between trees, so branches would probably do damage to the aluminium on the way through. Shipping container based accommodation however would work. Anyone know of any companies that hire out decent family accommodation based on shipping containers? Would need to house the wife and I with 2 small kids probably for 6 months. May even need to be a couple bolted together. Plenty of room once in the garden, and access for telehandler to move around once in.
 

Goweresque

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North Wilts
Jack leg offices, of the sort construction firms use. They can come already fitted out with kitchen areas, toilets etc. And can be fitted together so you walk direct from one to the other. Same size as shipping container, but a bit more like a house inside, but solid enough not to be damaged by a few branches. You can even stack them 2 high if necessary.
 

Kidds

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Horticulture
A mobile home is 10' wide up to 12' wide. A container is 8'.
Mobile homes are not exactly spacious but are very well designed to make use of all the available space. I don't think I would want to live in a container for any length of time.
Add in a wife and 2 small kids and I'd say it was a recipe for disaster.
A scratched static is a better bet imo.
 

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Man fined £300 for bonfire-related waste offences

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Written by William Kellett from Agriland

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A man has pleaded guilty at Newtownards Magistrates’ Court to waste offences relating to a bonfire next to the electrical sub-station on the Circular Road in Newtownards, Co. Down.

Gareth Gill (51) of Abbot’s Walk, Newtownards pleaded guilty to two charges under the Waste and Contaminated Land (Northern Ireland) Order 1997, for which he was fined £150 each and ordered to pay a £15 offender’s levy

On June 25, 2018, PSNI officers went to Gill’s yard, where they found a large amount of waste consisting of scrap wood, pallets, carpet and underlay.

Discussion with Northern Ireland Environment Agency (NIEA) officers confirmed the site...
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