With the housing crisis in Ireland people are turning to mobile homes for permanent accommodation and with the size, quality and spec the modern mobile home is built too these days it's no wonder, but unfortunately it is not as straight forward as we would like. As such the purpose of this page is to give advise on some of the aspects and things to consider when buying a mobile home to place on your own property for a determined length of time whether that be 6 months or 20 years. The information provided on this page is not to be considered legal advice, and should only be used as a guide to point you towards seeking professional advise when putting in place the legal requirements for placing a temporary or permanent structure on your property.
Our residential specification mobile homes
At Harry Farrell & Sons we sell new and used mobile homes for residential use whether it's a self build home project or a temporary or permanent structure you have in mind, these specific mobile homes are classed for residential use, they all carry the residential specification BS3632. This means that at least the minimum specification for residential homes in terms of ventilation, thermal insulation, stability once sited, room sizes, etc.
Without this standard, some manufacturers would use building regulations, which are not best-suited to this product. Others might assemble basic products that would not be built to any known standard and which could be unsafe. Winter Pack spec is a step below full residential standard. Winter Pack is an option on a new mobile homes which includes Double Glazed Windows and Gas Central Heating these can vastly extend your winter usage but is not the all year round residential standard. At Harry Farrell & Sons we can provide you with both options.