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20ft container converted into a control room

Key Facts

Size: 20ft new ‘one trip’ shipping container
Use: Office Container / Control room container
Location: South Wales
Project Length:

The Conversion Brief

Our client was looking for a control room manufactured from a standard 20ft shipping container to be used at their Weighbridge site in South Wales, the conversion consisted of internal and external modifications. The client wanted it to not feel like a container from the inside. 

Breakdown of the Project

20ft new ‘one trip’ shipping container converted for use as a control room on a weighbridge site in South Wales.  

The container double doors were removed and panelled in with corrugation to match the rest of the shipping container exterior. We fitted a personnel access door, various windows along one side and the end. One window was slide opening to exchange paperwork with drivers.  

The container was lined with 9mm melamine lining and insulated with 50mm rockwool insulation internally and fitted with an internal partition with a standard office door to keep the control room area and reception area separate. Internal surface mounted electrics were fitted throughout to customer specification including 3no. strip lights and numerous double sockets. 

This is one of many container control rooms we have supplied over the past 16 years. Talk to us and we will be happy to provide a quotation!  

Conversion breakdown

  • 1no. 20ft new ‘one trip’ shipping containers – 20ft x 8ft x 8ft 6”.
    • Cargo doors were removed and replaced with a new corrugated panel.
  • 1no. steel 10-point personnel door was installed in the centre of the rear 8ft corrugated panel
    • Dressed with50mm box section.
  • 4no. windows were installed along the right-hand side 20ft corrugated panel.
    • Split between the 3no. windows to 1 no. (2 separate rooms).
    • Dressed with 50mm box section.
    • 3no. fixed windows were installed with 1no of the windows was a sliding window.
  • 1no. window was installed the new corrugated panel.
    • Dressed with 50mm box section.
  • Internally the container was lined with 9mm melamine lining.
    • Over 50mm rockwool insulation.
  • Internal partition between the 2 rooms with single service door with glass.
  • Electrical installation installed.
    • Surface mounted electrics.
    • 3no. strip lights.
    • 5no. double sockets.
  • Externally the container was painted light grey.

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