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Shipping Containers converted to include electrics

The Conversion Brief

Most Common Conversion – A compilation of jobs that have included some form of electrics inside the shipping container conversion, if you are looking to convert a shipping container to include electrics, we have examples of previous work we have done in this area. 

Conversion Process

When people are looking into a shipping container conversion a lot of the conversion need electricity whether it’s for an office – for computers or phones and pop up restaurants that need power for the cooking appliances we have done it all.  

  • Offices  
  • Workshops 
  • Pop up Restaurants  
  • Training Facilities (instore lighting) 
  • Public Events Displays 
  • Switch Rooms 

We have worked with a lot of clients that we have fabricated countless offices and workshops and bespoke electrical conversions of clients so we know what we are doing with fitting electrics in our shipping containers. 

With Flat-pack shipping containers they come with built in wiring that as you are constructing the shipping container and slide the panels into place all you need to do is to attach the wires together and attach to a power supply like a generator and have power throughout the Flat-pack shipping container.  

It’s not just our shipping container conversions that can have electricity put in. If you are just looking for a standard shipping container that needs lighting or a power supply’s, we can do small conversions to include these. Having electricity can help out in storage as well some internal lighting for late night searching through to find a favourite toy or your best china for a family party a little lighting always helps.  

Using an external isolator and an RCD consumer until we can fit an electrical installation as specified which can include lights, sockets, heaters, fans or any other fitting required. The work is carried out by qualified electricians. 

Time Scale for electrics to be fitted 

Depending on the size of the job will depend on the time scale. Also, the timescale that we work to is for the completion of the shipping container conversion so this will be the full job from fabrication to electrics to painting and the delivery. What we do here is work to the client’s time frame, so when you first enquire about a container conversion, we work together with the client to make sure all the work that is needed is completed to their time frame. 

Below are some of the more common electrics that we install most of in over Shipping container conversions with Electrics 

Internal Power Supplies 

Internal power supplies are a common electrical conversion in our containers with our office and workshop container conversions. Being able to work from a set location and be able to do everything needed, so having power supplies to power appliances. 

Internal Lighting  

The most common internal electrics that we can fit into our conversions is lighting. This is because a lot of people who get conversions from us can work round the clock and the need for lighting is a necessity to be able to work from a shipping container. Our internal light fittings can be strip lights or bulkhead lights for more robust applications. 

Internal Heaters  

Just like how we convert the shipping container for lighting, we can also put in place small heaters for conversions like offices. 

It’s not just our shipping container conversions that can have electricity put in. If you are just looking for a standard shipping container that needs lighting or a power supply’s, we can do small conversions to include these. 

For more or specific information on electrics on a particular job please check out the jobs at the top of the conversions page or give us a call on  

0844 561 7975 and discuss with us what you are looking for and we will give you a quote. 

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