Quality New and Used Steel Containers for Sale throughout the UK, enquire for a free quote!

We offer a wide range of shipping and storage containers for sale throughout the UK. Our most popular products are new and used containers in the standard 20ft and 40ft lengths. We also offer a wide range of specialised units such as high-cubes and DNV containers. We also sell modified containers in various sizes and types. If you can't find what you're looking for on our website please contact us, we're sure we'll be able to source the container you're looking for.

New and Used Shipping Containers for Sale in the UK

Our new and used steel containers are available for delivery to anywhere in the UK. You can also collect from one of our depots if you prefer. Buying a container from us couldn't be easier, our prices do vary slightly depending on current availability, but, we'll always try and find you the best price. Please provide any specific requirements such as colour, need for a valid CSC plate or a required delivery date with your enquiry. We want to make buying from us as simple as possible, so if you have any questions, please give us a call. You can also take a look at our how to buy a shipping container guide for more information.

Our Shipping Containers for Sale in the UK

Our containers are sourced from container ports, depots and other locations such as container self storage sites throughout the UK. We also buy from large container ports abroad so that we can offer a wide variety of products to our customers. Our new container stock is bought directly from manufacturers in the far-east. Most of our sales are standard 20ft and 40ft boxes, but we also sell a wide range of non-standard sizes and specialist units. So if you're looking for a standard 10ft, 20ft, 30ft or 40ft container, give us a call. If you're looking for a specialist 20ft half-height container or for a container converted into a site office we can help with that too - take a look at our conversions page.

If we don't have the container you're looking for in stock when you call, we've got a network of industry contacts we can use to find one for you. We'll use our network to find you the best price we can, then get back to you with the best price we can offer, our aim is to offer good quality new and used containers at great value.

Our Shipping Container Pricing

The most common question we get asked is "How Much?" and unfortunately the answer is "it depends". Our sales prices are calculated based on your delivery location, your off-loading requirements, the number of containers you need, the base box cost and the cost of any modifications you require, So it's hard for us to give you an exact price without knowing your specific requirements.

Choosing the right container

Although new and used container prices fluctuate depending on supply, equivalent used wind and watertight units are always cheaper than new units. So depending on your requirements choosing a good condition, structurally sound, second hand shipping container could be worth considering. All our containers are wind and water tight so you can be sure when your container arrives it will be in good condition. Standard length containers are generally cheaper than non-standard units. Standard 20ft units are often cheaper than smaller 10ft units. 40ft containers are often cheaper than smaller 30fts.

High cube containers are also worth considering, they are increasingly popular. If you require a taller unit, high cubes offer an additional 12 inches of height compared to standard height units. If you’re looking to convert your container into an office, workshop, storage unit or living accommodation, having an additional foot of headroom can make a big difference. High cube containers are typically more expensive than the equivalent standard height units. See our high cube container pages for more info.

Optional extras are also available, such as a secure padlock or a lock box fitted to the double doors, this will also contribute to the price we're able to offer.

How to Buy a Shipping Container from us

We want to make buying a new or used shipping container easy, to begin we need some information from you.

To provide an accurate price we need the following information:

  1. The type of container you would like (e.g. 20ft Standard, 40ft High Cube, 20ft DNV, 40ft Open Top etc. etc.)
  2. The condition you would like (i.e. New one-trip or Used)
  3. The quantity you require
  4. Your delivery location - preferably the full delivery location postcode (this allows us to select the best depot location and minimise delivery costs)
  5. Any specifics/extras - such as if you require a lock-box, padlock, CSC tag or a certain colour.
  6. Your contact info (it really helps if we can get in touch with you!)

For the majority of our container sales that's all we need, but if you require something a bit different, we are also happy to modify a standard container for you.

If you're looking for any modifications, this could include lining the container, re-painting in a certain colour, adding personnel doors or windows etc. etc. let us know what you'd like. Click here to see some example case studies of our previous container conversions.

If you provide all the above info on your initial enquiry our sales team will get back to you with an accurate price, but if we need some more specific information we'll get back to you.

We've sold thousands of containers over the years, but we know that you could be buying your first - so if you do have any questions we're happy to help.

Give us a call and ask us some questions or take a look at our website for more info. If you need any more info on dimensions, weights or construction check out our dimensions page. Click here for more info on our container delivery process and take a look at our FAQ section for more info on preparing your location ready for your containers arrival.

Take a look at our new containers page for more info relating to our new containers and our used containers page for used container information.

An Example New 20ft Shipping Container Delivery / Off-load.

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