CONTAINER CONTAINER ARE AN INDEPENDENT SUPPLIER OF QUALITY SHIPPING CONTAINERS, SECURE STORES & CONTAINER CONVERSIONS THROUGHOUT THE UK.

We aim to give the best service we can and we think our prices are pretty good too. We do things a little different to others, for example we'll supply you with a container any size you like up to 40ft, We’re up front with prices too, as we want to give you a fair deal.

Shipping Container Uses

The possible applications for shipping containers, in addition to their designed use of shipping, is almost limitless. We have completed many shipping container conversions in order to make them usable for a wide range of tasks - here are some potential uses for the versatile beast.

Shipping Containers for Shipping

This should be fairly obvious - shipping containers can be used for shipping! If you're looking for a shipping container to ship goods overseas we'd recommend either a 40ft or 20ft shipping container, as these are the industry standard shipping sizes. If you plan to use your container for shipping please let us know so we can ensure the container has the required CSC plate. It's also a personal decision on whether you choose a new or used container, our used stock is perfectly adequate for shipping - a used container could easily be used for several years for shipping without any problems, a new container is also a good option if you plan on using the container for many years and the visual appearance of the unit is important.

Shipping Containers for Storage

Secure storage is another common use for shipping containers, many of our containers are suitable for storage including standard height and high cube containers. Selecting the most appropriate size and type will depend on the amount of storage space you need and the amount of space you have available. Smaller containers are also popular for storage as they provide a significantly more secure option than garden sheds. Containers are commonplace on building sites - used for storing tools and building materials.

Our new Flat-pack containers are also a popular storage option, these are great as they are much easier to get in place when access to your location is limited, sections can be manhandled into position allowing the container to be placed in much tighter locations than is possible using a standard HIAB crane.

Shipping Containers for Site Offices

One of our most common shipping container conversions is to convert a standard container into a site office. Converting a container into an office involves dry lining the container and installing lighting and electrics. Converting a container into an office provides useable internal space, whilst still providing security, depending on the environment where the office is to be used - windows and personnel doors can also be installed. High-cube containers are also often chosen for office container conversions due to the extra headroom they provide.

Shipping Containers for Catering

This is quickly becoming one of our most popular conversions, take a look at some of our recent catering conversions here, and here, and here. Containers are an ideal starting point for a catering unit as they offer sufficient internal space for food production whilst also allowing the unit to be secured when not in operation. We've converted several different sized containers for catering - ranging from small 10ft units up to full-size 20fts. Customisation usually varies depending on our client's requirements, but the standard conversion involves dry lining the container, installing electrics and lighting, internal plumbing for a sink, and the installation of a serving hatch/window.

If you would like any more information on Catering conversions, please get in touch!

Shipping Containers as Exhibition/Promotion Stands

The humble shipping container can be converted into almost anything, it's a great base product that can be converted for specialist use, an exhibition stand is a great example of what can be created - take a look at one of our recent exhibition stand conversions here. This conversion started out as a standard 20ft High Cube Container, we then modified it to include several bespoke features - 

  • a drop-down side panel which when lowered created a decking area,
  • glazed bi-fold doors along the open-side,
  • an electric awning,
  • an additional window with a roller shutter,
  • a personnel door,
  • internal lining,
  • internal electrics, lighting and heating,
  • a detachable external staircase and roof-top viewing platform,
  • external re-painting

Using a shipping container as the base for an exhibition stand allows for easy transportation to and from the venue (usually via a HIAB assisted vehicle), convenient security of the unit during the event (overnight), security of the unit while in storage (between events), and all the benefits of a great functional unit whilst in use.

By Industry

Construction


Farming and Agriculture

  • Storage
  • Oil Store
  • Chemical Store
  • Farm Office
  • Tack Room
  • Tractor Store
  • Quad Bike Store
  • Foresters Store

Sports Clubs

  • Changing Room
  • Goal Post Storage
  • Canoe Storage
  • Farm Office
  • Referees Room
  • Disabled Toilets
  • Shower Room
  • Locker Room
  • Equipment Store
  • Club House
  • Golf Shop
  • Bowls Club Pavillion
  • Mountain Bike Store
  • Cricket Club Girls Team Changing Room

Environmental

  • Recycling store
  • Paper store
  • Weighbridge Office

Manufacturing

  • Stock Store

Mining and Quarrying

  • Site Office
  • Mess Room
  • Weighbridge Office

Off-Shore

  • Helicopter Waiting Room
  • Cable Splicing Container
  • Workshop
  • Test Booth
  • Riggers Store

Horticulture

  • Garden Centre Store
  • Aggregates Store
  • Allotments Office/Shop
  • Allotments Society Meeting Room
  • Tool Store
  • Lawn Mower Store (Insurance approved)

Schools and Colleges

  • School Office
  • Changing Room
  • Disabled Toilet
  • Locker Room
  • Sports Store
  • Playground Equipment Store
  • Archive Storage
  • Toilets
  • Shower Room
  • Play cabin (nurseries and primary)
  • Caretakers Store
  • Art Room extension

Recreation

  • Homing Pigeon Society Work Area
  • Allotments Society Meeting Room
  • Allotments Society Toilet Facility
  • On-Site Disabled Toilets

Music

  • Sound mixing studio

Energy

  • Generator Store
  • Wave Energy machinery housing
  • Superconductor machinery housing

Business Services

  • Accountancy Archives
  • Legal Archives
  • Weighbridge Ticket Archives
  • Franchise Stock Storage

Retail

  • Stock Storage
  • Parts Storage
  • Cycle Shop Extension
  • Christmas Tree Store
  • Mobile Catering
 

 

By Application

Storage

  • Stock
  • Household Effects
  • Oils
  • Chemicals
  • Dry Foods
  • Furniture
  • Carpets

Work Areas

  • Packing Store
  • Rigging Store
  • Workshop

Accommodation

  • Mess Room
  • Office
  • Site Office
  • Shipboard/Offshore Quarters
  • School Office
  • Weighbridge Office

Scientific

  • Test Room
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20ft Used Container

20ft x 8ft x 8ft 6" used cargo worthy containers available throughout the UK for immediate sale/delivery. Sold on a next from stack basis - so colours may vary. Inspected to ensure wind and water tight prior to release. Ideal for use as a Storage Container.

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Tunnel Containers

Manufactured from a standard container (usually 20ft or 40ft) - but with double end doors at both ends. Typically the solid end of the container is simply cut-off and a new set of double doors is welded in place.

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10ft Refurbished/Used Container

10ft x 8ft x 8ft 6" Used / Refurbished containers are available throughout the UK. 10ft containers are cut down from larger 20ft Containers and re-fitted with a set of double doors and/ or end panel. Lock box and external re-spray included.

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20ft New High Cube

20 ft x 8ft x 9ft 6" New 'One Trip' High Cube's are available throughout the UK. 9ft 6" high as opposed to the standard 8ft 6". Useful where extra internal height is required.

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