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Using Shipping Containers for Secure Storage

Most shipping containers are great for storage. Shipping Containers are built to meet strict CSC shipping standards, so they will definitely be strong enough for standard storage. We guarantee every container we sell to be wind and water-tight – so we’re sure they’ll provide a secure storage location for your belongings.

Standard shipping containers are constructed from corrugated corten steel, their doors are secured with locking bars and a secure padlock. Rubber door seals ensure all the items being stored are kept dry.

The shipping container design also allows for containers to be stacked, one unit on top of another, this reduces the amount of ground space containers required to store multiple containers. Containers are often stacked 4 of 5 on top of each other at container depots and onboard container ships.

Containers can be maneuvered using a standard forklift truck allowing them to be re-organised easily as and when their contents are required.

Flat Pack Storage Containers

We also offer a range of flat pack containers that are specifically designed for secure storage, note – these containers cannot be used for shipping as they do not have the corner posts or lifting hardware required. Our flat pack containers are available in various sizes up to 4m in length, they are constructed from steel panels that have a galvanised or powder coated finish applied.

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Small Containers for Storage

Our small containers are another great option for storage, they’re small enough for most residential settings offering great security. These containers are effectively cut down and re-finished shipping containers.

10ft Storage Containers

8ft Containers for Storage

6ft Steel Containers for storage

Secure Shipping Container Storage

We offer a wide range of containers that can be used for storage, standard shipping containers come in 2 dimensions 20ft long (offering 33.2 cubic meters of storage space) and 40ft long (providing 67.6 cubic meters of dry storage). 10ft and 30ft containers are also available, our conversion team can also create a bespoke length container for you if you need a specific size.

We sell shipping containers in both new and used conditions, both can be used for secure storage. The only difference between our new and used units is their appearance and age. New units will look new, they will have fewer dents and scratches and the paint will look great.

Used units might have the odd scratch or dent and the original paint may look a little worn as they’ve previously been used.

Both products provide a dry secure environment for your items, every container we sell is checked to ensure it’s wind and water tight, and as so – suitable for storage.

Self-Storage Companies! Shipping Containers are ideal, that’s why many self-storage companies use them to provide usable space to their customers. If you’re looking to purchase several containers to set up a new or expand an existing site, get in touch as we may be able to offer you a better rate if you’re buying multiple units.

Please contact our customer service team on 0844 561 7975, or enquire online if you have any questions regarding the best options to suit your needs.

Steel Containers are Perfect for Secure Outdoor Storage

Steel containers offer a great alternative to wooden garden sheds because of their improved security and more robust construction materials. To secure your container even further we can also install a lockbox. A lock box, combined with a strong padlock will ensure anything you store inside your container is secure.

You can store almost anything you like within your container – provided it’ll fit, we’ve seen containers used for food preservation, storing cars, holding building material, tools etc. etc. we’ll leave what you store up to you.

Corten steel is designed to be corrosion resistant and long-lasting, so we’d expect any of our containers to last significantly longer than a standard garden shed!

If you have specific requirements for your container or if you’d like a standard unit modifying to suit your needs, maybe adding a personnel door or window? then get in touch with us to discuss your project.

We’ve converted loads of containers for many different storage applications in the past – so we’re sure we’ll be able to help. Storage conversions could include adding a side personnel door to make access to the unit easier, ply lining or installing shelving and racking.

Are Used/Second-Hand Containers the best option for storage?

Used units will provide the cheapest option, standard 20ft and 40ft units offer the cheapest cost per cubic foot storage space. Only you can decide which size is best for you. There are some advantages to buying new

  1. Improved appearance (new containers look new!) – so if you need to make a great first impression, buying a new unit could be the way to go,
  2. Lifespan – although used containers should last 10-15 years from purchase a new container will last even longer,
  3. Shipping – if you need to use your container for shipping items overseas then for storing your items abroad, new containers come with a valid CSC Plate and can be used for shipping goods overseas.
40ft Used Shipping Containers

Steel Containers for Secure Storage

Below is a selection of the containers we sell that would be ideal for storage.

Selecting the most suitable container for you will depend on the amount of space you have available and the amount of internal storage space you need. Contact our team if you have any questions on which container will be most suitable for you.

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