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Tunnel Shipping Containers
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Important Features of a Tunnel Container
Typical 20ft / 40ft Tunnel Container Features
Available in 20ft or 40ft Lengths as Standard Ideal where additional access is required (at each end)
Constructed from High-Quality cor-ten steel Sold in Good Used and New Condition
Delivery Location Available for Delivery throughout the UK Collection Location Available for Collection from several UK depots
Other Services Bespoke conversion work available on request Internal Flooring Material 27mm internal hardwood flooring
Item Colour External colour may vary Guaranteed Wind and Watertight

How are Tunnel Containers constructed?

A tunnel-container is manufactured from a standard shipping container but will have two double end doors on either end (double ender). From a standard shipping container, the back end of the container is cut off leaving it open, then a new set of double doors is welded in place creating a two-way access. A 'tunnel' can also be constructed from a high cube container, for clients needing the additional height.

What are tunnel shipping containers used for?

A tunnel shipping container can be used for a wide range of possibilities.

  • Tunnel - In its name 'Tunnel Shipping Container' it can be used as a tunnel/bridge with two sets of double doors it can be used as a walk through or drive through for clients and customers.
  • Storage Container - These containers are ideal solution to storage for two purposes with it having two accesses it means clients can easily store stock for personal / business use and easily manage all the stock levels working from both sides (where in a standard shipping container you may struggle to get items from the back of the container). Also the second feature with storage in a tunnel shipping container, you can create smaller stores, if you had a 20ft tunnel shipping container you could split the container in half by adding a partition wall and create two 10ft storage containers both with double end doors.

The tunnel shipping container is an ideal adaption from the standard shipping container and can easily be converted into a wide range of bespoke containers. Below are some examples of tunnel containers as turnstiles, bridges and storage. We can convert a tunnel container into any of these and more - check out our conversions page.

If you are looking for something that we are not showing please get in touch on 0844 561 79 75 and we can build to your specification. 

What sizes do they come in?

They are typically manufactured from either 20ft or 40ft shipping containers, but they can also be bespoke built from a 10ft shipping container. Tunnel Containers can also be manufactured using high cube versions for when you need the extra height (9ft 6" rather than the standard 8ft 6").

Conditions they come in

You can get a tunnel shipping container in new 'one trip' condition.

Why choose a Tunnel Shipping Container

Choosing a Tunnel shipping container is down to the need of the client, they are easily converted for multiple uses from storage to personnel bridges but they can be converted into a wide range of conversions. A great reason to choose a tunnel shipping container is they are ideal for storage as they can be loaded from both sides and making it easier to get stored goods out from either side without struggling to get goods from the back of a standard shipping container.

Tunnel Container Conversions

Tunnel containers can be converted to your specifications, we have done jobs before that have needed lighting throughout the tunnel and the inclusion of windows. If you would like to see some conversions that we have previously done check out our conversions page.


Unless otherwise specified during the ordering process containers will be delivered on a HIAB Delivery Truck and the shipping container will be lifted into position by our driver using the HIAB crane. Please ensure there is enough space for the container to be planted.

*You can also collect OR if you have lifting facilities on site there are other delivery methods. Please let us know if you can lift the container off our transport when you make an enquiry as this will likely reduce the delivery charge.

** For more information on our shipping container delivery, please check out our shipping container delivery page.

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