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New & Used Shipping Containers For Sale UK

The UK's Nationwide Retailer & Manufacturer of Shipping Containers, Storage Containers, Flat Pack Containers, Container Offices & Container Conversions

Looking for a great value shipping container, flat pack container, container office, or do you need a container conversion? For good value, great service and better outcomes, deal directly with the UK's most innovative manufacturer of shipping containers - no agents, no middlemen, go Direct!

Explore our unique virtual depot where you can browse our range of new and used shipping containers for sale, storage containers for sale, portable container site offices and converted shipping containers. If you can't see what you want, just ask! You'll be amazed at what we can do with the humble shipping container.

Container Conversion Specialists

Take a look at our award winning container conversions service for container modifications and bespoke buildings. From site offices to pop up shops and portable toilets to food outlets, contact us today free on 0800 061 2575 to tell us what you need. You can view our Container Conversions brochure here, or why not take a look at some of our amazing work?

Case Study of the Month

07 May, 2020

This conversion was undertaken for in the Hydraulic and Pneumatic Engineering sector, as a testing unit for lifting and movement. Lifting will take place between the bottom container and the top container, which are stacked together and secured with corner castings and stacking cones. A platform has been added to the space on the top section and additional wide side doors fitted into the bottom container. The smaller 10ft container has been fabricated by cutting down a larger container, with the addition of flat panel doors that are easy to use.

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As a long established and reputable company, we want to instill confidence in our customers that we can deliver on our promises, and provide high quality products and service. But don't just take our word for it, see for yourself what our past and present clients have to say about Containers Direct.
21 May 2020

"Very timely delivery, I asked the guys today for feedback and its all good. Thanks for keeping in touch with everyone to ensure smooth delivery … brilliant job.".
Bourne Group Ltd; who ordered a 10ft container with vinyl stickers
7th April 2020

"Overall service was very good, Staff were extremely helpful right from the outset of
planning our order, through to the delivery team that handled arranging for the container to be dropped, ensuring that we were kept up to date all the time.".

Webster Estates Limited; who ordered a 40ft container with roller shutter doors
20th March 2020

"Very helpful staff and service"
Croudace Homes Limted; who ordered a 3m flat pack container
14th March 2020

"We bought a 20ft steel container to hold all our stuff while we moved house. In the past we just piled boxes and furniture in as best as we could. These shelves have made an enormous difference to the amount of stuff we can fit in and easily find again. Well worth the money. Excellent service throughout.."
Ian Renningson; who ordered Heavy duty container shelving
6th March 2020

"Container is perfect for what we want. High quality, excellent communication & customer service. Arrived earlier than promised. Driver was helpful. Highly recommend.".
Drivelodge Motorhomes; who ordered a 2m self-assembly container
2nd March 2020

"Very good service all round. from customer service to the delivery of the container by the driver was very good. Would reccomend".
Kodak; who ordered a 16ft used container

Just some of the clients we've worked with...

Mercedes Benz
Ministry of Defense
Environment Agency
National Trust
Balfour Beatty
British Gas
Network Rail
Harley Davidson

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Containers Direct in At Home!

Containers Direct had the pleasure of working with Sarah Beeny on her At Home magazine, exploring innovate ways of creating extra space for your home. See the article on pages 177-178 here!

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Shipping Container News

Padlocks and Lockboxes for Shipping Container Security
**UPDATED Published Thursday 8 May 2014, Updated Thursday 28 May 2020
For all shipping containers used as storage units, a specialist container padlock is highly recommended, to protect your precious contents from thieves and vandals. With every container purchase, Containers Direct offer top quality, Container padlocks - at a discounted price! In addition, a tamper-proof, theft deterrent steel lockbox can be added to your purchase.
How to Create a Shipping Container Office
**UPDATED Published Friday 28 February 2020, Updated Thursday 28 May 2020
Let us take you through the steps and processes we use to make one of our most popular conversions, the shipping container office, from the initial design to the fixtures and fittings and delivery.
The Bottom Line - What To Put Under Your Shipping Container
**UPDATED Published Tuesday 19 May 2020, Updated Tuesday 19 May 2020
Where you choose to place your shipping container is very important to prevent future problems with using the doors. In particular original shipping container doors (ISO doors) can be a bit of a heave-ho to open and close, and if the container is not sited on hard-standing, level ground this can make things worse. The simple solution is to plan and prepare for delivery in advance.


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