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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 chemical stores, site offices and pop up shops to portable toilets and 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

14th Nov, 2022

3 x 30ft sports club containers

Made for St Sebastian's Trust playing fields and sports clubs, these wood clad units are being used to meet the needs of the clubs which include cricket, football and tennis, with the emphasis on robust, dry, secure storage.

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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.
29th November 2022

"Very helpful team, who aren't scared to go the extra mile to ensure they provide a great service."
From Westcountry Schools Trust; who ordered a One 40ft Used Shipping Container - Ply lined and Insulated with Shelving
17th November 2022

"I love my container! I'm using it for Forest School storage so with the shelving you supplied everything can be stored tidy and easy for the children to get resources. Great customer service, whenever I emailed I had a response very quickly. The whole process was easy & I had exactly what I asked for."
From Vicky Hibben - Awel Y Mor Primary; who ordered a One 8ft Used Shipping Container - 9mm Ply lined and Insulated with Shelving
16th November 2022

"Excellent customer service. Great container, better than I expected, really pleased with my purchase."
From WN and CA Fraser; who ordered a 4m Flat Pack Container
16th November 2022

"Second time I have ordered and the level of service and quality of the product second to none - I would have no hesitation in recommending to others"
From CPS Building Services Ltd; who ordered a Once-Used 20ft Shipping Container
9th November 2022

"When I first contacted Containers Direct, I myself was quite indecisive. Having spoken over the phone and also communicated by email I felt assured that I was given relevant information that helped me make the necessary purchases. All staff that I dealt with were extremely professional and helpful, I would have no concerns about using Containers Direct in the future and also recommending them to others."
From Allan Farrell - Torishima; who ordered one 10ft Drybox Container and one 20ft Drybox Container
4th November 2022

"We have been delighted with the service provided by all departments. Neil Clarke was so helpful in us deciding what to go for & was very prompt in answering any queries we raised. Once we had decided & placed the order, both Hannah & Amy in transport were so helpful too."
From Great Chesterford Bowls Club; who ordered a 10ft double toilet with one disabled access toilet

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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Shipping Container News

Purchase vs. Hire - Which container option is best for you?
**UPDATED Published Thursday 1 December 2022, Updated Thursday 1 December 2022
Enquiries to Containers Direct about shipping container hire have become more frequent as the price of buying shipping containers has risen. A bit like getting credit, it may seem like a good idea at the time, but in the long run you may end up spending more than you bargained for.
15ft MenuBox® with Roller Shutter - Case Study
**UPDATED Published Tuesday 29 November 2022, Updated Tuesday 29 November 2022
Shipping container food stalls are "all the rage" nowadays, offering mobility, flexibility, security and a great talking point to get your business noticed. See how we can transform a shipping container into a catering kiosk that does the job you want it to!
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**UPDATED Published Wednesday 23 November 2022, Updated Thursday 24 November 2022
When you're looking to make the most of your Netflix experience, consider a home cinema upgrade to improve the visuals and sound of your viewing sessions.
Alternatives to a Costly House Extension
**UPDATED Published Tuesday 22 November 2022, Updated Tuesday 22 November 2022
Find out how a shipping container conversion may be the best way of the creating extra space you need at home.


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