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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

26 Oct, 2021

20ft cladded MenuBox

Here's a great example of our pop-up catering unit from our MenuBox range. Our client needed a new unit to replace their existing one that was serving refreshments from a business park in Merthyr Tydfil. They opted for the standard used 20ft container package, with an upgrade to include wood cladding, bringing a touch of class to the traditional concept of a burger van.

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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.
10th November 2021

"Very pleased with the service and product ordered. Kept up to date at all times regarding delivery."
Christine Hindmarsh – South East Coast Ambulance Service; who ordered a Used 12ft Container with Ply Lining
10th November 2021

"Great communications, fantastic delivery service and very helpful and accommodating driver."
Steve Cook – Millstock Trading LTD; who ordered a 4m Flat Pack Container
9th November 2021

"The service has been excellent from the outset. From initial contact through to design and final delivery. The end product is perfect, just as briefed and to a high quality."
Matt Cleathero – Grounds Cycle Centres/AE Catering; who ordered a Custom Container Conversion
5th November 2021

"The container was well presented and painted well."
Nicholas Ingham – Rossendale Sports Club; who ordered a 30ft Used Container
4th November 2021

"I am very happy with the product."
Dan O'Leary – Loxford School; who ordered a 4m Flat Pack Container
3rd November 2021

"I couldn't fault anyone I spoke with. Everyone was so helpful and kept me posted on delivery etc."
Michelle Middleton – Pneumatic & Hydraulic Couplings LTD; who ordered a Used 10ft 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

Bespoke Self-Storage Shipping Containers
**UPDATED Published Wednesday 3 November 2021, Updated Thursday 4 November 2021
Storage containers to maximise the potential of your self-storage business. Fill up those gaps, dead spaces and awkward spots with cut down containers, narrow containers and other bespoke builds tailored to yours and your customers' requirements.
Shipping Containers - a Horror Story
**UPDATED Published Tuesday 27 October 2020, Updated Friday 29 October 2021
Happy Halloween! Enjoy our little shipping container horror story with a happy ending. Don't let buying a shipping container turn into a nightmare - avoid getting tricked and turn your shipping container into a treat with a few simple additions that will stop your shipping container looking like a horror show.
How to Get Rid of Your Old Shipping Container
**UPDATED Published Tuesday 12 October 2021, Updated Friday 29 October 2021
Don't dump your unwanted shipping container! Talk to us about how we can recycle your old shipping container. Whether it's a good condition container that you simply no longer have use for or something older that you just need out the way, we will buy your shipping container - any age, size or condition considered!


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