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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

3rd March, 2023

15ft MenuBox - catering container

Our MenuBox®catering containers are popular as additional facilities for public attractions such as museum gardens, tourist attractions and places of interest.

This catering container was completed for Burghley House & Gardens, a 16th century Elizabethan house set in magnificent grounds in Stamford, Lincolnshire. Although all ready equipped with a restaurant and cafe, having a quick and cheap place to grab a coffee and a snack on the way round is an attractive option to visitors.

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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.
17th March 2023

"My dealings with Cory and Hannah was exceptional, kept me updated at all stages of the purchase and delivery, excellent service."
From Peter Sands - Lancashire County Council; who ordered two Once-Used 20ft Full Side Access Container
13th March 2023

"Everything from start to finish was smooth and well communicated. Great communication from both Neil and Hannah"
From David Topping - MFRS; who ordered a Once-Used 40ft Container
7th March 2023

"We are very pleased with our container - it looks great and the delivery driver was amazing."
From Reed's School; who ordered who ordered a Used 20ft ModiBox Office Container
4th March 2023

"I thought you were fantastic from start to finish. Really great and professional service. I will definitely be back!"
From Amy Kent; who ordered who ordered a bespoke New Build 35ft x 11ft Container Conversion
2nd March 2023

"Everyone is always so pleasant and helpful. Nothing is too much trouble!! Wouldn't go anywhere else."
From Joanne Clark; who ordered who ordered a Once-Used 20ft Container
1st March 2023

"Great customer service with Cory and the delivery team dropping to 2 locations on site, really appreciate the great service."
From Tara Stirzaker - St James School; who ordered two 2m Flat Pack Containers

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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Members of CSTA

Containers Direct are part of the Container Self Storage and Traders Association; an international organisation representing the interests of Container Self-Storage Operators, Traders and Innovators.

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Shipping Container News

 40ft High Cube with Side Doors  - Case Study
Published Monday 27 March 2023
We can adapt any container with doors to fit your requirements. From storage doors, side doors, extra wide doors to personnel doors and roller shutters, we'll make sure your container is right for the job! See how we fitted this extra large container with extra wide side doors.
Securing Your Building Site Office Against Theft
**UPDATED Published Monday 20 March 2023, Updated Tuesday 21 March 2023
How secure is your site office? Don't become a victim of construction site crime! Find out ways to make sure your office is not an easy target for thieves and vandals and keep your business safe.
St Sebastian's Playing Fields - Case Study
**UPDATED Published Wednesday 15 March 2023, Updated Friday 17 March 2023
We modified three 30ft used shipping containers for St Sebastian's Trust, an organisation that manages playing fields and sports clubs for the local community of Wokingham. Find out more and read their testimonial on the completed project.
How to Stop a Used Shipping Container From Rusting
**UPDATED Published Tuesday 21 February 2023, Updated Wednesday 22 February 2023
Rusting of shipping containers is an inevitable part of their aging. When buying a used shipping container, know in advance how do deal with it. Find out how to manage corrosion, prevent serious damage and extend the life of your container.


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