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New & Used Shipping Containers and Container Conversions 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

04 March, 2020

This extra wide new build container has been fabricated for a vape shop. Standard shipping containers are only 8ft wide, so if our clients request a container wider than 8ft, we need to build them from scratch. We made this container with a flat panel construction, instead of using corrugations typical of shipping containers – this gives it a sleeker appearance and a less industrial aesthetic. The UPVC sliding patio doors help make the shop customer friendly, while the roller shutter ensures a secure lock-up when the shop is closed. Our client will be fitting the container out and adding signage, which will complete a practical yet attractive pop-up shop.

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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.
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
28th Feb 2020

"Very helpful, prepared the container rapidly so we could collect it for the quick mobilisation needed. Very helpful."
Edwards Diving Services Ltd; who ordered a 8ft slimline new build 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

5 Benefits of Using a Container Pop Up Shop
**UPDATED Published Tuesday 31 March 2020, Updated Tuesday 31 March 2020
Trends can come and go, but we believe the current trend of using shipping container conversions to start up or expand your business is firmly here to stay. As people discover the benefits a shipping container can bring, in a fresh and exciting way that breaks the mould, we have seen a dramatic increase in the number of requests for shipping container pop up shops.
Corona Virus Update
**UPDATED Published Tuesday 24 March 2020, Updated Tuesday 24 March 2020
Containers Direct Ltd are operating fully in line with the government's advice regarding the Coronavirus outbreak in regards to ensuring our employees safety and wellbeing. We are continuing to trade and our business is still open for new and existing enquiries within our usual business hours of 8am-5.30pm. Our Sales staff are currently working remotely but can be reached on our usual office line – 0800 061 2575.
Reasons to Chose a New Build Container
**UPDATED Published Monday 16 March 2020, Updated Monday 16 March 2020
Why do we build new containers when there are plenty of used and new shipping containers ready for conversion? If you need something size-wise that a shipping container can't give you with its standard dimensions of 8ft wide, and 8ft 6in high, we've got it covered with our new builds - wider, taller or narrower!


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