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Shipping Containers and Container Conversions For Sale UK


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

Looking for a great value shipping container, flat pack container, portable site 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 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; take a look at our case studies if you need some inspiration!

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 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

Shipping containers are at the height of popularity for "pop up" use, especially in catering and retail spheres. From whole retail parks made out of shipping containers to small businesses using them as individual units, they are low cost, portable, highly secure and unique! We undertake many conversion projects for catering business, and this shipping container bar conversion for Shrewsbury Town Football Club features a roller shutter drop down serving hatch, complete with overhead canopy so rain doesn't stop play!

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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. To read more reviews see our Testimonials page.
27 Nov 2019

"I found your service very helpful and your level of communication. We would certainly recommend your company and a lot of visiting clubs that I am sure will be impressed when they see our container"
Backworth Miners Welfare
25 Nov 2019

"Everything ran smoothly, Very professional from ordering to delivery, would definitely recommend
John Lawton, London Road Bowling club
25th Nov 2019

"Faultless, a friend of mine recommended Containers Direct, the whole process has been top notch."
Nick Dudley, University of Chester
14 Nov 2019

"We received a well informed and efficient service and I am very pleased we decided to go with you. Great service.. Keep doing what you are doing"
Richard Toms (BCA Fleet Solutions)
13 Nov 2019

"Everything went very well, I am not sure you could improve as all seems good to me
Cobham Garden Club
18th Oct 2019

"You've got it right! Would definitely recommend to others, From the initial enquiry through to delivery you provided excellent customer service. The container itself met our requirements perfectly. Many thanks "
Steph Bowler - Plymouth Community Homes

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 have been featured in the October 2017 edition of At Home with Sarah Beeny, discussing how to up-cycle a shipping container to create extra space for your home. See our article on pages 177-178 here!

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Shipping Container News

Tips on How to Buy a Used Shipping Container
**UPDATED Published Monday 25 November 2019, Updated Thursday 28 November 2019
Thinking of buying a used shipping container but are concerned about the pitfalls? This article walks you through the things to look out for, what to avoid, and how to know if you're getting value for money. In three simple steps we'll tell you everything you need to know about buying second hand containers.
Shipping Container Garages
**UPDATED Published Wednesday 6 November 2019, Updated Thursday 28 November 2019
Do shipping containers make good garages? The answer is yes! They make a low cost and convenient alternative to a traditional garage. With a few modifications available at Containers Direct we can ensure your shipping container garage is fit for purpose and your car is safe, secure and dry for either frequent use or long term storage.
5 Reasons to Pick a Flat Pack
**UPDATED Published Wednesday 18 September 2019, Updated Thursday 28 November 2019
Not sure whether a flat pack container or a standard container is better for your needs? Then read the top five advantages a flat pack can offer you. From size to flexibility, you'll find out that good things can come in small packages!


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