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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 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

08 Oct, 2020

Home Gym

Shipping container gyms are soaring in popularity as people feel safer and enjoy the convenience of working out in their own space. Suitable for the back garden or as a permanent solution to finding space to run your fitness business from, whether you're a personal trainer or a yoga teacher.

We fitted extra thick ply lining to the walls of this conversion, to allow for installing equipment on the walls. The vinyl stickers on this container are for a franchise business.

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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.
15th October 2020

"Good product delivered when said, delivery driver very careful and placed accurately in the allocated space."
PF Properties; who ordered a 30ft One Trip High Cube Container
12th October 2020

"I have always found Containers Direct to be a first class company to deal with"
Peter – Groundwork Landscapes LTD; who ordered two used 20ft containers
1st October 2020

"From sales to delivery, the staff were knowledgeable, polite and very helpful"
Andrew Carter – KC Controls (UK) LLP; who ordered a Used 30ft container, with electrics, ply lining and insulation
1st October 2020

"We needed our delivery date bringing forward and Hannah was incredibly helpful. I would not hesitate recommending Containers Direct to others."
Jo - Barnoldswick Town Council; who ordered a 20ft One Trip Container
26th September 2020

"Quality service, Quality product"
Aqua Park Group; who ordered a 30ft One Trip Container
15th September 2020

"Great service from Amy Jones and Sonia, from first phone call I was kept well informed and they even helped me with requirements I had afterwards. Great team, thank you."
NS Shipping LTD; who ordered three 20ft One Trip 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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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

Storing Fireworks in Shipping Containers
**UPDATED Published Thursday 15 October 2020, Updated Thursday 15 October 2020
With Bonfire Night fast approaching and many traders needing a safe space to keep their stock, it's time to look at how shipping containers can provide safe and secure storage for fireworks. Whether you're simply planning to keep your stock in one, or convert one into a shop for selling fireworks from, you can tick all the boxes for Trading Standards storing fireworks in shipping containers.
Secure Tool Storage
**UPDATED Published Wednesday 30 September 2020, Updated Wednesday 30 September 2020
Looking for storage solutions to your tools of the trade? When you have a large number of expensive tools to store which your livelihood depends upon, you won't want to be leaving it to chance that they don't get stolen. Containers Direct have come up with the ultimate, on-site solution to secure tool storage, our Hercules 667 tool vault, designed to deter even the most determined of thieves. With multiple security features you can leave your work at the end of the day safe in the knowledge that your valuable equipment is secure.
What is a Flat Pack Shipping Container?
**UPDATED Published Monday 14 September 2020, Updated Monday 14 September 2020
In simple terms these are storage containers supplied in pieces that require self-assembly. Technically speaking they are not shipping containers as they don't fit ISO requirements which allows them to be shipped, but generically they are referred to as shipping containers as they share many characteristics of shipping containers that are primarily used as storage containers. Both are strong steel boxes that are watertight and provide security from theft. Find out why a flat pack shipping container might be the best option for your storage needs.


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