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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 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; 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 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

13th Jan, 2020

We often convert shipping containers for use as exhibition stands. They are a simple yet attractive and quirky way to display and highlight goods and services, and versatile enough to accommodate most requirements and configurations. This beauty created for Deranged, a company that makes custom built trucks, cars and 4x4s is exhibiting at this year’s Auto Sport International car show, at the NEC Birmingham. The bottom container was reinforced to be able to take the weight of the amazing truck displayed on the container positioned on top, even with sides cut from the original container.

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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.
9th Jan 2020

"My two contacts, Cory Fairhurst and then Hannah Jones were very helpful throughout (it took a few months because I needed planning permission)”
Mike Thompson; who ordered a 10ft container
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

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

How Much Are Storage Containers To Buy?
Published Thursday 23 January 2020
Thinking about buying a storage container but not sure if it’s affordable? Most people are pleasantly surprised when they find out the cost of a storage container is less than they thought. Buy wisely and you can get a quality purchase that will give you many years of trouble free, low maintenance dry and secure storage from a shipping container.
Top uses for our shipping containers
**UPDATED Published Tuesday 17 December 2019, Updated Wednesday 18 December 2019
There’s so much more to the humble shipping container than shipping! See the top five reasons why people buy shipping containers and the most frequently requested conversion work that we take on at Containers Direct.
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.


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