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CLEARANCE OFFER - 40FT SHIPPING CONTAINERS - 3 available at a price of £2750 **UPDATED
Save £750 on the usual retail price with these 40ft containers - delivery or collection from London. Buy now to avoid disappointment on these heavily discounted containers in our stock clearance.
Published Friday 17 December 2021, Updated Friday 17 December 2021 in: General

Why use a Container Portable Toilet for your Construction Site? **UPDATED
Find out why portable toilets are an essential requirement on construction sites and see our full range of portable toilets designed for both convenience and hygiene.
Published Thursday 9 December 2021, Updated Thursday 9 December 2021 in: General

New Product! The Security Box **UPDATED
Introducing the new portable steel kiosk. The Security Box is a high quality, steel, portable booth. It can be used as a gatehouse, security office, ticket booth, kiosk, or for a wide range of other applications. The portable booth comes already assembled, but is simple to take down into 6 parts for quick and easy relocation.
Published Thursday 27 May 2021, Updated Friday 3 December 2021 in: General

Bespoke Self-Storage Shipping Containers **UPDATED
Storage containers to maximise the potential of your self-storage business. Fill up those gaps, dead spaces and awkward spots with cut down containers, narrow containers and other bespoke builds tailored to yours and your customers' requirements.
Published Wednesday 3 November 2021, Updated Thursday 4 November 2021 in: General

Shipping Containers - a Horror Story **UPDATED
Happy Halloween! Enjoy our little shipping container horror story with a happy ending. Don't let buying a shipping container turn into a nightmare - avoid getting tricked and turn your shipping container into a treat with a few simple additions that will stop your shipping container looking like a horror show.
Published Tuesday 27 October 2020, Updated Friday 29 October 2021 in: General

How to Get Rid of Your Old Shipping Container **UPDATED
Don't dump your unwanted shipping container! Talk to us about how we can recycle your old shipping container. Whether it's a good condition container that you simply no longer have use for or something older that you just need out the way, we will buy your shipping container - any age, size or condition considered!
Published Tuesday 12 October 2021, Updated Friday 29 October 2021 in: General

Why You Need an Insulated Storage Container **UPDATED
With the colder weather approaching now is a good time to talk about why you need an insulated storage container. It's important to have the right container for your stored goods, and insulation will keep your container at a consistent temperature, banishing condensation and protecting the contents. Find out what items benefit from insulation during storage and how this is achieved.
Published Wednesday 15 September 2021, Updated Friday 29 October 2021 in: General

The Bottom Line - What To Put Under Your Shipping Container **UPDATED
Where you choose to place your shipping container is very important to prevent future problems with using the doors. In particular original shipping container doors (ISO doors) can be a bit of a heave-ho to open and close, and if the container isn't sited on hard-standing, level ground this can make things worse. The simple solution is to plan and prepare for delivery in advance.
Published Tuesday 19 May 2020, Updated Friday 29 October 2021 in: General

She Sheds – Ideas for Garden Rooms and Garden Offices **UPDATED
Move over man caves, the she shed is the hottest new trend as women are reclaiming the back garden to create the perfect spaces for working, relaxing and socialising. An additional garden room can be used as a recreational retreat, a place to work from home, or the two can be combined, offering a sanctuary that women can finally call their own. Here's a little bit of inspiration giving you practical ideas on how to create a she shed of your own.
Published Tuesday 31 August 2021, Updated Wednesday 1 September 2021 in: General

Shipping Containers For Construction Sites **UPDATED
Shipping containers are an essential addition to any construction site. As construction sites generally exist for a temporary period of time, any facilities and amenities required there need to be portable, quick to provide, easy to erect and take down again. For these reasons shipping containers are an essential addition to construction sites, providing fast and flexible solutions to all practical and legal site requirements.
Published Wednesday 28 July 2021, Updated Wednesday 28 July 2021 in: General

Top Tips for a Successful Container Delivery **UPDATED
Delivering and siting a large object like a shipping container requires forethought and planning to ensure you don't make the costly mistake of making a purchase you can't use, or worse, one that gets damaged by incorrect placement. Fortunately Containers Direct have been delivering shipping containers for a very long time, using skilled and experienced hauliers, so we can tell you everything you need to know to prepare a smooth delivery day.
Published Friday 2 July 2021, Updated Friday 2 July 2021 in: General

Why A Storage Container Is Perfect For Football Clubs **UPDATED
Shipping containers are a common sight on football club grounds. Strong, secure and versatile they can be used for general storage of club equipment, or at the other end they can be converted to provide a clubhouse, which can incorporate an office, toilets, changing area, and even a snack bar.
Published Thursday 22 April 2021, Updated Friday 28 May 2021 in: General

Do Storage Containers Offer Secure Motorbike Storage? **UPDATED
The most common question we get asked about motorbike storage is "is my motorbike going to be protected from theft and weathering?" With our range of storage containers suitable for motorbikes the answer is yes! Choose from containers specially designed for bikes, multi-purpose containers, or specially adapted containers.
Published Wednesday 24 March 2021, Updated Friday 28 May 2021 in: General

Top Three Uses For Shipping Containers in Schools **UPDATED
With the nation's schools reopening this week, now is a good time to think about putting into action those plans for expansion that have been on the agenda for a while. The government's transformative school rebuilding programme means that funding will be available for refurbishment and building works.
Published Wednesday 10 March 2021, Updated Wednesday 28 April 2021 in: General

Why Use a Garden Storage Container? **UPDATED
Are the first signs of spring making you itch to get back out in the garden? As the winter lifts and lockdown eases, we're all excited about enjoying our outdoor spaces again! The first tentative steps usually involve getting things organised in your garden again, clearing out the old, making way for the new. Find out how garden storage container can help with this.
Published Monday 22 February 2021, Updated Monday 1 March 2021 in: General

Top Five Picks of Shipping Container Customisations **UPDATED
Containers Direct offer a wide range of customisations and optional extras with all shipping containers. They can improve the function, appearance and extend the life of the container, especially if you are buying used. All customisation work is carried out in our own workshops by highly skilled tradesmen, to give you unbeatable quality.
Published Thursday 28 January 2021, Updated Monday 1 March 2021 in: General

Joining Up Shipping Containers **UPDATED
If you're thinking about a shipping container conversion but need something bigger than a standard 8ft wide container offers, then look no further – Containers Direct have expertly designed and practiced a method of joining up shipping containers to give you widths of 16ft, 24ft, 32ft and beyond.
Published Monday 11 January 2021, Updated Monday 1 March 2021 in: General

Wishing all our customers, past, present and future, a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! **UPDATED
Christmas closing - please note that our office will close at 1pm Thursday 24th December, and we will reopen on Monday 4th January, 8.30am.
Published Tuesday 22 December 2020, Updated Monday 1 March 2021 in: General

TRY OUR NEW COMPRESSED DOOR SEALS **UPDATED
Hold back even the most determined water ingress with these rubber door seals! Now offered as an accessory to our standard S1 (flat panel) doors for storage containers, we simply attach them to the inside of the container door, where they compress when the door is closed to form a watertight seal.
Published Thursday 2 July 2015, Updated Monday 1 March 2021 in: General

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