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****SPECIAL OFFER**** 20ft used shipping container with 9mm ply lining and rustic cladding. Grab a bargain and combat condensation! This heavily discounted container is sure to sell fast so get in touch today to secure it. Update - this container has now been repainted brown, to give a lovely finish over the cladding.
Published Tuesday 1 February 2022, Updated Wednesday 18 May 2022 in: General

33% off this 30ft shipping container with ply lining and insulation. Condensation free! Ready for immediate dispatch with additional discount if sold as seen - repainted light grey. Or we can offer a fresh repaint at no additional cost - longer lead time applies.
Published Tuesday 19 April 2022, Updated Wednesday 18 May 2022 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 Wednesday 9 March 2022 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 Wednesday 9 March 2022 in: General

Are you planning to handle your storage container using a fork lift? In that case you'll need to choose a container that has fork pockets. While most 20ft shipping containers come with these as standard nowadays, and it's not uncommon to find them on 40fts too, smaller sized containers are not generally manufactured with fork pockets. The good news is that Containers Direct can now supply all our containers for sale with fork pockets, upon request.
Published Sunday 11 August 2013, Updated Wednesday 9 March 2022 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

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


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