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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 July, 2020

See this double container conversion completed for the University of Chester to be used as science laboratories. One container is a plant room and the other an incubation room, which includes a separate section for a toilet. A whole range of features were added, from melamine lining to a timber partition and numerous apertures cut into the container for our client to fit with equipment once on site.

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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.
7th July 2020

"Very timely delivery, I asked the guys today for feedback and its all good. Thanks for keeping in touch with everyone to ensure smooth delivery … brilliant job.".
Shrewsbury Town Council; who ordered a 15ft container with shelving
4th July 2020

"Extremely easy ordering the containers. Helpful staff. Good value containers..".
Jeff Rowe; who ordered a 3m flat pack container
5 June 2020

"Very pleased with all aspects of our new container -container quality fantastic. Communications was great, very helpful and accommodating of our needs. Great price matching feature so was able to get the best deal around. Service was swift even in these trying times of the Corona Virus pandemic. Delivery was fantastic and driver very helpful. From initial viewing online right through to completion it was efficient, fast and friendly by all concerned. I would definitely recommend Containers Direct and would use again should I require further purchases. Thank you to all at Containers Direct.".
Michael Ward, Wyre Juniors Football Club; who ordered a 20ft one trip container
27 May 2020

"From the first enquiry to delivery of the shipping container, you were swift to reply, helpful and reliable. Thank you so much! ".
Alison Blunt; who ordered a 20ft container with grafotherm treatment
21 May 2020

"Very timely delivery, I asked the guys today for feedback and its all good. Thanks for keeping in touch with everyone to ensure smooth delivery … brilliant job.".
Bourne Group Ltd; who ordered a 10ft container with vinyl stickers
7th April 2020

"Overall service was very good, Staff were extremely helpful right from the outset of
planning our order, through to the delivery team that handled arranging for the container to be dropped, ensuring that we were kept up to date all the time.".

Webster Estates Limited; who ordered a 40ft container with roller shutter doors

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

Introducing the BubbleBox - the shipping container classroom that allows for distancing.
**UPDATED Published Tuesday 30 June 2020, Updated Wednesday 1 July 2020
Containers Direct have come up with a brand new design of shipping container classroom which can be used as a temporary solution to allow for maximum capacity based on the 1m distancing rule, or as a permanent fixture for additional learning space.
Do I Need My Shipping Container Repainted?
**UPDATED Published Thursday 18 June 2020, Updated Thursday 18 June 2020
Painting your shipping container can dramatically improve its appearance, especially if you have a used shipping container. It can also extend the life of the container as it adds a protective layer against the elements. Containers Direct offer a free repaint on all used containers purchased under 20ft, but we can paint any container, new or used. Find out more about the process of repainting shipping containers.
Turning a Shipping Container into a Home Gym
**UPDATED Published Thursday 4 June 2020, Updated Wednesday 10 June 2020
Finding it hard to stay motivated with your exercise regime? Do your gym membership fees outweigh your usage? If you'd like to stay fit without leaving the house or paying ongoing costs then a home gym is the solution. Not many people are fortunate enough to have the space indoors for their gym equipment, but with a shipping container gym all you need is a little bit of space in your garden. See how a basic shipping container can be transformed into a home gym with the addition of few modifications.


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