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Shipping Containers and Container Conversions For Sale UK


The UK's Nationwide Retailer of Shipping Containers, Storage Containers, Flat Pack Containers, Site Offices and Container Conversions!

Looking for a great value shipping container, flat pack container, steel 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 shipping containers for sale, converted shipping containers, portable container site offices and storage containers for sale. If you can’t see what you want, just ask, you’ll be amazed 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 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

Shipping containers are at the height of popularity for "pop up" use, especially in catering and retail spheres. From whole retail parks made out of shipping containers to small businesses using them as individual units, they are low cost, portable, highly secure and unique! We undertake many conversion projects for catering business, and this shipping container bar conversion for Shrewsbury Town Football Club features a roller shutter drop down serving hatch, complete with overhead canopy so rain doesn't stop play!

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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. To read more reviews see our Testimonials page.
14th Oct 2019

"You've got it right! Would definitely recommend to others, From the initial enquiry through to delivery you provided excellent customer service. The container itself met our requirements perfectly. Many thanks "
Steph Bowler - Plymouth Community Homes
6th Oct 2019

"Container arrived successfully and was built in the exact place we wanted to put it. A good job well done. The photos show our container and 6 happy people. Many thanks for your help and patience over the last few weeks, we have got there and we are delighted!"
Alistair Waddell
5th Oct 2019

"Very happy with the container and way the delivery was handled "
1st Thurlby Scouts
02 Oct 2019

"Thank you so much for your service in providing such a positive experience, you did a fantastic job. I enjoyed the whole process."
Howard Whitby at Nayler Chemicals
13 Sept 2019

"Excellent Service, will definitely be dealing with containers direct again."
Eriks Uk
12 Sept 2019

"Got exactly what I wanted in a timely fashion . Everyone involved was very helpful.”
Peter Ball

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 have been featured in the October 2017 edition of At Home with Sarah Beeny, discussing how to up-cycle a shipping container to create extra space for your home. See our article on pages 177-178 here!

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Shipping Container Garages
**UPDATED Published Wednesday 6 November 2019, Updated Wednesday 6 November 2019
Do shipping containers make good garages? The answer is yes! They make a low cost and convenient alternative to a traditional garage. With a few modifications available at Containers Direct we can ensure your shipping container garage is fit for purpose and your car is safe, secure and dry for either frequent use or long term storage.
5 Reasons to Pick a Flat Pack
**UPDATED Published Wednesday 18 September 2019, Updated Wednesday 23 October 2019
Not sure whether a flat pack container or a standard container is best for your needs? Then read the top five advantages a flat pack can offer you. From size to flexibility, you'll find out that good things can come in small packages!
Shipping Containers as Site Offices
**UPDATED Published Wednesday 7 August 2019, Updated Wednesday 23 October 2019
Is an office space container the right solution for your business? Whether your business is currently operated from your spare room at home, or you already have premises elsewhere but are looking for something different, read on to find out how a shipping container could be the change you want to see.


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