Quick Quote
Containers Direct logoQuality you can see, experience you can trust.
Containers Direct logo
Quality you can see, experience you can trust.

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

03 Sept, 2020

Pop up off licence

This 26ft long shipping container has been converted into a pop up off licence. Inside it has been ply lined and insulated for a clean and comfortable finish, and electrics have been fitted to run appliances. The customer sales point is provided by a lifting hatch, using gas struts for operation. We think you'll agree that this unit makes an eye-catching and unique way to purchase all your essentials!

Read More


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.
15th September 2020

"Great service from Amy Jones and Sonia, from first phone call I was kept well informed and they even helped me with requirements I had afterwards. Great team, thank you."
NS Shipping LTD; who ordered three 20ft One Trip Containers
10th September 2020

"Excellent service as ever. A very helpful team, keeping us informed throughout."
Q3 Academy; who ordered an office conversion
1st September 2020

"Thank you to you and the team for an excellent service, and a great customer experience throughout. Communication has been prompt, and accurate throughout from the initial quotation to the final delivery, exactly as promised. I'm very happy with the quality of the container delivered and it met our requirements perfectly. Thank you to you, Hannah, Sonia and the rest of the team. If only all interactions were as pleasant as this one with Containers Direct."
Mike Dickin - Oak Farm Geotechnical Services Ltd; who ordered a one trip 20ft container, plylined & insulated
28 July 2020

"Just wanted to pass on our thanks for the recently delivered converted shipping container, its perfect for our nursery packing building, finished off really nicely with great workmanship. Would definitely recommend your company, and will be placing an order for another fairly soon".
Mike Read - Perfect Plantings; who ordered a 30ft container, plylined & insulated
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

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

Members of Make UK

Make UK champions and celebrates British manufacturing and manufacturers.

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!

Keep in touch

Keep up to date with news and special offers. Click the link to subscribe!

Shipping Container News

What is a Flat Pack Shipping Container?
**UPDATED Published Monday 14 September 2020, Updated Monday 14 September 2020
In simple terms these are storage containers supplied in pieces that require self-assembly. Technically speaking they are not shipping containers as they don't fit ISO requirements which allows them to be shipped, but generically they are referred to as shipping containers as they share many characteristics of shipping containers that are primarily used as storage containers. Both are strong steel boxes that are watertight and provide security from theft. Find out why a flat pack shipping container might be the best option for your storage needs.
The Flat Pack Office: solving the problem of tricky access
**UPDATED Published Thursday 27 August 2020, Updated Thursday 27 August 2020
Has working from home become stressful? Or maybe you've run out of room in the house to get on top of your personal affairs or enjoy your past times. Garden offices and dens are fast growing in popularity as an alternative to moving in order to up size, and with a range of flat pack offices on the market it's never been cheaper or easier to create extra space on your property.
Your guide to shipping container maintenance
**UPDATED Published Thursday 13 August 2020, Updated Tuesday 25 August 2020
So now you've bought your shipping container, what steps can you take to ensure it stays in top condition and gives you the maximum years of trouble-free service? Read our guide to shipping container maintenance to find out how to get the most out of your container.


We have placed cookies on your browsing device to enable this website to function correctly.
Further usage of this website indicates you are happy for us to do this..
Find out about the cookies we have set and how we use them.