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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! Take a tour of our 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. You'll be amazed at what we can do with a shipping container!
We have shipping containers for sale for all uses - from standard storage containers, flat packs for your garden, and full-scale conversion projects. Choose from our wide range of container modifications to customise your container. If you can't see what you want, just ask! Nationwide delivery available.

Used and New Shipping Containers For Sale

We offer a full range of shipping container sizes, both new and used. Check out the most popular container sizes, door types and modifications, including prices, using the links below. Used shipping containers give you best price and can be used as a base for conversion projects. Upcycled materials such as used shipping containers are a popular choice in the construction of eco-friendly buildings. If your budget allows, choose new shipping containers for a longer life-span and superior condition.

Container Conversion Specialists

Take a look at our award winning container conversions service for shipping container modifications and bespoke buildings. From chemical stores, site offices and pop up shops to portable toilets and food outlets, contact us today free on 0800 0612 575 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?

Popular Container Modifications & Applications

See some examples of our products and applications that are most commonly requested beyond our standard shipping container sales. Our range covers everything from portable offices, garages and toilets, to extra wide, extra narrow and bespoke new builds manufactured in own workshops. We don't just sell, we build too, meaning we work with your plans to produce exactly what you need. Tell us your requirements, and your delivery postcode using our Quick Quote form to get the ball rolling. Alternatively call us direct to speak to one of team to discuss what we can offer.

Case Study of the Month

21st May, 2024

CS89982 - MedPoint mobile pharmacy dispensers

Pick up your prescriptions from a shipping container! Containers Direct have found themselves at the forefront of a brand new innovation that offers an alternative to going into your pharmacy at set hours, and queuing to pick up your prescriptions. The MedPoint Solo 2 is the ATM of medicine, now appearing outside pharmacies and supermarkets.

We completed a number of these units using shipping containers which are adapted with the necessary features for our clients to complete with the specialist equipment required to dispense medicine.

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As a long established and reputable shipping container company, we want to instil 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.
19th June 2024

"It was professional, helpful and very easy from start to finish. Excellent customer service."
From IFS Ltd; who ordered a 3m Flat Pack Store
18th June 2024

"Everything handled in an efficient and friendly manner, excellent communication. I'm very happy with the product."
From Wefco(Gainsborough)Ltd; who ordered a Used 30ft Shipping Container
6th June 2024

"Professional, reliable and seamless transaction from start to finish. Great communication with Neil Clarke no detail over looked and earlier lead times which was an absolute bonus to us. Already recommended to 2 other people.Great company, great service, product exceeded expectations and a very satisfied customer."
From Kerry McMinnis; who ordered a 20ft Shipping Container Conversion
24th May 2024

"Very efficient staff that I dealt with; Neil Clarke, Hannah in transport, Chanel in sales, if I've missed anyone apologies! All very quick with replies to my various emails which is important as a reseller."
From Bethany, Speedy Asset Services Limited; who ordered a Used 10ft Shipping Container
22nd Month 2024

"Very pleased with the customer service, delivery and product. The container was easy to put together, was up in 90 mins."
From James and Vanessa Sweeney; who ordered a 3m Insulated Flat Pack Store
20th May 2024

"Everyone we spoke to were helpful and friendly. Everything from ordering to delivery was dealt with efficiently and quickly . All enquiries someone got back to us very quickly."
From The Hideaway Youth Project; who ordered a Used 10ft Shipping 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

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Containers Direct are part of the Container Self Storage and Traders Association; an international organisation representing the interests of Container Self-Storage Operators, Traders and Innovators.

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Shipping Container News

Read Our May Newsletter - Price drop on our shipping containers!
**UPDATED Published Wednesday 29 May 2024, Updated Wednesday 29 May 2024
Take advantage of our shipping container price cuts today! This is not a sale or a short-term special offer, we've reduced our prices on standard shipping containers for the foreseeable future. This applies to our 20fts, 40fts and many of our cut-down in between container sizes. Browse our range of shipping container sizes and save as much as £500 on previous prices.
Read Our April Newsletter!
**UPDATED Published Friday 26 April 2024, Updated Friday 26 April 2024
Containers Direct specialise in supplying portable offices manufactured from shipping containers in our own workshops. Strong and secure our quality standards are high and you get to chose from a great range of additional features and sizes.
New Product! The Security Box
**UPDATED Published Thursday 27 May 2021, Updated Friday 5 April 2024
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.
Pop-up catering boxes and bars - get ready for the summer trade!
**UPDATED Published Wednesday 20 March 2024, Updated Friday 22 March 2024
Take your food and drink business on the road with a pop-up catering unit. Made from shipping containers, easy to transport and with endless modification possibilities, our catering conversions have become the go-to choice for the festival circuit.


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