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Extra Wide Shipping Containers

Looking for a shipping container wider than 8ft? Welcome to Containers Direct, home of the New Build Container

Introducing the latest product in our line of discounted special container builds, the WideLine®.

Our new WideLine® range offers four standard lengths at a fixed low-price. Direct from our dedicated 10ft wide, new build container workshop, retooled to streamline and refine production, we can pass the benefits of improved speed and efficiency on to our customers in the price-tag.

Top reasons to chose a WideLine®:

  1. Certified quality! Due to the size, weight and increased load-bearing of WideLines® we've used a set of certified structural calculations, approved by structural engineers to ensure this product is up to the job and strong enough to last.

  2. Corner castings! We've included these for the safe stacking of WideLine® containers, soif you need another WidLine® container in the future, you're already covered!

  3. Fully portable! Portable buildings are classed as a temporary structure, therefore they usually don't require planning permission. This is great news if for instance you are struggling to get permission to build a conventional garage on your property, as our 10ft wide containers are frequently bought by our clients for car storage.

We are one of the only UK manufacturers of the new build and wide shipping container, offering single bespoke builds to order. Many of our competitors require bulk orders for special build containers, including extra large storage containers and wide shipping containers, so if you require a "one-off" you've come to the right place!

Standard Features of Extra Wide New Build Containers

Corrugated walls

Corrugated walls

Fabricated using 16 gauge corrugated steel construction for strength.

Sloping roof

Sloping roof

The container is fitted with a sloping roof as standard to provide rain water run off.

Steel and ply floor

Steel and ply floor

We create a steel box section chassis for the floor overlaid with 25mm plywood.

Steel doors

Steel doors

Newly fabricated 3mm thick steel doors with steel locking arms as standard.

Exterior repaint

Exterior repaint

Using solvent free rubberised marine grade paint in a choice of colours.

Our guarantee

Our Guarantee

We offer all of our containers with a 12 month guarantee for additional peace of mind.

What is the widest container available?

You may be wondering exactly how wide the widest shipping containers are. We build new extra large containers to widths from 9ft up to 12ft. Any wider and delivery becomes difficult! However, if more width is required, we can build from scratch new shipping containers designed to link together to form larger spaces.

We can also modify both new and used 20ft shipping containers and 40ft shipping containers, to create spaces as wide as 16ft, 24ft, or even 32ft. We do this by joining up shipping containers; simple to deliver and designed to easily fit together on your site. If you require any other lengths we can accommodate those too, including small sizes such as the popular 10ft shipping container. We always hold in stock standard 20ft by 10ft wide storage containers for quick dispatch, and we build to order extra wide containers for a whole range of applications, including container offices and shipping container classrooms, and extra large storage containers too. If you have a lot of stuff to store it may be easier to site a large shipping container rather than two smaller ones.

Take a look at some of our favourite extra wide shipping container builds

10ft wide shipping container
10ft wide shipping container garage
24ft wide shipping container garage
joined up shipping containers

New build extra wide storage container

New build 10ft wide container garage

Extra large joined up shipping container garage

Two joined up 10ft wide new build containers

roller shutter shipping container
10ft wide shipping container office
24ft wide shipping container
new build container office

New build extra wide customer service station

New build 10ft wide container garage

Three joined up shipping containers plus one custom build

Custom build container with extra width

extra large portable offices
shipping container bar and kitchen
joined up 20ft containers
shipping container changing rooms

Self-assembly CXO modular offices

Extra wide new build bar and kitchen

Two joined up shipping containers making 16ft wide

Four joined up shipping containers making 32ft wide

The CarTainer®

Container for use as a garageA popular application for extra wide containers comes in the form of the CarTainer® range, designed by Containers Direct for use as a garage and probably the most popular Garage Container on sale in the UK. The CarTainer® is built to 10ft wide as standard but a 12ft wide option is available.

Whether it's an off the shelf new build, such as a 10ft wide container or CarTainer®1510 or a more bespoke requirement Containers Direct have the capability to deliver your project and we look forward to working with you in helping to achieve the best outcome and value for money.

Request a Quick Quote!

Contact our sales team for your no obligation quote, including delivery!

Extra Modifications

Why not browse some of that extras modifications that you can add to your extra wide container!

Canteen packages
Ply lining
Patio, Sliding and Bi-Folding Doors

Serving hatches and shutters
Sloping roof
Container modifications

Committed to Quality

Make UK logoContainers Direct are industry leading experts in new build containers; from 4ft wide to 14ft wide. With our in-house fabrication depot, you will be dealing directly with our team of experts, and we can provide complete quality control of your project. We are members of Make UK, a body who champion and celebrate British manufacturing and manufacturers.


Don't just take our word for it! Read what our customers have had to say:

From TONE Scaffolding, who purchased a 15ft x 10ft new build container, with roller shutters on each end:

"Very helpful and product was exactly what was expected."

From Heather Dixon:

"Just to let you know the container has arrived and we are delighted with it. The haulier was excellent, it was not easy access for him but he did a fantastic job without complaint. Overall it's been a fantastic service from you all from start to finish and a great product."

From Naomi - Leeds Bike Mill

"The best price I could find for a non-standard size container. Especially as it includes repainting - great range of colour choices. I was concerned about ordering from far away (local companies are able to do a site survey) but was able to communicate by email about the site to reassure us. The delivery company was also excellent and placed the container perfectly despite the site being a bit tricky."Read all testimonials here!

Just some of the clients we've worked with

British Gas
Liverpool FC
British Heart Foundation
Network Rail

Harley Davidson
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