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Melamine is used as an alternative to ply wood in the process of insulating containers. Lining and insulating provides warmth for containers that are used for working in, and the wipe clean surface of melamine makes it a popular choice for containers used in the catering and food preparation industry. It also provides a neat and professional looking finish for office conversions, and a hygienic, easy to maintain interior for changing rooms and toilet blocks.

Fitting melamine lining

The container is insulated with rockwool, to retain heat, and a timber frame fitted to hold melamine panels, which provide a hygienic washable surface. The ply floor is covered with lino, and all joins are sealed with plastic coving, including skirting.

This container was converted for use as an office and equipment store. You can see how we cut the boards to size to fit around the internal door.

Melamine lining in container conversions

For more melamine used in catering conversions, take a look at our article Containers for Catering

For other uses of melamine lining, see our case studies of swimming pool changing rooms, and a clubhouse with areas for changing rooms, an office and catering facilities, where melamine ticks all three boxes as the best choice.

This toilet block container conversion was fully insulated and lined with melamine.

Colour designs for melamine lining

The melamine boards we use are double sided, one side being beige, and the other white. This allows the option of having your container lined out all white, all beige, or "mix and match". For example, white walls and beige ceiling, or beige walls and white ceiling. Or if your container is partitioned, you could select different options for each area.

All white melamine

Beige walls, white ceiling

Prices for melamine lining

  • 10ft - £1060 plus VAT

  • 15ft - £1135 plus VAT

  • 20ft - £1495 plus VAT

  • 25ft - £1740 plus VAT

  • 30ft - £2045 plus VAT

  • 40ft - £2500 plus VAT

Prices shown are for melamine lining including doors. Please enquire for prices for lining excluding doors.
There is surcharge for high cube containers.

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