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Second Hand 10ft Shipping Containers

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Containers Direct are the UK's largest supplier of 10ft used shipping containers with discounted weekly delivery runs to all parts of the country. Whether you are looking for a quality 10ft used shipping container, a new 10ft shipping container or a refurbished 10ft container, Containers Direct have the capacity to supply the right quality at the right price, wherever you are in the UK. 10 ft used shipping containers make excellent storage containers but can also be modified for a container conversion project. To ensure a faster service, that puts quality at the forefront, we manufacture and modify 10 foot containers in our own dedicated workshops, rather than relying on sub-contractors. This allows us to have total control over quality from initial enquiry through to delivery. Our 10 foot container for sale is offered with a unique choice of door types to choose from, which you can explore below. Each is designed to suit different requirements in terms of usage, cost and security.

****Further price drop while stocks last!****

10ft used container S1 doors
10ft used container S2 doors
10ft used container S3 doors
10ft used container S4 doors

10ft steel storage containers are suitable for a wide range applications, such as storage for schools, allotments, clubs, businesses, construction sites, and conversions. We can even create a 10ft container office. Their neat 10ft length makes them ideal for smaller spaces, or smaller storage loads. The structure of shipping containers offers unrivalled strength and security, and they come with a 12 month watertight guarantee, making them one of our biggest selling containers. Choosing whether to buy a new or a 10ft second hand shipping container can be tricky, so Containers Direct have a dedicated team of sales advisors to help you make the right choice. If you are looking for something bigger then try our used 20ft shipping containers, or if you have the space, even a used 40ft shipping container, as these offer the best value of all in terms of price per square foot.

Benefits of 10ft used shipping containers


Shipping containers are manufactured from 16 guage Corten steel making them strong and secure.


Our in-house depot can modify and convert shipping containers for a variety of different uses.


We provide an exterior repaint in rubberised marine paint for all second hand shipping containers under 20ft as standard.


Shipping containers benefit from being portable, meaning you can move them when needed.


With an extensive range of optional extras to choose from, have your container modified to suit you.


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

Optional Extras

Ply lining and insulation
Electrical installation

Container shelving
Compressed door seals S1 doors
Container padlock
View all Extras

Free with ALL 10ft Used Shipping Containers


Repainting in marine paintThe price of the 10 foot shipping container includes exterior re-spraying with our specialist rubberised container paint, in a choice of standard RAL colours. Please note, for very light or bright paint options there is a supplementary charge.


All our 10ft containers come with a steel lockbox, which protects the padlock from tampering (usual retail price £55).

The Build Process

Welding shipping containerContainers Direct build the 10 foot container in their fabrication depot and deliver on discounted weekly runs to all parts of the UK. This process of fabrication involves taking used 40ft shipping containers and cutting them down to make 10ft containers. New doors and walls are manufactured, using high gauge steel, matching corrugated metal panels and then the parts are fully seam welded to create new 10fts! It's this emphasis on quality production that makes these the UK's best-selling 10 ft second hand container. Learn more about how cut down containers are made.

10ft Container Dimensions

Container TypeLengthWidthHeight
10ft DV10ft8ft8ft6
10ft High Cube10ft8ft9ft6

If you are seeking exact dimensions and specifications for all sizes of containers, visit our Shipping and Storage Container Dimension Charts page.

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See how versatile the 10ft can be!


The 10ft container makes an ideal structure for a variety of container conversion projects and is one of the best sellers in the popular and budget friendly container office range. They can be easily modified for Chemical Storage, toilets and smoking shelters too.

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Flat pack option

Where space is limited and access restricted flat pack containers are the perfect solution. Great for back gardens or where you'd struggle to get a conventional delivery vehicle to site!

10ft Flat Pack Container

Wider, narrower, longer or shorter!

For wider than the standard 8ft see extra wide containers, or the SlimLine® range for widths as narrow as 4ft. If 10ft is a not quite long enough, or maybe a bit too long, Containers Direct cut to any length.

Narrow Shipping Container

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Rockatek Ltd purchased two 10ft Used Shipping Container with S2 Doors with lock box and repainted in Wine Red.
"Really good service and competitively priced. Containers arrived in good condition and we're very happy with the product received. Would definitely recommend!"

Susan Ryan - Highfields College purchased a 10ft Used Shipping Container with S2 Doors with lock box and repainted in Traffic Blue.
"From start to end the whole process of getting a container was a smooth process. Even getting help when deciding on the best colour. Customer service is outsanding and the quality of the containers are excellent. We have three now and will be ordering another soon. Thanks."

Henry Chapman at Harrison Group Environmental Ltd purchased a 10ft Used Shipping Container with S2 Doors and a lock box.
"Happy with product and communication.."

Michael J Snell from Alva Glen Car Park was very happy with the 10ft storage container which fitted conveniently and neatly on the car park's premises.
"Just to say that we had our first workday today using the new container for storing our tools. Everyone is very impressed. Thanks for your help."

Stuart Lord at the Grange School in Manchester purchased a used 10ft container with S1 door and repainted in navy blue.
"My experience with your company was excellent"

Andrew Hobart purchased a 10ft container with S3 doors, to provide a clean and secure furniture store, while having work done on his house.
"Thanks for your help with this. Very happy with the unit. Delivery driver helpful and extremely skillful. Kept me informed by phone of his arrival time.

Read all testimonials here!
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