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Dr. Livingstone, we presume! **UPDATED
See how we transformed 3 shipping containers for the David Livingstone Birthplace - an interactive museum in Blantyre dedicated to the famous missionary and explorer (also famous for getting lost).
Published Wednesday 21 September 2022, Updated Wednesday 21 September 2022 in: General

Ultrafast Broadband for your Office **UPDATED
Find out the importance of installing ultrafast broadband in your shipping container office and how to get the best broadband deals by comparing before you buy.
Published Friday 9 September 2022, Updated Monday 12 September 2022 in: General

The Riverside Shack - Case Study **UPDATED
See the latest of our popular MenuBox conversions. The Riverside Shack now resides on New Brighton Pier, serving drinks, snacks, and the all-important ice cream!
Published Thursday 1 September 2022, Updated Thursday 1 September 2022 in: General

Shipping Containers as Glamping Pods **UPDATED
Glamping getaways have bridged the gap for people who love the idea of an outdoor getaway, but hate roughing in it a basic tent on a traditional campsite. Find out how shipping containers can be turned into glamping pods.
Published Tuesday 16 August 2022, Updated Wednesday 17 August 2022 in: General

New Build Stores - Case Study **UPDATED
See how we manufactured these four brand new containers to store equipment for HVAC systems. Extra strong for lifting when loaded and well ventilated for the job!
Published Tuesday 9 August 2022, Updated Tuesday 9 August 2022 in: General

Celebrating Glyndebourne Opera's Summer Festival **UPDATED
Now in the midst of their festival season in the heart of the Sussex countryside, we look back to our shipping container stage conversion created for Glyndebourne Opera.
Published Friday 29 July 2022, Updated Friday 29 July 2022 in: General

Case Study - ModiBox® Office with Extra Features **UPDATED
This 25ft office includes French doors, a roller shutter and toilet facilities. For more details
Published Tuesday 26 July 2022, Updated Tuesday 26 July 2022 in: General

Should you Buy a New, Used or Once-Used Shipping Container for your Portable Office? **UPDATED
We supply all our portable offices to high standards with a great range of features, but you also choose a new, used or once-used container to meet your needs and budget. Find out more about each type to help guide your choice.
Published Wednesday 20 July 2022, Updated Wednesday 20 July 2022 in: General

Garden Rooms and Offices - Case Study **UPDATED
Need more space in your home for work or leisure? These attractive wood clad units with patio doors provide the perfect space in your garden for your extra needs. Use as an office, someone to chill and get away from it all, or as a space to indulge in your hobbies.
Published Wednesday 6 July 2022, Updated Wednesday 6 July 2022 in: General

Flat Pack Containers - Now available with Insulation **UPDATED
Banishing condensation the easy way! Until now our flat pack storage containers could only be insulated by buying a separate insulation pack as an optional extra, and fitting it yourself. The good news is that if you want an insulated flat pack you can now cut out the complication and buy a flat pack container with pre-insulated panels.
Published Tuesday 28 June 2022, Updated Friday 1 July 2022 in: General

Introducing the DryBox - 15% off! **UPDATED
Brand new product for 2022! Get condensation free containers the cheaper, greener way! The DryBox Eco Range is newly designed to be both friendly on the budget and the environment.
Published Tuesday 31 May 2022, Updated Friday 1 July 2022 in: General

*****SPECIAL OFFER***** 20ft used shipping container with 9mm ply lining and rustic cladding. Grab a bargain and combat condensation! This heavily discounted container is sure to sell fast so get in touch today to secure it. Update - this container has now been repainted brown, to give a lovely finish over the cladding.
Published Tuesday 1 February 2022, Updated Friday 1 July 2022 in: General

New Product! The Security Box **UPDATED
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.
Published Thursday 27 May 2021, Updated Friday 1 July 2022 in: General

Why use a Container Portable Toilet for your Construction Site? **UPDATED
Find out why portable toilets are an essential requirement on construction sites and see our full range of portable toilets designed for both convenience and hygiene.
Published Thursday 9 December 2021, Updated Wednesday 9 March 2022 in: General

Bespoke Self-Storage Shipping Containers **UPDATED
Storage containers to maximise the potential of your self-storage business. Fill up those gaps, dead spaces and awkward spots with cut down containers, narrow containers and other bespoke builds tailored to yours and your customers' requirements.
Published Wednesday 3 November 2021, Updated Wednesday 9 March 2022 in: General

Are you planning to handle your storage container using a fork lift? In that case you'll need to choose a container that has fork pockets. While most 20ft shipping containers come with these as standard nowadays, and it's not uncommon to find them on 40fts too, smaller sized containers are not generally manufactured with fork pockets. The good news is that Containers Direct can now supply all our containers for sale with fork pockets, upon request.
Published Sunday 11 August 2013, Updated Wednesday 9 March 2022 in: General

Shipping Containers - a Horror Story **UPDATED
Happy Halloween! Enjoy our little shipping container horror story with a happy ending. Don't let buying a shipping container turn into a nightmare - avoid getting tricked and turn your shipping container into a treat with a few simple additions that will stop your shipping container looking like a horror show.
Published Tuesday 27 October 2020, Updated Friday 29 October 2021 in: General

How to Get Rid of Your Old Shipping Container **UPDATED
Don't dump your unwanted shipping container! Talk to us about how we can recycle your old shipping container. Whether it's a good condition container that you simply no longer have use for or something older that you just need out the way, we will buy your shipping container - any age, size or condition considered!
Published Tuesday 12 October 2021, Updated Friday 29 October 2021 in: General

Why You Need an Insulated Storage Container **UPDATED
With the colder weather approaching now is a good time to talk about why you need an insulated storage container. It's important to have the right container for your stored goods, and insulation will keep your container at a consistent temperature, banishing condensation and protecting the contents. Find out what items benefit from insulation during storage and how this is achieved.
Published Wednesday 15 September 2021, Updated Friday 29 October 2021 in: General

The Bottom Line - What To Put Under Your Shipping Container **UPDATED
Where you choose to place your shipping container is very important to prevent future problems with using the doors. In particular original shipping container doors (ISO doors) can be a bit of a heave-ho to open and close, and if the container isn't sited on hard-standing, level ground this can make things worse. The simple solution is to plan and prepare for delivery in advance.
Published Tuesday 19 May 2020, Updated Friday 29 October 2021 in: General


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