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Used Containers

100% wind and watertight used containers for sale. Choose from a wide selection of quality stock including 10ft, 20ft, 40ft and 45ft used shipping containers.
New container

New Containers

We can offer you great value container sale and hire options on new build boxes. Just ask us for a quote today.
Container Conversion

Container Conversion

Have an idea for a container conversion? We'd like to help you turn those ideas into reality and are happy to share our wealth of conversion experience with you. Get in touch today.
shipping container hire

Container Hire

Flexible, great value short and long term container hire of all sizes including 10ft, 20ft, 40ft and 45ft containers. Our nationwide depots mean  fast delivery wherever you're located.
specialist containers

Specialist Containers

Need a non standard shipping container? All types of specialist containers for sale including palletwides, flatracks, tunnel units, reefers, open top, full side access boxes and chemical storage units.
storage container

Container Storage

100& wind and watertight storage containers for sale and hire. Great quality standard or refrigerated containers for storage at prices you will love. Request a quote today.

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I would absolutely recommend. Was made to feel very assured as to the purchase from start to finish.

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