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Are shipping container homes in the UK viable?

Student shares his UK container home dissertation research with Adaptainer. House prices are rising and becoming unaffordable to many in the UK – so could a shipping container home be a cheaper alternative? Owen Connolly, a student from the University of Westminster explored this and many other interesting questions in a dissertation.   After Owen contacted Adaptainer […]

GRP - FRP shipping containers

Rare images of old GRP / FRP shipping containers.

These GRP / FRP container images will take you back in time.   If you’re a container history buff you might remember GRP / FRP containers from long ago. In case you’re wondering what an earth I’m talking about, here’s a quick intro to these old used shipping containers. In the early days of containerisation many […]

Buy a new shipping container UK

Don’t buy a new shipping container until you’ve read this.

Could you spot the difference between 2 almost identical looking containers? (And why it matters).   So you want to buy a new shipping container at the lowest price possible. But did you know that some shipping containers are built to a lower specification than others? Learn why a lower specification new container might not be worth what you […]