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The 45ft container.
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Get a worry-free 12-month extended wind and watertight guarantee on all used 45ft containers
The 45ft shipping container is the largest container size available for sale or hire in the United Kingdom. If you want maximum cubic capacity this container is for you.
We offer 45ft container sale stock suitable for global shipping, storage or conversion, as well as rental options for non-shipping use within the UK.
For those wanting to purchase this as a used storage container, you will benefit from the Adaptainer extended watertight warranty.
Our 12-month used container warranty means if you have weatherproof issues after we have delivered your container we’ll send an engineer to your location in the UK and carry out a repair, or replace your unit if necessary.
Thanks to Adaptainer’s rigid quality control system it’s unlikely you’ll ever need to activate the warranty, but think of it as your safe backup.
Planning to ship your container overseas? Our cargo worthy option lets you buy CSC plated 45 foot containers certified for shipping use.
You can order both 45ft high cube and pallet wide container sizes, subject to availability. Limited stock remaining.
Request a quote now for sale or rental options with a best price guarantee.
- 45ft high cube containers
- 45ft pallet wide containers
- Built to ISO standard
- Add lockbox security to used containers for £50.00
- Worry free containers – 12-month extended watertight warranty on used shipping containers
- Fast and low cost delivery from UK depots
45ft container: What are the advantages?
Beat the problem of not having enough space with the 45ft container.
You get approximately 350 cubic feet more loading capacity with the 45ft high cube vs. the 40ft high cube.
And the floor area is about 43 sq ft greater too.
This makes it the largest size shipping container you can buy in the UK.
The advantage you get from a 45ft container will depend on what you intend to use it for.
The 3 main benefits are:
- Increased cargo load capacity, making some types of cargo shipments more cost effective
- Extra site storage space
- Larger container conversion possibilities
Increased cargo load capacity
Depending on the weight and volume of your cargo you could save money on shipping costs.
The 45ft cargo container is particularly useful for shipping large volume, lighter cargo. It gives approximately 3040 cu feet of cubic capacity and net load weight of 27,605 kg.
Let us know the intended use is shipping when you request your quote. We’ll then ensure you receive an offer for a certified cargo worthy container with valid CSC plate.
Generous site storage space
If you want maximum storage capacity within a single container, then this is for you.
The 45ft is at the top of the scale compared to other standard size shipping containers. The floor area is approximately 343 sq ft and has a cubic capacity of about 3040 cu feet.
And of course you can easily stack them if you need extra space..
Adding a steel lockbox lets you increase security for your stored contents. This small device welded to the door helps protect your padlock from an attempted break-in.
45ft container features
Get an approximate floor space of 343 sq ft and cubic capacity of 3040 cu feet. See dimensions
Larger container conversion options
The 45ft high cube container features a higher ceiling than standard containers, by one foot approximately.
This makes it a good choice for some conversions when you consider the extra floor space too.
We’ve converted containers for 1000’s of projects including site accommodation, offices, shops, restaurants, chemical storage and much more.
Common modifications carried out include:
- Extra doors
- Anti-condensation solutions
Standard 45ft high cube dimensions
The measurements and weights shown in these tabs are approximate.
External Length: 45ft
External width: 8ft
External height: 9ft 6″”
Internal length: 44ft 4″
Internal width: 7ft 8″
Internal height: 8ft 10″
Floor area: 343 sq ft
Door opening width: 7ft 8″
Door opening height: 8ft 5″
Cubic capacity: 3040 cu feet
Tare weight: 4870 kg
Net load weight: 27,605 kg
Max gross weight: 32,475 kg
3 reasons to buy from Adaptainer
You want your container to be structurally in good condition. We take care of this by inspecting your container to ensure it’s weatherproof before delivery.
We stand by this promise by giving you an extended watertight warranty. This guarantee is backed by Adaptainer, one of the longest established container suppliers in the United Kingdom.
Join thousands of other buyers.
We’ve streamlined the container buying experience over 30 years. Reserving and receiving your container is a hassle-free experience so you have more time for the other things important to you.
You’ll find out support team to be helpful, professional and responsive when you need them.
The secret to a stress-free delivery is in our managed process.
After ordering we ask you to tell us about any site access or offloading restrictions. You can request a free virtual site survey if you’re unsure about any aspect. We also have an option for you to order a site visit should you feel it’s necessary.
This open communcation helps you avoid issues on the day.
Next we agree your preferred delivery date and ask the driver to call you en-route. Delivery is typically available within 3-5 working days, sometimes sooner.
Then sit back and relax – soon you’ll be enjoying all the benefits your container will bring.
Quick delivery from UK depots including:
- Felixstowe, Suffolk
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3 things we do to make your delivery as smooth as possible
Getting a stress free delivery is probably near the top of your list when it comes to buying a container.
That’s why we have a step-by-step process to take care of that.
Once you’ve purchased your container we will arrange a date for delivery that’s convenient for you. Delivery is usually possible within 3-5 working days and sometimes sooner.
We’ll also send you a delivery questionnaire which helps us get to know your site and be advised of any access restrictions.
On the day we also ask the delivery driver to call you en-route so you’re kept well informed.
As you’ll discover, our drivers are friendly and have a “can do” approach to help position your container where you ideally need it.
Frequently asked questions
How many pallets fit in a 45 foot container?
You can fit 24 standard pallets inside a standard 45 foot high cube container. And 26 standard pallets inside 45 foot high cube pallet wide containers.
How much does a 45 foot container weigh?
A 45ft high cube shipping container weighs approximately 4870 kg, or 4.87 tonne.
How wide is a 45 foot shipping container?
The 45ft foot has an approximate external width of 8ft or 2.44 metres. And approximate internal width of 7ft 8″ or 2.13 metres.
Can I see the containers in your depot?
Yes, we would be happy to arrange a viewing. Contact us today.
Do you also supply new containers?
Yes. Request a quote for prices.
How soon can you deliver?
Normally within 3-5 working days. Sometimes even sooner.
What is the difference between a 45ft shipping container for storage and a cargo worthy CSC plated one?
If you plan to ship overseas we’ll need to make sure the container is certified for shipping use. The metal CSC plate is displayed on the door and confirms the container is certified cargo worthy. Let us know you plan to ship and we’ll make sure it’s valid before delivery.
Do you sell other types of containers?
Yes, we stock all shippng container sizes and types including refrigerated containers.
Can I rent?
Yes. We rent containers for domestic UK storage use.