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Easy full side access  with the new 20ft side opening container

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Ready to go: This 20ft full side access container means no custom conversion is required 


Need a new side opening container? The 20ft full side access container could save you time and money.

Getting a side opening container used to require custom conversion of a standard shipping container. Not any longer…

These purpose built shipping containers have a reinforced side wall giving you a perfectly engineered option for side access containers.

Adaptainer’s 20ft side opening container can be delivered to your site in as ittlle as 3-4 working days. 

A simple and cost effective way to purchase new 20ft shipping containers with easy side access.

Request a quote with delivery now.


Want a cheaper option with smaller side door opening?

Request a quote for a second-hand container with modifications

XL Vent storage container

Turn a special container into something exceptional with optional modifications

Fitted with ply wood floor lining and vents to allow airflow through your container, this box is ready for you to use in it’s original factory built condition.

Alternatively, you can use our conversion services to have the container modified in any way you wish.

Custom fit out of your container provides an opportunity to personalise the unit in a number of exciting ways.


  • Lining and insulation
  • Power sockets
  • Lighting
  • Branding
  • Flooring
  • Shop fit out
  • And more – ask for details

Choice of Colour

Choose blue or green. Repainting service available for other colours

Boosted Security

Lock box included

Corrosion Fighting Paint

Thicker paint coating helps your container last longer

Easy Clean Floor

Keep your container looking better for longer. Our hardwood floor coating formula makes cleaning  accidental floor stains easier

Anti-Condensation Vents

Air flow vents fitted to front and rear help reduce condensation risk

Full Side Opening

Double doors at one end and full side door opening

Low cost and fast delivery

Hiab crane delivery available from 12 UK depots. Smaller delivery vehicles can be requested for sites with access restrictions

Watertight Protection Warranty

5-year extended watertight warranty on new containers


20ft Open Side / Full Side Access Dimensions

The measurements shown in these tabs are approximate internal and external dimensons.

External length:  20ft (6.1 metres)

External width: 8ft (2.44 metres)

External height:  8ft 6″ (2.6 metres) 

Internal length: 19ft 4″ (5.9 metres)

Internal width: 7ft 8″ (2.34 metres)

Internal height: 7ft 5″ (2.25 metres)

Tare weight: 24,000kg

Cubic capacity: 1074 cu feet

Floor: 28mm hardwood ply

Material: Corten steel 

Save time and money compared to converting a standard new container

The introduction of the new 20ft full side access container is an easy choice for buyers who want new containers with a side opening.

Whether you want to load oversized cargo or are looking for a more cost effective way to create premium pop-up units. This container opens up many possibilities from event stands to retail portable retail units.

  • Container coffee shop
  • Bar
  • Exhibition stand
  • Tourist information booth
  • Ticket office
  • School tuck shop
  • Oversized cargo storage and more

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Frequently asked questions

What is the delivery time?

Usually 3-4 working days. If you need more urgently than this check with our delivery team.

Can I choose when to have delivery?

Yes. We agree a day which is convenient for you. The delivery driver will also be given your telephone number so you’ll know when the driver is close to your site.

Can you crane offload the container?

Yes. We can use a hiab to crane your container into position. In case your site is not suitable for larger vehicles please speak with our delivery team for other options.

Which colours do you have?

Our new containers can be purchased in green or blue. Alternatively choose to have your container repainted in your choice of colour for an extra charge,

What does "one trip" container mean?

One trip container refers to the fact this is a new ISO container which has only made a single sea trip from the factory to the UK for positioning purposes.

Can I rent side opening containers instead?

Yes. We hire all container sizes including 10ft, 20ft and 40ft containers. Request our weekly pricing.

Do you sell 40ft side access containers?

Check availability with us for new 40ft side access containers. Depending on how wide you wish the opening to be you may wish to explore modification options of a standard container too with us.

Does this container have doors at the end too?

Yes, the side opening container has double cargo doors at one end too.

How much does it cost to convert into a pop-up unit?

We offer container conversion services to fit a range of budgets. Request an online quote or call us so we can give you pricing and an estimated lead time.

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