1st Containers: The UK’s leading shipping container supplier

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Shipping containers in a wide range of configurations and sizes

At 1st Containers we stock a variety of new and used containers for sale and lease. Whatever your container requirements our team can cater for it. From buying new or used containers to hiring a container on a short or long term basis.

20ft Containers

20ft Containers

We offer a wide range of 20ft shipping containers for sale or hire at competitive prices, available throughout the UK.

40ft Containers

40ft Containers

We offer a wide range of large 40ft shipping containers for sale or hire at competitive prices, available throughout the UK.

High Cubes

High Cubes

Our high-cube shipping containers offer additional headroom, perfect for storing or transporting bulky cargo.


Find your local depot

Our shipping container depots can be found nationwide, with sites location strategically across the UK. Find your local depot today.

Fast and efficient delivery

From quote to delivery in just 7 days, we aim to provide our customers with a quick and easy service from start to finish.

Quality is never compromised

Whether new or used, all 1st Container units are subject to stringent quality control checks to ensure their quality and longevity.

Dedicated customer service

Our team of experts benefit from years of experience and are on hand throughout your customer journey to provide advice, help, and guidance.

Consistent levels of stock

With strong connections to the logistics industry, we boast impressive stock levels of all of our containers to provide customers with a dependable service time and time again.

We’ve worked with some of the biggest brands in the world

We provide containerised solutions to some of the most recognisable names across the globe. From individual containers, to fleets in their hundreds we specialise in providing a bespoke service no matter how complex the project.

Network Rail

We have worked closely with Network Rail for a number of years to provide them with containerised solutions across the UK.

Iceland Supermarkets

Working with Iceland Supermarket to procure over a hundred refrigerated containers during their busiest period of the year. 

Pinewood Studios

We recently supplied Pinewood Studios over 200 shipping containers of varying size and condition.