Bar and Café Conversion

With the right modifications executed by engineers from 1st Containers, standard shipping containers can be converted into great looking bars, cafes, or even small restaurants.

Bar Conversions brought to life with 1st Containers

1st Container shipping container conversions can be equipped with electricity, toilets, hot water, improved ventilation, and other features you would expect to see in a traditional bricks and mortar build. We can build fully enclosed bar rooms or restaurants, semi-open structures with retractable roofs, or open-air cafes that can be positioned in the street. Our in house team ensure every design is attractive, unique, functional, cost effective and extraordinary.

Bespoke Designs, hand-crafted

Built to your exact specifications, we can create modern spaces to suit your every need.

Budget Friendly Conversions

We work closely with our customers to make the most of their budget and help their ideas become a reality.

Dedicated customer service

Our team of experts are with you every step of the way to guide you through the process from start to finish.

Quality Conversions Made to Last

Our high-quality shipping container conversions are built to stand the test of time.

Finding the right solution for your needs

If you have an idea for a bar, cocktail lounge, cafe or similar unit, at 1st Containers we are well prepared to help you realise your project. Get in touch with our team and we will provide you with a personalised quote for a turn-key solution. No matter how complex or delicate your idea might be, our professional engineers will find a way to turn it into reality while keeping you on budget.


Frequently asked questions about office container conversions

Not sure where to start? Take a look through our frequently asked questions and get the answers to some of the most common questions asked by our customers.
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Our container conversions are a high-quality, efficient, and budget friendly alternative to traditional structures. With real estate prices consistently rising, a container conversion is the perfect choice for small business owners.

Container conversions offer all of the mod-cons you would expect in a typical hospitality space for a fraction of the cost.

At 1st Containers, we work closely with your budget to ensure you’re getting the best value for money. Due to the bespoke nature of the designs, container conversions costs can vary, however our team are on hand to guide you through the process from start to finish.

For a free quote, please get in touch with our team.

The timeframe for your container conversion project will largely depend on how complex your requirements are. At 1st Containers, we have ample stock of all of our shipping containers meaning we have minimal downtime.

Looking for a quick turnaround? Our team will work hard to achieve your deadlines.

Our specialist in-house team of welders, carpenters, electricians, floor layers, and paint sprayers all work out of our specials factory to help ensure our high standards. Once complete, our team will liaise with you to arrange delivery and installation.

Projects we’ve worked on

Take a look at some of our latest shipping container conversions.

Pinewood Studios

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

Iceland Supermarkets

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

Network Rail

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

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