Containers For Hazardous And Dangerous Goods
Consult 1st Containers about storing potentially dangerous goods
Safety requirements increase when handling or transporting sensitive, explosive, poisonous or otherwise dangerous materials.
As a company with collectively 80 years industry experience, 1st Containers is uniquely positioned to provide clients with safe and secure dry cargo shipping containers. This is paramount for all companies that routinely deal with hazardous goods. Our specialist containers are the smart choice for transporting paints, pesticides, laboratory chemicals and other similar products.
Our expert engineers have all of the technical know-how to convert a standard dry cargo shipping container to meet the health and safety requirements for the safe storage of hazardous chemicals and dangerous goods. Our range of specialist containers are available in a variety of sizes, ranging in length from 10ft to 40ft. They are secure, weatherproof, have a capacity for retaining any leaks and feature adequate ventilation.
Our containers are always in stock and can be delivered anywhere in the UK, with minimal waiting time. This product can even be modified by our team of engineers to ensure your exact specifications are met, while our price always remains competitive.
Some of the modifications that can be implemented include:
- Tread plate floor secured against sparks and slipping
- A sub-floor sump to retain any leaks or spillage
- A side hatch to allow access for a power supply or a fuel line
- High-security lock box
- Improved ventilation that ensures cross-flow of air and minimises the risk from toxic fumes
- Emergency escape on the inside
- Secure shelving (optional)
We offer competitive short and long-term hire rates on our containers. Prefer to buy? We stock a wide range of units in a variety of sizes. If you need any advice on how to select the perfect container, please either complete our online form or contact our experienced in-house team for more information.
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The 10ft shipping container has an internal storage space of 560 cubic feet and is ideal for the transportation of cargo. Our containers are frequently used by eBay and Amazon sellers to store dry foods and various stock.
Our 10ft containers are particularly popular within the construction industry, and many clients approach us to convert units into site offices and site entrance guardhouses.VIEW MORE
A 1st Containers 20ft shipping container has an internal storage space of 1160 cubic feet, making it an ideal, convenient, secure and safe way to transport and/ or store larger goods, such as machinery, stock, food and even cars.
Large enough to be used as a pop-up shop or garden room, this medium sized unit can also be used as an additional working space for your school or business.VIEW MORE
For storage purposes, the inside space is a massive 2360 cubic feet and 2640 cubic feet respectively, making 40fts ideal for storing machinery, vehicles and large quantities of stock.
Clients frequently ask us to convert these units into a variety of structures for long-term use including: on-site toilet blocks, office spaces, business workshops and sales offices. We have also been commissioned by major construction companies to convert 40ft shipping containers into workers accommodation.VIEW MORE
A 1st Containers 6ft shipping container has an internal storage space of 235 cubic feet, making it ideal to transport and/ or store smaller cargo consignments.
Our 6ft containers are also the perfect solution for personal storage and offer a great alternative to traditional home or business storage solutions.VIEW MORE
Slightly larger in size and appearance than our 6ft unit, the 1st Containers 8ft shipping container provides over 100 cubic feet of extra storage space (347 cubic feet in total).
8fts are the ideal size for storing bikes, garden furniture, stock or personal items. These units can also be used for small conversions, in particular, individual toilets or changing facilities. Their compact size also makes them useful for business storage, in particular file storage.VIEW MORE