Open Top Containers
20ft and 40ft open top containers from 1st Containers
Open Top Containers with no fixed roof can accommodate even the bulkiest of loads and where top loading of cargo is required.
At 1st Containers, we understand that our clients are facing a lot of different challenges, and we try to provide them with shipping containers for every situation. Our 20ft and 40ft open top containers are designed to solve some of the issues commonly encountered in the transportation industry – namely the need for a container that is not vertically bound by fixed barriers. This allows clients to store or move goods that are significantly taller than the standard container height or stack up additional quantity of lighter, but large volume goods.
Like all of our other shipping containers, 20ft and 40ft open top containers are made Corten steel. They are often delivered with a tarpaulin to fasten across the top of the container protecting the cargo from the weather. Open top containers are a logical choice whenever there is a need to transport heavy pieces of equipment that need to be loaded and unloaded with a crane, since overhead access makes this task much easier.
In order to provide clients with the optimal amount of choice, 1st Containers stock open top containers in two standardised sizes. 20ft containers are a great option for moderately sized items, while 40ft containers can be used instead when additional length and height is needed. Both types can be delivered quickly across the United Kingdom.
Owing to our high-quality products and top-notch service, 1st Containers is widely respected across the industry.
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