Container Sizes

We have a wide range of containers available in a number of sizes and configurations depending on your needs

A wide range of sizes to suit your every need

1st Containers have sufficient stock to supply containers across the UK. Our shipping containers range from 8ft to 45ft and are often available at short notice. All shipping containers we supply are constructed from weatherproofed corten steel, and are vandal and rodent proof, giving maximum protection to any goods transported or stored within.

Perfect for smaller cargo

Our 8ft shipping containers provide over 100 cubic feet more storage space for a total of 347 Cubic feet. Ideal for smaller storage requirements, 8ft containers offer additional space than our 6ft option and can be used in domestic and commercial environments.

External Dimensions L / W / HInternal Dimensions L / W / HDoor Apeture W / H
8ft x 7ft 2in x 7ft 4 1/2 in7ft 5in x 6ft 9in x 6ft 8in 6ft 9in x 6ft 4in
2.438m x 2.200m x 2.260m 2.275m x 2.107m x 2.070m 2.07m x 1.945m

Ideal for locations with limited space

Our 10ft shipping containers have an internal storage space of 560 cubic feet and is ideal for the storage or transportation of medium sized cargo. Items can easily be packed and stacked for maximum usage of available space, and these units are ideal for smaller conversion purposes.

This size container is very popular within the construction industry, with many customers approaching us for conversion into site offices and site entrance guardhouses. On major builds we have supplied 10ft shipping containers in bulk to be used for storing electrician’s materials as well as plumbers/ decorators equipment.

With impressive stock across the UK, we can offer our 10ft containers to purchase or hire at short notice with quick and easy delivery to your door.

External Dimensions L / W / H Internal Dimensions L / W / HDoor Aperture W / H
10ft x 8ft x 8ft 6in9ft 6in x 7ft 8in x 7ft 9in7ft 6in x 7ft 5in
2.991m x 2.438m x 2.591m 2.831m x 2.337m x 2.362m 2.310m x 2.28m

The perfect option for flexibility and conversion projects

Our 20ft shipping containers have an internal storage capacity of 1160 cubic feet, it is is a secure and safe way to transport or store larger goods such as small machinery and anything up to a medium sized motor vehicle.

One of our most popular options, 20ft shipping containers have a wide range of conversion opportunities. The only limit is your imagination, as previous conversion projects include; workshops, sales office, toilet block, canteen, and washrooms to name just a few.

External Dimensions L / W / H Internal Dimensions L / W / H Door Aperture W / H
20ft x 8ft x 8.6ft19ft 5in x 7ft 8in x 7ft 9in7ft 6in x 7ft 5in
6.058m x 2.438m x 2.591m 5.889m x 2.337m x 2.362m 2.338m x 2.280m

Our largest shipping container for maximum space

40ft shipping containers are our most popular choice amongst customers, owed to their huge storage capacity with internal space measuring at 2360 cubic feet. Ideal for transporting anything from heavy machinery to motor vehicles, our 40ft containers offer ample security, safety, and convenience.

For those looking for additional space we also offer 45ft containers.When you have large consignments for transportation within the UK or for shipping abroad, there is no safer means for storage than one of our shipping containers.

Conversion opportunities are endless with this range of containers and our expert engineers are on hand to find creative solutions to your every need.

External Dimensions L / W / H Internal Dimensions L / W / H Door Aperture W / H
40ft x 8ft x 8ft 6in 39ft 5in x 7ft 8in x 7ft 9in7ft 6in x 7ft 5in
12.192m x 2.438m x 2.591m 12.039m x 2.337m x 2.362m 2.338m x 2.280m

Our largest container

Our 45ft shipping containers have the largest storage spce available across all of our stock. These containers are the perfect solution for large storage requirements, and are a great alternative to traditional storage structures.

All of our containers can be specifically painted to incorporate the colours of a company logo or to blend with their surroundings. There is no better storage solution to protect your belongs from the natural elements than a shipping container and our 45ft hi-cube size makes an ideal weatherproofed store for your items.

Our team of engineers can also help create bespoke container conversions to transform a container into a wide variety of structures.

External Dimensions L / W / HInternal Dimensions L / W / HDoor Aperture W / H
45ft 6in x 6ft 5in x 6ft 3 1/2 in44ft 4in x 7ft 8in x 8ft 10in7ft 8in x 7ft 5in
13.716m x 2.438m x 2.926m13.533m x 2.337m x 2.468m2.377m x 2.286m

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