It’s always smooth sailing when you trust 1st Containers.
1st Containers has enough stock to deliver containers of any size and any type on demand. In addition to this diverse offering and quick delivery times, we can also offer very reasonable prices, as well as an opportunity to rent containers for limited periods of time.
We understand that many shipping companies operate on a large scale in a dynamic environment, so they want to ensure that each part of the journey will go as smoothly as possible, with no delays along the way. Availability of shipping containers in sufficient quantities is a frequent issue that limits the effectiveness of the transit operation, especially in foreign ports, causing reduced or late shipments. 1st Containers is familiar with those issues and well equipped to alleviate them – we have plenty of containers in all sizes in stock ready to be delivered. Reliability and speed of delivery are two of the most critical factors that separate 1st Containers from its competitors, while our diverse range of services allow us to work with freight operators of any scale and profile.
We know that shipping professionals have to deal with various types of cargo and we stock a wide array of different designs of shipping containers, allowing us to meet the requirements in every situation. Standard shipping containers come in different lengths to accommodate even the bulkiest cargo, and can easily be stacked on top of each other to save space. Meanwhile, many large shipping operators choose our high-top or open-top models for overseas transportation of bulky goods.
Temperature controlled units with humidity controls are also frequently used to transport perishable, sensitive or hazardous goods. No matter which specifications are used, all containers supplied by 1st Containers are made from the finest-quality materials and are highly resistant to the impact of even adverse weather.
After many years of successful collaboration with companies from this industry, 1st Containers has built a strong reputation. We are frequently the first port of call whenever there is a need to quickly fulfil a large order or accommodate special requests, i.e. provide storage for oddly-shaped or oversized items that can’t fit into standard containers.
The most compelling reason for companies in the shipping industry to consider 1st Containers as their chief supplier isn’t our broad product range or our client-friendly pricing. It’s our experienced team who work around the clock to ensure that each container reaches its destination in time and in perfect condition. We pride ourselves on being the type of supplier that can positively affect performance, as well as the bottom line, for companies in the freight or shipping sectors.
New and used containers at very competitive prices! Available in a wide range of sizes and colours
Our inhouse team of expert engineers can convert shipping containers into amazing and bespoke structures.
Delivery & Collection
We are equipped to deliver and collect shipping containers across the whole of the UK.
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