Shipping Containers

New and used condition available
We have a wide range of shipping containers available across the UK from our strategically located depots.

For confidence when storing or shipping your goods worldwide

1st Containers have sufficient stock to supply containers across the UK. Our shipping containers range from 8ft to 40ft 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

Slightly larger in size and appearance than the 6ft unit, 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.

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.

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.

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.
Fast and efficient delivery

We apply the highest standards of professionalism to all aspects of our pickup and delivery service.

Quality is never compromised

Every container goes through a meticulous quality control process to ensure quality and longevity.

Dedicated customer service

Our team of experts benefit from years of experience and are on hand throughout your customer journey to provide advice, help, and guidance.

Consistent levels of stock

With strong connections to the logistics industry, we boast impressive stock levels of all of our containers.

So many options to choose from!

At 1st Containers, we have a wide range of shipping containers in a variety of sizes and configurations. With consistent stock levels across the UK, we are guaranteed to have the right container to suite your every requirement.

Standard Shipping Containers

Our standard shipping containers are an ideal storage solution and can fit the contents of an average three bed family home. They can be used in a wide range of environments thanks to their sturdy design and have the ability to last 25+ years with minimal maintenance.

  • 5-year watertight guarantee
  • Available in new or used condition
  • Ideal for conversions
  • Short and long term leasing available
  • Ample stock levels throughout the UK
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Hi-Cube Shipping Containers

Our Hi-Cube containers offer all of the convenience and quality of a standard container, with the added benefit of additional space.

  • Additional storage space
  • Manufactured using high quality corten steel
  •  Improved cargo stability
  • Available in both 20ft and 40ft configurations
  • Short and long term leasing available
  • Ample stock levels throughout the UK

Side Opening Shipping Containers

Our Side Opening shipping containers provide easy access to your items, and are ideal for transporting and storing a wide range of cargo.

  • Thicker bottom rail than standard units
  • Waist high locking handles for easy opening
  • Available in both 20ft and 40ft configurations
  • Short and long term leasing available
  • Ample stock levels throughout the UK

Tunnel Shipping Containers

Our Tunnel shipping containers are fitted with double doors at both ends to provide additional access points to your items. They are ideal for shipping container conversions.

  • Two double doors on either end of the container
  • Weather-resistant, secure and watertight
  • Available in 20ft and 40ft configurations
  • Ideal for businesses who wish to store stock for longer periods of time.
  • Short and long term leasing available
  • Ample stock levels throughout the UK

Open Top Shipping Containers

Our Open Top shipping containers have no fixed roof, meaning that they can accommodate even the bulkiest of items where top loading is required.

  • Allows you to store items that exceed standard container heights
  • Delivered with a tarpaulin protecting the cargo from the weather
  • Ideal for container conversions
  • Available in 20ft and 40ft configurations
  • Short and long term leasing available
  • Ample stock levels throughout the UK

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