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Shipping Container Deals in the Midlands, Spring 2018

If you're looking for a shipping container in the Birmingham, Coventry, Leicester, Northampton, Telford, Stoke, Derby or Worcester areas - We have some super deals on shipping containers in the midlands right now. In this article we detail some of our spring deals, many of which have limited availability. Used 20ft Shipping Containers for sale in Birmingham, very young with free lockboxes We have a very special one off batch of 7x 20ft shipping containers [...]

Mobile Grafo-Therm Shipping Container Anti-Condensation Treatment – London Area

Budget Shipping Containers now offers a mobile Grafo-Therm service to customers in the London area. Grafo-Therm is the anti-condensation coating that’s applied to the ceiling of shipping containers to prevent moisture damage to your stored items. Grafo-Therm is a water-borne anti-condensation coating that’s applied to steel roofing and the ceilings of shipping containers where condensation and dripping water problems typically occur. The coating is built up of micropores to form a multi-layer and porous texture [...]

Shipping Container Sales |Ordering Your Shipping Container

Our sales team deal with a range of shipping container orders from standard 20ft and 40ft containers to specialist container conversions, refrigerated containers and more. Every order that our sales team handle is unique and requires careful consideration. From the point of order to delivery our team will keep you posted on all updates through the process. Lead Time Once you have ordered your container, depending on the spec and weather we need to do [...]

Credit Card and Payment Processing charges in 2018

Credit card surcharges are due to be scrapped for consumers from 13th January 2018. In this post we detail our position and reasoning for having payment processing charges as standard built into our quotes and offers. The new laws for payment processing charges From January 2018 all payment processing charges for consumers are banned. A consumer is a private individual buying goods or services for their own personal use. As such, non-consumer entities (business, charities, [...]

Do Shipping Containers Have Vents ?| Shipping Container Ventilation

The majority of ISO shipping containers do have some vents fitted in the long sides of the units, at the top of the container wall, to allow for ventilation to try and reduce the risk of condensation build-up. However, these vents have to be small to ensure that no water enters the container on its voyage. And due to their size, limited air flow is achieved so, condensation can still occur. The vents in a [...]

Temporary Warehousing Structures | Demountable Buildings

Our temporary warehousing structures are demountable and constructed using shipping containers and a shipping container canopy. The building needs no footings or foundations as the canopy is mounted on the shipping containers, is quick to assemble and thanks to its modular design is easy to repair and maintain. Being a temporary demountable structure, you will usually not require planning permission but, its always advisable to check as it’s often very difficult to get ‘after the [...]

Shipping Containers for Music Venues and Festivals

Shipping containers are extremely versatile, they can be transformed from a simple metal box, to a fully kitted out bar on a surprisingly low budget. They are also fairly easy to move around, they can be moved from site to site with crane equipped trucks, making them perfect for festivals and event company's alike. Please see below some of our recent projects which some established brands in the music and festival scene. You can see [...]

Shipping Container Changing Rooms for Sports Teams

We often get inquiries from schools or sports teams looking for a budget alternative to traditional bricks and mortar changing rooms. Our customers usually require a simple 20ft or 40ft shipping container that is kitted out with insulation, electrics, windows and doors. Shipping containers are perfect for this, they are fully customisable and can me modified to suit all your requirements. From a basic changing room with bench and hooks to a 50/50 split changing room [...]

1001 Uses for a Shipping Container #163: An Upcycled Pop Up Toastie Shop!

We're very proud to have helped supply this modified and upcycled used 20ft shipping container, now serving hot toasties in Brick Lane. Made from a 20ft refurbished container with the additional modification of a piston operated serving hatch that was transformed into this fantastic little pop up shipping container cafe! Archie from Toastie_Toastie got in contact as he needed a shipping container to convert into a pop up cafe which was well presented, durable and most importantly movable. [...]

Shipping Container Modifications: Creating a Blank End for a Shipping Container

In this guide we detail the process some of our yards go through when creating a blank end for a shipping container. Its important to mention that different yards of ours do have different processes. If we are providing you with a container that been made by cutting down a bigger shipping container to size the its likely a process like this will be undertaken, but at times yards will use different techniques depending on [...]