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Shipping Containers for Football Clubs

Football clubs, big or small, always require storage for their equipment. whether it be football goals, kits, training equipment or even seating, shipping containers can provide an effective storage solution for your football club. They can also be easily converted by our team of engineers to changing rooms, shower units,  toilet blocks, stands and more. Shipping containers can be modified to suit your football clubs needs, so if it is just a basic unit or [...]

Repainting spec for Refurbished Shipping Containers

This guide is intended as a simple reference guide to explain the exact repainting spec for refurbished shipping containers. There can be a fair bit of variance within the industry on a refurbished specification with different companies offering different specs and prices for what may be referred to as the same item (ie a refurbished 20ft container). In this guide we try to make as clear as possible the spec we are offering. Repainting spec [...]

Shipping Containers for the Freight Industry

Shipping containers for the freight industry may seem like a very common use for our shipping containers, but in reality its very rare that you need to buy your own container for export - as most of the time you will be able to 'borrow' a free shipping line owned container for your shipping job around the globe. We supply a number of freight forwarders with shippers owned containers (containers owned by the customer as [...]

1001 Uses for a Shipping Container #173: Parking Attendant Booth

Our latest article is on this fantastic shipping container parking booth which is situated in Ohio, USA. Constructed from a 40ft container that has been turned on its head and modified appropriate to make the perfect attendant and office space. The 40ft container stands out and is a beacon of information for everyone looking to park their car in that area of the city. As well as providing space for a parking attendant, it also [...]

CORTEN Steel Shipping Containers

Shipping containers are manufactured using a product called COR-TEN steel sometimes this is written as ‘corten steel’. COR-TEN steel or weathering steel is a special group of steel alloys that were developed to eliminate the need for painting. The weathering process of this steel eventually produces a rust-like appearance overtime due to exposure to weather. The name COR-TEN is a registered trademark held by U.S. Steel with the name COR-TEN being derived from the two [...]

Shipping Container Insulation

Our 20ft and 40ft DIY shipping container insulation kits provide an easy and cost-effective way to reduce condensation within a shipping or storage container, whilst providing good thermal insulation and it can help save money on refrigerated container costs for certain types of cargo that are being exported. This really easy to install system consists of 4mm sheets of insulation that perform as well as polystyrene of about 55mm in thickness! This product is supplied [...]

Melamine Lined Shipping Containers

Wipe Clean Container Lining We regularly get customers looking for a container with a smart and clean internal finish. In particular this applies to those working in the catering or construction industry, who need a clean and dry place to work. This is where melamine lined shipping containers are ideal as, not only do they protect against condensation, but they also provide a smart and wipe clean internal surface, something that is crucial in the [...]

White Shipping Containers

White and Grey Shipping Containers We regularly have customers looking for a white shipping container. White shipping containers are popular on the continent, but they are very few and far between in the UK. The issue with white containers is that dinks and dents are easier to see than on traditional darker coloured containers. Darker colours offer a certain degree of camouflage, whether you are placing the container in your field or garden or in [...]

Shipping Container Cafe Conversion for Battlesports Gloucester

Custom Designed Shipping Container for Sports Facilities Back in October 2017, we were approached by Sarah From Battlesports Glos. They were initially after some shipping containers to covert for use at their Laser quest facility in Newenham Gloucestershire. Having setup just over 6 years ago; Battlesports offer Laser Combat scenarios, Bushcraft and Survival events as well as corporate events and parties. Care of their outstanding success in recent years they have recently relocated to Newnham [...]

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 [...]