Refrigerated Shipping Containers for the Scottish Islands

As one of the largest independent providers of shipping containers in the UK, Budget Shipping Containers provides a full range of containers including our specialist range of refrigerated shipping containers. Marine Harvest are one of the largest seafood companies in the world, and the largest producer of Atlantic salmon. They approached us as they needed for fully working and commissioned 20ft refrigerated shipping container to use at one of their centres off the northwest coast of […]

Canary Wharf Shipping Container Coffee Shop

Canary Wharf is a major business district in east London. This financial hub of the capital is not typically associated with shipping containers its populated with some of the largest financial company’s in the world. It is a hive of activity with financial business trading and operation in a relatively small area. All workers need a good coffee! For this project the customer wanted two ex shipping containers for a cafe conversion. One shipping container was made […]

Shipping Containers for the Champions League Final!

Shipping containers are the ideal solution for a interesting, portable, safe and secure exhibition stand. They offer an alternative to traditional table and poster in an exhibition hall. They bring your product to life and make your product stand out to potential customers. We recently supplied two customers with very shipping containers for two different uses for the UEFA Champions League Final in Cardiff. DZA are a event production company based in Worthing who needed a 20ft new […]

Small Shipping Containers

Here at Budget Shipping Containers we have an excellent selection of small shipping containers, ideal for customers and sites that do not have a massive amount of gear or space available. Its worth mentioning early on that anything smaller than a 20ft long container will often come in at a  very similar price to a 20ft container, so if you have space for a 20ft this will often be the most cost effective container, even […]

Do You Need Planning Permission for a Shipping Container?

In the UK Shipping Containers should be classed as temporary structures, much like a caravan or mobile home and should be exempt from any planning permission requirements. However we can’t provide a blanket guarantee. There may be special conditions in place in your area such as areas of natural beauty which can involve extra conditions. For this reason we can’t provide any blanket guarantee for customers. We advise to check with your local planning office […]

Condensation Treatments for Exporters

Condensation is an issue for any shipping container. Whether they are new shipping containers or used containers, the constant change in temperature means condensation build up is likely. To prevent this we have a number of condensation treatments for exporters we offer to give you that piece of mind that your cargo will be kept dry through transit or while in storage. One of our most popular products for short term condensation prevention are shipping […]

40ft Shipping Container for Cycling Club Hackney

In May 2017 we supplied a 40ft refurbished shipping container to Cycling Club Hackney. Keir, one of their lead coaches, said he needed safe and secure storage for their club’s bikes and other equipment. One of our team then discussed with them the full range of options we have available. We concluded that a refurbished shipping container was perfect as it gave the club ample storage at an unbeatable price, and the marine grade repaint […]

Shipping Container Security Alarms

One of the most common questions we get asked is “how do I prevent thieves from breaking in to my container”? Now we can never guarantee that someone can’t gain access to your shipping container, as heavy cutting gear can cut through the side or the roof if you have a suitably prepared and determined thief, but there are certainly ways of minimise the risk of “chancers” or opportunists looking for a quick steal! Burglaries […]

Shipping Containers for Manor Park School, Dorchester

Manor Park CE VC First School in Dorchester inquired about our shipping containers as they needed additional space to accommodate more sports equipment and to also have an ad-hoc office. With shipping containers being such a flexible and cost-effective solution to issues such as on-site storage and additional offices, Manor Park School chose to use shipping containers to provide flexibility and secure storage at a sensible price and with less disruption to the school. Manor Park School […]

1001 Uses for a Shipping Container #158: Ice Cream Stands!

It’s never too cold for ice cream and this new ice cream stand at Arrow Valley Country Park in Redditch proves it! Easy and cost effective to install and fit out, the shipping container ice cream stand design offers an good quality, anti-vandal build quality which is perfectly for sporting events, festivals, public parks and truck service stations! These containers can easily be moved from site to site as your business desires and can be quickly installed […]