2017

Shipping Containers for the Equestrian Industry

Shipping Containers are proving increasingly popular with the equestrian industry. In this guide we detail some of the ways shipping containers have been put to good use at livery yards and some of the common questions and challenges we face when supplying shipping containers for the equestrian industry. Firstly we detail the popular uses with shipping containers for the equestrian industry. Further down we detail some of the more popular questions. Do you need planning [...]

Secure Tool Storage Containers

Secure tool storage is an issue for many. Garden sheds are often simply not secure enough to store valuable tools, and with many homes short of space inside we find that more and more people are using small shipping containers as tool storage containers. In this guide we explain why shipping containers make such good secure tool storage containers, and we will answer some of the common questions on their suitability. Shipping Containers make excellent secure [...]

Guide to Open Top Shipping Containers

What are open top shipping containers? Open top shipping containers are a specialised type of shipping container specifically designed for loads that need loading via crane / items that are to big or difficult to fit through the end doors on a standard cargo container. Also used in environments when cargo is loaded from the door side but via overhead hanging tackle and for over-height cargo (cargo that is to tall to fit inside a [...]

Garden Storage Containers

Storage Containers for Allotments and Gardens With thefts from garden and allotment sheds increasing, secure garden storage containers are becoming more of a necessity for home owners. The main reason for the increase in thefts is due to poor or no security on an existing shed and thieves know that expensive lawnmowers, bicycles and kids garden toys and playthings, barbecues are stored in an isolated shed which isn’t very secure. In this article we detail [...]

1001 Uses for a Shipping Container #161: An Acoustic Barrier for Tottenham Hotspur

Onto the 161st use for the "1001 uses for a shipping container" feature and we are still surprised by the sheer amount of uses we come across! We are very proud to have helped supply and install a 560 ft long x 25ft high acoustic barrier for Tottenham Hotspur football club during their current demolition of the old White Hart Lane stadium. Initially contacted by the club in spring of 2017, Tottenham had a very specific issue with [...]

1001 Uses for a Shipping Container #160: A New Globe Theatre?

Carrying on with our "1001 Uses For a Shipping Container" feature, we recently came across a fantastic project over in the US. Wilmington in North Carolina is a port town on the east coast and is the planned location for something very special. Modeled on the reproduced Globe Theatre in London, a visionary by the name of Andy Veil wants to recreate the traditional english theatre but with a modern twist. Andy hopes to make this Globe [...]

Preventing Theft from Farms – Rural Crime Prevention

Sadly, thefts from farms has continued to increase and Budget Shippping Contaniers hear about it almost daily now with farmers calling us following a theft from their farm. Recently the NFU’s publication ‘Combating Rural Crime’ was launched at an event held at the Houses of Parliament. Whilst many Police Forces have guidelines on their websites about how to reduce the risk of thefts from farms, the NFU is calling for control room staff to have [...]

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 and now this shipping container coffee shop is on hand to help.  For this project the customer wanted two [...]

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 [...]