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Why are shipping containers so expensive right now?

Why has the price risen for new and used Shipping Containers? 2020 Q3 and 2021 Q1 saw the fastest increases in shipping container prices on record, with many inside the industry being caught out by the speed and severity of shipping container price increases. In this article we detail why, and when we hope and…

6 Ways A Shipping Container Could Improve Your Garden

2020 was definitely the year that we rediscovered our gardens! Lots of extra time at home and an unexpectedly long and warm summer saw many of us turning into landscape designers and looking for ways to improve our gardens. 2021 is the year to continue that good work! Decking, garden bars, and vegetable patches were…

Christmas Opening and Service 2020

Christmas office opening hours 2020 24th December: (Christmas eve) 9am - 3pm 25th December: (Christmas Day) Closed 28th December: Closed 29th December: 9am - 3pm 30th December: 9am - 3pm 31st December: 9am - 3pm 1st January: Closed From 24th to 31st December we have reduced cover in the office with one team member working…

6 Ways to Celebrate Christmas with a Shipping Container

Time is racing towards the end of the year and it's beginning to feel quite festive at Budget Shipping Containers HQ.  As we dig out our favourite festive jumpers and tuck into a mince pie or two, we thought we would share our favourite 6 ways to celebrate Christmas with a Shipping Container! 1. A…

10ft Shipping Container Garden Bar Conversion

We are very excited to share details of this recent container conversion project.  This is a 10ft shipping container garden bar that we delivered to our customer in Wimborne, Dorset in October 2020. Every so often, a customer comes along who makes our job even more of a pleasure than usual!  On this occasion, we…

1001 Uses for a Shipping Container #196: A Bird Hide!

Our quest to discover alternative uses for shipping containers continues with our latest discovery, a shipping container Bird Hide! Months of lockdown and being unable to travel far have given us an opportunity to rediscover the beauty of our local countryside and the wildlife around us.  Bird spotting is a wonderful way of appreciating our…Read more  →1001 Uses for a Shipping Container #196: A Bird Hide!

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