Company News

New ‘Made in UK’ badge for our online products.

We are very happy to announce that we now have a 'Made in the UK' badge showing on all our online ranges products that are made or manufactured in the UK Unfortunately there are no manufacturers of standard shipping containers in the UK. The only people who physically build containers in the UK make very specialized containers, often for the offshore and nuclear power generation industries. However, a large number of our flat pack containers [...]

Ramps for Shipping Containers

As well as offering one of the UK's largest online range of shipping containers for sale, we also offer an excellent selection of ramps for shipping containers. Shipping containers generally have a circa 5 inch lip between ground level and the internal floor line. If you want to get anything from a wheelbarrow or sack truck up to a forklift truck into your container you will need some form of shipping container ramp. In this [...]

Shipping Containers for Sale Staffordshire

Staffordshire is one of the best connected counties in the UK for supplies of shipping containers. As well as a local depot in Cannock, we have other depots in the Birmingham area (Aldridge and Oldbury). For the north side of the county (Leek and Stoke areas), we also have depots in Liverpool and Manchester. We have new, used and refurbished shipping containers of all sizes for sale and can deliver throughout Staffordshire and the rest [...]

1001 Uses for a Shipping Container #180 Active Marketing!

GoPro Shipping Container Marketing Campaign in Val Thorens, France. Spotted in Val Thorens, part of the 3 valleys Ski resort in France, GoPro are using this 20ft side opening shipping container for an on piste marketing suite and dare we say it 'chill out zone'. This 20ft wide opening container can easy be closed and locked up overnight, keeping the bean bangs and other gear safe and dry. The doors are then fully opened during [...]

Shipping Container Clearance offers in the Midlands, Spring 2019

Clearance deals on quality shipping containers in the Midlands It's Spring and we have some stock to clear from our Birmingham depots. These offers are limited so please contact us quickly if you are interested and we can get a firm quote sent over with delivery costs for you. Outside of this clearance we have the largest online range of shipping containers and container accessories for sale in the UK. Browse our full range of [...]

COSHH Stores

There is a legal requirement under the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) to store all hazardous substances such as oils, chemicals, flammables, pesticides and fertilisers in a secure location so as to avoid accidental spillage into the environment. A very cost-effective solution for the storage of hazardous materials is a COSHH store made from shipping containers. Our COSHH stores can be produced in a matter of weeks and delivered direct to your site. [...]

Budget Shipping Containers Christmas/New Year opening hours

We will be closed from Friday December 21st 2018 reopening on Wednesday January 2nd 2019. We will be running a skeleton team on Christmas Eve, December 27, 28 and 31 who will be able to assist with enquiries although we may not be in a position to provide a full quotation as most of the depots and haulier’s we work with will be closed from December 21st through January 2nd. December 01st to 21st open as usual [...]

Cargo Doors on Refurbished Shipping Containers

When you order a refurbished container from us it is possible to have the container supplied with the original cargo doors, providing we have spare doors in stock or are processing a container to produce refurbished units that only need flat panel doors. If you do specify a container with cargo doors, please note that these may come with 3 or 4 locking rods depending on the manufacturer. Some ranges of one trip (new) container [...]

Shipping industry to use low-sulphur fuels by 2020

The International Maritime Organisation’s new ruling on the use of low-sulphur fuels comes into force on January 2, 2020. This new ruling reduces the sulphur content of marine fuel to 0.5% mass by mass (m/m), down from the current 3.5% m/m. See full press briefing on International Maritime Organization's website. The new ruling is meant to reduce pollution and protect the environment in shipping lanes by reducing sulphur oxides. Primarily, the really bad areas for [...]

Call us for nationwide containers for shipping and storage use

Nationwide Containers in the UK From our network of nationwide container depots we deliver shipping containers direct to you. Budget Shipping Containers has an excellent track record for providing customers with a full range of shipping containers spanning new, used and refurbished shipping containers. In addition to standard shipping containers, through our nationwide container depots, we can also covert containers to meet your exacting requirements including chemical stores, site offices, welfare units and much more. [...]