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Shipping Container Deliveries for Coronavirus or COVID-19

Budget Shipping Containers has seen an increase in demand for shipping containers that are being utilized for unique uses during the Coronavirus outbreak. At this time we are offering to prioritise deliveries for any essential industries including healthcare. All jobs for essential industries being taken on at present are being prioritised , this does mean any non- essential work may be put back or postponed at short notice to allow for priority works. Some shipping [...]

Coronavirus / COVID-19 Operational update.

23/03/2020, We will add updates to this post as relevant Operations and container deliveries at budget shipping containers Currently we are all working from home but have our office set up as close to normally as possible. We are open 08:30am-7pm as normal to assist with any container enquiries you may have. Our depots are open as normal and working. Some changes to the day to day operations are being implemented to allow for social [...]

Essential guide to setting up your home office (from a shipping container)

More people than ever are choosing to work for themselves.  Self-employment is a big step and setting up a new workplace is a huge cost for a new business, but it is important to set a clear boundary between your work life and your home life. Working from home might seem like a great idea, but unless you have a clearly designated workspace you may find that domestic life creeps into your work time. Housework, [...]

2nd Tier Options for Container Self Storage Yards

If you run a container storage yard using shipping containers, making best use of a potential 2nd tier of storage containers is an obvious expansion option. But many of our self storage yard clients find this 2nd tier much harder to rent out. In this article we discuss some of the 2nd tier storage options that we can offer for client and the pros and cons for each setup. Firstly - if you are new [...]

Customised 20ft Shipping Container with additional side doors, Grimsby

Bespoke Container Conversion for Lincolnshire based Stevedores We recently built this modified 20ft shipping container for Arthur Smith Grimsby, and they have kindly sent in some photos of the containers being delivered and installed. Arthur Smith Ltd are Stevedores, Port agent and freight forwarders based in Grimsby and Immingham, founded in 1936 they are one of the few remaining family names in the UK shipping industry. As stevedores, they need to handle and manage pretty [...]

Cutting room made from a used 40ft Shipping Container

November 2019, we have just finished this 40ft cutting room conversion for MIDDAS Interior Solutions. MIDDAS are one of the leading producers of demountable modular partitioning systems, suspended and walk-on ceiling systems and composite steel door sets. This was a bespoke design and build to the customers specifications. If needed we can make more units like this for other customers, but we can easily modify the design for individual setups and uses as required. For [...]

Shipping Container Price rises expected due to Coronavirus fall out.

Coronavirus has been all over the news recently as its impacts are felt globally. Whilst people always take a priority, the impact on global trade and the shipping market in general is being discussed a lot less in the media. So what has been happening in China which may impact shipping container availability and prices?: Coronavirus and the Chinese logistics operations. The Chinese government effectively 'extended' the Chinese new year celebrations and stopped people returning [...]

New Vs Used Shipping Containers

Whether you need a shipping container for storage, export, or an exciting container conversion project, one of the first decisions you will have to make is whether to buy a New or Used Container. There is no right or wrong answer to this question, and your decision will most likely depend on what you plan to with your shipping container. New Shipping Containers The term ‘New’ may be misleading because it doesn’t mean you are [...]

Container Bar and Concession Stands for DEPOT Cardiff

Shipping Containers Converted for Bar and food service use. Shipping containers converted for bar and food service use is nothing new. We've already been lucky enough to have been involved in a range of projects including supplying shipping containers that later became the Singha Beer Street Bar plus cladded outdoor bar units for London pubs, cafe units for paintball centers and outdoor adventure sites such as Battlesports Gloucester, as well as our favorite circa £3k [...]

What is an Easy Open Shipping Container Door?

Budget Shipping Containers are one of the few major shipping container retailers in the UK that provides customers with the most extensive range of shipping container options and modifications to such. Easy open shipping containers have been in circulation for a few years, and in this post we highlight the differences between an easy open shipping container door, and a standard shipping container doors. So first before we look at the easy open door, lets [...]