Monday 29th September 2019

We are moving office and there may be some disruption to phones and emails for Monday morning. Please bear with us if you have requested a quote and we will come back to you as soon as possible.


Buy your Shipping Containers Direct from us!

Buy shipping containers direct from Budget Shipping Containers! With the largest online range of shipping containers for sale we feel we are the best place to buy your shipping containers direct. We have 16 depots nationwide, a 12 month wind & watertight warranty on every shipping container we sell, and with our UK fleet of crane equipped delivery vehicles we are expertly placed to supply shipping containers direct to you. Order direct from us for [...]

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 [...]

Brexit Uncertainty in the Shipping Container Market

Update August 2019: Whilst this article was written and published before our first Brexit date in March, the contents and main conclusions of this article remain much the same.   With the date for Brexit date fast approaching, there is some reasonable uncertainty in the shipping container marketplace. Customers want to know if it's a good time to buy now or whether to delay their purchase until after Brexit. In this guide we aim to [...]

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 [...]