Storage containers

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Numerous 40ft Storage Containers Available to Buy or Rent

Containers 4 Sale UK offers a wide range of new and used 40ft storage containers for any purpose you need, giving you instant extra space wherever they are placed. Our team of experts can also offer a site survey before you place an order to determine the best way to incorporate a 40ft storage container at your business location. With both rental and full purchase options available, these large and safe storage spaces can be used in numerous ways.

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Our New ‘One Trip’ Containers

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Our Used Containers

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The Benefits of 40ft Storage Shipping Containers

There are several advantages to choosing our 40ft storage shipping container selection:

  • These containers are designed to withstand harsh weather conditions, including heavy rain, strong waves, and powerful storms. So as you would expect, they are highly water-resistant.
  • As sunlight might cause the contents to warp and fade over time, these containers provide shielding from such effects.
  • Storage facilities can become infested with insects, spiders, and rodents so it is good to know that these containers have been designed to keep pests out.
  • The versatility of containers like these makes them ideal for a wide range of applications. By adding windows and shelves, you can transform them into office space. Additionally, they can be used to store equipment and supplies.
  • Having a container on site will provide more security against break-ins and tampering if you have particularly valuable materials.
  • The cost of container storage is less than other types of storage, and containers provide a higher level of security and protection.
  • Providing a simple and practical storage solution for your goods, these shipping containers can be delivered to any location.


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Full Description

New ‘one trip’ storage containers

These containers are one trip or one way shipped from the Far East, this means they have carried one cargo only to transport them into the UK.

They are as standard in blue or green and have slim line lock boxes fitted as standard, they are suitable for shipment or storage. New storage containers come as standard with 5 years CSC plate validity from the date of manufacture.

As they have carried one cargo they may have slight dents or scratches which is industry standard and due to lifting and handling. They are multi vented and of the highest specification in the market place.

Used storage containers

Used storage containers normally come in the original shipping line colours or livery. They are sold next off the stack and come in a variety of colours. They will have some dents and rust patches and are normally aged between 9 and 15 years. Container life expectancy approx. 25 years. They are guaranteed wind and watertight.


  • 40ft in length
  • Standard height 8” 6’ or 9” 6’ inches referred to as high cubes
  • Guaranteed wind and watertight eg fully weatherproof
  • Suitable for general-purpose storage of all goods
  • Highly secure and suitable for all applications
  • Heavy-duty flooring marine ply wooden flooring
  • Ventilated to aid in the reduction of condensation


40ft Storage Container:

External Dimensions: Width: 8′ | Height: 8′ 6″ | Length: 40′ 0″

Internal Dimensions: Width: 7′ 8″ | Height: 7′ 10″ | Length: 39′ 5″

40ft High Cube Storage Container:

External Dimensions: Width: 8′ | Height: 9′ 6″ | Length: 40′ 0″

Internal Dimensions: Width: 7′ 8″ | Height: 9′ 5″ | Length: 39′ 5″

Types of Containers We Offer

Shipping containers – We rent and offer a selection of 40 and 20 foot shipping containers for shipment and storage worldwide.
Storage containers – We stock new and used storage containers ranging in size from 6 to 40 feet for onsite storage needs.
Refrigerated containers – The use of refrigeration containers is vital for storing and transporting perishable goods like food and other items that need to be kept cool.
High cube containers – Storage height is achieved with high cube containers, which are designed to accommodate large or tall products.
Tunnel containers – Since tunnel containers have access on both ends, loading and unloading is made easier.
Side access containers – Side access containers are the best method of reaching the whole container for large items that must be carefully emptied.

Whenever you have questions about acquiring the storage container you need, please don’t hesitate to contact us. Among our container types are regular containers, chilled containers, non-op containers, and high cube containers. Please fill out the form above if you would like more information.

A large selection of new one trip & used containers for nationwide hire or sale

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