Budget Shipping Containers.co.uk

Shipping Containers for Sale


Shipping Containers for Sale

At Budget Shipping Containers, we have many years of industry experience and have been sourcing containers for trade suppliers for some time. We offer a wide range of competitively priced shipping containers for sale. We have a vast knowledge and experience in finding the most suitable container to suit your needs.

We are experienced in working with:

  • A strategically located network of 16 container yards
  • Over a hundred hauliers
  • Heavy lifting container vehicles
  • Heavy haulage (up to 150 tonnes)
  • Low loaders
  • 100+ freight forwarders
  • 22 other container traders
  • 2 rail freight operators
  • 3 of the top 5 worldwide container fleet owners
  • The majority of the major international shipping lines

All of our staff have a strong customer service background in the haulage, shipping and container supply industries. They have hands on experience of dealing with over 10'000 container deliveries and are committed to ensuring that your job runs as smoothly as possible. We will even provide you with a free guide how to prepare the ground for positioning a storage container to ensure it has the longest life possible.

New Shipping Containers


New Shipping Containers

We have an impressive range of new shipping containers for sale. Our fully customisable new shipping containers are designed to provide a lifetime of secure storage use. Additional vents can be included to reduce condensation, alongside insulation and condensation treatment in various forms.

We recommend newly built shipping containers as the best long term investment for storage options of all types. As with all new 20ft and bigger containers, these have been just used once on their journey over from China, your container will be 100% structurally sound and seaworthy – no question.

Used Shipping Containers


Used Shipping Containers

We supply an assortment of used shipping containers for sale. Our great value refurbished units are available in a choice of colours to suit you. We refit these to order and can easily customise them to your specific requirements. Our used shipping containers include 20ft and 40ft high cube containers in stock now and available from 11 locations nationwide.

Refurbished Shipping Containers


Refurbished Shipping Containers

We supply fantastic value refurbished shipping containers for sale, ideal for general storage use. We offer a range of refurbish options. All units come wind and water tight guaranteed and are freshly re-sprayed in a choice of basic colours.

The specifications of our refurbished shipping containers for sale include:

  • 8ft wide x 8ft 6 high, as long as you want from 6ft to 45ft depending on your requirements. (Typically 10ft, 20ft, 30ft and 40ft)
  • Freshly painted dark green (or a choice of colours available at no extra cost if we make to order for you)
  • Lightweight flat panel doors
  • Lock box included
  • Wind and water tight guaranteed
  • Available from London, Liverpool, Manchester and Immingham depots
  • Easy to modify or covert to your specification
  • Different door configurations available on request

CSC Plated Seaworthy Shipping Containers


CSC Plated Seaworthy Shipping Containers

We supply CSC plated seaworthy shipping containers to help meet requirements for shippers who move freight around the world. All of our CSC plated seaworthy shipping containers are checked by a qualified inspector at whichever regional depot the container has come from. We ensure they meet all ISO international requirements for deep sea shipping containers.

We offer:

  • New build ‘dry’ containers available with a 5 year CSC plate, single orders or low volumes usually available for immediate delivery, larger (circa 20+) or regular quantities sourced and routed to order.
  • A range of second hand standard dry containers of all sizes that come Guaranteed wind and water tight and CSC plated or ACEP approved for deep sea shipment for a minimum of 3 months from the date of purchase (often more, a longer plate validity can also be arranged by request).
  • Stocks of specialist New & Used Open Top, Flat Rack, Side Opening and Refrigerated containers.
  • New and used seaworthy containers sourced directly from depots in many other locations globally.
  • Quotes and payments accepted in US\$ and Euros for containers sourced outside of the UK.
  • Full VAT reclaim support for containers sourced that then leave the EU, and a guarantee that we will refund the VAT within 5 working days after proof of export has been provided.
  • Good spread of third party shipping container loading sites. If you're stuck for space to use to load our container let us know, prices from £15 per day.

Refrigerated Shipping Containers


Refrigerated Shipping Containers

Our refrigerated shipping containers for sale operate in a -20 – + 20 celsius range. They mainly have a stainless steel interior and a fully working engine from a major international manufacturer. If you are considering using a refrigerated shipping container to store frozen and refrigerated foods son site, we can usually put you in touch with a local service agent. Our containers seaworthy and meet all international standards for if you want to send one of these abroad.

Features include:

  • 20ft, 40ft and 40ft high cube refrigerated shipping containers
  • Full CSC plate, allowing for international shipment and safe container handling / lifting when full of cargo
  • Full PTI Check (Pre-trip inspection) by a qualified engineer to ensure the container is in good working order before the container leaves our depot on all ranges
  • Available as good quality basic used, neutralised or repainted options
  • We can introduce you to local qualified engineers who can offer a service contracts.

We hold minimal stocks of refrigerated units, but will easily fulfil larger orders from stocks outside the UK.

Side Opening Shipping Containers


Side Opening Shipping Containers

We offer brand new 20ft side opening shipping containers for sale. These are ideal if you need to ship or store any large items, best accessed from the side, such as pallets. Side opening containers makes access easy if the site makes end access difficult. 

Our high quality, secure side opening shipping containers stock is updated every 8-10 weeks with fresh stocks from china. 

Specifications include:

  • 20ft long x 8ft wide x 8ft 6 high full side access shipping containers
  • Double end opening doors and full side opening access
  • 5 year CSC plate
  • Factory fitted lock boxes on side and end doors
  • Heavy duty rubber door seals on all door panels
  • Floor mounted lashing rings (Blue range only)
  • Ideal for easy access storage or deep sea shipping use
  • More stock always en route
Support resources

Call Applegate +44 (0)345 600 7177 AS