Case Studies

Antony Worrall Thompson

1st Containers supply services to many large corporations both in the UK and abroad, but we also supply to smaller companies and individuals. Top chef and TV personality Antony Worrall Thompson recently purchased several containers from us.

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BT

British Telecom are one of the largest companies in the UK and are world renowned as a leader in telecommunications, but even a company as large as this needs outside help in certain areas of business. It was for this reason that they required 1st Containers expertise in the field of shipping containers.

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Chelsea Flower Show

Many of the clients supplied by 1st Containers take units on long term rents or purchase containers, but we also supply numerous different containers for special events and temporary facilities on a short term basis. One such company was The Grass Roof Company who last year were displaying at the Chelsea Flower Show.

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Euro Dismantling Services

1st Containers were contracted to work with Euro Dismantling Services on a very large overseas project. EDS conduct many different types of work within the sphere of dismantling, on many occasions it is just a case of demolition, but they contacted 1st Containers specifically for this operation as transportation was also involved.

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Jet Aviation

As a leader in the field of supply and conversion of shipping containers, 1st Containers were contracted by the leading international company Jet Aviation. With their UK base at Biggin Hill Airport, they required a specially converted container to be accessible at London Stansted Airport.

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Red Cross

With the 1st Containers network of large national companies that we supply to, when a charitable or good cause contacts us, we can often supply what is required at a discount rate. This was the case with The Red Cross. What they required were containers in certain locations on a long-term rental basis.

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Red Lion Films Ltd

The conundrum of finding an unmoveable structure for filming with green screening backdrops is a problem that the big brand Red Lion Film Company approached 1st Containers with.

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Snoozebox

With 2012 being such a momentous year for the whole country, 1st Containers were very excited when Snoozebox contacted us to undertake the contract of supplying the containers needed for one of their events. This was no ordinary event, Snoozebox were supplying a temporary, portable hotel for the Queens Diamond Jubilee Pageant at Windsor Castle.

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Thames Water

Every company needs an expert helping hand at sometime. Each and every company has their field of expertise, and this is where 1st Containers are best utilised. Our field of expertise covers everything shipping containers, from general storage to complete conversions. 1st Containers have been a major contributor to Thames Water being able to carry out their services to the highest efficiency.

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UK Police Force

The UK Police Force is a large continuous client of 1st Containers. We supply containers throughout the UK on a long-term basis for police storage purposes. The 1st Containers shipping units are the perfect secure storage facility, with security being of the utmost importance within this line of work.

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Vita Ray Productions

At 1st Containers we are not adverse to diversifying in our use of shipping containers. In 2011 we were approached by Vita Ray Productions, a well established film company. Our expectations of requirements were for onsite canteens and changing facilities, a area with which we have great experience in with converting our containers.

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YMCA

The YMCA (Young Mans Christian Association) is a worldwide organisation whose aim is to help people throughout the world. When 1st containers were approached to supply a containerisation service, we were only too happy to help.

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Other Major Clients

1st Containers have many clients from all areas of industry. Our specialist container expertise is often required not just for supply, but also for conversion and project specific work. Our array of different shipping containers are used throughout the UK.

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