Whenever you need to move cargo internationally, you can count on assistance from our experienced team of top professionals.
For many years, 1st Containers has worked with various shipping companies, and we understand the requirements of all modes of transportation – by road, by sea, or by air, in intricate detail. Armed with this knowledge, we strive to serve our clients in the best possible way by offering them a wide range of storage solutions.
We apply the highest standards of professionalism to all aspects of our service, from helping you choose the most appropriate size container, to working to tight schedules. Our employees are well versed in the technical ‘dos and don’ts’ of the container industry, and can readily provide sound advice to ensure that everything runs according to plan.
Based on instructions from our clients, we are able to assist with storing and transporting many different types of cargo, including bulky equipment. To accomplish this level of service, the 1st Containers team leans onto a network of contacts and relationships in the shipping industry, built over many years.
If required, we can even design a specialist container or supply temperature regulation during the trip.
We take a lot of pride in our long-standing reputation and work hard to protect it by always prioritising our client’s best interests.
New and used containers at very competitive prices! Available in a wide range of sizes and colours
Our inhouse team of expert engineers can convert shipping containers into amazing and bespoke structures.
Delivery & Collection
We are equipped to deliver and collect shipping containers across the whole of the UK.
The 10ft shipping container has an internal storage space of 560 cubic feet and is ideal for the transportation of cargo. Our containers are frequently used by eBay and Amazon sellers to store dry foods and various stock.
Our 10ft containers are particularly popular within the construction industry, and many clients approach us to convert units into site offices and site entrance guardhouses.VIEW MORE
A 1st Containers 20ft shipping container has an internal storage space of 1160 cubic feet, making it an ideal, convenient, secure and safe way to transport and/ or store larger goods, such as machinery, stock, food and even cars.
Large enough to be used as a pop-up shop or garden room, this medium sized unit can also be used as an additional working space for your school or business.VIEW MORE
For storage purposes, the inside space is a massive 2360 cubic feet and 2640 cubic feet respectively, making 40fts ideal for storing machinery, vehicles and large quantities of stock.
Clients frequently ask us to convert these units into a variety of structures for long-term use including: on-site toilet blocks, office spaces, business workshops and sales offices. We have also been commissioned by major construction companies to convert 40ft shipping containers into workers accommodation.VIEW MORE
A 1st Containers 6ft shipping container has an internal storage space of 235 cubic feet, making it ideal to transport and/ or store smaller cargo consignments.
Our 6ft containers are also the perfect solution for personal storage and offer a great alternative to traditional home or business storage solutions.VIEW MORE
Slightly larger in size and appearance than our 6ft unit, the 1st Containers 8ft shipping container provides over 100 cubic feet of extra storage space (347 cubic feet in total).
8fts are the ideal size for storing bikes, garden furniture, stock or personal items. These units can also be used for small conversions, in particular, individual toilets or changing facilities. Their compact size also makes them useful for business storage, in particular file storage.VIEW MORE