Our new and used 40ft shipping containers are perfect for the domestic and commercial storage market, as well as for converting into other uses and for shipping. They are commonly used for storing excess stock, furniture, sports equipment, tools, and seasonal products. Our new and used 40ft steel containers are weatherproof, have heavy duty flooring, are easy to secure, and come with delivery and collection organised. We are also able to supply high cube units providing 9ft 6ins of height. 40ft containers can be fitted with standard cargo doors or with flat panel, easy access doors which have less locking bars than the standard cargo variety. The descriptions below explain what we mean when we say new or used.


Generally new 40ft containers will have been loaded with cargo at it’s place of manufacture, transported to the UK and then sold to the domestic market. 


A used 40ft shipping container is a unit that  following its journey as a new container has been used several more times for either shipping or storage of goods in the domestic market. 


40ft Steel Shipping Containers are the largest available size of steel containers and are perfect for storing or shipping a large amount of materials. Please find nominal dimensions of 40ft shipping containers in both metric and imperial measurements below: 

  • Length: 40ft / 12.19m
  • Width: 8ft / 2.44m
  • Height: 8ft 6ins / 2.59m
  • Weight: 4 tons / 4.06 tonnes
  • Floor Area: 305sqft / 28.33m2
  • Cubic Capacity: 2360 cu ft / 66.83m2

Please note that all container dimensions displayed are nominal and vary between manufacturers.


We have a small team of trusted hauliers working for us here in Bristol and the surrounding areas. Deliveries usually take place between 7am-8pm, Monday to Friday, however, we strive to meet your deadlines and requirements in the case of timed deliveries to be as flexible and accommodating to you as possible. Container deliveries include 30 minutes on site for the driver to lift and position your unit. As a rule, the delivery drivers cannot drive over grass or muddy areas. If this is the case for your delivery, we can arrange a site visit to ensure minimum disruption and maximum success. All members of our team have passed their CSCS card test. This means that they are able to visit sites in order to reduce accidents and drive up on-site efficiency.


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