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Container Conversions

We have been supplying shipping containers since 1985 and have built up a wealth of knowledge and experience when it comes to creating container conversions.

Our containers are built to exacting ISO standards to withstand the rolling seas and high winds whilst transporting goods around the world. Robust steel construction and structural integrity mean our shipping containers are the perfect base for conversion projects and because they are manufactured en masse, shipping containers can be produced relatively cheaply.

Constructed off-site and with minimal on-site requirements, our conversions can be installed quickly and efficiently. They can also be relocated or sold when the need arises.

What can we add to shipping containers?

We can convert containers for many uses simply by adding some or all of these features:

  • Windows
  • Heating
  • Air conditioning
  • Insulation
  • Personnel doors
  • Plumbing
  • Electrics
  • Roller doors…. The list is probably endless!

By joining standard containers together you can create whatever size you are looking for. They can be any length or width you require. Shipping containers can also be stacked giving you multi-storied accommodation all linked together with internal or external staircases.

Examples of container conversions

Some of our previous customers have had shipping containers converted into:

Horse stables and tack rooms converted from small shipping containers.

Sometimes shipping containers can be converted for unexpected uses. With suitable ventilation and access, containers can even be used for shipping live stock. These photographs are of DEFRA (Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) approved horse box units.

Allotment storage rooms.

This example shows how a 40×8 container can be converted for use as a shared storage solution. Individual compartments have been created with doors along the side. This type of solution is ideal for storing items such as tools in an allotment or other outdoor communal space where watertight and secure storage is required.

Fitted with a generator and stairs added for access.

When shipping containers are stacked for multi-storey accommodation, safe access becomes a priority. External stairs can be fitted to meet these needs and are available in a variety of colours and styles.

Portable toilets and shower units can also be converted from shipping containers.

These can be delivered ready for use, plumbed and fitted out for easy connection. Plus, they are very easy to clean and totally hygienic. A variety of options are available, from basic to more luxurious units.

Other uses include:

  • Offices
  • Canteens
  • Accommodation
  • Chemical stores
  • Changing rooms
  • Pop up shops
  • Equipment stores
  • Food preparation areas
  • Club houses
  • Artist studios
  • Workshops

This list is continually growing as more and more people discover the versatility of container conversions.

We can also work with used containers which represent great value for money as well as providing an excellent environmentally-friendly new purpose for the original container. Or we will buy back your old container and even use it as a part exchange for your new creation.

Our container conversion team

No two container conversions are exactly the same, so with our team of builders and designers you can sit down and talk through your exact requirements and create something that is extremely useful, practical and bespoke to you.

Whatever the project our team will guide you through from your initial concept to the design stages and delivery of your bespoke unit on site.


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