Container developments are making headlines across the UK as the popularity of these strong, versatile and easily transportable building blocks are being used to help with regeneration, affordable housing issues, office developments and accessible living. Here’s a few examples of current … Read more about Converted Shipping Container Developments making the UK Headlines
Is your garden shed getting old and worn out? If you’re thinking about buying a new one, it’s worth considering the benefits of replacing it with a shipping container. Really? you might ask. It’s no joke – shipping containers are gaining popularity around the world as a valuable alternative to … Read more about Why Shipping Containers Make Great Garden Sheds
Do you have a project in mind and are considering a shipping container as a solution? As the use of new and used shipping containers for building projects gains momentum we thought it would be helpful to lay out the different sizes you can buy and what they could be used for. Whilst all of … Read more about Which Size Shipping Container Should I buy?
If you think the idea of living in a steel box is unappealing, it might be time for a rethink! Architects the world over are designing multi storey accommodation using shipping containers which is cheap, quick to build and, most importantly, homely. Containers for Sale members have been working … Read more about Shipping Containers Helping Solve the Urban Housing Crisis
The 20ft shipping container is a popular choice amongst our customers, who buy it for a wide range of uses from storage to creative conversions. It can sometimes be hard for people to visualise just how big this container is, so we’re sharing a list provided by Universal Containers, a member … Read more about What can you fit inside a 20ft Shipping Container?
Longing for a little more space at home? Container conversions are opening up exciting possibilities for low cost garden rooms which can function as studios, sun lounges, kitchens and guest rooms. The great thing about containers is that they offer cheaper, faster installed buildings, so if … Read more about Create a Garden Sun Lounge with a Container Conversion
Do you have a building project in mind or need a space/storage solution for a site? Whatever your needs, shipping containers could be the answer to your project spec. Here we look at the pros and cons of converting a shipping container, as opposed to building from scratch. Pros Ease of … Read more about The Pros and Cons of Buying a Container to Convert
Whilst containers used to be viewed as single unit space solutions on construction sites, in recent years container conversions have become more creative, inspiring and ambitious. The low cost and flexibility of the shipping container has resulted in the growing popularity of ‘container … Read more about Container Communities Helping Small Businesses Thrive
There are so many uses for a shipping container. Besides traditional uses such as storage, temporary construction site offices and of course, transporting goods, containers today are used for a multitude of reasons across a range of businesses and organisations. From sophisticated conversions into … Read more about Why Buy a Shipping Container?
As interest and desire to build sustainably grows, it’s time to give the humble shipping container the attention it deserves for its contribution towards sustainability in the construction industry. Not only is the re-use of shipping containers providing a positive use for industrial waste, the … Read more about Containers Create Sustainable Buildings
Shipping containers are ideal for construction sites and continue to grow in popularity. So what is it about the humble shipping container that makes it invaluable on construction sites? Read on to find out the top reasons why containers are a great site solution for many construction firms. Cost … Read more about Why Shipping Containers are a Great Solution for Construction Sites
Shipping containers really can be used for any purpose. Last year we built converted containers for QED Sustainable Urban Developments Ltd. They’ve since re-used them innovatively by converting them into a music studio for the Breakthrough Artist Development Association (BADA). This studio allows … Read more about Inspired Music Studio from Converting a Shipping Container