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Container Sales & Rentals


A comprehensive range of shipping container supply options

Containerlift can supply and deliver shipping containers from a number of locations across the UK.

Container Purchase:

We offer both new and used containers for sale or rental. The new containers are ‘once used’, having been built in China and shipped across into the UK. Our used containers will typically be over 10 years old, having been used for shipping cargo for a number of years.

We sell both containers both for export use overseas, and for storage use. The export containers are CSC plated ready for shipment. Our storage containers are provided in wind and watertight condition.

Container Hire:

We can provide containers for hire, both for short term requirement of just a few days, right through to long term hires over several years.

We have a wide range of container sizes and types are available, to meet your storage or shipping requirements. Our most popular shipping container sizes are listed below: –

20ft Containers: One of the standard sized containers used within the industry, with external dimensions of 20ft x 8ft x 8ft 6ins

40ft Standard and 40ft High Cube Containers: These are also a standard container size within the industry. The 40ft Standard containers external dimensions are 20ft x 8ft x 8ft 6ins, and the 40ft High Cube are an additional foot taller at 9ft 6 ins.

Other Container Sizes:

Looking for another container size? The please get in touch, we can supply a wide variety of container sizes and configurations such as:

  • 8ft, 10ft and 45ft containers
  • Open Top Containers
  • Flat Rack Containers
  • Side Opening Containers
  • Tunnel Doors Containers
  • Reefer Containers


Modified Containers
Storage is not the only use for containers! They can also be modified for a wide variety of applications from events units, to business workshops and temporary activities. Please contact us for more information.

Supported by our fleet of Sidelifters, crane and standard container haulage vehicles, we can deliver quickly and competitively for you. Speak to our container team today.

Phone us on:
+44 (0)1371 879 400


A range of vehicle types operating from depots across the country.


Our objective is to make
shipping simple and
hassle free.


A comprehensive range of containers in many sizes to purchase.


A comprehensive range
of container sizes to hire or lease.


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