Universal Containers are one of the UK’s leading suppliers of new and used shipping containers for sale and rent. As well as providing top quality shipping containers at low prices, we also offer shipping container conversions for all uses.
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Universal Container Services is one of the country’s leading suppliers of new and used shipping containers, site offices and welfare units. We are also a market leader when it comes to shipping container conversions as well as a range of other services. Based in Manchester in the North West of England, we are thrilled to offer over 50 years of experience and knowledge when it comes to shipping containers.
Our extensive range of ISO shipping containers can be used as standard storage and transport options or redesigned and styled to your needs by our container conversion experts. Our high-quality products are open to both the trade and general public usage and we are confident we can fulfil your requirements with the right solution and service package.
In addition to our wide range of shipping container services at our 11-acre Manchester head office site we offer market leading self-storage solutions. Whatever you need to store we have a solution for you that ensures your items stay dry, clean and secure.
Universal Containers offer the country’s most complete range of shipping containers for use as storage units, work spaces and so much more. Vandal and theft-proof, we provide the most comprehensive and flexible solution to meet your container needs. Whether you need a long or short-term solution for additional work or storage space Universal containers have you covered.
From 8ft to 40ft we design, supply and fit shipping containers, cabins and workspaces exactly to meet our customers’ exact needs. Here at Universal Containers we are renowned for our attention to detail and take on board customer needs to ensure they get the perfect solution at the best price possible.
Over the last 20 years we have supplied specialist ISO shipping container units for chemical storage, as well as bespoke office spaces or even flexible and adaptable units for canteens, reception areas and many other uses. We offer a great standard range of shipping containers for hire which usually suits most requirements, however we have an in-house specialist team that can provide container conversions from single or multi-storey and from a range of sizes, colours, branding and interior fitting.
All of our high-quality products are open to both the trade and general public and we are confident we can fulfil your requirements with the right solution and service package.
Shipping Container Conversions
Universal Containers is a market leader when it comes to container conversions and can turn your idea into a working reality.
We have been converting ISO shipping containers into anything from portable cafes to showrooms for our clients. With over 20 years of experience converting containers we have pretty much seen and done it all. However, we still fully understand that every customer is different, with different needs. This understanding paired with our outstanding customer service is what sets us apart from our competition. Whether you require a container conversion for storage purposes or an extra office we can supply whatever you need with a vast selection of bespoke features to go with your conversion.
Already have an idea for a container conversion? If so our team are fully experienced, dedicated and ready to discuss your needs to find the perfect solution at the most competitive price. No matter what the shape or size, Universal Containers will modify and install to any customer specification. With our in-house CAD design team, there is no need for you to provide your own drawings we take your initial idea and work it through to a finished project. We even have specialist partners to provide structural steel calculations.
Why Choose Universal Containers?
With over thirty years’ experience serving the shipping industry with container storage facilities and maintenance services, in addition to providing quality new and used storage and custom-built site accommodation to the trade and public, we are confident we will be able to fulfil your requirements with economical quality products and service.
YEARS SPENT BUILDING BESPOKE CONVERSIONS
BESPOKE CONVERSIONS COMPLETED IN 2019
HIRED BESPOKE CONVERSIONS IN 2019
HOURS SPENT CONVERTING CONTAINER SPACES IN 2019
What Our Customers Say
If you are out there and looking for a Shipping Container to transport things to West Africa and beyond then, I honestly recommend Universal Container Services Ltd in Manchester.
I’d like to say the service I’ve received from Universal Container Services and yourself was exemplary. The product information I received with your quotation enable me to make a suitable choice for my requirements. I also appreciated the time you took to show me the product range on your site. I would not hesitate to…
Just can’t say enough about the service we have received from your company. Nothing is too much trouble. Everything well planned and prepared to our requirements. Delivery on time and all went to plan. Thanks to CARL & Charlie. Good job well done 5 stars to all.
I’m always impressed with the service we receive from Universal, Andy Rushton (Sales Manager) always listens carefully and gets very quickly what we require. The team respond to questions almost immediately and address problems very effectively. They are really easy to work with and seem to appreciate their customers. Universal make arranging my container/cabin needs…
I would like to take the opportunity to say a huge thank you for the time and effort you put into guiding us through the design and installation of our new changing rooms. By using 5 new interlinked cabins you were able to provide us with changing rooms and shower rooms for home and away…
Britannia Hotels and Pontins have used Universal for many years for the supply of containers and other logistical needs. We keep going back to them because they combine friendly and efficient service with competitive prices. With around 60 busy Hotels and Holiday Parks to look after we can’t afford to leave things to chance and…
United Utilities have used Universal Containers for a number of years to supply everything from basic containers to full bespoke office builds, Andrew Rushton (R&D Sales Manager) has always offered a high standard of service, the products we have received have always impressed. We have always found Universal to be reliable and competitive, when we’ve…
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