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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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Low cost new & used shipping containers and site accommodation for the trade and public.

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.

Whether you are looking to buy or hire, Universal containers are your one stop shop for all of your shipping container needs.

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.

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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.

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Shipping Container Hire

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Shipping Container Sales

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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.

Multi coloured 20ft Workshop

20ft containerized workshop, with racking, workbenches, electrics, lined and insulated and painted externally in 3 colours

20ft x 16ft Workshop

Workshop made from 2x 20ft standard shipping containers with sides removed and linked together on site, fully lined and insulated with electrics.

24ft x10ft Custom Built Office

Custom built flat panel cabin used as an office or meeting room. Fully lined and insulated with electrics including Data sockets. Painted externally 2 tone

Gallery Unit

20ft Container converted into a outdoor gallery unit for suppliers to show off their products all around the UK

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Shipping Container Conversions

Shipping Container Conversions

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Garden Rooms

Garden Rooms

Latest News

Security Alert – Please Read

We have been made aware that our website has been cloned elsewhere on the internet. Further to this, there are people posing as Universal Containers staff, trying to sell shipping containers to unsuspecting customers via email and telephone. These people do not in any way represent our company, they are attempting to scam money using…

Dropside Shipping Container Conversion

Universal Containers take pride in continually pushing the boundaries in product development within the shipping container industry.  We are dedicated to researching and developing new techniques within our sector in order to provide our customers with products not only for today, but also the future.   With the well-documented decline of our high streets and…

The Ready Made Shipping Container Conversion

We frequently advertise shipping containers as being a versatile means of creating the space you need for anything from storage to retail and even living space. Container conversions can be a great, flexible means to creating office space, cafes, pop-up shops and more.  As we always point out, the biggest limitation is your imagination!  That…

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.

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YEARS SPENT BUILDING BESPOKE CONVERSIONS

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BESPOKE CONVERSIONS COMPLETED IN 2020

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HIRED BESPOKE CONVERSIONS IN 2020

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HOURS SPENT CONVERTING CONTAINER SPACES IN 2020

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