We’re one of the country’s leading shipping container suppliers, specialising in new and used ISO containers, custom container conversions, and self-storage.
We have four decades of shipping container experience and knowledge, including buying and renting, maintaining and fixing, and customising and building. You’ll find our team of engineers and specialists at our container park in Greater Manchester, which is open to both trade customers and the general public.
Our speciality is providing a large variety of containers for many different needs. This includes sizes from 8ft to 40ft, a range of parts and accessories, and a secure self-storage solution on our site. All our containers are ISO compliant and can be used for standard storage or completely redesigned to suit your needs.
Why choose Universal Containers?
Self Storage Manchester
Self-storage facilities accessible 24/7
Our large self-storage facility is accessible all day, every day. Your contents will be stored on our gated, CCTV-monitored site in weatherproof and vandal-proof shipping containers fabricated from Corten steel. This is the perfect solution for businesses and individuals that want the reliability of a shipping container storage space but don’t have room on-site to store one.
We’re easy to access from major motorways
You’ll find our office and showroom easily from the M60 or M62, meaning we’re easily accessible from locations throughout the north west, Yorkshire, Scotland, and beyond. Whether you’re paying us a visit to discuss a new container conversion or coming to use our on-site storage container facilities, our team will be here to help.
Stunning, custom designed
We work with the general public as well as trade customers. Find out more about our garden room conversions for domestic homes.
Bespoke container conversions and services
Every customer needs something different. We can accommodate many different container purposes, orders, and preferences, including custom conversions, repairs, and fabrications. No request is too big, too small, or too specific. We’ve done it all!
We deliver and install at any UK mainland address
The job isn’t done until your container is fully installed. Our experienced and trained team of engineers will deliver your container to any UK mainland address and install it in your preferred location.
Maintenance and repairs taken care of
We can provide a huge range of repairs and general maintenance for your container, including anti-condensation protection, new doors and windows, repainting, new panels or panel repair, flooring and insulation installation, and much more.
Meet The Team
R&D Sales Manager
Project and CAD Engineer