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Your Choice for Low Cost New & Used Shipping Containers.

Universal Container Services Ltd is one of the country’s leading suppliers of new and used shipping containers, site offices and welfare units.

Based in the North West of England we offer over two decades of experience and knowledge, serving the shipping container industry with container storage facilities and on-going after sales service and maintenance. Our high-quality shipping containers are open to trade and general public usage and we are confident we can fulfil your requirements with the right solution and service package.

At Universal Containers, we are pleased to be able to offers a variety of shipping containers for both domestic and commercial use, converted to suit your needs. Choose from a range of 10ft, 20ft and 40ft shipping containers, along with a variety of parts and accessories, to create your ideal storage or space-saving solution. Our extensive range of ISO compliant shipping containers can be used as standard storage and transport options or redesigned and styled to your needs.

Suitably Located off the M60 or M62

Universal Containers is suitably located just off the M60 or M62 in Manchester, which means that we are easily accessible for your convenience. Whether you are visiting us to discuss your next container conversion or perhaps you’re a repeating customer using our storage facilities, our friendly on-site team are always available to assist you in the best possible way.

Large Self-Storage Facilities

In addition to the sales and conversion of both new and used shipping containers to home owners and businesses alike, we also boast a large self-storage facility. Our on-site storage options are not only cost-effective, but they are also incredibly secure too, giving you peace of mind that your items are stored safely.

Wide Variety of Bespoke Services

We offer a wide variety of bespoke services to satisfy all considerations and have worked with all sizes of organisation from individuals to major shipping lines. Our highly skilled and experienced staff have handled many forms of shipping container delivery and conversion.

Delivery and Installation to all UK Mainland Addresses

Universal Containers ensure that we can help you from the beginning to the end of your project. We offer delivery to all UK mainland addresses and our professional, fully trained team members will install your container at your chosen, preferred location. Should your shipping container ever require repair or maintenance, our skilled staff are available to carry out any works at your site, ensuring that your container remains to be a long-lasting solution for your home or business.

Whatever the Need, We Have the Solution For You

As shipping containers are easily adapted they can provide a practical and economical solution to many needs, such as offices, construction site facilities, toilets, canteens, changing rooms, equipment stores, marketing suites and clubhouses – to name but a few. We’ve converted shipping containers for hundreds of different purposes and there is no job too big or small.

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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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