Open Top Containers are the ideal storage solution for either specialised export usage or the storage of oversized items. With a choice of container sizes and covers, we’re certain that we can provide an Open Top Container to specifically suit your needs. Open Top Containers are available in standard sizes, and can be customised to your project requirements.
Open Top Containers
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Ideally Suited To The Storage and Transport of Large, Bulk or Oversized Items
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Our open top shipping containers are generally used to ship oversize items that won’t fit inside a normal shipping container, or for goods that are best or more easily loaded through the top of the container.
Open top shipping containers typically come with a tarpaulin cover but a removable hard top option is also available. We can also help supply extra-large tarpaulins if your goods are too tall for the standard tarpaulin.
Open top shipping containers are available in either 20 ft container or 40 ft container options. If you are unsure as to which size might be best suited for the purpose you have in mind, feel free to get in touch with our team for no obligation advice.
Open Top Containers For Sale & Hire
All Open Top Containers, both 20ft and 40ft container options, are made from galvanised steel and the interior of all containers come with marine plywood flooring. They are especially suited to specialised export use and all come complete with a CSC plate.
The CSC plate indicates that the container has passed specific safety test and meets minimum standards for shipping, in additional to a four-digit code that identifies the container’s own and its intended use. New containers are fitted with a circa 5-year CSC plate, whereas used containers come with a minimum 6-month CSC plate.
When it comes to delivering your container, Universal Containers have a large team of trusted hauliers in the UK.
Our professional team will deliver and install your container at your chosen location with suitable access. We offer delivery across the nation to any UK mainland address.
Deliveries commonly take place between Monday to Friday, however if you have any queries about the delivery of your container, please feel free to contact our team to discuss your particular delivery requirements for your Open Top Container.
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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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…
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