The container industry describes a new 40ft container as a steel unit which has been loaded with cargo at its place of manufacture, transported to the UK and then sold to the domestic market. A used 40ft container is a unit that following its journey as a new container has been used several more times for storage of goods in the domestic market. These containers conform with the 8ft width and 8ft 6ins height of standard containers, they are also available as accommodation units, tunnel containers (double ended) and high cube units providing 9ft 6ins of height. A number of other specialised 40ft containers are available, ask us for more details. Our new and used containers:

Examples of items installed in 40ft containers include curtain sides, roller shutters, windows, doors, chequer plate flooring, lighting, heating, electrics, ply lining, condensation control, louvres, apertures, and hatches.

Length 40ft / 12.19m
Width 8ft / 2.44m
Height 8ft 6ins / 2.59m
Internal Length 39ft 4ins / 12m
Internal Width 7ft 7ins / 2.33m
Internal Height 7ft 9ins / 2.35m
End Door Aperture Width 7ft 6ins / 2.28m
End Door Aperture Height 7ft 5ins / 2.26m
Weight 3.74 tons / 3740kg
Floor Area 150sqft / 13.93m2
Cubic Capacity 2360 cu ft / 66.83m2
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