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Shipping Containers For Sale Glasgow

With more than 40 years of experience in the shipping container industry, we’ve developed our business to become a specialist in delivering high-quality containers directly to Glasgow and beyond. Whether you’re seeking a one-off storage solution, a large unit for a bespoke modification, or several containers for an ambitious project or business, we can help. 

All of our containers are shipped from our central and strategic base in Manchester, enabling us to quickly and efficiently deliver any container to you in Glasgow. We pride ourselves on our personalised service which means you can rest assured that from initial contact with us to delivery, we’ll exceed your expectations and meet your unique requirements. 

Shipping Containers For Sale Glasgow

Located on the River Clyde, Glasgow is a port city with a rich heritage in ship building and world-renowned architecture. Today, Glasgow is a thriving cultural hub, offering diversity and vibrancy on every corner. As Scotland’s biggest city, unique experiences are commonplace here, including those making use of shipping containers. 

With a long history in shipbuilding, it’s no surprise that Glasgow has taken to using shipping containers in a variety of creative ways. From student housing to barbershops, the city is home to several unique entities showing how shipping containers can be modified for effective and unique purposes.

New shipping containers in Glasgow

Our new shipping containers are an excellent choice for a variety of projects, no matter how big or small they may be. From storing items and transporting goods to completing modification projects, we stock a wide range of secure and durable new containers perfect for all uses. Each container in our range is built with high-quality Corten steel to ISO shipping standards, ensuring the highest quality. 

With a container to suit every application, you can find a variety of different sizes in our range of new containers:

  • New 10ft Shipping Containers – For lesser needs and tight spaces, these small but efficient containers offer a great solution.
  • New 20ft Shipping Containers – One of our most popular sizes, these containers are versatile and are the perfect choice for transport, storage, and modifications.
  • New 40ft Shipping Containers – From high-volume shipping to complex modifications, our 40ft containers are ideal for a range of container projects that require more space.

We also stock several unique sizes of shipping container for more specialised requirements: 

  • New 8ft Shipping Containers – Limited space doesn’t always mean you can’t use a shipping container, as these 8ft units prove. They’re ideal for storing tools and equipment or creating a small bespoke unit.
  • New 9ft Shipping Containers – This flexible size doesn’t take up too much room but still offers plenty of space for your needs.
  • New 30ft Shipping Containers – From storage to tailored customisations, these mid-size containers offer flexibility and plenty of space for any project.
  • New 45ft Shipping Containers – For maximum storage space, our 45ft containers provide everything you need. From modifications to extensive shipping requirements, these containers are perfect.
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Buy A New Shipping Container

Used shipping containers in Glasgow

For those seeking high quality with an affordable price tag, used shipping containers are a good choice. All of our used containers are inspected thoroughly and graded by our experts to ensure they meet our high quality standards. We understand that our customers needs are unique, and that every customer expects quality, security, and durability too. That’s exactly what we deliver.

At Universal Containers, we can provide a wide variety of containers to suit your requirements. We stock a selection of sizes, types and conditions to ensure there is something for everyone, whether you’re seeking small 8ft, 9ft, and 10ft options or bigger 20ft, 30ft, 40ft, and 45ft containers.

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Buy A Used Shipping Container

Container customisation options in Glasgow

We offer customisation services for all of our customers in Glasgow and around the UK. No project is too big or small for us, and we take the time to understand your requirements to ensure the shipping container delivered to you is exactly what you had in mind.

Our team can support you with simple jobs like installing doors and windows, internal fit-outs and shelving units. We can also complete customisations to bespoke plans and undertake large-scale container conversions, such as modular buildings, stadium seating, and workshops.

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View Container Conversions

Why choose Universal Containers for your shipping container needs?

At universal Containers, we pride ourselves on delivering high-quality containers alongside top-tier customer service, and that’s what sets us apart. Our extensive experience in the industry means we’ve completed a wide variety of projects, giving us a unique insight on which shipping container would be best suited for your projects. Before delivery, we ensure our shipping containers meet the highest durability and security standards to give you peace of mind in your new unit.

Fast and reliable services to Glasgow

Located just a few hours from Glasgow, we’re able to provide fast and reliable delivery and setup services to the Glasgow region and beyond. With an experienced logistics team, we ensure timely delivery and excellent customer service from start to finish.

Commitment to quality

We understand the importance of delivering a quality product, which is why our teams thoroughly inspect and grade all of our containers. Whether you choose a used or new container, you can expect reliability, security, and durability.

Customised solutions

With the ability to convert a container into your vision, we pride ourselves on the personalised experience we provide to all our customers. Whether you work with us on a complex customisation or making minor adjustments to your unit, our teams will always deliver a service that aligns with your needs.

Contact us

Ready to find the perfect shipping container in Glasgow? Contact our team today

You can also reach us by phone at 0161 775 3217, email us at, or visit us at our office at Wharfside Container Park, Irlam Wharf Road, Irlam, Manchester, M44 5FZ for a personal consultation.

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