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Shipping Containers For Sale Southampton

At Universal Containers, we’re no stranger to shipping containers, having built more than 40 years of experience in this industry. We specialise in delivering high-quality shipping containers directly to Southampton and surrounding regions. No job is too big or small for us, and we’ve seen our containers used in a wide variety of ways, from secure storage to complex modifications. 

Our shipping containers are all dispatched from our base in Manchester. While much further north than Southampton, our teams specialise in providing a high-quality service to our customers, no matter where you’re located. We offer timely delivery and personalised service, ensuring the unique requirements of our customers in Southampton are met.

Shipping Containers For Sale Southampton

As a port city on the south coast of England, Southampton is no stranger to shipping containers and their multitude of use cases. From small business projects including takeaway restaurants to large-scale applications such as affordable accommodation and office buildings, Southampton has embraced shipping containers and found new, innovative ways to use them.

New shipping containers in Southampton

Once you’ve got a shipping container project or storage solution in mind, new shipping containers are often the first option to consider. Offering a viable solution for shipping, storage, and modification, our new shipping containers always fit the bill. Constructed with high-quality Corten steel and built to ISO shipping standards, each container in our range offers the best quality in durability and security.

Ideal for a variety of uses, our new shipping containers are available in a range of sizes:

  • New 10ft Shipping Containers – For efficient space management and tight spaces, these compact containers are the ideal size for secure storage and small modifications.
  • New 20ft Shipping Containers – With optimal versatility, these containers have become the most popular choice in our range. They’re the perfect choice for transport, storage, and customisation projects.
  • New 40ft Shipping Containers – If a larger container is required, our 40ft containers deliver plenty of flexibility, whether you’re using them for storage, high-volume shipping, or complex modifications.

Our new stock also includes containers in more unique sizes for different applications:

  • New 8ft Shipping Containers – Whether you need a unit for secure tool storage or only have a small space to work with, these containers are the perfect option.
  • New 9ft Shipping Containers – Offering flexibility in storage without taking up too much room, our 9ft containers offer a little more space than the 8ft.
  • New 30ft Shipping Containers – These mid-size containers are an excellent choice for a variety of uses, from large storage needs to customisation projects.
  • New 45ft Shipping Containers – If you’ve got plenty of room and a big vision, our 45ft containers could be just what you need. They’re perfect for large customisations, high-volume shipping, or vast storage requirements.
Buy A New Shipping Container
Buy A New Shipping Container

Used shipping containers in Southampton

Used shipping containers offer a great budget-friendly alternative to new containers. We stock a vast range of used containers, with each unit thoroughly inspected to deliver high quality at an affordable price. We understand that all of our customers in Southampton have unique needs, so we strive to provide containers to meet them. Our used shipping containers come in all shapes and sizes, with a selection of conditions and types to choose from. 

For small or urban spaces, or secure storage for tools and valuable equipment, our 8ft, 9ft, and 10ft used containers are a great option. If your needs are greater or you have more room to work with, you might be better considering our 20ft, 30ft, 40ft, and 45ft containers. Whether you’re using your shipping container for storage, transport, or modification, you can rest assured that we’ll deliver a unit that has been graded and inspected to the highest standards.

Buy A Used Shipping Container
Buy A Used Shipping Container

Container customisation options in Southampton

Whether you’ve got an ambitious vision for your shipping container or you’re simply looking for a great storage solution, our customisation services can help. Our teams can support you to meet your specific requirements, from adding windows, doors, and shelving units to delivering bespoke container conversions. We have a wealth of experience in creating unique customisations, including workshops, swimming pools, and studios.

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Why choose Universal Containers for your shipping container needs?

The highest standards of quality and reliability are guaranteed when you choose a shipping container from Universal Containers. With a range of sizes and customisation options available, we can help turn your visions into reality. We ensure all of our containers meet your durability and security requirements too, making them the perfect choice for shipping, storage, and modification. 

Customised solutions

Our personalised service and customisation options set us apart and enable us to meet the unique requirements of all our customers and their bespoke projects. Our teams pride themselves on ensuring every customer feels like number one, with quality shipping containers to match.

Commitment to quality

Quality is at the heart of everything we do, from the level of customer service we provide to the standards we hold our shipping containers to. We offer the highest levels of durability and reliability, ensuring our customers receive a shipping container that meets our elevated standards of structural integrity. 

Fast and reliable services to Southampton

With a central base in Manchester, we’re well-equipped to provide quick and reliable delivery to Southampton and the surrounding areas. Our experienced logistics teams also ensure speedy turnaround times and setup services, enabling you to sit back and relax while we take care of the hard work. 

Contact us

Ready to find the perfect shipping container in Southampton? 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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