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Shipping Containers For Sale York

Our team benefits from over 40 years of experience in the shipping container industry, meaning they’ve dabbled in almost every shipping container project imaginable. Ideal for many different applications, our wide range of shipping containers can be turned into any vision you have. Whether you’re looking for a secure storage solution or a bespoke modification, we can help.

We specialise in delivering high-quality shipping containers directly to York, all from our central base in Manchester. With a strategic location, we occupy an excellent position for efficient logistics management and timely delivery to our customers in York. 

Shipping Containers For Sale York

Founded by the ancient Romans, York is a city with a lot of character. Medieval walls encircle the city and there is plenty of history and culture to explore. Something that may surprise many people, is the use of shipping containers for creative purposes in a city with so much traditional charm. 

From stylish cabins overlooking the North York Moors to community hubs housing independent businesses, restaurants, and creatives in the heart of the city, York has really embraced shipping container conversions to add some modern charm to the city.

New shipping containers in York

From transporting items to building a bespoke container conversion, our new shipping containers are the ideal choice. Every container in our range is constructed with high-quality Corten steel and built to comply with ISO shipping standards. This means you can rest assured that your container will be robust, durable, and secure.

Perfect for a variety of different use cases, our new shipping containers are available in varying sizes:

  • New 10ft Shipping Containers – Ideal for tight spaces and smaller storage requirements, these compact containers offer an efficient solution for space management.
  • New 20ft Shipping Containers – Perfect for a range of uses, including storage, transport, and modification, this versatile option has become highly popular thanks to its adaptability.
  • New 40ft Shipping Containers – Excellent for large storage needs, high-volume shipping, and complex customisations, these containers provide an optimal solution for extensive demands.

We also stock new containers outside standard sizing, which are perfect for more unique requirements:

  • New 8ft Shipping Containers – These compact containers provide the perfect space for valuable equipment and offer an efficient storage solution for smaller spaces or minimal storage needs.
  • New 9ft Shipping Containers – Offering a bit more room than our 8ft container, these containers provide increased flexibility for storage while maintaining a compact footprint.
  • New 30ft Shipping Containers – This mid-size option delivers ample space for storage and modifications, balancing size and functionality, whether you need it for storage or customisation.
  • New 45ft Shipping Containers – Our largest container option is ideal for projects where maximum space and volume are crucial, such as extensive shipping requirements or complex modifications.
Buy A New Shipping Container
Buy A New Shipping Container

Used shipping containers in York

We understand that our customers in York have diverse needs and ambitious plans, and our used shipping containers offer an excellent budget-friendly solution to their new counterparts. With a wide range of sizes, conditions, and types available, you can easily find the perfect container for your project. Enjoy cost savings without compromising on quality with our thoroughly inspected used containers.

Our inventory includes 8ft, 9ft, and 10ft used containers, ideal for tight urban spaces or secure storage of valuable equipment. For larger storage and modification needs, we offer 20ft, 30ft, 40ft, and 45ft containers. Whatever your plans, our used shipping containers have been meticulously graded and inspected to ensure they meet the highest standards.

Buy A Used Shipping Container
Buy A Used Shipping Container

Container customisation options in York

Before reaching your location in York, our containers can be tailored to suit your specific needs with our customisation services. Whether you’re adding windows and doors for a home office or creating a unique container conversion to house a retail unit, kitchen, or studio, the options are virtually limitless.

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Why choose Universal Containers for your shipping container needs?

When you choose a shipping container from us, you can expect excellent customer service and reliable quality in our containers. Our team ensures that each container meets the highest standards of durability and security, making them suitable for storage, transport, and modification. With a wide range of sizes and customisation options available, we make it easy for you to bring your shipping container vision to life.

Fast and reliable services to York

With a central location in Manchester, we offer quick and dependable delivery and setup services to our customers in York and other local regions. Our skilled logistics teams ensure swift turnaround times and exceptional customer service as standard.

Commitment to quality

At Universal Containers, quality lies at the heart of our business. We understand the importance of reliable and durable products for our customers, so we meticulously inspect and grade our containers before delivery, ensuring they meet the highest standards of structural integrity. 

Customised solutions

To better serve our customers in York, we offer tailored services designed to address the unique needs of each project, taking the time to understand your requirements and vision.

Contact us

Ready to find the perfect shipping container in York? 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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