A Stunning Container Restaurant for Wahaca

The Customer

Du Boulay Contracts, a leading main contractor in the commercial fit out and refurbishment sector of the construction industry, commissioned our conversions team to help design and modify a number of containers for Wahaca’s temporary restaurant: “The Southbank Project”.

Wahaca is a chain of restaurants based in London which boast innovative structure, quirky décor and exotic menus focusing on Mexican street food.

The Challenge

Wahaca wanted a “pop-up” restaurant structure that could progress quickly from concept to completion in time for the Golden Jubilee and 2012 London Olympics. As a result, Wahaca’s agents approached us to support them with the technical design of the containers and resulting modifications.

Sky blue 40ft container plastic covering

The S Jones Solution

Building on decades of experience with shipping containers, our conversion team was able to flawlessly realise the architect’s vision, which saw 8 containers fit together on 2 storeys to provide dining space for 130 people.

Once modified, the containers were positioned and connected to create a series of interlinked open spaces. Complete with panoramic views, the restaurant allows breathtaking views of the Thames from an elevated position on the Southbank.

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Clive
18th Apr 2021

Fantastic service from order, to receiving my container,it was done to my spec perfectly ,all questions were answered promptly.We wouldn,t hesitate to use or recommend this company to anyone. Thank you

Bev
15th Apr 2021

Very friendly, professional service. The container arrived in excellent condition. The delivery driver was brilliant, and very helpful. We would recommend to others.

Ian
14th Apr 2021

Great service

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