10ft Containers for Hire

We offer a wide range of 10ft containers for rental throughout the United Kingdom.

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New & Used 10ft Shipping Containers To Hire From S Jones

If you need a temporary storage solution but have limited space on site or at a domestic premises, we would recommend you rent one of our small storage containers.

10ft storage containers are the most compact of all standard containers, but offer the same level of security and high-quality construction of featured on our larger containers.

We offer 10ft container hire available for quick delivery throughout the United Kingdom, with stock held at your local depot.

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The Experts In 10ft Shipping Container Hire

We supply weatherproof, highly secure, small container hire with heavy duty flooring – perfect for storing compact equipment.

With S Jones, you can hire a selection of container accessories to improve the security of your unit, such as lockboxes, CISA Security Padlocks, Contain-A-Lock Padlock Protectors and more.

We also hold stock of 10ft and other small storage containers for rent throughout the UK. We are on hand to help with whatever quantity you need, whenever you need them.

Container Options

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10ft Container

  • Floor Area: 72sqft (6.69m²)
  • Cubic Capacity: 560 cu ft (15.89m³)
  • Weight: 1.5 tons (1.52 tonnes)
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10ft High Cube Container

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20ft HC with vertical bars on doors

20ft High Cube Container

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40ft Blue High Cube container

40ft High Cube Container

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Cargo door at one end.

This is the familiar double door configuration with both opening from the middle.

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Cargo doors at both ends.

Sometimes you need access from both ends of a container. This can either be a single/personnel, double (cargo), or combination.

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Side Opener

Opening on their longest side.

Side opening containers allow easier loading of large items and are best suited to site storage of bulky items, for exhibiting or use as a stall.


Protect your padlock and container with our patented Contain-A-Lock’® Padlock Protector Shroud.

CISA Locks

Enhance your container’s security with our CISA container padlocks.


Enhance your container with tamper proof, high security container windows fitted prior to spec before delivery.

Personnel Doors

Make accessing your container more convenient with high security personnel doors.


Compartmentalise your container with varied partition options for multiple uses.

Professional Painting

Flexible options, professional finish, long lasting and durable.


Add louvres, moisture traps or anti condensation coating (Grafotherm).


We can clad your container to your specification.


Self assembly or built-in options.


Improve accessibility with duruable, heavy duty ramps.

Timber Panel Lined

Helps to prevent condensation.

Electrics with Single Phase

Basic small power, single pahse electronics typically includes external connection, RCD board, light(s) etc to meet your requirements.

Electrics 3 Phase Options

Provide your power requirements and we will spec to suit.

10ft Container Hire For Temporary On-Site Storage

  • We supply 10ft container hire to a range of business sectors, including construction, retail and education.
  • We offer flexible long-term or short-term lease options for large or small container hire, giving you full control.
  • Hassle-free delivery and collection service as standard.

For more information on our small container hire prices and service, contact our experts today.

Have Private Use Hire Of A 10ft Storage Container

Our small shipping containers are also perfect for private hire.

  • Undergoing home improvements or moving house? Our 10ft container hire is an ideal solution.
  • Alternatively, rent a unit at our self-storage sites, providing storage space away from home.

Need small storage containers for shipping or permanent storage? Learn more about our 10ft containers for sale.

10ft Container Specifications

Note – all given dimensions are approximate:

General Specifications

Floor Area 72sqft (6.69m²)
Cubic Capacity 560 cu ft (15.89m³)
Weight 1.5 tons (1.52 tonnes)

External Dimensions

Length 10ft (3.05m)
Width 8ft (2.44m)
Height 8ft 6ins (2.59m)

Internal Dimensions

Length 9ft 2ins (2.80m)
Width 7ft 7ins (2.33m)
Height 7ft 9ins (2.35m)

End Door Aperture

Height As required
Width As required



Detailed specifications on our 10ft shipping containers for hire.


Container Buyer’s Guide

Everything you need to make an informed decision when buying an S Jones shipping container.


10ft Container Hire FAQ’s

What fits in a 10ft container?

The internal dimensions of a 10-foot shipping container are 9ft 4” long x 7ft 8” wide x 7ft 10” high. These dimensions yield approximately 72 square feet of storage. A 10ft container will hold the contents of a one bedroom flat – ideal for singles and students.

How much space do I need for a 10ft container delivery?

You will require a minimum width of 15ft to access the site and approx. 24ft for offloading (plus the width of the container) however this will be dependent on the reach required by the crane to successfully deliver a 10ft or 20ft shipping container. Our containers are offloaded to the side of the vehicle so make sure you calculate the amount of space required for delivery ahead of purchasing your container.

How much does a 10ft container weigh?

The empty weight of a 10ft container is 1.5 tons.

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Reviews Of Our 10ft Containers For Hire 4/5 from 4 Reviews

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Asal – Review


Every thing about this company was perfect. Great service for sale and delivery 10 out of 10.

- 29th Apr 2019

Janet – Review


The staff at S Jones were all very helpful on the telephone and the driver was most polite and considerate when delivering the container to our site

- 10th Oct 2016

Malcolm – Review


It would have been Very Good if the information regarding the delivery time could have been more accurate. A mid-day delivery arrived at 3:45pm.

- 15th Sep 2015

Audrey – Review


Staff were very efficient and nothing was too much trouble for them. They were friendly and helpful Delivery time was to suit me. Really pleased with everything from start to finish.

- 6th Jul 2015
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