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20ft Container Hire

Our 20ft containers for hire are an ideal temporary storage solution for businesses and households. Explore our range of 20-foot storage containers, with fast delivery and collection throughout the UK from our convenient local depots.

Prices from £2.00 a day*
*Min 30 day hire. Location dependent. Prices subject to change.


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20 ft containers available for hire

20ft containers

20ft Container Options

20ft Shipping Container Specifications

Note – all given dimensions are approximate:

General Specifications

Floor Area
150sqft (13.93m²)
Cubic Capacity
1160 cu ft (32.85m³)
2.4 tons (2.4 tonnes)

External Dimensions

20ft (6.06m)
8ft (2.44m)
8ft 6ins (2.59m)

Internal Dimensions

19ft 3ins (5.87m)
7ft 7ins (2.33m)
7ft 9ins (2.35m)
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Why hire a 20ft container?

Our 20-foot containers are in the middle of our size range. We recommend a 20-foot storage container rental for anyone with:

  • Temporary storage needs
  • Space on-site for a larger container
  • Secure, weatherproof storage requirements

Looking for longer-term storage? View our range of 20 ft containers for sale.

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Who rents 20ft storage containers?

Our 20-foot storage containers are used by a variety of organisations and individuals for:

  • Mid-sized construction projects
  • Storage during mid-sized home renovations
  • Management of surplus stock

Not the right size for your requirements? See more containers for hire, including compact 10ft containers and our larger 40ft containers for hire.

View our range for hire

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Why hire S Jones Containers?

When you rent a 20ft container from us, you’ll take advantage of:

  • Range of container sizes
  • Expert customer service
  • Flexible hire agreements
  • Reduced delivery costs from our local depots
  • High-quality, weatherproof storage
  • No long term contracts – cancel without a notice period

Get your container rental quote today to get started.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What fits in a 20ft container?

20ft containers can roughly hold the contents of an average to large 3 bedroom house, with internal dimensions of 19ft 3” long x 7ft 7”wide x 7ft 9” high. These dimensions make them a popular choice with self storage facilities who find them convenient and popular choices for their customer bases.

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Need help deciding which container is best for your requirements? Get in contact with our helpful team, they will be happy to assist.
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What Our Customers Say

17th May 2024

Nice easy process and very competitive price.
Great to deal with throughout to delivery.

Thank you.

16th May 2024

good customer service with flow up calls

3rd May 2024

Excellent service from start to finish, requested a modified 20ft container with man door @ opposite end from double doors and the workmanship was excellent.

3rd May 2024

Elisha has been very helpful in my purchases of containers from s Jones. Will continue to buy from s jones

23rd Apr 2024

Excellent service very friendly service

Unlock the Potential of a 20ft Container Hire Today!

Whether you’re enhancing your self-storage, embarking on a move, or envisioning a unique container conversion, our team is ready to guide you through every step. Benefit from our rapid UK-wide delivery, expert advice, and bespoke modifications to meet your exact needs.

Fill in the quote form now for a personalised, no-obligation quote and see how we can help bring your project to life with ease and efficiency.

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