Shipping Containers to Buy Today

Whatever your requirements, we have new and used shipping containers for sale in all standard 10ft, 20ft and 40ft sizes – ready for delivery nationwide throughout the UK.


Buy from S Jones today, the UK’s leading supplier. With quality products and reliable service, with S Jones, you benefit from our 40 years’ experience in providing shipping container solutions.


We stock a large range of used and refurbished containers across our 9 nationwide depots, which are the ideal storage solution if you are on a limited budget. Although these second-hand units are generally older, they are however structurally sound, with wind and watertight qualities.

Shipping Containers to Buy Today

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What Size Do You Need?

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8ft Unit

  • Floor Area: 51 sq ft (4.78m²)
  • Cubic Capacity: 348 cu ft (9.28m³)
  • Weight: 1 ton (1.02 tonnes)
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10ft Unit

  • 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

  • Floor Area: 72sqft (6.69m²)
  • Cubic Capacity: 630cu ft (17.84m³)
  • Weight: 1.5 tons (1.52 tonnes)
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20ft Unit

  • Floor Area: 150sqft (13.93m²)
  • Cubic Capacity: 1160 cu ft (32.85m³)
  • Weight:  2.4 tons (2.4 tonnes)
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20ft High Cube

  • Floor Area: 150sqft (13.93m²)
  • Cubic Capacity: 1310cu ft (37.09m³)
  • Weight: 2.4 tons (2.4 tonnes)
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40ft Unit

  • Floor Area: 305sqft (28.33m²)
  • Cubic Capacity: 2360 cu ft (66.83m³)
  • Weight: 4 tons (4.06 tonnes)
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40ft High Cube

  • Floor Area: 305sqft (28.33m²)
  • Cubic Capacity: 2660cu ft (75.32m3)
  • Weight: 4 tons (4.06 tonnes)
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Bespoke Unit

  • Floor Area: Custom
  • Cubic Capacity: Tailored
  • Weight: 1 ton (1.02 tonnes)+
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The benefits of buying

Budget Friendly

We stock a large range of used and refurbished containers across our 9 nationwide depots, which are the ideal storage solution if you are on a limited budget. Although these second-hand units are generally older, they are however structurally sound, with wind and watertight qualities.

Shipping Container Sizes – Find the Right Type for your Needs

We are able to supply shipping containers in a range of shapes and sizes, bespoke to your requirement. For example, we have 10ft, 20ft, and 40ft storage units available. However, here at S Jones we are able to cut, shunt, and modify stock to fit your needs. We also proudly stock high-cube storage alternatives, giving you additional storage space without taking up any extra floor space.


Fit To Your Application

Thanks to their highly versatile qualities, and the expert knowledge of our team, we can guide you through the process of customising and modifying your unit to better suit your application.


Cheap Shipping Container Pricing

When it comes to pricing, we think outside the box. Pricing is unique to you and your needs, depending on the size and style, plus any special requirements, additional accessories, or conversion needs.


Conversion Opportunities

Shipping containers are becoming increasingly popular due to their conversion potential – limited only by your imagination! Our steel storage units are suitable for conversion projects such as site offices, chemical storage units, switchgear enclosures, and much more.


Experts In Delivery

All deliveries are performed by crane-fitted lorries. Operated only by professionals, our team will ensure the safe delivery with the least amount of interference possible. All deliveries are discussed in advance and, working closely with you, we’ll find a time and date that works for you.


Local Reach

Need fast delivery? Our stock facilities are based in the West Midlands, and throughout the UK. We will not leave the delivery site until your unit has been correctly levelled, and is structurally sound.


Why Buy Online From S Jones?

When you buy from S Jones, you buy from a family run business, currently in its 4th generation, that has provided exceptional service and quality for over 100 years now. Find out why 98% of our customers would recommend us to a friend!

We are here to help

Not sure what shipping container you need? Our experienced team can advise on the best size and type to meet your requirements. Our experts will also recommend accessories that will maximise your application. These accessories include; rackings, internal linings, personnel doors, ramps, lock boxes, and more. These accessories offer complete tailoring to your application, and enhanced security.

Have a browse of our website and find a solution that fits your requirements. If you are unsure of anything, such as whether you need a sea, freight or general shipping unit, please contact our sales team. We are always on hand to offer further advice and information for your requirements so that you can buy online confidently.

Save on your purchase

The cost of purchase depends on many factors such as their age and size, whether any accessories have been fitted or modifications made and the delivery charge. There are also transport costs to consider, depending on where you would like your purchase(s) delivered to.

Because of this, it is not possible to publish a price list as costs fluctuate closely in tandem with changes in the market as a whole (such as the price increase the industry is experiencing right now).

However, working with us means that you’re bound to save money over the long term due to our hassle-free delivery and impartial, expert advice on what solution is truly best for your needs, not our bottom line.

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The Complete Guide To Buying a Shipping Container

We know that buying a unit for the first time can be daunting. That’s why we’ve created a detailed buyer’s guide to help you through the process of purchasing the perfect unit for your needs.

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Commonly Asked Questions

How can I make sure my container is secure?

As well as a complete module for sale, we stock security accessories too. Customers often need a couple of additional items for their new or second-hand unit. These can be supplied fitted, separate or in bulk orders, see our Container Accessories page for details on such products as; High quality, high-security sliding shackle ‘block’ padlocks and 5mm steel padlock shrouds with 15mm drilled hasps, all weld on.

Where Do You Deliver?

We offer exceptional delivery services Nationwide. Thanks to our local depots throughout the UK, you will never have to wait long for delivery of your shipping unit, and the lower delivery costs are passed on to you as savings.

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