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20ft Containers for Sale

Do you have a Long-term storage issue you need to resolve? Whether you run a self storage facility, moving home, storing additional stock, or looking at converting a container into a bespoke space we’re here to help with your purchase of a 20ft container. Our 20ft containers are particularly well suited to self storage facilities, and our vast experience with this sector means we can assist with selection and delivery of your container.

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Our 20ft containers

20ft containers

20ft Container Options

Note – all given dimensions are approximate:

General Specifications

Floor Area
150sqft (13.93m²)
Cubic Capacity
1160 cu ft (32.85m³)
2.2 – 2.4 tons (2.2 -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)

End Door Aperture

7ft 6ins (2.28m)
7ft 5ins (2.26m)
Blue 20ft Shipping Container With Open Doors

Why purchase a 20ft container from S Jones?

Buy a 20ft container from us and you’ll benefit from:

  • Fast delivery throughout the UK from our nationwide depots and hauliers
  • Expert advice on the most suitable solution for your needs
  • In-house conversion team for all requirements
  • Finance options available – to make buying your shipping containers easier
  • Our expert team will help you from mapping out your site to delivery of your containers
  • We have extensive experience of self storage facilities so can support your business;
  • Dedicated account managers so you can adjust and increase your containers whenever you need

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Converting a 20ft container?

Our 20ft container units can be easily converted by our in-house team, with alterations including:

  • Windows
  • Personnel and roller shutter doors
  • Heating
  • Electrics and lighting
  • Air vents

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Who buys our 20ft containers?

A range of businesses and individuals purchase our 20ft shipping containers, for uses including:

  • Self storage facilities
  • Management of excess stock
  • Storage for house moves & renovations
  • Archive storage
  • Facilitating online shops
  • Offices


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.

How much space do I need for a 20ft container delivery?

The minimum width requirement for a 20ft delivery is 15ft to access the site and approximately 24ft for offloading (plus the width of the unit). However, this will depend on the reach required by the crane to successfully deliver your container. Our containers are offloaded to the side of the delivery vehicle. It’s important that we have considered the amount of space you need for delivery and our friendly hire team can assist with this.  If you can provide any relevant photos, videos and dimensions and we will be happy to devise a delivery plan.  Please contact us on 0808 115 3710

How much does a 20ft container weigh?

The empty weight of a 10ft container is 2.4 tons

Need Help?

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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Unlock the Potential of a 20ft Container 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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0800 1954 538