30ft Containers

We sell a variety of 30ft steel storage containers that are perfect for storing large quantities on site.

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New & Used 30ft Storage Containers For Sale

We manufacture our 30ft storage containers by cutting down 40ft steel storage containers. This service is available at selected depot warehouses across the UK and can be manufactured to meet your requirements.

Our free-standing 30ft storage units are ideal for providing secure storage on site.

Our specialist team is always available to help you purchase the most suitable unit(s), that will match your self-storage or conversion requirements. If a 30ft unit is not quite right, then we also offer larger 40ft shipping containers as well as smaller units.

Why Buy 30ft Storage containers From S Jones?

Our expert team has spent the past 40 years supplying storage solutions to individuals and businesses all across the UK. You can have confidence that we have the knowledge and expertise to support you in choosing the right storage unit for your needs.

We advise using a 30ft container if you require significant storage space, and have a wide selection of new and used storage units for sale. We will help you find the best solution for your storage needs.

Weatherproof and highly secure, these units will be designed to meet your storage needs.

Container Options

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8ft Container

  • 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 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

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

  • 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 Container

  • 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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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. This can either be a single/personnel, double (cargo), or combination.

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Side Opener

Opening on their longest side.

Side opening units 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 with our patented Contain-A-Lock’® Padlock Protector Shroud.

CISA Locks

Enhance your container’s security with our CISA padlocks.


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

Personnel Doors

Make access 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.

30ft Container Accessories

You can get the most out of your unit by purchasing a variety of accessories, designed to enhance the following aspects of your container: security, functionality, insulation, capacity, and accessibility. For instance, shelving can be added to maximise the available floor space and increase the internal storage capacity of your unit.

You can explore our full range of accessories by visiting our container accessories page.

30ft Container Specifications

Our self-contained 30ft storage containers are made from solid steel and fully seamed welded to ensure the highest levels of durability. The floors are manufactured by cutting down a larger 40ft unit.

There are weather-sealed steel doors at each end of the unit to allow convenient access and loading. Although it is worth noting that 30ft containers cannot be moved once loaded, so ensure its positioning is correct before loading.

How Adaptable Are 30ft Containers?

Although they are restricted to empty lifting only (given they’re cut down from 40fts), 30ft storage containers can be used for a number of applications. For instance, a they are ideal if you have substantial storage requirements and want to store materials on site. These can also be the perfect size to accommodate some medium to large-sized conversion projects. Previous clients have successfully converted 30ft storage containers into steel offices, temporary bars, and other bespoke conversions. However, if you are looking for a conversion project, one of our other units may be more suitable, as their structure is slightly more durable having been built to size.

If you would like some more information on the storage containers available, then visit our container buyers guide page or contact our friendly advisors to discuss your storage container requirements.


Container Buyer’s Guide

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


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Reviews For Our 30ft Containers For Sale 5/5 from 4 Reviews

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James – Review
17th Oct 2017

They had what I wanted at a price that I wanted to pay!

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Chris – Review
13th Sep 2016

Firstly I think that the cost of the unit we bought was good value. The information pack and instructions were very clear so I knew what I had to do to prepare the site. The communication was excellent. The delivery was on the correct day, and the driver was very good. He was helpful and polite and dropped the container exactly where we wanted it. The container itself is in very good newly painted condition with an excellent lock that will deter the local hooligans. All in all it was a very rewarding experience and we now plan to acquire another container. Ten out of ten!

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Jo – Review
7th Jul 2015

Great communication via email, very friendly staff, easy booking and arrived 5 days later with no problems whatsoever. Highly recommend.

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John T – Review
3rd Feb 2015

Overall good experience. Very helpful in the office. Had container painted and quality was good. Delivery made on time

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