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8ft Shipping Containers

Explore our range of 8ft shipping containers. Durable, weatherproof, and secure, 8ft containers can be used for commercial or personal storage. Spacious yet versatile with a volume of 348ft³, they’re suitable for conversion projects or as part of a larger ISO shipping container construction project.

Whether you need an 8ft shipping container for personal or business use, explore our selection and benefit from competitive pricing and nationwide delivery.

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Our 8ft shipping containers are strong and robust, designed to be secure and easy to access for storage or personnel use.

Please note that all dimensions are approximate:

General Specifications

Floor Area
51 sq ft (4.78m²)
Cubic Capacity
348 cu ft (9.28m³)
1 ton (1.02 tonnes)

External Dimensions

8 ft (2.42m)
7 ft 1 in (2.17m)
7 ft 5 in (2.26)

Internal Dimensions

7 ft 6 in (2.28m)
6 ft 11 in (2,1m)
6 ft 8 in (2.04)

Buying 8ft Shipping Containers from S Jones

We’ve been around for over 40 years, which means we’re the experts at competitive pricing, nationwide delivery, and quality customer service for new and used 8ft containers.

  • Nationwide delivery: Delivery across the UK by professional-operated crane-fitted lorries at customer-selected delivery times
  • Competitive prices: Quality new and used 8ft storage containers at great prices
  • Finance options available – to make buying your shipping containers easier
  • Depots Across the UK: Nationwide locations to ensure great service and fast shipping
  • Recommended by 98% of customers: Proven excellence at delivering great customer service and quality products

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8ft Shipping Container FAQs

Can 8ft shipping containers be converted?

Yes, our 8ft containers can be converted for a specific project or application. Our in-house Conversions Team can project manage, design, and convert units to be used as portable office units, insulated containers, refrigerated units, modular buildings, trade show displays, shower blocks, cold rooms and more. Find out more about our design and fabrication service and shipping container conversion.

Can your 8ft containers be used for shipping?

Yes,  our weatherproof and highly secure self‐storage containers are manufactured to meet the standards set by the International Standards Organisation (ISO). However, they can not be shipped as a regular container they must be shipped as cargo - inside the vessel as opposed to stacked. Please note that second-hand units may require inspection and recertification to renew the CSC plate for shipping.  

What are the common uses for 8ft shipping containers?

Thanks to their compact size, 8ft shipping containers are often used for personal or commercial storage. They’re a great option for storing tools, equipment, and other smaller items. They can also be converted for workplace or business purposes, such as mobile kiosks, ticket booths, or small utility enclosures.

Can I rent an 8ft shipping container?

Yes, we offer rental services for 8ft shipping containers, which is a great option if you need a short-term storage solution. If you’re looking for a converted shipping container or a more permanent option, we offer competitive pricing on 8ft shipping containers.

How can 8ft containers be shipped?

8ft containers can only be shipped as cargo, and can not be shipped the regular way.

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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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Your Guide to Buying Shipping Containers

Have more questions about buying a shipping container? We’ve got you covered in our shipping container buying guide, which will answer all your questions about:

  • Types of containers
  • Security and locking systems
  • Getting ready for your container delivery
  • Taking care of your container

Download our shipping container guide

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

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