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20ft High Cube Containers for Sale

  • 1ft (30cm) taller than standard containers
  • 15% greater load capacity
  • Easier loading and accessibility though larger doors

If you are looking for a readily available, standard-sized container which offers a little extra loading space, consider a high cube container.


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New and Used Units Available

These units are exactly a foot higher than our standard 20ft shipping containers, offering an extra 5 cubic meters of capacity.

This is the ideal option if your business requires the shipment or storage of additional contents, but wants to avoid the cost of upgrading to a longer unit.

We proudly stock 10ft, 20ft and 40ft high cube containers, if you are looking to hire a high cube unit, please visit our containers for hire page.

For more information, including more detailed external dimensions and load capacities, please see below.

To see prices for our 20ft high cube units, get a quote tailored to your needs via the button below.

If you would like to discuss delivery options or requirements, please contact a member of our expert team today.

20ft High Cube Specifications


  • 20ft High Cube Specifications

    Note – all given dimensions are approximate:

General Specifications

Floor Area
150sqft (13.93m²)
Cubic Capacity
1310cu ft (37.09m³)
2.4 tons (2.4 tonnes)

External Dimensions

20ft (6.06m)
8ft (2.44m)
9ft 6ins (2.89m)

Internal Dimensions

19ft 3ins (5.87m)
7ft 7ins (2.33m)
8ft 9ins (2.65m)

End Door Aperture

As required
As required

Why Invest In a High Cube Container?

Ship more cargo in fewer units thanks to increased load capacity with our weatherproof, wind and watertight, highly secure containers.

Ready to ship, our all new 20ft high cube shipping containers are supplied with a valid CSC plate.

Please note that second-hand units may require inspection and re-certification to renew the
CSC plate for shipping.

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  • Store more contents: take advantage of 15% more load capacity in a high cube container vs standard storage unit (37 cubic meters vs 32 cubic meters respectively in the 20ft models).
  • Loading is made easier thanks to the increased door height, offering improved forklift access.
  • Customise your 20ft high cube container with a range of additional accessories that improve security, functionality and the control of condensation.
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  • Our 20ft high cube containers can be converted for specific projects or applications.
  • Our specialist in-house conversions team will work alongside you every step of the way to manage, design, and convert shipping containers for you to use as portable office units, battery storage, portable laboratories, site accommodation, shower blocks, modular buildings, cold rooms, and much more.
  • Stacked structures will require fewer units to achieve the desired height. Find out more about our design and fabrication services on our conversions page, where you can explore our extensive range of conversion applications, case studies, and accessories.

Reviews Of Our 20ft High Cube Containers For Sale

12th Dec 2023
Always a pleasure to deal with, fantastic customer service and containers are always top quality.
24th Oct 2023
We are very pleased with the container.The Driver was very helpful and very pleasant 10/10.
27th Oct 2023
We have bought from you now for over 10 years since meeting Lucy Aucott at a trade stand – since then we have come to you for quotes and bought when we felt the price was right . Your staff have always been very helpful.
25th Oct 2023
Good price, good service and delivered when they said they would Very smooth transaction.
28th Oct 2023
It was a very easy service from quotation to delivery.

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