20ft High Cube Containers For Sale


If you are looking for a readily available, standard-sized container which offers a little extra loading space, consider a 20ft high cube container. 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 standard container unit. We proudly stock 10ft, 20ft and 40ft high cube shipping containers for purchase and hire. If you are looking to hire a high cube container, please visit our containers for hire page.

We have a range of quality new and used high cube shipping containers available to purchase. For more information, including more detailed 20ft high cube container 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 for your container delivery, please contact a member of our expert team today.

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  • Store more contents: take advantage of 15% more load capacity in a high cube container vs standard storage container (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 container accessories that improve security, functionality and the control of condensation.


  • Ship efficiently: all new 20ft high cube shipping containers are supplied with a valid CSC plate. *
  • Cost effective shipping: stack more pallets in fewer units thanks to increased height and load capacity.
  • Cargo is fully protected as all high cube containers are weather proofed and highly secure.

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


  • 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 container units, battery storage containers, portable laboratories, site accommodation, shower blocks, modular buildings, cold rooms and much more.
  • High cube containers are ideal for taller structures. 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.
  • Welded all-steel construction, with floors made of load bearing 30mm marine plywood over steel floor bearers.
  • Weather-sealed wind and watertight steel doors at one end
  • Free standing, self-contained high cube units
  • Lifting points at each corner for ease of delivery
  • Our high cube containers offer extra capacity from the additional height and improved door access.
  • Identical weight and floor area to standard 20ft containers

For more information on our 20ft high cube containers for sale, please visit our container buyer’s guide.

Dimensions are approximate

Floor Area

150sqft (13.93m²)


2.4 tons (2.4 tonnes)

Cubic Capacity

1310cu ft (37.09m³)

External Dimensions

Our 20ft high cube shipping containers have external dimensions of:


20ft (6.06m)


9ft 6ins (2.89m)


8ft (2.44m)

Internal Dimensions

Our 20ft high cube shipping containers have internal dimensions of:


7ft 7ins (2.33m)


8ft 9ins (2.65m)


19ft 3ins (5.87m)

End Door Aperture

7ft 6ins (2.28m)


8ft 5ins (2.56m)

Extremely helpful and fast service. Will definitely use again and would be happy to recommend you guys.

Christian - 17th February 2020

Hire, Biotechnology company, Plymouth

Quick, friendly and good value for money.

Damian - 16th February 2020

Hire, Construction company, Stafordshire

S. Jones Containers were very professional and stayed in contact with us right up until our container arrived. The driver was also very professional and helpful. Hope School.

Helen - 13th February 2020

Hire, School, Liverpool

This is the 4th time that I have ordered via S Jones Containers; again the service was exceptional from start to finish, with a smooth ordering and delivery process. The container was exactly as I expected and the same standard as all the other containers I have Ordered. Rachel should be commended for her professional service that she always provides to me.

Mark - 10th February 2020

Sale, Manufacturer, Southampton

Extremely happy with the service we received dealt with quickly and efficiently would definitely recommend

Marie - 4th February 2020

Sale, Engineer, Leicestershire

Prompt, courteous, did what they said they were going to do. Good product, good price, lovely people

Tim - 4th February 2020

Sale, Private Individual, Dudley

No fuss, accurate details from the outset, easy to deal with

Simon - 4th February 2020

Sale, Private Indiduals, Northamptonshire

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