40ft Containers For Sale


If you are looking to send large shipments or need substantial storage space, we would recommend a 40ft shipping container. The largest standard container size available, we sell new and good quality second hand 40ft containers, ideal for shipping, providing secure storage, and as the basis for large conversion projects.

Our expert team of friendly advisers is on hand to support you in choosing the right container(s) for your requirements. All new and second hand 40ft containers for sale at S Jones are available for nationwide delivery.

For full specifications, including our 40ft shipping container dimensions, see below.

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40ft Containers To Order From S Jones

If you are looking to send large shipments or need substantial storage space, we recommend a 40ft shipping and steel storage container. The largest standard container size available, we sell new and great quality containers, including second-hand 40ft containers, ideal for shipping, providing secure storage, and as the basis for large conversion projects. 

Our expert team of friendly advisers is on hand to support you in choosing the right storage containers for your requirements. All new one trip and second‐hand 40ft containers for sale at S Jones are suitable for a range of applications and available for nationwide delivery. We also stock 40ft high cube shipping containers, available here. 

For full specifications, including 40ft container external dimensions, internal dimensions and cubic capacity, see below. 

Why Buy One Of Our 40ft Shipping Containers For Sale?

  • We are based in the West Midlands, with depots available nationwide.
  • All new 40ft shipping containers are supplied with a valid CSC plate. This means they are valid for shipping for up to 5 years.*  
  • Constructed to the standards set by the International Standards Organisation (ISO) of size, strength and durability.
  • The largest standard shipping container available, weatherproof, wind and watertight, and highly secure.

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

Things To Know About Our 40ft Shipping Containers

  • Heavy‐duty flooring combined with a 40ft steel container load capacity of up to 66 cubic meters.
  • Get the most from your 40ft storage containers with a range of additional accessories
  • that improve; security, access, storage capacity, condensation control and increase your containers wind and watertight properties.
  • We can supply large quantities of 40ft storage containers for self-storage sites nationwide.

40ft Shipping Containers for Conversion

  • Our 40ft Containers can be adapted and converted for various applications.
  • Our in‐house Conversions Team can design and modify 40ft containers into; industrial enclosures, refrigerated containers, insulated containers, modular buildings, office containers, exhibition displays, container housing, changing rooms and more.
  • We also offer a large range of container accessories such as lockboxes, shelving systems and container padlocks to ensure that your storage and shipping containers are safe and secure at all times.
  • Find out more about our container conversions, including our 3D CAD service.
  • Welded all-steel construction except for the floors which are made of load-bearing 30mm marine-plywood over steel floor bearers.
  • Two weather-sealed steel doors at one end
  • Free standing, self-contained units
  • Lifting points at each corner

Further information can be found in our container buyers guide, if you require any further assistance or wish to discuss delivery options please contact us today.

Dimensions are approximate

Floor Area

305sqft (28.33m²)

Cubic Capacity

2360 cu ft (66.83m³)


4 tons (4.06 tonnes)

External Dimensions

The external dimensions of our 40ft containers are:


40ft (12.19m)


8ft 6ins (2.59m)


8ft (2.44m)

Internal Dimensions

The internal dimensions of our 40ft shipping containers are:


39ft 4ins (12.00m)


7ft 7ins (2.33m)


7ft 9ins (2.35m)

Extremely helpful and professional approach.

Csaba - 23rd January 2020

Sale, Transport company, Dorset

Just as informative and professional as last time ,upbeat and cheerful as only Rachel could be ! An absolute pleasure to do business . Mike Gills Garage and Transport Services

Mike - 20th January 2020

Sale, Transport Services, Wolverhampton

excellent and very happy with the service from the start to the delivery on site cannot fault at any stage worth weight in gold for keeping goods and tools secured on site deffo recommend to other contractors on other sites

Dil - 14th January 2020

Hire, Private Individual, Harrogate

Minnie, was very helpful when hiring our container. It was delivered on time and any issues were sorted promptly.

Adam - 13th January 2020

Hire, Leisure company, Reading

The team we easy to communicate with and made everything as easy as possible, nothing was too much trouble, easy to follow break down of the costs from both purchase and hire of the equipment.

Neil - 13th January 2020

Hire, Heating Equipment Supplier, Wolverhampton

Pleasure to deal with. Both drop off and collection went smoothly. Definitely use again.

David - 13th January 2020

Hire, Hardware Store, Leeds

Charlotte Rainey was amazing and extremely helpful. Containers were delivered on time and were in excellent condition.

Simon - 7th January 2020

Sale, Interior Designer, London

The best from start to finish way ahead of anyone else out there . Minne was extremely helpful!!! I will definitely be buying more containers as my requirement grow.

Harj - 7th January 2020

Sale, Private Individual, Coventry

When we first required a container we were very in the dark as to what quality we should buy. Charlotte was brilliant talking us through the options and once we decided to go-ahead with the purchase charlotte kept us up-to-date with proceedings and diligently made the effort to contact me personally. On arrival with the container the two lads were brilliant in sitting it where we wanted it-even though it was in a tight position. Overall we are most happy with all aspects of our dealings with S. Jones Containers and highly recommend their services.

Darren - 3rd January 2020

Sale, Electrical company, Stoke-On-Trent

Great service Good communication . Would recommend

Hanna - 12th December 2019

Sale, Agricultural Wholesaler, Coventry


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