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Leicester Shipping and Storage Containers for Sale and Hire
Shipping containers start their life as enormous packing boxes for a variety of goods that eventually reach our shores. The Leicester containers are hard-wearing because they are made to withstand extreme weather conditions when at the same time carrying heavy cargo all around the world, this makes them ideal not only for shipping but for home and business storage or as a base for a unique container project. Steel containers are available as new or used units and 3J have great numbers of stocks currently available in Leicester and East Midlands.
Used Shipping and Storage Containers in Leicester and East Midlands
Used steel containers are available in a variety of sizes, as standard, we can provide 10ft, 20ft and 40ft used containers throughout Leicester and East Midlands. However, our ability to modify containers means that we can provide used containers in any size to suit your needs.
What does used East Midlands shipping container mean?
Used containers in Leicester have been owned by a number of years by a shipping line who have used the containers on a number of occasions to ship goods around the UK. A used container enters the market when the contract with the leasing company has expired.
Used containers are usually at least 10-12 years old, however, their age should not influence your buying decision, the grade, or quality should.
Our used containers are checked upon entering and before leaving our storage depots. They are weather proof and although they may not look too pretty, we still expect them (with the right upkeep) to last you around 10 years.
Security features can easily be added to used shipping containers. A lockbox is a steel shroud that is welded to the container doors, a steel lug is located inside the lockbox which houses a high security padlock. We can recommend the best padlock to use with your lockbox.
3J Services offer brand new and second hand Leicester cargo containers for sale and modified containers through Leicester, Leicestershire, East Midlands and the UK. Our containers are perfect for East Midlands domestic or Leicester commercial storage, portable building, site office, mess room, toilet block, construction site cabins, East Midlands portable kitchen, Leicester farm storage and a lot more. Our containers are proven to be Hard wearing, Weather-proof, Secure, New or Second hand, can suit a variety of budgets, Readily Modified.
New Shipping and Storage Containers in Leicester and East Midlands
The new container has been manufactured and built (most likely in China) and filled with cargo, it has then been loaded on to a shipping vessel where it started its journey around the world with the cargo being loaded and un-loaded as required. The new container has then finished its journey in the UK where the container is emptied and enters the UK domestic market.
New containers are sometimes known as ‘one-way’ or ‘once shipped’ containers.
Aesthetically, they are much neater than used containers, generally speaking they are available in blue or green.
Special Containers in Leicester and East Midlands
A wide variety of ‘special’ containers can also be provided, these include
- Side Loading Containers for Leicester – Available in 20ft or 40ft lengths, these Leicester containers have full concertina doors to one 20ft side and to one 8ft end, they make loading large or awkward equipment very simple. These units are usually only available as new.
- Dual Side Loading Containers for Leicester – Available in 20ft lengths, these rare containers have concertina doors to both 20ft sides and to one 8ft end! They are ideal base units for a conversion project, or for loading awkward equipment. These units are usually only available as new.
- High Cube Containers for Leicester – Available in 20ft and 40ft lengths, these units have an extra 1ft in height, therefore, as oppose to the usual 8ft 6ins external height of a standard shipping container, these units are 9ft 6ins externally. Whilst 20ft high cubes only tend to be available as new units, or as modified cut downs, 40ft high cubes are usually readily available as new or used units.
- Double Door or Tunnel Containers for Leicester – Available in 20ft and 40ft lengths, these units have double cargo doors to both 8ft ends of the container, this makes loading and unloading the container very straight-forward as a forklift can unload/load from both ends without having to remove all of the equipment to get to the front of the container. These units are usually available as new, however, used modified units can be fabricated.
- High Cube Double Door or Tunnel Containers for Leicester – Like a standard double door / tunnel container, these units have doors at both 8ft ends, however, they also provide an extra 1ft in height providing an external height dimension of 9ft 6ins. These units only tend to be available as new, unless modified.
- Pallet Wide Containers for Leicester – These units tend to be 45ft long and have a slighter larger internal width of 8ft, they were made with the Euro Pallet in mind, and, the extra internal space means that a pallet wide container can load an additional five Euro Pallets to a standard width 45ft container.
- Open Top Containers for Leicester – Open top containers are available in 20ft and 40ft lengths and can be procured as new or used units. They were designed for extra large pieces of cargo that was simply too high or awkward for a standard container, these units do not have a roof, instead they are covered by a tarpaulin.
40 years of Leicester Container Experience
3J have over 4 decades of experience in supplying Leicester containers for a vast range of requirements, from home moves to exclusive, complex container modifications and structures. These can be made to almost any size and built bespoke to match your specific needs.
3J Services give you professional expertise and advice, take care of your Leicestershire storage needs, leading you through the sales process and making sure that your Leicester delivery is done effectively by one of our Leicestershire haulage experts. Most of the time, our containers are brought to you using a Hi-Ab lorry which also off-loads your Leicester container.
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Honest insights into Leicester Modified Containers For Sale
82 ft) The most typical containers utilized in the building and construction of container houses are the 40 foot containers. The easy response is yes. There are many examples of container houses all over the world. However the more complicated response is, it depends where you live! Just like any brand-new building and construction you should constantly call your local preparation authority prior to dedicating yourself or spending too much cash.
If for instance you live in a location of exceptional natural appeal or all the houses around you are conventional stone cottages etc. you’ll likely find that the planners won’t be really responsive towards the concept of a house constructed out of huge steel boxes. container rental. You’re container house will likewise need to reveal that you adhere to fire guidelines and other structure control requirements.
It’s presumed that they’re a low-cost method of building a house as the expense of buying a container is really affordable. However, just like anything there is a component of you get what you spend for! – numerous older containers will have had a difficult life and may well be twisted or bent.
Honest insights into Leicester Modified Containers For Sale
No Rust – brand-new containers will have an excellent coat of fresh paint and should be rust free. – if you’re utilizing several shipping containers you’ll desire them to line up perfectly and brand-new containers will. – New Hi-cube 40′ containers can cost around 3,000 – 4,000 but second hand 40′ containers can be gotten from under 1,000.
If you require 4 containers the price difference can soar to over 10,000 really quickly. – there are great deals of business who can offer you second hand containers at really short notice from local stock so you could have it onsite in a matter of days. How hard can it be? You buy a couple of containers stack them up, eliminated a couple of windows and doors, bonded them together and you’re done, ideal Not rather! As quickly as you cut a hole in a shipping container it loses a great deal of its strength and rigidness, and you’re going to need to cut a great deal of huge holes unless you desire all your rooms to be 12m long x 2.
4′ x x7. 7′) with no extra windows or doors. As quickly as you cut a hole, you’re going to need to strengthen the whole container in order to change the lost rigidness. container rental. This implies you’ll require to include much more steel to your container and that’ll need the services of a structural engineer, if you desire to do it right! The next thing you’ll require to consider is condensation.
Finding out about Metal Containers For Sale pricing in Leicester and Leicestershire
Despite whether you insulate internally or externally, the insulation really needs to be touching all the uneven shapes of the steel, otherwise the condensation threat increases within deep spaces that are left. You’ll likewise require to install an excellent vapour barrier to the warm side of the insulation to avoid moisture entering into contact with the steel of your container home.
At which point you ‘d get condensation forming which could cause rust to the steel and reduce the effectiveness of your insulation. In my viewpoint the best method to insulate a container houses is to use one of the closed cell spray foam insulations offered. My reasoning for this is the spray foam will bond to the uneven surface of the ribbed steel walls/roof significance there are no air voids for condensation to form on.
Whether you select to insulate internally or externally is a question for personal taste. But in any case it needs to be done thoroughly and correctly if you desire to avoid rust problems in the future. Cheaper I’m on the fence with the one. Structure container houses can in theory be more affordable than conventional building and construction.
7 methods for getting a Leicester Shipping Container to Buy
– re-using old containers sounds like a fantastic method of re-cycling. But the truth remains that shipping containers are method over engineered to be a home. So you wind up cutting out and getting rid of a great deal of steel to then include a lot more steel in order to change the structural stability.
– containers are really long lasting as they’re developed for usage at sea. the structure of your house could be up in a couple of days. But only after prolonged engineers reports and strengthen works etc. have been performed. Schedule – containers are reasonably abundant and easy to get. – as they’re steel they’ll transfer heat really quickly, so in hot climates they can overheat and in cold climates they can be really cold. You may need to sandblast them to eliminate the paints and change the plywood flooring. – as quickly as you cut an opening in your container it’ll lose part of its structural stability. Implying you’ll most likely need to get an engineer’s report for your local authorities. Particularly if you intend to stack them more than one high.
While I was initially drawn to the concept of container houses being a fantastic method to recycle containers by turning them into houses. The more I investigated it the less persuaded I was that they’re as green as we like to envision. I presume by the time you get all your engineers reports and perform all the necessary enhancing works and create an excellent jointing information to join the containers I ‘d be impressed if they’re much more affordable than a traditional house on the same size.
But as a means of offering a roof over your head, they’re absolutely jeopardized and while I applaud anyone who takes one on and prospers, and numerous have, I don’t think they’re for me. Container Homes.
We do not convert old shipping containers for individuals to live in. We produce brand name brand-new container houses to a guaranteed construct standard, backed by a 10-year structural guarantee. Your home is developed, from the ground up, to be a home, untouched by seawater or contents that could have undermined its structural stability.
Our container housing systems are function developed and not transformed shipping containers. Unlike old shipping containers, a MAC container home has a solid steel, sealed flooring. The underside of a normal shipping container The underside of a bespoke MAC container home The roof of a MAC container home is of pressure-bowed building and construction, so that the centre of the roof is a little raised to enable rainwater run-off.
Corrugated Smooth-sided Any colour you like as long as it’s MAC. Our container houses are painted with a one-coat, Hempel chlorinated, rubber-sealed paint system. You have a choice of no less than 197 colours, offering an outstanding surface that you can alter or retouch later with regular paint. The UV worths of a MAC container home are generally as excellent or much better than a physicals equivalent.
We can likewise soundproof your container house. From outside paint colours to window placement to wallpaper. We can decorate your home, just the method you like it. We can adjust your home for availability for the comfort and convenience of elderly or disabled individuals. We can assist with every element of your container housing requirements.
We deliver your brand-new container house all set to live in, with all your choices of surface and design fitted at the factory.
We pride ourselves that the shipping containers we supply are of the best quality and extremely cost effective. We supply a range of containers for nearly every possible application. container rental. From 6ft, a container can be utilized for motor bike or garden storage all the method to 45ft beasts which could even be modified into a swimming pool, the limitation is only your imagination.
With our large variety of sizes you can likewise select the colour and level of usage from brand name brand-new, one trip or under ten years utilized. Together with our ‘just a container’ service we offer a bespoke and personalized option for all of our containers. You can merely select the colour, select a particular colour of your option and even deal with our innovative group to construct a genuinely bespoke building and construction.
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