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Shipping Containers For Sale

Lion Containers Ltd are able to supply new or used containers for sale nationwide. Our clean, dry, secure equipment is perfect for storage, converting or shipping. Regardless of your container purchase requirement, rest assured that your stored items will remain dry and secure. We have depots in the East Midlands, East of England, London, North East England, North West England, Scotland, South East England, South West England, Staffordshire, West Midlands, Wales and Yorkshire and Humber.

Our most popular container sizes are 10ft20ft and 40ft. We also supply a wide range of bespoke sizes including 24ft30ft and 32ft. We keep a vast amount of stock in various UK depots, meaning that we can source and deliver your container quickly and economically. The savings we make on delivery, from dispatching your container from your local depot are passed on to you! Our new and used containers:

  • Have a strong, steel, anti-vandal structure.
  • Are easily converted.
  • Are cost-effective.
  • Are weatherproof.
  • Have heavy duty flooring as standard.
  • Are intermodal and easily moveable.
  • Are quick and easy to site.
  • Have an internal and external structure that can easily be adapted.
  • Are easily stacked and linked to make larger, modular units.
  • Are available under the Lion Containers Ltd Buy Back Scheme. When we issue you with a quotation we declare what value we will buy your container back for, and within what time frame.
  • Are available on finance: To find out if you qualify, call us on 0333 600 6260.
  • Come with a weather proof guarantee.

New or Used Container?

Shipping containers are available as new or used (a grade) in 10ft, 20ft of 40ft lengths and are 8ft wide as standard in order to meet ISO (International Shipping) regulations, these tough regulations ensure that the ISO container supplied meets strict design and manufacturing standards to provide a high quality, fit for purpose shipping container. 

New Shipping Containers For Sale

New containers are also referred to as new (once shipped), or one trip containers. If aesthetics are of primary importance and you are storing goods that require a clean, neat and tidy environment, this is the best container type you can purchase. They are more expensive than used containers but their lifespan is significantly longer and the cost difference is relatively minor. These containers usually come with a high security lockbox as standard, to improve security and protect your padlock. They come with either marine ply or bamboo floors as standard and usually have four small vents for air circulation. New containers will always be structurally sound and weather proof. New containers have been used on one occasion to ship goods into the UK by cargo vessel. These container types are usually suitable for shipping.

20ft Shipping Container
New 40ft Shipping Container
New 40ft Shipping Container
Side Opening Container
20ft Shipping Container

Used Shipping Containers For Sale

All of our used shipping containers are good quality, wind and water tight and perfect for domestic storage. If aesthetics are not of primary concern, these containers are ideal, they also present a more cost effective alternative to new containers. Used containers do not normally come complete with a high security lockbox as standard, however, one can be fitted for a nominal fee. Used containers are always weather proof and structurally sound. They can be upgraded in order to be suitable for shipping if required. They usually have marine ply or bamboo flooring as standard with four vents for air circulation.

Used Container
Used Container
Used Container
40ft used container

Shipping Container Delivery

We have a small team of trusted hauliers working for us here in the UK. Deliveries normally take place between 7am-8pm, Monday to Friday, however we can work outside of these times if so wished. We also provide site visits to those more tricky delivery areas. We have depots in the East MidlandsEast of EnglandLondonNorth East EnglandNorth West EnglandScotlandSouth East EnglandSouth West EnglandStaffordshireWest MidlandsWales and Yorkshire and HumberPlease read our container delivery terms and conditions for further information. If your container is being shipped, please read more about container shipping

If you would like more information or would like to discuss your requirements please call 0333 600 6260 or complete our Quick Quote form below.


Bunded 20′ x 8′ Storage Container

Very happy with new storage container received last week (for our factory thinners and printing inks) – All in very good condition with a strong, rigid grill floor that is perfect for our requirements. Crane unloaded into the final position we wanted – all went very well, no hassle. Would definitely use Lion Containers again.