ABM is the largest provider of new shipping container and second-hand containers, from 8ft to 45ft, special types like high cube containers or open side shipping containers, including the standard 20ft container.
We also offer full Container Conversions for modular buildings and other container transformations, whatever your project, we have the solution for you!


Get shipping containers to match your needs and budget.

Providing innovative container solutions and value to our customers for over 10 years

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Buy or hire with fast delivery from UK depots

Containers for Sale

Full range of new and used containers for sale. Now with a free extended watertight warranty of up to 5-years.

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Hire Containers

Flexible short and long-term rental options. Learn about our best price guarantee and fast delivery. 

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Container Conversion

Thousands of quality container conversions completed. Learn how our skilled engineers can help you realise your project.

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Used shipping containers

Our Groups Connections over the years with many shipping lines, coupled with our purchasing power enables us to buy large batches of used containers in a variety of regions in the UK enabling us to offer at very competitive prices into the sales market. Second-hand containers are usually 10+ years old, come in their original colour and fully wind and watertight.

Best Value Price Guarantee

You won’t find the same quality container for less – we guarantee it

Extended Warranty

Get protection against leaks for longer with our free extended watertight warranty.

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Order with confidence. Join thousands of buyers who’ve trusted Adaptainer for more than 30-years.

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10ft Containers

Purchase or hire. Available in a range of colours. Security lockbox included

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20ft Containers

Enjoy low cost and fast delivery from regional depots.

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40ft Containers

Both standard and high cube options available. Free extended warranty.

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45ft Containers

Available: 45ft high cube palletwide containers. Limited stock.

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20ft Full-Side Access

Full side opening plus end door access give you superior use flexibility.

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Used Containers

Buy with confidence. Our second-hand containers come with a 12-month extended warranty.

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Refrigerated Containers

Rent refrigerated containers or purchase outright.

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Container Accessories

Locks, doors, windows, lighting and much more.

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Container Conversions Types

ABM in modifying International Standards Organisation (ISO) shipping containers into all manner of things; offices, welfare units, workshops and numerous other bespoke applications, all configured to the customers’ specifications.

Shipping container homes & houses
Container garden sheds
Container pop-up bars & restaurants
Container toilet cabins
Mobile retail unit container conversion
Security offices
Container turnstiles & access units

Conversions by Industry Sector

ABM Shipping Company Limited provide shipping containers to suit a wide range of industries, including Self-storage & Removals, Business & Industry, Construction, Living & Homes, Public Sector and more.

Bespoke container conversions
Converted container storage solutions
Converted container workshops
Converted container offices
Treatment facilities
Cabins for construction sites
Conversions for exhibitions & events

Whether it’s just a simple modification or a large scale conversion, we’ll help you make it happen

Discover how we can assist you with everything from minor conversions, such as installing windows and lighting to a single container, through to large multi-container enterprise conversion projects.

Buy containers risk-free with our FREE extended watertight warranty

You don’t need to worry about receiving a container which leaks. Not only that, we’ll protect you for longer with our free extended wind and watertight warranty. This gives you 5-years watertight protection for new containers and 12-months for second-hand.

Client Testimonials


The industry speaks

The efforts G&W UK Road operations have made in relation to introducing the IAM RoadSmart advanced driving standard to their team has been excellent.”

Head of Driving Standards, IAM RoadSmart

“The service level has been reliable, as much as the UK roads allow, and any issues that have occurred we have received timely updates, usually with an immediate resolution. The relationship we have with Pentalver has been upgraded from original timed deliveries to a drop and swap solution and off quay storage across the UK. The team we work with are highly skilled within the industry and continually look for the latest innovative solution to assist with driving our supply chain forward.”


Imports Manager, Soak

“We have worked with the Pentalver Container Conversions team on multiple projects and find them to be very professional to work with. Pentalver never fail to take the time to understand our challenging requirements and are always extremely informative.”

Operations Director, Suncombe

Frequently Asked Questions

How long does delivery take?

We have a comprehensive haulier network in the UK. This means you can usually expect your container to be delivered within 3-5 working days from receipt of payment, assuming modification work is not required. If you need your container sooner than this please check haulier availability with us.

Is my site suitable for a container lorry to deliver to?

Great question. To help you limit the chances of a failed delivery we’ll send you a delivery questionnaire when you order. This asks a series of questions to help you identify any possible issues. Also, don’t miss the free delivery checklist guide we send you when you request a quote,

Where are your containers located?

We stock containers at 9 depots which are spread throughout the UK. This helps keep your delivery costs to a minimum and get your containers to you faster.

Which colour containers do you have?

We usually have both green and blue new containers in stock. Second-hand units are supplied in a range of colours and the colour will depend on available stock on the day of your delivery. Alternatively, if you have a particular requirement we can repaint in your choice of colour for an additional charge.

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