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Used Containers for Sale

Do you require a used container?

3J Services Ltd provide new and used 8ft, 10ft, 12ft, 20ft and 40ft shipping containers, for sale or hire nationwide. Our portable cabins, modular buildings, flat pack units and steel containers can be fabricated to any specification. We also undertake container site works, repairs and modifications.

Call us today on 0330 321 3380 or complete our quick enquiry form for a competitive quotation.


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Used Containers for Sale

Used shipping containers and steel storage containers are available in a wide range of size to meet the needs of most purposes and projects. These sizes range from 10ft, 20ft, and 40ft but other sizes such as 8ft, 12ft and custom lengths containers are available too. There are high cube versions too that provide an extra foot in height for those oversized items, the cost difference between a standard and a high cube container is minimal. 

What Does 'Used Shipping Container' Mean?

Used containers 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.

Used shipping containers can be transformed with some of our very simple modifications;

  • Painting – The specialist container paint we utilise will not only give your used container a new lease of life, but, it will also protect your container from the effects of rust for years to come.
  • Grafo-Therm – We can apply Grafo-Therm to the ceiling of your container to help prevent the effects of condensation.
  • Ramps – Our range of ramps, from budget to heavy duty, can make loading and un-loading your used container really simple.
  • Bespoke modifications – Visit our modifications page to view the wide range of bespoke modifications that we can perform on your container, from electrics to ply-lining, roller shutters to bar fit outs, you name it, we can do it!

We have over 70 combined years experience in the container industry, with a focus on excellent customer service. We have worked with our suppliers and hauliers for many years and they too understand the quality of service we expect.

Contact us today on 0330 321 3380 for a competitive quotation or complete our quick enquiry online form and find out more.

We have over 70 combined years experience in the container industry, we will give you the expert advice and service you need. We take care of your storage needs, guiding you through the sales process and ensuring that your delivery is completed efficiently by one of our haulage experts.