Sally on February 18, 2021

Joining Up Shipping Containers

If you’re thinking about a shipping container conversion but need something bigger than a standard 8ft wide container offers, then look no further – Containers Direct have expertly designed and practiced a method of joining up shipping containers to give you widths of 16ft, 24ft, 32ft and beyond. The method...
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Sally on November 20, 2020

The Best of Lockdown Shipping Container Conversions

While the country has ground to a halt this year, Container Conversions Direct have still been busy producing shipping container conversions in our workshops for our clients. We’ve picked our favourite conversions produced during lockdown, to illustrate how people have been finding innovative ways to stay afloat and continue their...
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Sally on November 6, 2020

How to Create a Shipping Container Office

Shipping containers are becoming more popular as a structure for conversion. From big and bold conversions to make container homes, to the small and simple pop-up catering/retail unit, you will no doubt have come across a shipping container conversion at some point in your travels. Containers Direct specialise in shipping container...
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Sally on October 9, 2020

Top Five Shipping Container Conversions

Using a shipping container as the basis for a conversion project is at the height of popularity right now. Upcycling and keeping the costs of materials down is the new trend as we are becoming a greener society and it makes sense to make good use of existing resources. Shipping...
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Sally on September 9, 2020

Introducing the StudyBox – the Shipping Container Classroom

Containers Direct have come up with a brand new design of shipping container classrooms which can be used as a temporary solution to allow for maximum capacity based on the 1m distancing rule, or as a permanent fixture for additional learning space. Shipping container classrooms Repurposed shipping containers are a unique...
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Sally on August 9, 2020

Turning a Shipping Container into a Home Gym

Finding it hard to stay motivated with your exercise regime? Do your gym membership fees outweigh your usage? If you’d like to stay fit without leaving the house or paying ongoing costs then a home gym is the solution. Not many people are fortunate enough to have the space indoors...
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Sally on July 9, 2020

Reasons to Chose a New Build Container

Why do we build new containers when there are plenty of used and new shipping containers ready for conversion? Shipping containers can be repurposed for a multitude of applications, including storage, office and work space, accommodation, retail and catering, to name a few. Which is great. Unless you want something size-wise that a...
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Sally on April 21, 2020

Our Favourite Shipping Container Homes From Around The World!

Mobile, versatile, and with a low carbon footprint, shipping containers are gathering momentum as the building blocks for new homes. Take a look at some of the most ambitious and visually stunning shipping container conversion homes that are setting the world of architecture and construction alight. Are shipping container homes...
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