Sally on November 7, 2019

Shipping Container Garages

Do shipping containers make good garages? The answer is yes! They make a low cost and convenient alternative to a traditional garage. With a few modifications available at Containers Direct we can ensure your shipping container garage is fit for purpose and your car is safe, secure and dry for...
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Sally on August 27, 2019

Wonderful Woods

How to make a shipping container not look like a shipping container – choose wood cladding! Whether it’s a simple storage unit, or a complete conversion, wood cladding can transform the appearance of a metal box into an attractive wood cabin....
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Sally on May 15, 2019

Pâtisseries in Paris!

This week, our Director has been visiting France (not that we’re jealous…), but we’re glad to see that shipping container conversions are a worldwide love affair!  ...
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Sally on April 10, 2019

Start Up in a Shipping Container!

Looking to set up or grow your own small business, but struggling to find the right space at an affordable price? Shipping containers offer both flexibility and low start up costs, as well as a reduced carbon footprint by re-purposing and up-cycling existing material! And, they’re always a conversation...
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Sally on March 21, 2019

Glyndebourne Opera House client award nomination

We were thrilled to discover that our client Glyndebourne Opera House was a nominee in the 2018 edition of the prestigious Young Audiences Music Awards. We worked on the stage set with Glyndebourne when they approached us for a shipping container stage conversion. We think you’ll agree that the end...
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Sally on February 20, 2019

World’s Smallest Concert Hall

We are always happy when our container conversions make the news. This month saw one of our successful projects transformed into a venue for performances at the Leeds International Piano Competition, complete with a baby grand piano inside! Billed as the “world’s smallest concert hall”, this new shipping container music...
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Sally on January 20, 2019

Client shortlisted for RIBA Awards 2018

We are excited to hear news from our client of their container conversion award nomination. Even container conversions can win awards!  RIBA awards and prizes for buildings have championed and celebrated the best architecture in the UK and around the world, no matter the form, size or budget.  We are...
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studiowide on December 5, 2018

Containers Conversions featured in At Home

Container conversions At Home! We are proud to announce that Containers Direct feature in the latest edition of AT HOME magazine. Sarah Beeny’s Home and Property issue is in shops now!...
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