20ft Shipping Container

20ft Shipping Containers for Sale

Why Choose a 20ft?

A 20ft shipping container is an exceptional choice for reliable and versatile storage solutions.
20ft containers are widely used for various applications, including shipping, secure on-site storage, and a foundation for container conversions.
At Shipping Containers of London, we offer an extensive range of new and used 20ft containers, ensuring you find the perfect match for your needs.

Features and Benefits of 20ft Shipping Containers

Durability and Security

20ft shipping containers are constructed from high-quality Corten steel, known for its superior resistance to corrosion and rust.
This robust material ensures that your container remains in top condition, even in harsh environments. 
20ft containers are also designed with security in mind, featuring lockable double doors and factory-fitted lockboxes to protect your valuable contents.


The standard dimensions of a 20ft container (20ft L x 8ft W x 8ft 6in H) make it an ideal solution for many uses. Whether transporting goods internationally or requiring secure storage for equipment and materials on-site, a 20ft container is a versatile and practical option. These containers are also popular for conversion projects, such as creating mobile offices, pop-up shops, or homes.


Opting for a used 20ft shipping container can be cost-effective without compromising quality. Our refurbished containers undergo thorough inspections and repairs to ensure they meet the highest standards, providing an affordable yet reliable option for your storage needs.

New 20ft Shipping Containers

Our new 20ft shipping containers are built to the highest standards, offering unmatched durability and security. These containers are perfect for those who require a pristine unit for transporting goods or for high-end conversion projects. The specifications for our new containers include:

  • External Dimensions: 20ft (L) x 8ft (W) x 8ft 6in (H)
  • Internal Dimensions: 19ft 4in (L) x 7ft 8in (W) x 7ft 10in (H)
  • Door Dimensions: 7ft 8in (W) x 7ft 5in (H)
  • Weight: Approximately 2,300 kg 
  • Volume: 1,172 cubic feet

Used 20ft Shipping Containers

Our used 20ft containers offer excellent value for a more budget-friendly option. These containers are carefully inspected and refurbished to ensure they are wind and watertight, providing secure storage for your items. The typical features of our used containers include:

  • Robust Steel Construction: Ensures long-lasting durability.
  • Security Features: Equipped with lockable double doors and lockboxes.
  • Customisable Options: Various modifications are available to suit your specific needs.

Storage Potential of a 20ft Container

Household Items

  • Living Room Furniture: 3-seater sofa, armchair, coffee table, TV stand, and bookshelf.
  • Bedroom Furniture: Double bed, wardrobe, bedside tables, and chest of drawers.
  • Kitchen Appliances: Fridge, freezer, washing machine, and microwave.
  • Miscellaneous Items: Bikes, garden tools, boxes of personal items, and seasonal decorations.

Office and Business Storage

  • Office Equipment: Desks, chairs, filing cabinets, and computers.
  • Retail Stock: Boxes of inventory, display racks, and promotional materials.
  • Construction Tools: Power tools, ladders, and safety equipment.

Customisation Options

At Shipping Containers of London, we offer a variety of customisation options to tailor your 20ft container to your specific requirements:

Security Enhancements

  • Additional Locking Bars: For enhanced security.
  • Advanced Locking Mechanisms: Including digital locks and alarm systems.

Interior Modifications

  • Shelving and Racking: To maximise storage efficiency.
  • Lighting and Electrical Outlets: For improved functionality.
  • Insulation and Climate Control: To maintain optimal conditions inside the container.

Exterior Modifications

  • Custom Paint Colours: Match your container to your brand or personal preference.
  • Branding and Graphics: Add your company logo or other graphics to the container exterior.

With Shipping Containers of London, you get more than just a container – you get a commitment to quality, value, and customer satisfaction. Explore our range of 20ft shipping containers today and discover why we are the trusted choice for individuals and businesses across London.