Rent 20ft Containers in Greater London

Why Rent a 20ft Container?

Renting a 20ft container is a flexible and cost-effective solution for various storage needs in Greater London. Whether you need temporary storage for your business, secure on-site storage for construction projects, or additional event space, our 20ft containers offer a practical solution. Shipping Containers of London provides top-quality rental containers to meet your short-term and long-term needs.

Benefits of Renting a 20ft Container


Renting allows you to scale your storage needs up or down based on your requirements. Whether you need a container for a few weeks or several months, our rental plans are designed to offer maximum flexibility.


Renting a container is often more economical than purchasing one, especially for short-term projects. You avoid the upfront costs and maintenance expenses associated with ownership.

Quality and Security

Our 20ft containers are constructed from high-quality Corten steel, providing excellent durability and security. Each container is equipped with lockable double doors and secure locking mechanisms to ensure the safety of your stored items.

Features of Our 20ft Rental Containers

Standard Dimensions

The standard dimensions of our 20ft containers are 20ft L x 8ft W x 8ft 6in H. These dimensions make them ideal for a wide range of storage needs, from storing tools and equipment to housing documents and inventory.


Our containers are designed to withstand harsh weather conditions. Wind and watertight features provide a secure environment for your belongings, protecting them from the elements.

Easy Access

The double doors of our containers open fully, allowing easy access to your stored items. This feature is handy for loading and unloading large or bulky items.

How to Rent a 20ft Container

Choose Your Container

We offer a range of new and used containers to suit different budgets and requirements.

Get a Quote

Contact our team to get a customised rental quote. Our experts will provide all the information you need, including rental rates, delivery options, and any additional services you may require.

Schedule Delivery

Once you have selected your container and received a quote, schedule a delivery date that works for you. Our professional delivery team will ensure your container arrives on time and is in the desired location.

Can I buy a new or used 20ft shipping container?
We offer new and used 20ft shipping containers at Shipping Containers of London. New containers are ideal for those requiring a pristine unit. In contrast, used containers offer a cost-effective solution without compromising on quality.
What is the difference between a standard and a high cube 20ft container?
A high cube 20ft container is taller than the standard container, with a height of 9ft 6in (2.90m) compared to the standard 8ft 6in (2.59m), providing additional internal space.
How much does a 20ft shipping container weigh?
The tare weight of a 20ft shipping container is around 2,185 kg (4,818 lbs), but this can vary slightly depending on the specific design and manufacturer.
How long does a 20ft shipping container last?
Properly maintained, a 20ft shipping container can last up to 25 years, especially if made from high-quality materials like Corten steel.
Are 20ft shipping containers waterproof?
Yes, 20ft shipping containers are designed to be watertight and weather-resistant, making them suitable for storing goods in various environments.
Can 20ft containers be used for international shipping?
Yes, 20ft containers meet ISO standards and can be used for international shipping, provided they have a valid CSC plate.
What is the floor made of in a 20ft shipping container?
The floor of a 20ft shipping container is typically made from 27mm marine-grade plywood, which is durable and moisture-resistant.
What are the benefits of using a 20ft shipping container for storage?
Benefits include durability, security, portability, and the ability to be customised for specific storage needs, making them ideal for various industries.
What are the common modifications for 20ft containers?
Common modifications include adding doors, windows, insulation, electrical systems, ventilation, and shelving to suit various uses.