Rent 40ft Containers in Greater London

Why Rent a 40ft Container?

Renting a 40ft container offers a versatile and economical solution for various storage and logistical needs in Greater London. Whether you require temporary storage for construction materials, additional space for your business, or secure storage for events, our 40ft containers provide the perfect solution. At Shipping Containers of London, we offer high-quality rental containers to cater to your specific needs.

Benefits of Renting a 40ft Container

Ample Space

With a length of 40ft, these containers offer a significant amount of storage space, making them ideal for large-scale storage requirements. They can accommodate a wide range of items, from bulky equipment to extensive inventory.

Cost-Effective Solution

Renting a container is a cost-effective alternative to purchasing, especially for short-term or project-based needs. You avoid the initial purchase costs and ongoing maintenance expenses associated with ownership.

High Security

Our 40ft containers are built from durable Corten steel, providing excellent security and protection for your stored items. Each container features lockable double doors and secure locking mechanisms to ensure the safety of your contents.

Features of Our 40ft Rental Containers

Standard Dimensions

The standard dimensions of our 40ft containers are 40ft L x 8ft W x 8ft 6in H. These dimensions make them suitable for various storage needs, including industrial equipment, large inventory loads, and oversized items.


Our containers are designed to withstand harsh weather conditions. They are wind and watertight, ensuring your belongings are protected from the elements.

Easy Access

The double doors of our containers open fully, allowing easy access for loading and unloading. This feature is particularly useful for storing large or heavy items.

Customisable Options

We offer various customisation options to tailor the container to your needs, including shelving, lighting, and additional security features. Let us know your specific requirements, and we will customise the container accordingly.

How to Rent a 40ft Container

Choose Your Container

Select the container that best meets your needs. 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.

What is the typical lifespan of a 40ft shipping container?
A 40ft shipping container can last up to 25 years if properly maintained.
What are the common uses for a 40ft shipping container?
Typical uses include storage, transport, and conversion into offices, pop-up shops, studios, and even homes.
Can 40ft containers be modified?
They can be modified with features like doors, windows, insulation, and other customisations to fit specific needs.
What is a high cube 40ft container?
A high cube 40ft container is a shipping container that is 9ft 6in tall, providing an extra foot of height compared to standard 40ft containers.
Are 40ft shipping containers waterproof?
Indeed, 40ft shipping containers are constructed to be watertight and weather-resistant, rendering them suitable for storing goods in diverse environmental conditions.
Can 40ft containers be used for international shipping?
Yes, 40ft 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 40ft shipping container?
The floor of a 40ft shipping container is typically made from 27mm marine-grade plywood, which is durable and moisture-resistant.
How can I ensure my 40ft container is secure?
Adding lockboxes, high-security locks, and security lighting can help secure a 40ft container.
Are 40ft containers suitable for residential use?
Many 40ft containers are repurposed into residential homes due to their durability and spaciousness.
Can 40ft containers be transported by rail?
Yes, 40ft containers are commonly transported by rail, as they fit standard rail specifications.