Rent 40ft Refrigerated Containers in Greater London

Why Rent a 40ft Refrigerated Container?

Renting a 40ft refrigerated container provides an ideal solution for businesses needing large-scale, temperature-controlled storage. Whether you're in the food industry, pharmaceuticals, or any sector requiring precise climate control, these containers offer ample space and reliable performance. Shipping Containers of London offers high-quality refrigerated containers for rent across Greater London, ensuring your goods remain in optimal condition.

Benefits of Renting a 40ft Refrigerated Container

Superior Temperature Control

Our 40ft refrigerated containers have state-of-the-art cooling systems, allowing you to set and maintain temperatures as low as -25°C. This ensures that perishable goods are stored in the best possible conditions, preserving their quality and extending their shelf life.

Energy Efficiency

These containers are designed with energy efficiency in mind. The high-quality insulation materials help maintain consistent internal temperatures with minimal energy use, reducing operational costs and supporting environmentally friendly practices.

Flexible Rental Options

We offer flexible rental terms to meet your specific needs, whether you require short-term or long-term storage solutions. Our rental agreements are tailored to provide maximum convenience and cost-effectiveness.

Features of Our 40ft Refrigerated Containers

Standard Dimensions

Our 40ft refrigerated containers have standard dimensions of 40ft L x 8ft W x 8ft 6in H, providing substantial space for storing large quantities of goods. These dimensions make them suitable for both commercial and industrial applications.

High-Quality Insulation

The containers are constructed with top-grade insulation materials, ensuring optimal thermal efficiency. This feature helps maintain stable internal temperatures, regardless of external weather conditions.

Durable Construction

Built from robust Corten steel, our refrigerated containers are designed to withstand harsh environmental conditions. They offer excellent durability and security, protecting your valuable goods from damage.

Advanced Refrigeration Units

Each container is fitted with advanced refrigeration units that are easy to operate and maintain. These units provide reliable and efficient cooling, ensuring your products remain at the required temperature throughout the rental period.

How to Rent a 40ft Refrigerated Container

Request a Quote

Contact our team to request a customised rental quote. We will provide detailed information on rental rates, delivery options, and any additional services you may require to meet your storage needs.

Schedule Delivery

Once you have selected your container and received a quote, schedule a delivery date that fits your timeline. Our professional delivery team will ensure your container arrives promptly and is set up in the desired location.

Common Uses for 40ft Refrigerated Containers

Food and Beverage Storage

Our refrigerated containers are perfect for restaurants, catering businesses, and food distributors. They provide a safe and reliable storage solution for perishable food items. By storing your products in a controlled environment, you can maintain freshness and comply with food safety regulations.

Pharmaceutical Storage

Pharmaceutical companies can benefit from our temperature-controlled containers to store sensitive medications and vaccines. The precise temperature control ensures the integrity and efficacy of these products are maintained.

Event and Festival Use

For events and festivals requiring temporary refrigerated storage, our 40ft containers are an ideal solution. Keep beverages, food items, and other perishables at the perfect temperature, ensuring they are ready for your guests.


What are the standard sizes of refrigerated containers?
The dimensions of a standard 20ft refrigerated container are typically 20ft long, 8ft in width, and 8.5ft in height. Its internal dimensions provide approximately 19.4ft of length, 7.8ft of width, and 7.9ft of height. A standard 40ft refrigerated container measures 40ft in length, 8ft in width, and 9.5ft in height. Its internal dimensions offer approximately 39.4ft of length, 7.8ft of width, and 8.9ft of height.
What temperature range can refrigerated containers maintain?
Refrigerated containers, also known as reefers, can maintain temperatures from -30°C to +30°C, ensuring the preservation of perishable goods.
What types of goods are typically stored in refrigerated containers?
Refrigerated containers are ideal for storing perishable items such as meat, fruits, vegetables, dairy products, pharmaceuticals, and frozen foods.
Do refrigerated containers require a specific power supply?
Refrigerated containers typically require a 3-phase electrical supply, with a 32-amp motor-rated power supply being standard.
Are there single-phase refrigerated containers available?
Single-phase refrigerated containers are available, usually maintaining temperatures from +8°C to -20°C.
How do refrigerated containers maintain their internal temperature?
Refrigerated containers use integrated refrigeration units to cool or heat the interior space, maintaining a specific temperature range regardless of external conditions.
Can refrigerated containers be used for both storage and transport?
Refrigerated containers are highly versatile and designed for the storage and transportation of temperature-sensitive goods. By maintaining specific temperature conditions, they effectively extend the shelf life of perishable goods, mitigate the risk of spoilage, and enable businesses to securely store larger quantities of stock.
How do reefer containers ensure even cooling?
Reefer containers have a T-shaped floor decking design that channels chilled air from the bottom of the unit, ensuring even cooling throughout the container.
What safety features are included in refrigerated containers?
Safety features in refrigerated containers can include door switches that stop fans when the door is opened, emergency stop buttons, and interior door release mechanisms
How do you maintain a refrigerated container?
Regular maintenance of a refrigerated container includes cleaning the interior and exterior, checking the refrigeration unit, and ensuring food hygiene standards are met.
What is the maximum gross weight of a refrigerated container?
The maximum gross weight of a 20ft refrigerated container is typically around 30,480 kg. The maximum gross weight of a 40ft refrigerated container is usually about 32,475 kg.475 kg.
How do refrigerated containers handle power failures?
Many refrigerated containers come equipped with emergency internal lighting and alarms to handle power failures and ensure the safety of the stored goods.
How does a refrigerated container's insulation affect its performance?
High-quality insulation in refrigerated containers helps maintain the internal temperature by reducing the impact of external temperature fluctuations, thereby protecting the stored goods.