How to Hire a Shipping Container

How to Hire a Shipping Container

July 7, 2022

How to Hire a Shipping Container

April 22, 2022
How to Hire a Shipping Container

Hiring containers is becoming even more popular, and you now find small storage containers on hire in residential areas, as well as many containers being used on building sites.

Why is container hire so popular?

The reason for many people choosing to hire a storage container is simple; its cheap! Storage container hire is incredibly cost effective, and when you compare it against storing your goods in a self-storage facility it is easy to see why people would want to avoid this by having their container dropped to their site.

We are finding that more and more of our customers in residential areas are opting for containers on site to save money, and because they can keep an eye on their goods. If you are considering renovating your property, or you are moving home and need to get your goods out of your house, and in to a containers, using Willbox for a storage container is the perfect option.

Storage containers have always been popular with the construction industry, however as the level of building work around the country continues to increase, we are finding that more and more storage containers, and cabins, are being used on site. Another reason for containers being a popular choice with builders and developers is that modern day building sites are often very limited for space, and being able to have a lost cost and secure storage solution on site is invaluable.

How much will my container cost to hire?

This depends on the size of the container you want to hire, and how long you would like to hire it for. Willbox have for many years been the most competitive on price in the UK; but that by no means implies you are getting a cheaper container, actually you will be happy to hear that Willbox maintain one of the most modern fleets on storage and shipping containers in the UK, with our containers being kept within a four year age limit. This means that by choosing Willbox for container hire, you can assured of receiving an excellent products, and the best rate on the market.

Do you price match?

Absolutely, if you have been provided with a cheaper quotation for container hire by one of our competitors, we will ensure that we match the price and the product like for like.

How will my storage container or shipping container be delivered?

All of our containers are delivered using hiab crane vehicles, and we have both rigid and articulated vehicles to suit each site individually. If you are working on a building site, you can rest assured that Willbox are qualified, and certified to deliver the container under the proper health and safety regulations. All of drivers are provided with a risk assessment and method statement required for each site, and we have all the necessary insurances; that is why Willbox are the first choice by construction companies for all private and public sector projects.


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About Willbox

Willbox, part of the Williams Shipping Group, has over 25 years’ experience in container hire and new and used shipping container sales. We can supply containers to meet any need, including site accommodation, storage, and bespoke containers modified to your requirements, and our consultancy service is here to help you make the best choice.

We deliver nationwide from over 20 depots across the country – contact us now for fast and efficient container services.

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Aberdeen & Grampian Chamber of Commerce
British Association of Removers
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Construction Plant Hire Association
Road Haulage Association
Self Storage Association
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