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Shipping Containers For Sale

Shipping Container Sales

Supplying containers to both the trade and individuals, Willbox is the UK’s leading supplier of new (one-way) and used (ex-shipping) containers.

With 20 regional depots service & delivery is available nationwide. Willbox is a proud wholesaler of ISO Shipping Containers – not a broker.


Willbox supply all different sizes of ISO containers, from 6ft to 45ft. The most popular sizes in the UK are:

Looking to compare sizes? Download our shipping container size chart (PDF)

As well as different sizes, there are many different types of shipping containers that Willbox can supply. These types of container include, Open Sided containers (full side access), High cube containers (9’6″ high), Tunnel containers (doors at both ends).

new premium shipping containers



All of our new containers arrive in to the UK in either Blue (RAL5010) or Green (RAL6007), which are the standard colours for shipping containers coming in to the UK market. Our used containers are typically ex shipping line or lease line containers, so they are a brick red (light brown) colour.

Although these are the main colours for our containers, we can arrange painting at all our major depot locations, and the colours we can supply can be found in the brochure below. Visit our custom colour containers page for more information.

Container Colour Chart


If you’re thinking about purchasing a container, it’s likely you have wondered the following.

How do I buy a shipping container?

Start by reading our guide: How to Buy a Shipping Container. Once you know what type of container you want to buy, please get in touch with our dedicated sales team, and we will provide you with a price – with or without delivery.

What is the process for delivery?

Our dedicated transport team will plan every aspect of your container delivery. Initially we assess the access to your desired delivery location to check whether our delivery vehicles can safely operate at your site.

For many trade buyers with large fork trucks, containers can be delivered using our standard artic lorries with skeletal trailers. For end users and deliveries to residential areas, we typically deliver using our rigid crane vehicles, which can off-load into position.

Where are your containers located?

We have stocks at our port depots in Southampton, Felixstowe, and Liverpool. As well as these main locations, we also carry stocks across the UK. If you would like to see your container before purchase, contact us to arrange a site visit.

How much do containers cost?

Shipping containers in the UK are very competitively priced; the cost of steel and the supply of containers to UK shores are determining factors. Many second hand containers are available to purchase for under £1,000 + VAT. Willbox is renowned for being competitively priced, and if we are beaten on price, we are happy to match like-for-like quotations.

How can I pay?

We accept all payment types: BACS, cheque, cash, debit or credit card (American Express currently not available). Customers can now pay online using our secure payment gateway.

Once payment is received, your container will be booked for delivery, and sent to your location.

If you would like to learn more about shipping containers, get in touch today. A member of our sales team will be happy to answer any quesitons.

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  • CPM has hired a variety of cabins and containers from Willbox and each time received the same friendly, efficient, and competitive service.
  • We have worked with Willbox in the South East for a number years. The service provided has been good and we have found their team flexible and willing to work with us.
  • We are extremely pleased with the speed and efficiency with setting up our account for one of your containers. I was most impressed with the quality of the container.

Willbox is rated 4.86 stars by based on 187 merchant reviews

4.86 / 5 Rating
187 Reviews
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We found the service at Willbox to be exceptional. They were very helpful and quick to assist with any queries we had. Deliveries and collections were on time and a smooth process to arrange. Will most definitely use again in the future.
I've just had the container I've been renting for the past few years collected and want to pass on my experience with Willbox...from beginning to end the company has been a pleasure to deal with. The delivery was to a quite challenging rural location, but this was no problem to the operator, who manoeuvred the container into place with great expertise. Billing was straightforward and the monthly invoices were prompt and accounting-friendly. Communication was always friendly and enjoyable. The collection of the container was again, impressively done. If you're looking for the best in the field Willbox are it - look no further! Many thanks to all concerned.