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S Jones Containers Ltd

  • Formed in 1914.
  • Shipping containers for rent or sale.
  • New and used.
  • Any size, type and quantity.

Steel Storage Shipping Containers for Hire and Sale

We are a family business, originally formed in 1914, and have been part of the shipping container business since it started in the UK over 35 years ago. Our extensive experience allows us to provide you with expert advice and a service that will meet your requirements, whilst our continued development ensures that we stay at the cutting edge of the latest developments and technologies in the industry.

We show below our business in brief - for further information please visit our website

Container Sales and Hire

Selling and renting new and used steel shipping containers throughout the UK, any size, type and quantity. See Container Photos and information on the Dimensions on our website. We believe that we are the best supplier of containers because of our quality and competitive prices, our reputation is high and our service reliable. Whatever your requirements are, we will undertake them economically and swiftly to fulfil your needs.

We sell and Hire containers in any size: 8ft, 10ft, 20ft, 30ft, 40ft

We also supply them in any quantities needed. Depending on your requirements the containers can be made insulated, standard, refrigerated and for conversions or shipping. It does not matter where you are situated as we can deliver to any accessible location throughout the UK. We also offload the containers once they have been delivered.

Container Conversion
Modifying containers to secure mobile site offices, to bespoke sizes, or carrying out any minor or major conversion. See our case studies for inspiration.

Container Depot Services
We operate a 12 acre container depot in Walsall, West Midlands. This is a major depot serving Birmingham and the Midlands region. Our storage capacity is over 4,000 TEU (20ft equivalent unit) with full container repair and reporting facilities.

Accessory Sales
Such as padlocks, padlock shrouds and inspection trestles. These are available retail and to the trade. Also visit our Contain-A-Lock page for full details of our new patented padlock protection and locking solution - "Never loose your padlock with 'Contain-A-Lock'."

Self Storage
We rent storage units at our Walsall premises, with flexible access, terms and covered by CCTV with high 24/7 security. See:

Quality Management System ISO9001:2008

Having successfully operated for many years with written processes providing our customers with product and service consistency, we are pleased to announce that S Jones Containers Ltd formalised this in February 2015 with ISO9001:2008 Quality Management System certification.

This certification means that new and prospective customers to S Jones Containers can be confident that we will operate with formal processes and constant improvement teamed with high quality services.

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A Shipping Container Delivery


Locking and unlocking your shipping container doors

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  • 20ft Container
  • 40ft Container
  • Site Workshop

Approvals & Certificates

ISO 9001 Quality management systems

5 stars based on 27 customer reviews
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By Rob , Electronics company, Cannock

Great service we were allowed on site to have a look at what was in shock, couldn't complain delivery time great compared to other local container companies.

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By Andrew , Farm, Cowbridge

Polite, well mannered staff, quick delivery, great price, good product.

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By Kay , School, West Yorkshire

Quick and efficient and arrived spot on time, exactly as ordered.

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By Steve , Funeral Director, Nottinghamshire

Wanted 2 containers quickly, close to Christmas. They were brilliant and got them delivered. Good containers too.

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By Flora , Canine Group, Angus

Communications were excellent and no question was a problem. Nice too to get an email after delivery to check that everything was ok.

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By Dave , Builder, Lincolnshire

A really cheerful, efficient, friendly service from start to finish.

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By Terry , School, Kent

From start to finish it has been an excellent experience, the help l received and correspondence from S Jones office was impeccable and l can not rate them highly enough. Thanks

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By John , Flooring company, St Neots

Fast efficient service. Follow up very good.

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By Joe , CCTV Services, Norfolk

Service from purchase to delivery went perfectly also the container was better than expected thanks again

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By Ian , Self Storage facility, Llandudno

Excellent service - very professional. Containers in perfect condition. Delivery also brilliant. Will recommend to others.

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By Stav , Packing company, Glasgow

This is the second time I have purchased 2 shipping containers off S Jones Containers and the experience was pain free and simple. The containers were delivered on-time and in perfect condition. I wish all our regular suppliers were as reliable. Thanks so much.

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By Jim , Forestry Services

Very easy to deal with. Container arrived on time and in good condition. Will be using the company again when required.

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By Graham, Sale, Chichester , Art Gallery

The price was competitive, the staff helpful and understanding, and delivery was very professional. Overall an amazing service.

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By Lisa, Sale, Walsall , Groundwork Contractors

Customer services very helpful. Ordered container and delivered within the week.

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By Roger, Sale, Kidderminster , Private Individual

Thank you for the containers they were delivered quickly and very efficiently definitely order from you again.

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By Tom, Sale, East Ayrshire , Private Individual

Container arrived on time and was positioned directly into place with hiab lorry, pleasure to deal with I would highly recommend S Jones Containers as they were very reasonable priced.

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By Dave , Hire, Mobility Products, Birmingham

Quick and efficient service.

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By Beccy , Sale, Council, Poole

S Jones Containers were very quick to respond when we initially requested a quotation and provided a very competitive quote. They were able to meet our short notice delivery deadline and were extremely flexible. The customer service we received was brilliant throughout and we were kept up to date regarding the progress of our order . Thank you.

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By Tom , Sale, Private Individual

A very professional service from enquiring to delivery on site! Will definitely be using again!!

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By Gareth , Sale, Tree Surgeon

Very personable service by a great team. Container delivered on time and in great condition, an absolute bargain. Should last us a fair few years!

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By Steve , Hire, Cleaning Services, Northampton

The whole process from initial contact to delivery of containers went very well, and Lucy was very helpful considering the short timescale between order and site delivery,

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By Simon Gould , Hire, Courier Service, Chertsey

Excellent service from point of order through to the delivery. Driver was polite and very helpful. Very impressed with the whole operation.

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By Julie , Sale, School, Tamworth

I had not purchased a container before and the staff were very helpful. Delivery time was good and the driver of the company who delivered the container was brilliant!

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By John , Sale, Farming, Dorchester

Am a very satisfied customer. Deal done to delivery took only five days. Would recommend company to others.

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By Nigel , Sale, Energy Solutions, Staffordshire

Sarah went out of her way to ensure a delivery by Christmas for which we are very grateful.

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By J.M - Tamworth , Primary School

I had not purchased a container before and the staff were very helpful. Delivery time was good and the driver of the company who delivered the container was brilliant!

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By Grahame , Sale, Pallet Suppliers, Stallingborough

Quick & efficient service, no hassle whatsoever, no problems here at all. Many thanks.

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News & PR

Container Mobile Wheelchair Clinic

It is estimated that 70 million people are in need of a wheelchair 80% of whom live in developing countries.

Wildlife “hotel” now open!

The ‘jungle’ telegraph is buzzing about Denham Country Park’s new Eco Pod!

Containers converted into a secure storage and dispatch office

We’ve recently delivered 4 single-trip modified 20ft containers to a Birmingham based Presswork & CNC machining company to be used as a storage and dispatch office.

Secure storage solutions for Cricket Club

A couple of our 20ft containers are taking pride of place at a Cricket Club in Surrey.

Shipping Containers to house gas turbine machinery

Centrax Gas Turbines commissioned S Jones Containers to custom build three containers to house system upgrade machinery and equipment for a project in Croatia.

Our brand new website is now live!

Now you can buy our ‘single-trip’ new containers online any day of the week, at any time of the day!

Shipping containers provide space solution

Shipping containers provide space solution at London's new Battersea Power Station development

S Jones Containers delivers bespoke control room to leading worldwide company

We've recently delivered a converted 10ft container to leading worldwide technology and service partner to the aquaculture industry, AKVA group.

The Sky won't Fall on Adele...

“Rumour Has It” a couple of S Jones Containers’ latest container conversions are globe-trotting around the world with singing sensation Adele!

Containers Converted Into Mobile Water Treatment Plants

We’ve produced containerised water treatment plants for some of the world’s leading water and wastewater experts.

S Jones deliver contained space solution for landfill gas generation in Thailand

S Jones Containers relationship with valued customer Uniflare goes back nearly 10 years to 2008. Over the years, we have delivered at least 13 projects for the global environmental technology company

S Jones Containers on a roll as they tackle Heathrow 'bake off' challenge

Adams Bakery, trading as Heathrow Bakery, supplies baked goods for the airline and prepared meal industry, producing 2million rolls per week.

Cool news for dogs that are feeling 'ruff'

When Monmore Green Stadium, home of greyhound racing, was looking for a way to cool down hot dogs, the management team found the answer right on their doorstep...

Pop-up bar

We’ve recently completed and delivered a container which has been converted into a bar which forms part of a quirky outdoor events area at the newly renovated Beech House pub in Solihull.

Calling all retailers!

If you are in need of short-term storage why not hire one or more of our containers, they are ideal to accommodate any overflow stock, particularly when preparing for the busy Christmas period.

Secure Storage for The Great Outdoors!

Shipping containers are secure, weatherproof enclosures.

Your storage problems solved!

Looking for a secure area to store sports equipment in?

Creating or growing your self storage site

As an operator of two self storage sites, we are fully aware of the many and varied questions to do with the opening of a new site or expanding an existing one.

Opening Hours

Monday -   8:30 to 5:30
Tuesday -   8:30 to 5:30
Wednesday -   8:30 to 5:30
Thursday -   8:30 to 5:30
Friday -   8:30 to 5:30
Saturday -   Closed
Sunday -   Closed