Shipping Containers of 20ft and 40ft sizes are available for purchase at Leavesley Containers. These units are built in , and are used once for transit from into the with cargo, they represent excellent value as the freight costs are covered by the shipping lines.
Smaller units are also available, in 8ft and 10ft lengths, built to the same specifications as shipping containers, with same heavy duty floor system, for secure storage. These are transported empty from the factories which accounts for the cost difference when compared to 20ft units.
We also have the smaller size container units built to domestic storage specifications which are slightly lighter than the shipping specification container units.
New Office Cabins are available, either as stand alone 10ft x 8ft, or 20ft x 8ft units, or a quantity of units joined to form a
ISO Standard freight containers are suitable for many things other than their original use to move goods around the world. Our containers are designed and manufactured to withstand rigorous transportation by road, rail and sea, and can be lifted with gross weights of up to 35 tonnes. Construction is typically of high tensile steel framework with ribbed steel cladding to sides and roof, usually of Corten steel. Internal floors are of 27mm thick treated timber, fixed to steel cross members at 30cm centres. Double doors are fitted at one end secured by full height locking bars with handles that can accept a padlock. Additional security can be provided by a steel “Lock-Box” on the doors, standard on some new units, optional extra on others.
8ft x 7ft 2'' x 7ft 4” high 2.44 x 2.2m x 2.24m high
10ft x 8ft x 8ft 6” high 3m x 2.44m x 2.59m high
20ft x 8ft x 8ft 6” high 6m x 2.44m x 2.59m high
40ft x 8ft x 8ft 6” high 12m x 2.44m x 2.59m high
High Cube units are 9ft 6” high 2.9m high
19ft 5” x 7ft 8” x 7ft 9” high 5.9m x 2.34m x 2.36m high
39ft 6” x 7ft 8” x 7ft 9” high 11.9m x 2.34m x 2.36m high
High Cube 8ft 9” high 2.69 high
7ft 8” wide x 7ft 5” high 2.34m x 2.26m high
High Cube 8ft 5” high 2.58 high
Tare Weights, average
8ft 900kg. 10ft 1050kg. 20ft 2250kg, 40ft 3850kg.
In addition to the standard container units described above we can also offer New units with doors at both ends, or doors at one end and along one long side.
The 8ft and 10ft storage units are generally only available new.