The 18th May is officially known as International Museum Day and to celebrate all things (or at least some things) old and fusty, we're taking a look at some of the truly weird and wonderful objects found in storage containers over the years. Some containers are – quite literally – ... Read More
As we all know, shipping containers are widely used in today’s global age, however, not many people know about their origins and how something as simple as a shipping container could have such a profound impact on the world.
Containerhomeplans, have recently produced an infographic named 20 Ways The Shipping ... Read More
Last year we were enraptured with the mouth-watering burgers coming out the kitchen of an enthusiastic beardy chap who called himself the Burger Bear. Tom Reaney's wild and delicious disco-fuelled burger van had been bouncing around London for a couple of years, and they had just started a crowdfunding campaign ... Read More
Retail is an incredibly demanding sector, with a serious requirement for flexibility. To succeed, you need to be able to deliver products to consumers in a wide variety of dynamic and inventive ways. Keeping people interested and beating the competition is a constant challenge.
Storage containers are becoming a de facto ... Read More
Storage containers have proved to be a revitalising influence for the hotel industry. From the Uxbridge Travelodge that you would never guess was built entirely from recycled containers, to stylish boutique hotels that capitalise on the colourful building-block possibility they offer, storage containers could well be the future standard for ... Read More
Looking for a speedy extension, an addition to your garage or just a place to call your own? Making living space from a storage container is more common than you may at first think - but just how practical is it? Here, we take a look at the reality of ... Read More
Temporary buildings, be they homes, offices or schools, have played a vital part in the development of the construction industry in the past 50 years. The notion of transportable homes is by no means a new one (yurts have been used in Central Asia for three thousand years), but the sturdier transportable ... Read More
No one knows the stresses of delivering big results on heavily-restricted budgets, under the scrutiny of the public, quite like councils.
Storage containers are increasingly being used to solve problems that local authorities face across the UK and beyond, often in ways that you may find surprising. Due to the full ... Read More
Few places have so many component parts as a school. From the pupils to the staff, the computers and the books, the rooms, tables and chairs themselves, schools have to house an awful lot of things in order to provide the best possible education.
In fact, the amount of equipment a ... Read More
We recently launched our exciting competition which challenged a host of crafty and creative bloggers to put their festive ingenuity to the test by designing their own Santa's Grotto - using a Mobile Mini storage unit blueprint as their starting ... Read More