Container conversions are a favourite topic of ours, so you can imagine our excitement when we tuned in to Channel 4’s Grand Designs last night, to see farmer and architect Patrick Bradley design his dream home from four steel shipping containers.
His mum looked on horrified, as the shipping containers turned ... Read More
If there’s any one industry most commonly associated with storage container hire, it’s the construction industry, and at Mobile Mini we’ve been a favourite with construction firms across the UK since we started. We understand the needs that come with a construction site – the storage, the offices and break ... Read More
Portable storage and accommodation containers are traditionally powered in the same way you power your home – the unit is powered up with plug sockets and lighting is wired in. The whole container is then run on a generator, or ... Read More
Storage containers can be a simple and cost-effective way to give retailers the extra space you need. Are you a retailer facing these common problems?
Struggling for storage space which means you can’t add new product ranges?
Would like to order in bulk to save money but have nowhere to store it?
Need to ... Read More
We’re frequently asked about our health and safety measures, both on-site and off, so we wanted to give you more of an insight into the ins and outs of transporting and installing your storage unit. If you have any further questions, please let us know.
Ensuring you’re in safe hands
All of ... Read More
We’ve touched on storage container conversion before, but today we’re going to take a look at the interior design aspect of a converted unit rather than the physical conversion itself. It takes skill and an artistic eye to create a ... Read More
Storage containers are used for all sorts of thing, including classrooms – whether it’s extending a large comprehensive in the UK, or providing a much-needed space for learning in developing areas around the world.
In the UK it’s no secret that schools are attempting to cut costs wherever possible – but ... Read More
In the spotlight - Agriculture
Today we’re looking at the ways agriculture has made the most of the availability of storage containers – not just for storing supplies or as farmyard offices, but also as very inventive additions to a working farm and a local community.
Of course, the number one ... Read More
Last September Mobile Mini received a very exciting request from the 2nd year Interior Design BA(Hons) students of Huddersfield University, asking if we could partner up with them on a project focused on creative uses for shipping boxes and storage ... Read More
The Super-ship Innovation dominated the Teesside skyline once again.
The jack-up vessel, one of the world’s largest of its kind, chose companies on the Tees for a second time to help prepare for her next job.
Mobile Mini based on Teesport were pleased to help by supplying a 32’ dry room, 20’ ... Read More