Due to their versatile nature, containers have been used for many different things over the years. From swimming pools to film sets, some of the interesting and alternative things people have used containers for may surprise you.
Because containers can be stacked, they make an effective wall or barrier. But what ... Read More
The EU Referendum is fast approaching, and, as is usual in national elections, most people will cast their vote at schools, libraries or community buildings. Around 46 million people voted in the 2015 general election, almost 38.7million of which voted in person at nearly 50,000 polling stations nationwide.
However, not every ... Read More
Containers are becoming more and more popular as building materials, due to their inherent durability and structural strength. So it's no wonder architects and business owners are turning more and more to to this alternative building material in their designs.
Several temporary and permanent structures are currently made from containers, including ... Read More
Millions of things are found in storage containers year on year, from mundane objects like old files to extraordinary discoveries like James Bond’s car – here’s a list of some of the weirdest finds inside a container:
At a storage ... Read More
The construction industry is growing rapidly in London, with an estimated £30bn going into property development alone in the past year, both in buildings under construction and those approved for construction.
Currently, office construction is at its highest in 20 years, with 52 office developments totalling around 14.2m sq ft being ... Read More
Though Nestle had a practical need for one of our containers, that didn’t stop them from getting creative.
After seeing we were able to customise our units in the corporate colours of our customer British Gas, Nestle were impressed and contacted Mobile Mini to purchase a 20ft storage container.
The container is ... Read More
Storage containers are invaluable to many industries – but just what are they used for? Our list looks at just a fraction of their possible uses, from building site storage to classic car protection.
1.Building site storage
Storage containers can be ... Read More
With an extraordinary boom in online shopping predicted in the coming years, it has been forecast by property consultants Lambert Smith Hampton (LSH) that, by the year 2020, the UK will be short of approximately 25 Million square feet of warehouse space.
National head of Industrial and Logistics at LSH, Steve ... Read More
In our ever changing economy, starting up your own business can be a risk. There are a lot of things to consider, including high rental prices, tax, fixed contracts, limited space and expensive bills.
Starting up a new company or running a small business from a storage container is a ... Read More
Our team rose (literally ) to the challenge for Cardy Construction, who required two units placing up on a gantry erected around a building in a busy part of central London.
Developers Cardy Construction, who specialise in the historical restoration of buildings and listed building works, are converting a six-story ... Read More