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Upminster Containers Limited

Customer Services

telephone 01708 225350

Available Monday - Friday
9am - 5pm


At Upminster Containers we have a large depot based in Upminster, Essex and offer competitive self-storage solutions for any purpose.

If you are looking for a self-storage company in Essex or London then look no further.  We have been established for many years and have a large portfolio of small, medium and large companies we have worked with.  Our depot has a large array of varied shipping containers, which make the perfect vessel for storing goods safely and securely.

Our self-storage shipping containers

All of our shipping containers are 8’ wide and 8.6’ in height.  They come in four standard lengths – 10’, 15’ (on-top only), 20’ and 40’.  We also have some storage containers available in alternative lengths (for example: 8’, 12’ and 30’ etc).

For long term hire periods our shipping containers can be adapted or modified to accommodate specific customer requirements and needs.

We provide both new and refurbished containers, all of which are wind and water tight and are stored on our secure premises in Upminster, Essex.   The containers are painted dark green and are fitted with a lock box for added security. 10' Containers are repainted inside with a special anti-condensation coating, and the floors are varnished, ensuring a clean and dry environment for your goods.

A flexible storage solution catered towards your access needs

Self-storage shipping containers at Upminster Containers can be stored in three different ways inside the depot.

For customers requiring regular access you can choose a ground level shipping container.  For customers requiring occasional access you can have an ‘on-top’ container (2-high).  For customers who do not require access during the hire period can hire a 3-high container.

Shipping containers which are stored on top and 3-high are lifted down to ground level for 7 days to load.  The shipping containers are then re-stacked when the loading is complete.  For customers who have their containers stored ‘on-top’ (2-high), we provide a mobile staircase, which can be pre-booked.

Some of the shipping containers already have power in them, whilst some have racking pre-installed.  This can be particularly useful for commercial clients wishing to store archive files etc.

At Upminster Containers we take the security of your self-storage solution very seriously.  We provide padlock and keys for your shipping container for just a small returnable deposit.

Although we offer outstanding self-storage solutions for clients, we cannot provide removal or loading services, however we can definitely recommend quality removal companies on request.

Self-Storage designed for your convenience.

At Upminster Containers we fully understand that different businesses operate in different hours.  This is why we have tailored an access program allowing for you to choose between two-types of access, allowing you the most flexible self-storage solution possible.

Additionally to this our depot is designed to allow customers to drive vehicles to within just a few feet of the containerised storage facility, thus affording excellent accessibility.

We offer two main types of access to your shipping container, depending on your level of access membership with us.

Level 1 Access - You can access your containers between our standard opening hours which are Monday to Friday between 9am until 5pm

Level 2 Access - For a deposit of just £15 you can have gate control access from Monday to Saturday 6am until 8:45pm and also on a Sunday from 9am until 8:45pm.

We take the security of our site as seriously as our own home

At Upminster Containers we are a family run company, therefore we have a small close-knit team of whom all take pride in their work and providing the very best self-storage premises around.

We have invested in security to ensure the safety and security of our site as well as our clients shipping containers.

The depot itself is completely covered with quality CCTV, allowing us to have ‘eyes everywhere’ at all times.  Additionally we employ the services of a local security company who oversee the depot outside of normal working hours.

Unlike most other self-storage companies who keep control of your keys, we provide our customers with a heavy-duty padlock and two keys, which are yours to keep for the duration of the hire period.

To ensure the safest site we will not disclose any more security features on our website, however if you have any further questions about our site security then please get in touch with our team, who will be more than happy to help.


Would you like to request a quote?

Whether you are looking for self storage, shipping container purchase, rental or conversion, we are confident we can help you with your requirements.

Feel free to give us a call directly on 01708 225350 or simply fill in the short form here to request a call back from a member of our friendly team.

We look forward to speaking with you soon.