Case Studies

Low-Cost Containers have many clients from all areas of industry. Our container expertise is often required not just for supply, but also for conversion and project specific work.
Our array of different shipping containers is used throughout the UK. We provide dry storage, refrigerated storage, many types of conversion, from simple differences such as branding a container in a companies colours to a full refurbishment into a habitual living space. The Low-Cost Containers client base is very diverse, from large corporations to individuals needing shipping containers for the long and short term purposes.
We have been able to offer our services to some of the largest companies operating in the UK; they include; Rymans Stationers, Metro Foods, McDonalds Restaurants, Magnet Kitchens, ITV and Interparcel.

Our services cover the whole process from order to delivery, and all works in-between are carried out by our teams in-house. By using Low-Cost Containers and keeping all requirements within one company, this reduces the time required to obtain your chosen shipping containers and also reduces costs to the client.

Our approach is not one size fits all. Every project gets its own roadmap.

Low-Cost Containers provide containers to the British Broadcasting Corporation and to be involved in the biggest global event of 2012 when the BBC needed our help for their broadcasting of the 2012 Olympic games.

Read more: BBC

With the Low-Cost Containers network of the major national companies that we supply to, when a charitable or good cause contacts us, we can often provide what is required at a discount rate. As we did with The Red Cross.

Read more: Red Cross

Low-Cost Containers were contracted by The YMCA (Young Mans Christian Association) to supply 20ft converted containers for habitation.

Read more: YMCA

Low-Cost Containers were contracted by the leading international company Jet Aviation. With their UK base at Biggin Hill Airport, they required a specially converted container to be accessible at London Stansted Airport.


The UK Police Force is a regular client of Low-Cost Containers. We supply containers throughout the UK on a long-term basis for police storage purposes.

Read more: UK Police force

Low-Cost Containers were contracted to work with Euro Dismantling Services on a large overseas project. EDS conduct many different types of work within the sphere of dismantling, on many occasions, it is just a case of demolition, but they contacted Low-Cost Containers specifically for this operation as transportation was also involved.

Read more: Euro Dismantling Services

Low-Cost Containers have been a contributor to Thames Water being able to carry out their services to the highest efficiency. Our expertise in container conversion has enabled them to utilise their staffing needs best, costings and time management.

Read more: Thames Water

Many of the clients supplied by Low-Cost Containers take units on long term rents or purchase containers, but we also provide numerous different containers for special events and temporary facilities on a short-term basis.

Read more: Chelsea Flower Show

Low-Cost Containers supplied containers to Snoozebox for an 80 bedroom hotel. This hotel was to be constructed with the use of 40ft high cube containers, fixed securely together by our expert team of technicians.

Read more: Snoozebox

British Telecom is one of the largest companies in the UK and is world renowned as a leader in telecommunications, but even a company as large as this needs outside help in certain areas of business.

Read more: BT

Red Lion Film Company approached Low-Cost Containers to provide an unmovable structure for filming with green screening backdrops for the upcoming movie “Jack The Giant Killer”, released in 2013.

Read more: Red Lion Films

Low-Cost Containers supply services too many large corporations both in the UK and abroad, but we also provide to smaller companies and individuals. Top chef and TV personality Antony Worrall Thompson recently purchased several containers from us.

Read more: Antony Worrall Thompson

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