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40ft Shipping Containers for Sale


Do you need a spacious and versatile storage solution? Our 40ft shipping containers offer ample room for all your storage needs while being robust, secure and durable. They’re perfect for a wide range of applications, from large-scale commercial use to residential storage, these containers deliver excellent value. Built to the best standards, our 40ft containers provide both security and weather protection.

We take all the hassle away when you buy your 40ft container from TEU. We are committed to delivering a quality product and experience to our customers. We can arrange delivery to suit your needs and will make sure your shipping container is delivered on time by our experienced team either on our HIAB lorry or through one of our approved subcontractors. We can even arrange deliveries to take place outside of our North West England/North Wales remit.

From your initial enquiry and beyond our dedicated team will support you every step of the way.

Benefits of 40ft Container Purchase

Choosing a TEU container gives you a range of great benefits. Here are some of them:

  • Spacious and versatile: With a capacity of up to 67m³ , a 40ft container offers extensive storage space, making it perfect for businesses with large equipment, inventory or tools. 

  • Weatherproof and secure: Our 40ft containers are built from high-quality Corten steel and can withstand harsh weather conditions. They are both secure and watertight so your items are always protected from the elements.

  • Fast delivery: TEU prides itself on ensuring efficient delivery and installation services. Despite their larger size, our 40ft containers can be transported and installed easily by our expert team. We make sure your container arrives on time and is set up as you’d expect.

  • High quality: Each container is made from premium materials, guaranteeing durability and long-lasting performance. Investing in our 40ft containers will provide superior protection for whatever you store within them.

  • Cost effective: Our competitive pricing offers exceptional value for money. With minimal maintenance required, purchasing a container can help you to reduce your long-term storage costs.

  • Customisable: We offer a range of customisation options, including various colours and optional added extras such as lockboxes and extra doors. This allows you to create a container to meet your exact requirements.


Our 40ft containers can be used for a range of applications, including:

  • Large-scale commercial storage

  • Construction site storage for heavy machinery and equipment

  • On-site construction and machinery storage

  • Temporary or permanent retail spaces

  • Mobile offices or workspaces

  • Accommodation units

  • Emergency shelters

  • Long-distance transportation of goods

40ft Container Dimensions

Our 40ft shipping containers come in different colours as required and with the following dimensions:

  • External Dimensions: Length: 40ft, Height: 8ft 6in, Width: 8ft. Perfect for a variety of location, these containers offer substantial storage for all your needs.

  • Internal Dimensions: Inside, the containers measure approximately 39 feet 5 inches in length, 7 feet 8 inches in width and 7 feet 9 inches in height. This interior space is designed to securely accommodate a wide range of items.

  • Weight: A 40ft container weighs approximately 8,600 pounds.

  • Custom Options: At TEU Ltd., we understand that everyone will have different requirements and so we provide a variety of customisation options for our 40ft containers. You can choose a variety of colours and can have additional doors, lockboxes and other security features.

Why Choose TEU Limited?

Quality Assurance

At TEU, we understand that your belongings or merchandise deserve the best protection.


That's why our containers are built to the highest standards, ensuring durability and security. Rest assured, your investment in a TEU container is a commitment to long-lasting quality.

Competitive Pricing

We believe in offering value for your investment. Our container sales come with competitive pricing.


Explore our range of containers, and you'll find options that fit your budget without compromising on quality.

Expert Guidance

Not sure which container size is right for you? Our experienced team is here to help. We provide expert guidance to help you choose the container size that perfectly suits your needs.


From understanding your storage requirements to recommending the most cost-effective solutions, we've got you covered.

Delivery & Collection

We offer both delivery and collection within North West England and North Wales by our own vehicle and team, or an approved subcontractor who is fully experienced in site protocol. Find out more on our Transport page.


Get in Touch

Buy your 40ft container

If you’re ready to purchase your 40ft shipping container, contact us today with your specifications and we will provide you with the best storage solution for your needs. Our customer service will help you with any questions you have and will ensure your purchase goes smoothly.

Want to hire instead?

If renting makes more sense for you, look into hiring one of our 40ft containers.

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