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Shipping Containers in Rochdale

Shipping Containers of Manchester is proud to be a leading provider of new and used shipping containers in Rochdale. 

Our team provides exceptional customer service and goes the extra mile to help our clients in Rochdale find the perfect container solution.

We offer a wide range of container options, including new build shipping containers, retired shipping containers, and various other containers perfect for storage and other applications. 

Our containers are built to the highest standards, ensuring they are safe and secure for all your items.

hiab crane with container

Container Sales in Rochdale.

Shipping containers are an adaptable solution for commercial projects that require a secure and dedicated space.

At Shipping Containers of Manchester, we offer a range of container sizes in Rochdale, including 10ft, 20ft, and 40ft options.

Our service starts with a free, no-obligation quote. If you choose to buy, we'll take care of the specifications and fittings, ensuring your container satisfies your needs.

We'll also handle your container's delivery, placement, and installation at your chosen site.

Our 10ft shipping containers are perfect for temporary storage in tight spaces and are prevalent in the catering and retail industries.

Our 20ft shipping containers are our most popular option and are the cheapest, most abundant, and easily adaptable containers we offer.

Finally, our 40ft shipping containers are an easy space solution for businesses and are the largest containers we provide in Rochdale.

Contact us today for a free quote if you need a shipping container in Rochdale.

Container Hire in Rochdale.

Are you looking for temporary onsite storage in Rochdale? Look no further than Shipping Containers of Manchester.

We offer container rentals with secure, lockable cargo doors that are perfect for storing your items safely.

Our rental contracts can be established on either a short-term (6-12 months) or long-term (over 12 months) basis.

We offer standard 20' and 40' container sizes, and our rental services include a fitted lockbox, delivery with a hiab truck, and flexible rental terms. There are no hidden costs; you can even opt for an additional container padlock for added security.

Contact us today to ask about our container rentals in Rochdale. We're here to provide peace of mind and meet your storage needs.

Special Containers Rochdale, Greater Manchester

We offer a range of specialised containers to meet your unique needs.

Our selection includes tunnel containers designed for easy access in confined spaces.

Side-opening containers with doors on the side for easy loading and unloading, refrigerated containers equipped with temperature control for perishable goods, open-top containers with a removable top for oversized items, high cube containers with extra height for additional storage space, and flat-rack containers for quickly loading and unloading heavy machinery.

If you require a specialised container in Rochdale, contact us, our team is here to help you find the suitable container for your needs.

container on truck in rochdale

Container Transport to Rochdale.

Shipping Containers of Manchester include container haulage with a hiab truck in our container quote to Rochdale. We use a Hiab crane to position the shipping container exactly where you want it.

FAQs about using shipping containers in Rochdale


How much is a 20ft Container in Rochdale?

The purchase price depends on factors such as age and size, whether accessories are included, and the delivery charge to Rochdale. It's impossible to publish a price list because costs vary depending on market changes and delivery costs in Greater Manchester.

Is purchasing or hiring a container in Rochdale more cost-effective?

The containers we hire in Rochdale are usually new or comprehensively refurbished. Rental containers are perfect when the client is unsure of the length of hire or does not wish to make an outright acquisition. All containers in Greater Manchester are in wind and watertight condition.

How secure are 20ft shipping containers?

Shipping containers are very secure and are the most secure storage option on the market. We supply and fit a high-security LockBox free of charge on all shipping containers for added security. Lockboxes add extra protection for container padlocks to stop them from being tampered with.

Is any maintenance involved with a shipping container?

Shipping containers are fabricated from corten steel and protected with highly durable maritime paint, requiring little maintenance. Occasionally greasing the container door hinges will help ease door openings over time.

Is planning permission required for containers?

Shipping containers are considered temporary fixtures as they can be shipped anywhere worldwide. Consequently, they do not need planning permission. Please check with the local planning authority in Rochdale if you have any concerns regarding your location.

How are containers delivered to Rochdale?

All our containers are delivered by vehicle-mounted cranes (hiab trucks) and have the facility to offload containers at your premises.

Where do I place my container, and how do I equip my location in Rochdale?

Good entry and flat, even ground is required. Our vehicles usually offload from the side of the truck. The client is responsible for entrance and site conditions, so feel free to discuss them with us first. All our drivers follow the latest health and safety regulations and will be as helpful as possible on the day of delivery.

What are the payment options available to you?

We accept Bank transfers (Bacs), Debit Cards, Online Payments, and Cash (some exceptions apply).

Can I purchase my hired container?

Options are available to purchase your container; please speak to a member of staff about

Do you buy back containers in Rochdale?

Yes, we offer a buy-back option on all containers we sell in Rochdale. We will pay the current market rates.

Is there a difference between new and used containers?

The new or single-trip containers are made in China, and shipping lines carry cargo from the Far East to the UK. Once empty of its cargo, the shipping container is delivered to our depot. The second-hand or used containers are ex-service shipping line containers that have been retired from their fleet, mainly used as storage units. Our used containers are all good quality and wind and watertight.

Do you know how to stack containers?

You can purchase interlocking twist locks to meet health and safety requirements.

How many pallets can I fit inside a 20ft Container?

Please look at our dimensions page for clarification; you can typically fit ten pallets on the floor of a 20ft container, depending on the size of your pallets.

Why should I purchase a container from Shipping Containers of Liverpool?

We get satisfaction from working with our customers on a personal and friendly level. No one strives harder to ensure your satisfaction than our friendly team. Our company receives a lot of repeat business; clients continually purchase shipping containers from us.

Have you ever returned containers for a refund?

We are always willing to talk about buying back containers. All prices will be subject to the container market at that time, the condition of the container, and transportation costs to Rochdale.

Can I customise a shipping container?

A standard container has an excellent basic design suitable for various custom purposes. It can be lined, insulated, and equipped with additional doors, windows, and electric components.

Is one of your storage containers large enough to hold my belongings?

Please refer to our standard dimensions page for information on the internal dimensions, floor area, cubic capacity, and door aperture sizes of 8ft, 10ft, 20ft, 30ft, and 40ft storage containers.

Are you able to provide container shipping overseas?

We can refer you to international shipping agents for shipping abroad, but we cannot handle it.

Can we move the containers we rent or buy from you in Rochdale?

It's not common, but please get in touch with us if you need to.

Can our container be a specific colour of our choice?

We can provide a wide range of colours for both new and pre-owned boats. If you want the colour unavailable, we can custom-paint your boat using a RAL or BS colour scheme. Unless otherwise noted, all re-sprays are with a marine paint system of the highest quality.

Are fireproof shipping containers available?

They are not 100% fireproof but are made of steel and marine plywood, so they are very fire-resistant. However, as we all know, anything will burn if subjected to enough extreme heat.

How long does a container typically last?

Many types of containers are available, and each one is built to withstand the rigours of worldwide shipping for a long time. They are strong and secure as a result. Used containers generally have been in international operation for more than ten years. It is not unreasonable to expect a storage container to function for over ten additional years if your application and location are appropriate and if reasonable care and maintenance are provided. A new container will have travelled from its country of origin and should last over 30 years as a storage container with appropriate care and maintenance.

Do you have locations worldwide to offer your containers for sale?

We are situated in the UK and have container depots across Greater Manchester. We do not have depots outside of the UK, but we can arrange shipping to foreign countries for you (We can only offer this service with Container Sales, not Hire).

How soon can you get my container to me in Rochdale?

Our delivery times are 4-7 working days upon cleared funds, barring unforeseen delays.

Container Dimensions

Container Dimensions for 20ft Shipping Container in Oldham

The dims of a standard 20-foot shipping container are 20 feet (6.1 meters) in length, 8 feet (2.44 meters) in width, and 8 feet 6 inches (2.59 meters) in height. They may vary slightly depending on the manufacturer. Shipping containers are made of steel and are designed to be stackable.

Container Dimensions for 40ft Shipping Container in Oldham

The dimensions of a standard 40-foot shipping container are 40 feet (12.19 meters) in length, 8 feet (2.44 meters) in width, and 8 feet 6 inches (2.59 meters) in height. These dimensions may vary slightly depending on the manufacturer. Shipping containers are typically made of steel and are designed to be stackable and easily transported by truck, rail, or ship.


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Tuesday : 9:00-17:30
Wednesday : 9:00-17:30
Thursday : 9:00-17:30
Friday : 9:00-17:30
Saturday : Closed
Sunday : Closed
Tel: 0330 0130 636