After 15 years at the forefront of the container conversions industry, you'd have thought we must have "seen it all before". Sometimes, though, an outstanding conversion project comes along.
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If you're in the construction, roofing, electrical or waste management trades, you're already familiar with container hire as temporary office buildings. It is industry standard for building sites to hire our security fencing and "welfare units" too (the places where the sacred kettles or urns live).
The organisers of the oldest international sporting trophy asked Containers and More to help design bespoke container conversions for use as part of their team's workshop, store and offices overseas. We took their briefing with some confidence since this prestigious client's requirements were precise, and their reputation and global heritage brand meant they had exacting standards to maintain..
Containers are popping up in more and more places where traditionally-constructed buildings used to be seen. Scarcely an episode of the TV shows "Grand Designs" and "George Clarke's Amazing Spaces" goes by without some clever container conversion that morphs into a dreamy designer eco- home or work space. Architects, engineers, builders and other construction professionals are seeing the potential of container conversions to deliver affordable building projects that are portable, quick to erect and sustainable.
We were approached by a park contractor who wanted to hire a shipping container to provide storage and welfare facilities while they were refurbishing park equipment, which is often carried out in areas with no facilities. Security fencing was also required for health and safety reasons.