Open Top Containers

Open Top Containers for Sale and Hire in York | Acorn Containers

Whether you're in the bustling city of York or anywhere across the UK, Acorn Containers is your go-to source for open top containers. Offering a comprehensive range of open-top containers for both sale and hire, we cater to various needs, from long-term storage solutions to temporary project requirements.


Open Top Container Sales

At Acorn Containers, we understand the diverse needs of our clients. That's why we offer an extensive selection of open-top containers, available in both new and used conditions. Whether you're looking for a cost-effective storage solution or a durable container for shipping, our options are ideal for businesses and individuals alike.

Open Top Container Hire

Not ready for a permanent purchase? Our flexible rental options are perfect for your needs. With hire options, you can enjoy the benefits of high-quality containers for your temporary projects without the commitment of ownership. Plus, we provide comprehensive support and maintenance throughout the hire period.

About the 20ft Open Top Container

The 20ft open top container is a robust solution for your storage and shipping needs. Completely resistant to wind and water, these containers ensure your goods stay dry and secure. Complying with international shipping protocols, they are perfect for global transportation. With the option to buy, you can benefit from additional security features and durable flooring designed for heavy use.

Sizes and What They Can Carry

Our open top containers are designed to carry heavy loads, with the 20ft option capable of transporting up to 28,200 kg. The flexibility of removing the tarpaulin roofs makes loading oversized items a breeze. For those requiring more space, our options offer ample room for large or top-loaded goods, simplifying the task of loading heavy machinery or agricultural equipment.

The 40ft Open Top Containers

Similar to their 20ft counterparts, the 40ft open top containers provide exceptional protection against the elements. Their removable roof and secure locking mechanism make them an excellent choice for transporting tall or bulky items. With a capacity of up to 26,600 kg, these containers are equipped with durable floors and adhere to international shipping regulations, ensuring your cargo's safety.

Delivery and Setup by Acorn Containers

Our dedicated team services the entire UK, including York, ensuring timely delivery of your containers. We conduct thorough pre-delivery site inspections to determine the best delivery approach and ensure a smooth setup process. If you're considering our services, please get a container quote or reach out to us directly at 0330 027 1420 or via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more details.

Pre-Delivery Considerations

Before delivery, it's essential to ensure there are no access impediments, such as low-hanging branches or unstable ground. Communicating specific considerations for your delivery location can help prevent challenges during the delivery process. For more information on preparing for delivery, visit our containers services in York.

Whether you're looking to purchase 20ft containers, hire 20ft refrigerated containers, or explore other container options, Acorn Containers has you covered. With our extensive range of containers and dedicated support, we're here to meet your storage and shipping needs across the UK.