blue used 40ft Storage Container

New and Used 40ft Shipping Containers Available Nationwide

Acorn Containers is proud to supply an extensive range of new and used 40ft shipping containers suitable for various applications, including storage, transport, and bespoke projects across the UK.

We are dedicated to serving businesses and individuals nationwide by offering premium quality containers at competitive prices, complementing our efficient and reliable delivery services.

For detailed information about our containers or to discuss specific requirements, please contact our expert team at 0330 027 1420 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

40ft Standard Container Specifications

  • Wind and Waterproof for secure transport and storage
  • Compliant with international shipping standards
  • Optimised for versatile storage solutions
  • Equipped with a robust and secure locking system
  • Durable, heavy-duty flooring to withstand substantial loads
Feature Imperial Measurements Metric Measurements
Maximum Payload 63,640 lb 28,870 kg
External Dimensions (LxWxH) 40' x 8' x 8'6" 12.192 x 2.438 x 2.591 m
Internal Volume 2,366 cubic feet 67 m3
Door Opening Width 7' 8 1/8" 2.340 m
Door Opening Height 7' 5 1/2" 2.274 m
Internal Length 39' 5 11/16" 12.032 m
Internal Width 7'8 1/2" 2.350 m
Internal Height (to load line) 7' 10 7/32" 2.393 m
Gross Weight 71,650 lb 32,500 kg
Tare Weight 8,010 lb 3,630 kg

40ft Container Attributes

40ft Green Shipping container

A 40ft shipping container is a big metal box that is used to transport things like clothes, electronics, and other products. It can hold up to 25 EUR pallets or platforms that goods are placed on, which are 120 x 80 cm in size.

This container is much larger than a 20ft container and can carry up to 28,870 kilograms of weight. The 40ft container is like a giant closet that can hold a lot of stuff. It has an internal volume of 67 cubic meters, which is like having a big room to store things in. This makes it great for storing and transporting a lot of items at once.

For more information or to request a quote, please use our quote form or contact our container specialists at 0330 027 1420.