Containers for Sale & Hire


Cargo Containers for sale & hire in Edinburgh

At Acorn, we're proud to offer high-quality export containers to businesses in Edinburgh. Our container experts understand that our customers demand the best, and we go above and beyond to ensure that our containers meet the highest quality standards. Every export container we deliver to Edinburgh is guaranteed to be waterproof, secure, and high-quality. And if you're unsure which container suits your needs, our experts always recommend the perfect solution.

We understand that buying a container isn't always the best option for every business, so we also offer rental options for our customers in Edinburgh. Our flexible services ensure you get exactly what you need when you need it, helping your business thrive. So whether you want to purchase or rent an export container, Acorn is here to help.

Containers available for Edinburgh

Cargo container Edinburgh

Sea Freight Containers for Hire in Edinburgh

Are you considering renting a container instead of purchasing one? At Acorn Containers, our advisors have a range of containers available for hire. We ensure that the quality of our sea freight containers meets your needs, and our advisors will provide you with competitive prices, clearly explaining all charges for our Edinburgh customers. Maintaining easy access to our containers in Edinburgh is essential for our clients while offering cost savings without compromising the quality of our sea freight containers. Our knowledgeable Acorn advisors are on hand to guide rental prices for containers in Edinburgh.


Bespoke shipping containers services available in Edinburgh

Also available are top-quality bespoke shipping containers for our clients near Edinburgh. Our bespoke shipping containers are of the highest quality. With extensive experience, Acorn advisors can guide costs for bespoke shipping containers in Edinburgh.

Shipping containers can be modified in various ways, such as adding insulation, ventilation, windows, doors, and electricity. They can also be customised for specific uses like offices, workshops, or storage units.

Please complete our online container form, and our Acorn advisors will respond promptly. Alternatively, you can contact us on 0330 027 1420.


Frequently Asked Questions about Shipping Containers in Edinburgh


How much does hiring a 20ft Shipping Container in Edinburgh cost?

The cost of hiring a 20ft shipping container in Edinburgh varies depending on the container's condition and size. At Acorn Containers, we offer competitive pricing that changes weekly. To get an accurate quote, fill out our quote form specifying the size and condition of the container you need in Edinburgh. We'll respond quickly with a price that includes container transportation costs.

Is buying or renting a 20ft Shipping Container in Edinburgh more cost-effective?

Whether to buy or rent a 20ft shipping container in Edinburgh depends on your specific needs. If you require short-term storage, renting a container is the better option. However, if you know you'll need a container in Edinburgh for a long time, purchasing outright is usually the more cost-effective solution.

How long can I expect my Shipping Container to last in Edinburgh's weather?

At Acorn Containers, we paint all our shipping containers with special maritime paint that can withstand the harsh weather conditions in Edinburgh for years to come.

Do I need planning permission for my Shipping Container in Edinburgh?

In general, local authorities consider storage containers as temporary structures. However, it's always best to check with the local authority in Edinburgh to address any concerns about planning permission.

How will Acorn Containers deliver my Shipping Container to my property in Edinburgh?

At Acorn Containers, we arrange all our deliveries to Edinburgh with vehicle-mounted cranes (hiab). Our friendly driver will place the container where you need it, making delivery quick and hassle-free.

How soon can I expect my 20ft Shipping Container to be delivered to Edinburgh?

Once payment is cleared, we will attempt to deliver your 20ft shipping container to Edinburgh within nine days. At Acorn Containers, we pride ourselves on providing fast and reliable delivery to our customers in Edinburgh.