Shipping containers are a big blank canvas. Made from corten steel, they can be re-painted time and time again, without affecting their structural integrity or durability. And they’re now frequently used by contemporary artists, to create installations for art festivals, exhibitions and events all around the globe. Container painting is one of the additional services …
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So, you’re about to get a shipping container for the first time. You’ve found a supplier (Gap Containers, of course!). Established what type you require – new, used, one-way, refrigerated, flat pack etc. Decided whether to buy or hire. Chosen a size. But before confirming your order, is there anything else you’re going to need? …
Shipping containers aren’t just for shipping. Once they reach the end of their time at sea, they can very easily be ‘repurposed’ – given a whole new lease of life for use outside of the transportation industry. This is one of our areas of expertise, here at Gap Containers. Regarded as a UK leading specialist …
Did you know, there’s such a thing as a flat pack shipping container? Yes yes, we know exactly what you’re thinking… Anything with “flat pack” in the name is usually a huge hassle; a poor quality product that takes forever to put together and gives you a major headache in the process. But what if …
Buying a shipping container doesn’t have to be difficult. The truth is you just need the right supplier. Here at Gap, we’ve been selling containers for over 30 years. As a family-run business, our main priority is to provide the highest standards of customer service – and we try to make the purchase process as …
As we enter 2022, construction companies are thinking more and more about their environmental footprint – keen to limit the impact of their buildings on the planet. ‘Sustainability’ is now a huge focus in the industry and one particular building material has started to boom in popularity… Shipping containers. A growing number of architects and …
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