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Chemical stores for Schools

Chemical storage is increasingly becoming an issue in schools of all sizes.  Our Chemical Stores are suitable for many industries in particular Schools, colleges and Universities. For the last 5 years we have been selling chemical / pesticide stores to the Farmers and Universities. For the farming industry we have set up a website called: www.ChemicalStorage4Farmers.co.uk. This has significantly increased our chemical storage container sales and the Billie Box reputation in the Chemical storage market. Our customers buy from us with confidence. Many Schools, Colleges & Universities are under pressure to store their chemicals safely and securely. Billie Box…

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Sea Containers – an introduction

new sea container

Why buy a sea container? Sea containers (also known as ‘shipping containers) are popular outside of the world of shipping and freight forwarding for many reasons; these strong, secure metal boxes have become extremely popular not only because of their strength, but also because of their durability. You have probably seen sea containers being re-purposed as secure storage units, sheds and garages, but in reality these are only a handful of examples of the many functions these popular steel boxes can perform. What makes sea containers such a good investment? Sea containers are designed to last a very long…

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How to level a shipping container

When you buy a shipping container for storage, you need to ensure it is sitting level. Here are the exact dimensions for each container. Just to highlight a 20ft container is not actually 20ft long. Checklist for how to level a shipping container 1. You need to ensure the container is level, otherwise it will be difficult to open and shut the doors. It is just like hanging a window or door in a house, if the door or window frame is not straight then the door will not hang properly. 2. The container sits on it’s corners. 3. The floor…

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Buying new shipping containers – top tips

Where are shipping containers built? The vast majority, around 95%, of new shipping containers are built in China. Like with many industrial and commercial products, China offers cost-effective labour rates. The raw materials used in the construction of sea containers are often much lower in China than in any other country. Containers are produced in other countries, but if you see a shipping container on the back of a lorry, on a ship or being used as storage it will almost definitely have been built in China. As with many modern products the sheer number of containers being built…

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10 Reasons why you should buy a secure storage container from Billie Box

Jane Billing with chemical storage container

1.      A free hassle-free quotation and sales service. 2.      A friendly, knowledgeable and helpful service. 3.      Nearly 30 years’ experience in the shipping container industry. 4.      All our containers are secure, self-contained lock ups. 5.     We listen to you and offer a solution to match your requirements. 6.      We offer a wide range of accessories, that will make your life easier. 7.      Containers are delivered and offloaded Nationwide with specialist vehicles along with caring and helpful drivers. 8.      Advice and guidance with your delivery requirements. 9.      A full service, You Call, We Quote, You Pay, We…

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10ft secure shipping containers to buy

Billie Box offers a 10ft secure shipping containers for storage with different configurations for sale with Nationwide delivery: 10ft Long x 8ft Wide x 8ft 6in High standard storage container: Double doors on one 8ft end only. This picture shows a New container which has been manufactured in China and transported over to the UK with an 8ft container inside. Please be advised WE ONLY SELL NEW 10ft units 10ft secure shipping container for storage External dimensions: 10 ft Long (3.05 m) – 8 ft wide (2.43 m)- 8 ft 6 in high (2.59 m) 10ft secure shipping container for storage…

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8ft storage container to buy

Billie Box offers an 8ft long by 7ft wide secure shipping containers for sale, with UK Nationwide delivery: 8ft Long by 7ft Wide by 7ft 6in High standard secure shipping container for storage. Double doors on one 7ft end only (new only) Please be advised WE ONLY SELL NEW 8ft units   This picture shows an 8ft secure shipping container being positioned inside a building. Click here for the case study.   Our Gallery pages show more photos       8ft storage container External dimensions: 8 ft Long (2.43m) – 7 ft wide (2.13m)  – 7 ft 6 in high (2.28m)…

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How to Hire a Shipping Container in UK

Shipping containers are perfect to be used as a Secure Storage container. They are robust, lockable and watertight. They are ideal as an outside shed/lockup. You can hire a shipping container for a short or long term period. There are many things to consider when renting a container. 1. Weekly Rate –  We always offer a minimum hire period of 26 weeks from £12 per week plus VAT for a 20ft container. That’s a lot of secure container space for £12 per week! Please do see the different sizes available for hire: Container Hire 2. Size container – We offer…

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Buying a Second hand Container? (Buying Tips)

Second hand sea container

Buying Tips for second hand containers What to look out for, when buying a second hand shipping container for storage. We at Billie Box know that there are a number of dealers out there that want to offer you a “cheap” container. Well we believe “You get what you pay for”. Buying “Cheap” is not always the best policy. The second hand containers we sell are generally 10-15 years old, they are watertight and structurally sound, we ensure our depots check over all containers prior to release. Remember, they will have been used to ship goods all around the…

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40ft Secure shipping containers to buy

40ft container

Billie Box offers a number of 40ft shipping containers with different configurations for sale with Nationwide delivery: 40ft shipping containers 40ft Long x 8ft Wide x 8ft 6in High standard storage container: Double doors on one 8ft end only (Second hand or new) 40ft shipping container External dimensions: 40 ft Long (12.9 m)  – 8 ft wide (2.43 m)  – 8 ft 6 in high (2.59 m) 40ft shipping container Internal dimensions: 39 ft 6 in Long (12.04 m) – 7 ft 8 in wide (2.33 m) – 7 ft 10 in high (2.38 m) Door opening dimensions: 7 ft…

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