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24/7 Storage

We offer 24/7 Site storage by way of a shipping container delivered to your site. We all know that theft is on the increase and that we need to lock up our belongings, but maybe some of us don’t know how to do this, securely.  We all secure our house to protect our possessions against unwanted visitors, but what about the products, stock or valuables stored outside of our four walls? Business crime is particularly rife, as often businesses are left unattended during the evenings and weekends, making the business more vunerable. Billie Box has a solution…. We offer…

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London to Paris Cycle Ride for St Elizabeth Hospice

Update 21-Sep-15 Well we have cycled from London to Paris and raised over £8,200 for the St. Elizabeth Hospice. The weather was gruelling and the hills were certainly a lot bigger than the Suffolk undulations. Exhausted now, but elated that we have done it. Click here to support:   *** In keeping with Jane Billing’s tireless fundraising for many charities, Jane has now signed up to do the London to Paris Cycle Ride for the St. Elizabeth Hospice in September 2015. Also known as the #HospiceTeam100   Gillian Boyle (Artist and Jane’s sister in law) and Jane have agreed to…

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Shipping Containers are converted into Chemical stores

Billie Box recycles shipping containers into Chemical stores or Chemical Storage containers by using the HSE and BASIS criteria. Perfect for Agricultural Storage. BASIS is an independent organisation set up at the suggestion of the UK government in 1978 to establish and assess standards in the pesticide industry relating to storage, transportation and competence of staff. BASIS is an industry self-regulated scheme in line with government de-regulation policy. BASIS is now a registered charity. The Basic criteria for all chemical stores These are stipulated in the code of practice for suppliers of pesticides to Agriculture, Horticulture and Forestry (The Yellow code).…

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Ball raised £4,600

The Billie Box Ball Raises £4,599.30 for Cancer Campaign in Suffolk Local business owner, Jane Billing of Billie Box Ltd, organised her first charity ball this year in aid of Cancer Campaign in Suffolk. Held on 3rd May 2014 at Seckford Hall in Woodbridge, the gala evening raised £2,299.65, which was then match funded by Basepoint Ipswich. The backdrop of Seckford Hall gave the evening a touch of class with guests enjoying a glass of Bucks Fizz on the terrace upon arrival.  A sumptuous three-course dinner followed during which guests were enthralled by the sleight of hand of a…

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Rural Crime

Rural Crime is a huge problem to farmers, villages, rural retailers and businesses. One of the UK’s leading rural insurer NFU Mutual prepared an annual survey of claims experiences within their offices all over the UK.   NFU’s findings include:   Rural crime theft cost is approx.. £42.3m in the UK during 2012 Yorkshire, Essex, Lincolnshire and Kent are the worst rural crime counties Tools, quad bikes and fuel are the most targeted items according to the survey   Source data: http://www.nfumutual.co.uk/farming/initiatives/rural-crime/   Billie Box can offer you a 8ft, 10ft, 20ft or 40ft steel shipping container which is perfect as a…

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Storage Containers in a room

A couple of weeks ago, we had an enquiry from a company in North London that had been burgled a number of times. They were hooked up directly to the police station and still the police didn’t turn up for 45 minutes. The equipment they were storing is extremely high value and really difficult to replace. So when they called us to say they needed 3 x 8ft storage containers and then requested them to be placed inside a building, we had to put our ‘thinking caps’ on. Firstly, we spoke to our transport company to see if they…

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Charity Sailing Club

A few weeks ago, Jane’s boyfriend (Matt) went sailing at ‘Alton Water’ and whilst he was there he spoke to them about Billie Box’s products and services. They didn’t need any more containers, however they did say that they thought the Woolverstone Project were looking to buy a shipping container for storage. Woolverstone Project has been offering sailing and sailing lessons for the disabled for 20 years at Alton Water and during the summer months at Woolverstone sailing club on the River Orwell. The RYA Sailability, the Royal Harwich Yacht Club, the Royal Hospital School and Rotary sponsor the…

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Schools Colleges and Universities

Billie Box knows that many industries require their products and services. One in particular is schools. With the number of burglaries on the rise and the schools colleges and universities not being attended during the evenings and weekends, there is more and more need for secure storage. Our shipping containers are perfect for static storage and are a ‘Must have’ for a school, college or university. Jane Billing, only the other day, spoke to a headmaster of a school in Kent. The headmaster was reluctant to have a shipping container for storage, as he had his existing containers broken into…

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Billie Box delivers Nationwide

Billie Box has a number of container depots nationwide and they can deliver steel shipping containers or storage containers to many locations around the UK. Get an instant container quote. Name * Phone No * Email * Delivery Postcode * Comments (size & type, how many units & new or used required?) If you are human, leave this field blank.   Our container depots are positioned at the following locations: Felixstowe, Suffolk Grays, Essex Southampton, Hampshire Birmingham, W. Midlands Leeds Liverpool We try to keep stocks of the many different shipping containers in all these locations, however, it is…

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Jane Billing the Expert in Shipping and Storage containers

Jane Billing, Billie Box, Director, fundraiser

Jane Billing is our resident expert in Shipping containers. She has been working in the ‘Shipping container’ industry for 33 years both for other employers and for herself. Jane worked for ‘Container survey services’ (contractor for Unicon International UK office, where they surveyed containers for shipping purposes) from 1986 until 2000 as a ‘data processing clerk’ initially which led to an office management role. Jane was dealing with shipping lines, container leasing companies and container depots all over the UK. In 2000 she became director and joint owner of a shipping container resale and leasing company for 9 years and…

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