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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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Mid Summer Party 2018

Billie Box are sponsoring the Mid Summer Party 2018 in aid of Age UK Suffolk. Over the last 5 years Billie Box has raised funds for many charities. A lot of the fundraising was for Cancer related charities. Previously, Billie Box has held 2 Billie Box Balls, so this year (2018) instead of Cancer and a Ball we thought we would sponsor a ‘Mid Summer Party’ to raise funds for Age UK Suffolk. This charity is another worthwhile cause. The Mid summer party (23rd June 2018) was designed to be a fun night with lots happening, we have Troubadour…

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Our LAMMA 2018 strip!

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To celebrate the fact that we will be at LAMMA 2018 in Peterborough for the next two days we have put together this little story for your amusement. About Jane Billing Jane Billing has over 30 years in shipping container supply. During that time Jane has earned a very broad knowledge of the whole shipping container industry. From construction, to shipping, to adaption and conversions, if you have a question about any aspect of the shipping container industry Jane will likely have the answer for you. After many years working for some of the biggest names in the shipping…

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Tiffers The Bus Shelter Ipswich

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Billie Box sponsors Tiffers the Bus Shelter in Ipswich. When Jane saw Tiffers The Bus Shelter on the BBC Lookeast news bulletin, she felt moved to help this worthwhile charity. They select 5 rough sleepers to live on board the bus with them, the bus is static in one place, at the moment they are in a lay by as they do not have any permanent land, but the bus provides  a warm safe haven for the 5 guests to enable them to get back to a ‘normal’ life. Tiffers The Bus Shelter runs a charity shop in order…

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FFSC Lifeboat Day 2017

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Billie Box has sponsored a couple of different charities 2017. The first was FFSC Lifeboat weekend in September 2017. This event raised over £3000 for the Lifeboat – Fantastic work to all those concerned.   Fundraising For Jane & Matt are members of the FFSC (Felixstowe Ferry Sailing club) and their sailing club is holding a whole weekend fundraising events for the Harwich RNLI (Royal National Lifeboat Institution).  RNLI is Such a worthy cause, they save lives at sea everyday of the year. RNLI is run by volunteers and rely on public donations to keep their organisation going. It…

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Billie Box is 5 years old

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Billie Box is 5 years old on 12th August 2017! Since Billie Box started trading on 12th August 2012 the business has gone from strength to strength. Starting at the tail end of a national recession; certainly, made for an interesting ride. Expertise has certainly won through; with Jane Billing’s 30 years of knowledge and experience of the container industry gave their customers peace of mind when dealing with Billie Box. Billie Box has not only offered a great container sales and rental service. In July 2013 they introduced shipping container conversions, into Chemical stores for many industries such…

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How to buy a shipping container

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Many people ask ‘How do I buy a shipping container’? Well Billie Box can help you with that. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RecrX7bLVEw First of all you need to find a friendly container company like Billie Box that will give a you a quote in a timely manner. Billie Box will ask you for the following information: What size shipping container would you like? 8ft, 10ft, 20ft or 40ft Would you like to buy or hire? If you would like to buy, would you like New or Used? By the way we sell 20ft and 40ft in new or used condition and 8ft…

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Self Storage

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Self storage businesses are popping up in many places around the UK. It is a growing industry in the UK and has been since the 1980’s. Many self store businesses actually use shipping containers . The containers act like rooms for each customer. They are lockable and secure. They can be placed side by side and stacked at least 2 high. Many customers of self storage sites want to keep their possessions but just don’t have anywhere to store them. Customers range from retailers, wholesalers, private individuals, construction firms to many, many more. The  Farming community, in particular, are…

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Cost effective, secure alternative to Prefab buildings

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Finding office space and canteen space can be challenging for businesses who find their space is at a premium.  Some businesses (like motor dealerships) sometimes simply do not have any indoor space at all.  Providing your staff with a warm, comfortable and productive working environment is an important consideration for any business.  Ensuring your staff have somewhere comfortable to take work breaks and eat meals is important for morale. In the past increasing the size of a work environment involved either building an extension, or investing in a modular building.  Building work may either be impractical, or impossible.  Modular…

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Rural Crime stats 2016

rural crime stats from NFU

Rural crime stats are showing a huge problem to farmers and those that live in the countryside. Rural sites are so exposed and unmanned in many cases, hence, why crime is on the rise. The perpetrators can access sites easily and abscond with many high value items without anyone noticing. We at Billie Box take these rural crime stats very seriously indeed. We supply steel secure shipping containers for storage with delivery to your door. Farms and countryside residences often have sufficient room to add another shed to their site. Visit our site for Sale or Hire of shipping…

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