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Rent a shipping container with a simple phone call

Last Updated on November 11, 2022

Rent a shipping container with a simple phone call

Did you know that it’s actually very easy to hire a container from Billie Box? If you’ve never hired one before, or you’ve had trouble in the past, you might be unsure about future container hire. We’re here to show you how renting a container from Billie Box can be accomplished with a few simple steps, starting with a phone call.

Reasons to rent a shipping container

Are you renovating your home? Require storage space for your business? Hosting an event such as a festival or market? Whatever the reason, a shipping container can easily solve your storage problems.

Shipping containers are resilient and weatherproof. They spend most of their lives carrying goods from one side of the Earth to another in all types of weather conditions. Therefore, they need to be tough in order to protect their contents!

Did you know that shipping containers can also deter thieves? Not only does it keep your stored items out of site, we also supply our containers for hire with lock boxes, which you can use with a padlock to deter thieves with bolt croppers. 

Shipping containers can be easily delivered and taken away with the right equipment. We have a list of depots across England, and can arrange delivery and collection nationwide from £195.00 plus VAT each way.

How to rent a shipping container

It’s in fact very easy to rent a shipping container from us! All you need to do is:

  1. Call us on 0800 121 7388 or 01473 557409 with your name, postcode, the size of the container and any accessories you require, and your rental period.
  2. We will then email you with a free quote.
  3. Once you have agreed to the quote, we’ll create a ‘hire agreement’ and invoice you for the first 26 weeks’ rental, accessories, delivery and collection charges, plus VAT. We also ask you to set up a standing order for all future payments. This form will be sent to you with the hire contract.
  4. When you have paid the first invoice, we will make the delivery and offload arrangements.

Find out more details about container hire here.

What kind of shipping container do I need?

Wondering what kind of shipping container you need? Well, it depends on how much you’re storing. A standard container size is 20ft (L) x 8ft (W) x 8’6” (H). This will usually fit the household goods of a one-to-two-bedroom apartment.

If this doesn’t sound like enough space, we also rent 40ft (L) x 8ft (W) x 8’6” (H) and 40ft (L) x 8ft (W) x 9’6” (H) containers.

Interested in hiring a container? Do not hesitate to contact Jane today on 0800 121 7388 or 01473 557409.