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Make it your own

Buying a 20ft container is the cost-effective way to satisfy additional storage requirements or create a custom functional space. Whether it’s for commercial or residential use, you can truly make it your own with our range of modifications. The most popular of the container sizes, the 20ft offers a significant amount of space and a secure, water-tight area that’s protected from the elements. If you find yourself restricted by available floor space you can always go up: these General Purpose 20ft containers can be stacked up to 8 high.

Versatile, convenient, customisable

Our 20ft, the most popular storage container size, has bearings on the corners so the containers can be stacked up to 8 high for maximum storage in a relatively small area. Made from high tensile Corten steel and protected by rust-resistant paint, these containers are weather resistant, watertight, and built to last.

Buying a 20ft container is a fantastic, low-cost solution for a variety of purposes. Get a quote today on purchasing a National Container and don't forget to check out the range of modifications we offer.

20ft containers are commonly used for:

  • Cargotecture (shipping container architecture)
  • Storing motorbikes, bikes, carts, sporting equipment
  • Storing various business items
  • Holding surplus stock
  • Storing commercial equipment, farm machinery, industrial product
  • Storing household goods during renovations
  • Moving or shipping containers
  • Portable workshops
  • Greenhouse
  • Garage structure
  • Pools
  • Pop-up bars, cafes or stores
  • Amenities or change rooms
  • Event or site offices
  • Disaster shelter

Buying a container provides a long-term solution with maximum cost efficiency and the flexibility to make it your own. For more information, please contact us – we are here to help.

20ft General Purpose Container Features

  • Corten Steel
  • Heavy-duty plywood floors
  • Weatherproof, water-tight storage
  • Lockable
  • 4 x weight bearings at each corner
  • Can be stacked up to 8 general purpose containers high
  • Container doors one end
  • Doors open 270 degrees creating a 2.35m entrance
  • Rust-resistant paint for erosion prevention
  • Available in a range of colours

Our containers for sale can be modified for a range of uses including shelving for additional storage, and windows, plumbing and electrics for the creation of habitable spaces. We offer low-cost, competitive prices on customising the shipping container to suit your requirements. If you need a modification that isn't listed, please contact us to discuss.


Create a bright, functional space by adding doors to your container.


Bring the outside in with windows cut to your specifications. Add screens and bars to suit.


Increase storage space and get organised with our robust shelving solutions.


Don't let Australia's temperatures make you uncomfortable – add an A/C to make your space a sanctuary.


Increase ventilation for comfort and safety.


Transform your container into more of a livable space by protecting from external temperature fluctuation.


Respray your container to be on-brand or to create a bright and bold new look.


Choose from wood, carpet, vinyl and other practical flooring options to complete your container's look and feel.


Protect your container's padlock from thieves, vandals and the elements with a lockbox.


The popular affordable mobile solution for an office, custom built to suit your needs.
Dimensions - External6.06m (20’) Long x 2.44m (8’) Wide x 2.59m (8’6”) High
Dimensions - Internal5.87m (19’3”) Long x 2.33m (7’7”) Wide x 2.59m (7’9”) High
IMPORTANT*Dimensions may vary slightly between containers
Weight2,200 kgs (2.2 tonnes)
AccessDouble doors, full width one end
ConditionCosmetically tidy, fully waterproof + fitted with lockbox (protects padlocks from bolt cutter removal)
AvailabilityUsually within 2-3 days, within 24 hours on request (dependant on transport availability)
GradeA, B, & C graded containers available (A is the highest quality, C is the most economical)



Secure storage at a jobsite, an onsite office, or a functional enclosed addition to your home, the 10ft is truly handy.


If you've got the room, then maximise your space and make an impact with a 40ft container.


If you’re interest in one of our many services, please fill out this form with your HIRE, BUY or MODIFY requirements and we’ll get back to you. Need to discuss options?

Ring 1300 778 999

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