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Shipping Container Homes - Container Living


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Our experience means our projects are delivered on time.


We have modification workshops across multiple locations.


We deliver fit for purpose projects on budget, on time and to scope.

Shipping Containers Home, Granny Flats & more

With a high surge in the trend of downsizing and minimising possessions, there is an even larger trend pattern developing with shipping container accomodation. Affordable, transportable and easily modified, shipping containers are the seemingly perfect example of minimalist living.
More options for shipping container modifications

Standardised modifications or bespoke units – you decide the level of customisation you need.

Reliable, high quality workmanship and fit-out.

Great for extending living areas on existing properties.

Flexible inclusion options to suit your needs.

Accommodation Modifications

Potential customisation & additions for your accommodation

A few modifications can change a shipping container into a livable area.

Add Windows

Natural light is energy efficient and creates a much nicer living atmosphere.

Add Insulation and Air Con

Temperature control is highly recommended for comfort.

Add a Bathroom

A bathroom makes the container much more independent.

Add a Sink

An area for food preparation can turn a shipping container room into a living space.

Benefits of a Living Space being made from a Shipping Container

If you're looking for a unique space, a shipping container modified into a living area could be the right solution for you.

  • Unique aesthetics 
  • Modular design for multiple containers
  • From single rooms to full homes
  • Guest houses, pool rooms, granny flats and more are all possible
  • A large range of inclusions available
  • Built to specification or off a plan

Need a customised Shipping Container solution?

Container Traders would love to help! If you need some inspiration or ideas, browse through the below case studies then give us a call!

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Creating a liveable area

Using High Cube Shipping Containers

The client is completing internal fit-out on site for what will be a comfortable and luxurious living experience for a family member.


  • 2 x 40’ New Build Single Trip High Cube Shipping Containers
  • Structural frame cut outs
  • Container Traders joining system to allow seamless joining of the containers
  • Modification paint with gloss enamel finish.

Looking for some container living ideas for yourself? Get in contact and we will help you come up with the right solution to meet your requirements and your budget.


Container living

Using a 40 foot general purpose shipping container

Check out this great looking container living creation!


  • 40' General Purpose New Build Single Trip Shipping Container
  • Custom cut-outs
  • Glass sliding doors
  • Windows and ventilation

We have provided the frame-work for the customer to complete the job onsite.


Cut outs and Prep

Using a new build single trip 20 foot high cube shipping container

This customer wanted to put in the finishing touches themselves so we helped get the container to a stage where they could complete fit-out.


  • 20’ High Cube New Build Single Trip Shipping Container
  • Multiple cut-outs windows and doors
  • Framing for walls
  • Addition of bars welded to container exterior
  • Fresh paint

This solution was delivered to site for completion by the client.

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