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Shipping Containers Delivered Across Australia


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.

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Shipping Containers Home, Granny Flats & Self Build Container Homes

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 container homes are the seemingly perfect example of minimalist living.
More options for shipping container conversions

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 Container Home

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 Home

If you're looking for a unique space, a shipping container home, 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
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Workshop Containers

Mobile, Insulated and functional Container Workshops customised to how you want.

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Rural Container Sheds

Create economical large covered areas over your shipping containers.

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Container Homes

A shipping container home is an affordable alternative to traditional building options. Find out more.

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Hospitality Containers

Looking to create a canteen, kiosk, café, bar or servery? Whatever type of pop up hospitality you need, a shipping container solution is a practical choice.

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Ablution Blocks

You can choose Ablution Units in various sizes from 10ft, 20ft or even 40ft and they can fitted with toilets, urinals, showers, changing rooms, along with wash basins and more.

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Switch room containers can be custom built for the on-site testing of electrical equipment and it provides a temperature-controlled environment

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Storage Containers

Depending on your storage needs, you might want to add shelving, lighting/electrical, additional access doors, windows, insulation, ventilation and more.

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Site Office

Shipping Container Site Offices – Quick, Affordable and Mobile Offices for any worksite and custom fit-out to suit your needs

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Portable Lunch Rooms

We sell portable lunchrooms made from Shipping Containers that are perfect for a worksite location.

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Dome Shelters & Rural Shelters

If you regularly store equipment, machinery, vehicles or materials on your site, a shipping container shelter is a perfect option for you.

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Shipping Container Modifications

Container Traders offers a number of container modifications to both new and used shipping containers. We can modify a shipping container to suit your individual needs.

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Need a customised Shipping Container home 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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Modifications FAQs

  • Do you need planning permission for a container house?

    This depends on your local jurisdiction, its critical you speak to your regions local planning authority prior to building a container house.

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  • Is building a container home economical?

    Using Shipping Containers for building a home can be economical or expensive dependent upon the size of the home & the inclusions.

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  • How much does it cost to convert a container into a house?

    There are alot of variables that go into pricing up a shipping container conversion to a home. The only true way to get an answer is to speak with us and discuss your requirements. Onbviously the size, number of containers and types, the amount and standard of the fixture and fittings and theres the transportation costs. Plus there maybe some integration costs if its part an existing build or new build. However, the reason people choose more and more this oprion is due to speed which can save money and durability. Unfortunetly there are too many aspects that affect the price that a container conversion for a home for us to give a price. Better for you to call and discuss your project with us.

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Why Choose Container Traders?

Our focus is on a high standard of customer service, not sales.

Container Traders service starts from helping you decide what solution is best for your budget, needs and site, and continues beyond the delivery. We'll be available to answer any questions you may have at any point.

Trusted Brand

We've been servicing Australia since 2016.

Great Reviews

We rank over 4/5 stars on Google Reviews and Product Reviews.

National coverage

We have shipping containers right across Australia.

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