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Workshop Shipping Containers
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5 20ft Workshops

Shipping Container Workshops


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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.

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Productive and secure Container Workshop

Workshops are a necessity in many scenarios; on the worksite, mine site or even in the backyard for the growing home business. For any of these options a prime requirement is space in which one can work comfortably. Building a bricks-and-mortar solution, or even a shed, can be a long and expensive process. A more efficient option is the modification of a shipping container and having all the necessary features installed to carry out your tasks.  Are you ready to make a container into a tailored mobile workshop for yourself, your home business or your company? More options for shipping container conversions

Cost-effective and affordable at just a fraction of the price of traditional alternatives.

Flexible and mobile so they can be easily transported between sites when required.

Faster turnaround than traditional methods, giving you shorter construction times.

High quality, durable construction provides safety and security no matter the site specifics.

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Workshops Modifications

Common Workshop inclusions

There can be vast differences between one workshop to the next, depending on the types of work carried out. There are however a few common elements that are usually included.

Add a Roller Door

A roller door provides easy access and can assist in making loading and unloading easier.

Add Hanging Hooks

Make the most of space by adding hanging hooks for storage. 

Add Benches

Adding benches is a given for most workshops.

Add Electrics

Providing power to electrical equipment, lighting and more.

Benefits of a Workshop being made from a Shipping Container

Creating a workshop from a shipping container provides a modulated, secure and transportable solution that is unachievable with traditional sheds and building structures.

  • Range of modifications and equipment inclusions available
  • Various size options to suit your requirements
  • Custom manufacturing available for site specific needs

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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 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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Workshop with bund

Using a 20 foot high cube shipping container

Out client needed a custom solution for a productive and safe area to complete works.


  • 20' High Cube Single Trip New Build container
  • 2.4m Double Container Doors
  • 1.8m bunded spill-proof mesh floor
  • Shelving
  • Bench
  • Electrics including lighting
  • Weatherproof outlet for generator
  • Tie-down points for transit
  • Custom steel-plate ramp
  • Painted in a pale eucalypt

This highly specialised container was built to client specifications.


Creating an onsite workshop

Using a 40 foot high cube shipping container

A customised solution to site specific site needs.

  • Work bench
  • Electrics including lighting
  • Roller door
  • Two rows of custom hooks for hanging storage

This client took advantage of a 40 foot high cube new build single trip shipping container.


Building a workshop

Using a 40 foot high cube shipping container

Now this is a workshop!


  • 40' High Cube New Build Single Trip unit
  • 2.4m wide roller door
  • 2 x Personnel Access Door
  • Ventilation vents
  • Whirly birds
  • Electrical fit out with lighting, GPO, IP66 GPO and 3 Phase 40A outlet
  • Storage wise - we added a work bench with wash basin, tool lockers and shelving


Creating a bright Workshop Container

Using a repainted cargo worthy 10 foot general purpose shipping container

This vibrant container has been fit out to make the most of the storage capacity.


  • 10’ General Purpose Resprayed Cargo Worthy Shipping Container
  • Storage hooks for hanging
  • Vibrant colour respray
  • Designed for client to add own benches and equipment

Once our client puts the finishing touches by way of workbenches, this container will be ready for use.


Workshop space

Using a single trip 40 foot high cube shipping container

This container was built for functionality.


  • Single Trip New Build 40' High Cube Shipping Container
  • Roller doors
  • Electrics
  • Lighting

A few simple modifications and this container is ready to be used as a workshop.

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Modifications FAQs

  • Are shipping Containers suitable as workshops?

    Yes, particularly if you need as transportable workshop. Shipping Containers are robust, making them ideal to convert into a transportable workshop. If you have a remote location and need a workshop with all the same resources as a fixed workshop, fitting out a Shipping Containers is the answer.

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  • Do Shipping Containers make good Workshops

    Container workshops are good because they are, dry, securable and transportable. They are also configurable to how you need them setup, come in a verity of sizes and dimensions and when compared to the alterantive workshop options are good value and often cheaper.  Shipping container workshops are perfect for worksites as well as the home.

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  • What size Container workshops can you buy?

    Shipping Container Workshops can be built using any of the container types we sell. So that could be 6ft, 8ft, 10ft, 20ft or 40ft using the standard general purpose, high cube oe the pallet wide containers.  Giving you a lot of flecibility and options for the size of the workshop space.

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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.

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We've been servicing Australia since 2016.

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National coverage

We have shipping containers right across Australia.

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