Do I need planning permission for a converted container?
Some installations do not require planning; however, it's always wise to check with your local authority regarding any potential planning consents that may be required.
Please find below some useful links regarding planning permissions
We do not handle planning applications ourselves. However, we may be able to assist with your architect or instructed planning consultant if they have any questions.
What are the dimensions of a shipping container?
Shipping containers come in a variety of dimensions:
|Container Width||7ft 1ins||8ft||8ft||8ft||8ft|
|Container Height (standard)||7ft 5ins||8ft 6ins||8ft 6ins||8ft 6ins||8ft 6ins|
|Container Height (high cube)||-||9ft 6ins||9ft 6ins||9ft 6ins||9ft 6ins|
If you require a custom size, we can create a bespoke unit to fit your specifications. Contact us to find out more.
What other information should I consider?
In order to provide an accurate quote, we require as much information as you can provide, including details such as:
- The number of windows and doors
- Internal lining detail
- Electrical requirements and external cladding.
If you do not have this information, please let us know and we will do our best to assist you.
Do you require a design service?
Eldapoint can offer a full design service using the latest AutoCAD software.
What is the typical lead time for a container conversion?
The lead time will depend on the agreed specifications and the complexity of the project.