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All the latest SOS advice, news and insights into the various aspects of the container industry.


Dynamic 3/4 photo of a 32ft blue SOS cabin with yellow advertising board in clean yard surrounded by stacked containers and cabins.

The Essential Guide to Quality Site Accommodation

Site accommodation is more than just a necessity; it's a cornerstone of successful construction projects.…
May 13, 2024
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5 Creative Container Uses That Will Unlock Your Creativity

Looking for innovative ways to repurpose shipping containers? Then look no further! At Storage on…
April 29, 2024
A large shipping container being successfully delivered into a residential back garden via a crane.

Expert Advice for Seamless Container Deliveries in the South UK

Are you planning to hire or buy a shipping container in the South of the…
April 15, 2024
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Tips to Avoid Scams in the UK Shipping Container Industry

In the ever-evolving landscape of the UK shipping container industry, safeguarding yourself against potential scams…
April 2, 2024
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More Than a Shipping Container: Accessories to Consider

Unlock the full potential of your storage experience with Storage on Site. Beyond offering quality…
March 18, 2024
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Colour Options for Shipping Containers

Although there are standard colour options for shipping containers, the colour possibilities are as diverse…
March 4, 2024
32ft shipping container converted into a sleek office space, captured from a 3/4 exterior view.

Unlocking the Potential of Shipping Container Office Units

In the realm of adaptable workspaces, the transformed shipping container office has become a beacon…
February 12, 2024
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Container Care 101: Expert Tips for Prolonged Durability

Taking meticulous care of your Storage on Site container is not just a maintenance task;…
February 5, 2024
Side-by-side view of a new blue One Trip container and a used green Ex-Hire container.

One Trip and Ex-Hire, What’s the Difference?

When deciding on a container for your storage needs, understanding the differences between One Trip…
January 22, 2024
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The Perfect Home Storage Solution: Choosing the Right Container

When it comes to home storage, finding the right container is crucial for ensuring the…
January 15, 2024
Safeguarding Your Self Storage Units from Condensation
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Safeguarding Your Self Storage Units from Condensation

One of the priorities that Self Storage site owners have to consider is condensation prevention. …
November 2, 2023
Most Popular Container Sizes for Self Storage Centres
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Most Popular Container Sizes for Self Storage Centres

With space being a premium at any Self Storage centre, you will need to consider…
September 25, 2023
Do I Need Planning Permission to Hire a Container?

Do I Need Planning Permission to Hire a Container?

This is a question that many people ask, and the answer is not a simple…
September 1, 2023
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7 Considerations for New Self Storage Centres

Starting a self storage business can appear to be a daunting process, with numerous parts…
July 7, 2023