Container sales and hire business, Mr Box Ltd, has been acquired by Mobile Mini, a leading hirer of portable site accommodation and secure storage containers, with its global headquarters in Arizona, USA and UK operations based in Stockton-on-Tees. Mr Box, based at Great Blakenham near Ipswich, services customers across the UK and has a fleet of approximately 2,600 containers for hire, as well as a substantial container sales and conversion business. The company has built a reputation for superb customer service and has established a position as a niche supplier to the fast-growing self-storage industry. The sale will see Mr … Continue reading
Films and television can conjure many grand images for us, from the red carpet scattered with glamorous celebrities to the green screen where our super heroes really become super. The humble shipping container is at odds with these images, but containers have actually been a part of the entertainment industry for a long time. Like the industry itself, their use has been growing and changing to suit evolving demand. Containers have been included in many iconic scenes in the past, and also have uses beyond appearing on screen. Continue reading
Pink Self Storage has opened brand-new, state-of-the-art facilities throughout Wales, offering customers storage units with features most other self-storage companies can’t match. The facilities boast unique security measures, convenient payment and access methods, and top-of-the-line storage units. Continue reading
The Belville community garden is situated in the space left behind after the demolition of several blocks of 1960s high rise flats, and aims to make the area beautiful once again. They needed a sort of “club house” to offer warmth and shelter, as well as a meeting place for the Belville army of gardeners.
With a limited budget, a shipping container conversion offered the perfect solution. Which is where Mr Box come in… Continue reading
Last week, Mr Box celebrated an exciting milestone as we delivered our 2000th rental container. Yes, that means that there are now a full 2000 Mr Box storage containers on hire across the UK! To celebrate this landmark occasion, we thought our 2000th customer deserved a little treat. Continue reading
The Mover magazine, a trade publication on the moving industry, recently featured an article on Mr Box, describing the self storage business and how it has grown since its founding in 2000 . The article, which you can read here, explained several features that have helped Mr Box thrive… Continue reading
Mr Box recently had the opportunity to provide local independent charity Age UK Suffolk with a large container for their head office in Claydon. Continue reading
Repairing and refurbishing naval ships, submarines, and vessels requires equipment of all shapes and sizes. Depending on the problem at hand, vessels might require a large and complex repair, or they might need just a quick, simple fix. Continue reading
The Mover’s Deputy Editor David Jordan travelled to Felixstowe to meet Sarah Jones, General Manager of Mr Box to discover the secret of their success and why people in the moving industry should care.
“I met Sarah at the company’s storage and workshop facility in Felixstowe and for once I was thankful to be wearing my high-vis jacket.” Continue reading
We were approached by the makers of the recently released Dark Knight – the most recent of the Batman films.
They asked us if they could rent a small 8 foot container to mount on the same trailer that was being used for transporting the Batmobile for a promotional tour around Europe.
Watch the video to see the Batmobile being loaded onto the trailer in Dublin. Continue reading
Drummer Phil Knight takes a stand against human trafficking in the UK.
After a successful four-and-a-half-day drum-a-thon, Phil locked himself in a 10 foot by 8 foot container for two weeks to bring further awareness to the issue.
Watch the video to learn more about The Everyday Project. Continue reading
Mr Box are proud sponsors of the Achilles FC under 11s.
The team have been playing in the Ipswich and Suffolk youth league, and are currently 3rd in the 1st division. The team is made up of local young boys all with a great attitude and skill set. Continue reading