Designers and architects have been utilising used shipping containers for years due to their excellent structural qualities and affordability, “we have simply combined that solid functional structure with stylish contemporary detailing such as bi-fold doors and floor to ceiling windows to create an upcycled self-sufficient building” reetainer modular spaces are suitable for home offices, play rooms, teenage hideaways or due to their amazing insulation properties the practice room for the drum kit you’ve always craved!
Do I need planning permission?
Currently under Permitted Development legislation you do not require planning permission in the UK for an outbuilding in your back garden that is less than 2.5m in height and smaller than half your existing house as long as you conform to the following:
Please check local restrictions for your area and consult your local authorities if in doubt.
Go on then, how much?!
To be honest they were not supposed to be for sale! We simply created the first reetainer as a showcase for our upcycled furniture. What better way to display your shopping trolley chairs and bath tub sofas than to have an office and showroom made out of a used shipping container? “its only a scaled up version of what we manufacture every day” were Max’s famous words! However due to an amazing response from the public and the help and support of one Mr George Clarke (and team!) we have decided to offer reetainers to customers starting at the bargain price of £9500 GBP.