Ship shape offices open in Shoreditch

Wednesday 17 Sep 2014

The Estate Office Shoreditch’s ContainerVille opens in Shoreditch, providing eco-friendly office alternatives to start-up businesses

The UK’s latest shipping container project is now up and running. ContainerVille is a cluster of 30 up-cycled shipping containers set two-high in Shoreditch, London. Located in close proximity to The City and the West End, the site has strong transport connections and enjoys a quiet plot overlooking Regent’s Canal.

With branding designed by Hackney-based design studio OneAnother and art collective LeGun, ContainerVille is owned and managed by family business Estate Office Shoreditch. Kyson were the architects. Each container can accommodate up to five people and can be rented as a whole or as part of a shared workspace scheme.

Speaking on the recent opening of the complex, Phil Bouette, Development Manager at The Estate Office commented: “We are delighted with the responses we have received since announcing the ContainerVille concept back in May. This week marks a special occasion for us; not only is ContainerVille officially opening its doors for business but we are welcoming our first tenants to their new office space and community.”

Bright and modern, the eco-friendly workspaces enjoy views out towards the neighbouring canal and shared outdoor working area for socialising and informal meetings. The complex was designed with the concept that like-minded businesses could benefit from working in close proximity to one another and may strike up partnerships or share skills with neighbouring firms.

Containers are available for occupancy now. ContainerVille have two forms of office tenancy: a 1 year minimum tenancy of a whole container for £1,200 per month; and monthly tenancy desk space for individuals in a shared container at £320 per month, per person.

To let a container for more than six months please contact The Estate Office Shoreditch on 020 7490 8100 or go to For lettings of less than 6 months please contact

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