Shipping Container Modification

Innovative, Durable, and Customised Solutions for Every Need

At Tea Gardens Engineering, we specialise in transforming standard shipping containers into functional and tailored spaces designed to meet the specific demands of the mining industry. Our container modifications provide versatile solutions, from mobile offices to specialised storage units, crafted with precision and quality.
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Custom Modification Services

Discover the endless possibilities with our shipping container modification services. Whether you need a portable office, a secure storage space, or a specialised workshop, we can convert standard shipping containers into bespoke spaces that cater to your unique requirements.

Key Features

Structural Modifications

Cutting, framing, and reinforcing to create doors, windows, and open-plan spaces.

Insulation and Cladding

Thermal and acoustic insulation options, with various interior and exterior cladding choices.

Electrical and Plumbing

Fully equipped with necessary electrical outlets, lighting, and plumbing as required.

HVAC Systems

Installation of heating, ventilation, and air conditioning to maintain comfort and air quality.

Custom Interiors

Tailored fit-outs with furniture, fixtures, and equipment to suit operational needs.

Tailored to Your Needs

Versatility in Applications

Our modified shipping containers can serve a multitude of functions within the mining industry, including:

Mobile Offices

Equipped with desks, lighting, and technology connectivity.


Customised with workbenches, tool storage, and power sources.

Storage Units

Secure and weatherproof options for equipment, materials, or records.

First Aid Stations

Outfitted with medical supplies and emergency equipment.

Recreational Spaces

Designed for rest, dining, or team meetings, enhancing on-site comfort.

Why Choose Our Container Modifications?

Durability and Mobility

Constructed to endure harsh mining environments, providing a long-lasting solution.

Enhanced security features to protect valuable equipment and resources.

Sustainability and Efficiency

Shipping containers are inherently eco-friendly, repurposing existing materials for new uses.

Efficient turnaround times from design to delivery, minimising operational disruptions.

Customisation and Innovation

Collaborative design process to ensure the final product meets your specific requirements.

Innovative solutions leveraging the unique attributes of shipping containers for maximum functionality.

Our Process


Understanding your needs and objectives to create a tailored solution.


Detailed planning and design, ensuring every aspect meets your specifications.


Skilled craftsmanship in modifying containers to exact standards.


Efficient transport and installation at your site, ready for immediate use.

Frequently Asked Questions About Shipping Container Modification

What types of modifications can be made to a shipping container?

We offer a wide range of modifications, including but not limited to cutting and installing doors and windows, adding insulation and interior linings, installing electrical and plumbing systems, creating custom storage solutions, and fitting air conditioning and heating units.

Absolutely. We specialise in customising containers to meet the specific needs of various industries, especially mining. Whether you need a mobile office, a first aid station, a workshop, or a storage unit, we can tailor the container to fit your exact requirements.

The timeframe for modifying a shipping container depends on the complexity and extent of the modifications. Once we understand your requirements, we can provide an estimated completion time. Our team works diligently to ensure timely delivery without compromising on quality.

Yes, all our modified shipping containers are designed to be weatherproof and secure. We ensure that any additions or alterations maintain the structural integrity and security of the container, protecting it from environmental elements and unauthorised access.

Can you provide examples of past shipping container modification projects?

We have a portfolio of past projects that showcase our expertise in shipping container modification. These range from simple office conversions to complex setups with integrated systems. We’re happy to share these examples to give you an idea of our capabilities and the quality of our work.

Modified shipping containers offer numerous advantages, including durability, portability, cost-effectiveness, and flexibility in design. They can be quickly deployed and relocated, making them ideal for dynamic operational environments, especially in the mining and construction sectors.

Yes, we can incorporate eco-friendly and energy-efficient features into your shipping container, such as solar panels, LED lighting, energy-efficient windows, and sustainable insulation materials. These modifications not only reduce your carbon footprint but can also offer long-term cost savings.

The first step is to contact us with your specific needs and ideas. We’ll discuss your project, provide expert recommendations, and create a detailed plan that outlines the modifications, timeline, and cost. Once you approve the plan, we’ll commence the modification process.