C4040 - 40 x 40 ft Container Shelter

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SKU: C4040-PVC650-WH1
Prices Exclude VAT
Regular price £3,500.00
Regular price Sale £4,250.00 Sale price £3,500.00
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The Hardlife C4040 Container Shelters are extra-large, tough, affordable, durable, and versatile storage solutions that are designed to maximise space and protect goods, vehicles, and machines in inclement weather.

The Hardlife range of container shelters features a sturdy, hot-galvanised steel frame made of Q215 steel tubes and heavy-duty PVC fabric. These shelters are provided with base plates for welding them into place on the containers.

These container canopy tents can be customised with front and rear panels and are suitable for use all year round.


  • Industrial and agricultural warehouses
  • Construction warehouses
  • Aircraft hangars
  • Vehicle shelters
  • Temporary shelters
  • Office inventory
  • Canopy tents  
Description Specifications
Model C4040
Width (m) 12.20
Length (m) 12
Height (m) 4.50
Arch Interval (m) 2
Arch Ø (mm) 76 x 1.80
Purlin Ø (mm) 60 x 1.50
Snow Load (kPa)  2.28
Wind Load (km/h) 90
Package Size [W x L x H] (m) 0.75 x 2.82 x 1.08



  • Convenient, durable, and sturdy
  • High-quality, pre-fabricated, hot-galvanised steel frame
  • Suitable for use all year around
  • 100% waterproof
  • Fire resistant and flame retardant
  • UV protected
  • Self-cleaning
  • Frame lifespan of 15 years
  • Fabric lifespan of 7–10 years, depending on the type of fabric and environmental conditions


  • Economical compared to the cost involved in building a permanent structure
  • Easy and low-cost installation 
  • Readymade, pre-fabricated shelters
  • Weather safety
  • Extra, flexible space
  • Convenient, portable, and easy to transport
  • Easy maintenance

To best suit, the natural landscape, the Hardlife container shelters are available in white, light grey, dark grey, grass green, and military green.

All Hardlife tents and shelters come with a handy manual that will serve as a step-by-step guide for safe assembly and installation.

Note: Welding is required for this model. The canopy is provided with base plates to weld it on to the edge of the containers.


  • Please read through the instruction manual carefully prior to the assembly and disassembly of the container shelters.
  • Ensure that the shelter fabric is clear of snow at all times.
  • Please disassemble shelters in case of hurricanes and heavy snowfall.
  • Ensure to keep the tarpaulin away from heat sources.
  • Ensure to retighten the canopy once or twice a year.

     *All of our products can be considered temporary structures due to the fact they can be disassembled completely and relocated. We do recommend obtaining the consent of your local council to avoid planning scrutiny

    Hardlife will entertain requests for customisation of the Hardlife C4040 Container Shelter. Customised container shelters, with optional front and rear panels, can be supplied on request, but at an additional cost and longer delivery time.

    Please call us at +44 (0) 1525 30 90 70 or write to us at info@hardlifeutility.com for customisation requests. For more information on customisation, please visit our Customisation page.