Container City II


Arguably the most famous container building in the world, Container City II is easily recognisable by its funky ziggurat shape and bright colours designed to reflect the creative nature of who occupy its 22 studios.

As the second phase of the original Container City project at Trinity Buoy Wharf, Container City II is both an extension and evolution of the first building.

Built adjacent to Container City I, with inter-connecting bridges, a new lift and full disabled access, Container City II was completed in 2002 providing a further five floors of workspace and a great focal point to this exciting arts quarter.



Key Facts

Client Urban Space Management (tbw) Ltd
Completion date 2002
Uses Art Studios
Installation time 8 days
Total space created 8,208 m2
Location Trinity Buoy Wharf, London, E14
Design / Build Container City™
Engineer Buro Happold
Units created 22
Brief Nicholas Lacey And Partners


“We love being part of such a creative community – clients love the building and we find it an inspiring place to work

Becky McGowan, tenant, Container City II

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