The Holding Centre



Customs controlled Felixstowe off-quay container storage, devanning and repacking.

We provide retailers, shipping lines and freight forwarders with a container storage solution that boasts state of the art facilities and outstanding customer service, off-quay at Felixstowe.

Our five acre site is on the outskirts of the Port of Felixstowe and boasts access to all major road networks. It is a prime location for all of your storage (long or short-term) requirements. As well as a great location, our depot has a large storage capacity that is supported by modern container handling equipment and fully qualified and accredited operators.

-Operates from 06:00 Monday – 12:00 Saturday  

-Fast and dependable turnaround 

-State of the art container handling equipment

-Customs (ERTS) controlled

-Devanning & repacking

-Off-quay fumigations

-Handball devans

-Cross dock operations

-Over 80 years of combined experience in container handling 

-Capacity in excess 1,600 loaded containers 

-5 acres of land with 1 acre available for further development


Our investment in the latest Kalmar reachstackers provides us with the capacity to lift 45 tonnes – Felixstowe’s largest container weight lifting capacity outside the port. We strive for efficiency in an environmentally friendly manner, and the Kalmar reachstackers allows us to do just that. Combining hydrostatic and mechanical transmissions with smart technology and a downsized engine reduces fuel consumption and exhaust emissions by up to 40%,

Contact The Holding Centre

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James Kemball Container Services

The Holding Centre,

Clickett Hill Road,

Felixstowe, IP11 4AY

 t: 01394 366202




Andy Tattersall

Operations & Commercial Director 

t: 01394 366202



Kevin Williams

Managing Director

t: 01394 601568