With over 17 years of experience, Topshell Western Cape expertly designs, develops and constructs custom-built pods and converts containers according to the exact specifications and needs of our clients.
We offer full turnkey solutions from meeting for initial ideation to final delivery on-site. Our container solutions are underpinned by meticulous planning, thoughtful design, and technical expertise.
As a market leader, we continuously explore new technologies and can confidently design, build and deliver state-of-the-art container solutions that are sustainable, efficient, and requiring of minimal maintenance.
At Topshell, our precision engineering drives our design and construction expertise. We specialise in Custom Containers and Conversions across diverse industries and verticals, offering tailored solutions that are designed to meet your unique needs.
Our supportive services encompass the design, construction, and engineering of high-end steelwork, including skids, staircases, and other structures.
Below you’ll find a selection of Custom Containers and Conversions, expertly designed and constructed by Topshell.
For almost two decades, countless companies, including some of South Africa’s most well-known brands and NGOs, have entrusted Topshell to design, construct and deliver high-quality containers. Here’s a few reasons why:
Established in 2005, Topshell has been in the container business for almost 20 years and is widely regarded as a reliable, ethical, and highly skilled service provider, offering high-quality container conversions and custom-built pods.
Our team is highly specialized and has the qualifications and hands-on experience to produce durable containers that satisfy all your requirements.
Our all-inclusive skill set and turnkey approach allow us to manage your project in-house in its entirety: From conception to completion, you are in competent hands.
Topshell prides itself on its computer-aided design, CNC production processes, and expert in-house engineering that goes into the conversion and customization of every Topshell container and custom-built pod.
Our in-house CAD design, simulation, customized engineering, and manufacturing infrastructure allows us to materialize your blue sky movable working or living space.
Our success is built on our capacity to focus on our clients and find out exactly what requirements the space should satisfy.
Based on this information, we are able to create containers that fulfill all your requirements, while delivering maximum space, schedule, cost, and energy efficiencies.
In addition to saving you the time, money, and mess associated with on-site construction, our custom containers decrease the demand for bricks and other building materials, lowering the total embodied energy cost associated with constructing a new building.
By recycling and repurposing discarded containers and building custom-designed pods, Topshell creates new, movable spaces with limited environmental impact.
When it comes to finish, Topshell is meticulous about detail and quality, ensuring only the best fixtures and finishes are applied to every custom container.
Our keen attention to detail, coupled with our expert engineering solutions and quality finishing, ensures we deliver superior spaces that last a lifetime.
Topshell has the technical capability to absorb any first world technological building block and build it into a final product suitable for deployment in rural Africa.
Most specialized infrastructure products developed in First World countries seldom withstand the challenges of robustness and minimal technical support that Africa demands.
Topshell understands the challenges Africa offers and we can design, manufacture install products that will last in Africa!
We commit ourselves to ethical business practices:
01. We will not and have never paid or accepted any form of favour from any party to secure or procure a project.
02. We promptly pay all our creditors at month-end or as stipulated via agreement.
03. Topshell has a Letter of Good Standing from SARS and the Department of Labour.
04. We adhere to all the stipulations of the Labour Law and Basic Conditions of Employment Act.
Below you’ll find answers to the most frequently asked questions we receive regarding our custom-built pods and container conversion service.
The price of a custom container and/or pod depends on a number of variables and the unique specifications set out by the client.
The customized nature of containers and pod products also means a customized price-point based on a final design that includes superior quality finishes, the latest developments in energy saving, alternative energy, LED lighting, inverter-type air-conditioning, as well as insulation standards applied in the design and manufacture of each space.
Whether you decide on a custom-designed pod or container conversion, we guarantee a good value-for-money product.
To chat about the possibilities and/or request a quote for your container conversion or custom-pod project, please don’t hesitate to contact us.
Yes, we can manufacture a contemporary container home or custom-designed accommodation pod.
We don’t offer payment plans, but will gladly advise re: a way forward.
We have our own crane trucks and can deliver a single or several container to your desired location.
These companies trust Topshell to deliver purpose-built, quality containers and custom-designed pods.