Smiths of the Forest of Dean Ltd

The Tank and Drum Experts - for fast delivery or collection - 01594 833308.
 Same day dispatch on most stocked products for orders before 11am.   For Fittings orders phone/online before 2pm.

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IBC tanks - new and recycled from stock

We have plenty of knowledge in this field, so ring if you need more information.  Our recycled IBCs are sourced from trusted suppliers and you can buy with complete confidence.

These Intermediate Bulk Containers (IBCs) are industrial standard tanks suitable for a multitude of liquid storage uses.  Excellent stability for stacking.  They are made from High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) and the new ones are suitable for all classes of liquid foods.  IBCs can even be used as an Emergency Tank for milk.  If needed, we can provide details of its Statement of Conformity.  Email or phone for a copy. 
Do you need IBCs now?  We can dispatch or you can call in and collect.  IBCs are from stock and we hold stocks of both new and recycled.  01594 833308.

Note for HGV Training Providers: Our 1000 litre IBCs are perfect for complying with the rules for HGV Training.  IBCs have to be 1000 litres, filled with water and loaded onto a training vehicle.
Recycled IBC Tanks - sourced from trusted suppliers    

640 litre/141 gal
Ht: 1m/3'3"
W:  0.80m/2'7"
L:   1.20m/3'11"
1000 litre/220 gal
Ht: 1.15m/3'9"
W:  1.02m/3'4"
L:   1.20m/3'11"
Plenty of
outlet choices.
1000 litre is
usually available
in black too. 
 See below for recycled
galvanised IBC tanks.

You can buy with confidence - these recycled tanks
are sourced from
trusted suppliers.

What you can do with your IBC Tank      


Delivery Station

640 litre


Top outlet
Choice of

IBC Fuel Station
More info/Buy now

New IBC Tanks

New 640 litre
141 gallon
Ht: 1m/3'3"
W:  0.80m/2'7"
L:   1.20m/3'11"
640 litres
Excellent quality
Fast delivery to
most postcodes
 New Black
1000 litre /220 gal
Ht: 1.15m/3'9"
W:  1.02m/3'4"
L:   1.20m/3'11"
Buy from stock.
Ring 01594 833308
to discuss your needs.

Next day delivery
available if you
order before 11am.

You can buy one, or truck loads.
UN stamped.  Y-rated.  These are food grade and suitable for immediate use for drinking water, cider etc.
Suitable for liquids and chemicals in packing groups II and III.  High spec, able to take liquids up to a density of 1.9.

New 1000 ltr
220 gal
Ht: 1.15m/3'9"
W:  1.02m/3'4"
L:   1.20m/3'11" 
 50mm outlet
shown.  Other
options available.
UN stamped. Y-rated.
150mm screw top
shown.  Other
options available.
Buy from stock.

Anti-Static IBC Tanks  

These anti-static IBCs are suitable for liquids and foodstuffs with a low flashpoint.

New 1000 ltr
220 gal

Ht: 1.15m/3'9"
W:  1.02m/3'4"
L:   1.20m/3'11"  

IBC Lid Spanner        
Made from high quality steel which has been painted - available in 2 sizes
150mm and 225mm. 
On offer!   More info/Buy now

IBC Bunded Diesel Fuel Station 
  UN Approved:
UN 31HH1/Z/
Unladen: 290 kg
Laden: 1145 kg
Capacity 950 ltr 
208 gal
Brimful = 985 ltr
216 gal
Ht: 1.16m/3'10"
Base: 1.21m/4"
Galvanised 5mm
steel frame.
Moulded in trigger
nozzle storage.
Corrosion free
polyethene bund.
Secure lockable steel lid, gas strut assisted.
Ring 01594 833308
2 high full
3 high empty
Four lifting eyes

IBC  Jackets and IBC Bunds
Insulated Jackets
More info/Buy now  

Insulated and Heated
More info/Buy now  
Heated Jacket with thermostat control
More info/Buy now  
 IBC Bunds  help protect your environment
 This IBC bund comes with a heavy duty grill

Stainless Steel IBC Tank - new  - ring for further information - 01594 833308
      More info/Buy now    
More info/Buy now      Go to stainless steel drums 

Popular fittings - we have plenty of fittings from stock.  For same day dispatch, ring/order online before 2pm.

Metal tap on an
IBC tank
Ball valve

Specialist adaptor

Replacement lids

Wide variety of Camlock options
Not sure what size you need?
See below for our  video on how to accurately measure your IBC outlet.
This measures
60 mm
This measures
100 mm.
Dispensing nozzles

Dispensing Hoses

Delivery Kits  More info/Buy now

Tank linking kit.
This 3 piece cap allows you to swivel the tap in any direction you require when connected to the outlet.

More info/Buy now

See more fittings
We source a vast range of top quality fittings from across the UK for our customers.  You can buy from our huge stocks plus if you need something a bit special, that's no problem just give us a call on 01594 833308.

Recycled IBC Tanks  - galvanized          

Galvanised IBC  1000 litre/220 gal
Ht: 1.15m/3'9"    W:  1.02m/3'4"   L:   1.20m/3'11" 
60mm valve outlet.150mm   Screw top lid.  The thread on the  outlet is a 2 inch BSP male thread.
It has an inner insulated jacket in between the container and the galvanized metal sheeting providing fire resistance and protection from frost. These high specification IBCs are perfect for many applications.  UN number available with classification information.  They have had a full  launder, so will be dry and clean on the inside.  Supplied on a steel pallet.  The tank is earthed to enable the unit to be antistatic.  Ring 01594 833308

Need help measuring your IBC outlet?  Watch this short clip.

All IBCs in HDPE are palletised with a galvanised steel cage.  Recycled are food grade and sourced from known suppliers.  Our reconditioned tanks are to an extremely high standard.  Our new IBCS are excellent and comply with all necessary regulations. Ring before 11am for same day dispatch or call in and collect.  Check stocks on 01594 833308. 
IBC Tanks  
Comes with:  Comes complete with a tap.
Material:  New are manufactured from quality high density polyethylene - HDPE.
Certifications: New have a manufacturer's warranty (subject to conditions)
Statement of Conformity available.
Availability: Stock items.  Ready for collection or delivery. If collecting ring to confirm stock levels especially for recycled tanks as stocks fluctuate.
Optional extras: Vast choice of taps and IBC adaptors, camlocks, connectors etc.  What every you need for your tank we will probably have it. 
Tanks can be linked together.
Prices and more information: Give us a call on 01594 833308 and speak to one of our experienced team.  Price List available.
Note: Buy one or a lorry load.  Quantity discounts available. 
Capacities and dimensions are approximate.

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These are stock items.

Smiths at NEC

These are available for collection from one of our two Gloucestershire depots.  If collecting best to ring first to confirm stock levels.

Call in and collect or we can deliver nationwide and to some countries abroad.

Express delivery normally takes 1-2 days for individual items. And 2-4 days on quantities.  Ring before 11am for same day dispatch. You can also choose next day delivery at an addition cost.

Our tanks, drums and barrels have featured in films and the theatre. Supplied to:
Jason Bourne, Skyfall, Les Miserablés, Jack the Giant Slayer, World War Z, The Dark Knight and Atonement.
Theatre credits include Bristol Old Vic, London West End Productions, the National Theatre on the South Bank and Cirque du Soleil.

Need prices and information?
Ring and talk to an experienced member
of staff.

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Call in or phone your order through. Many items are in our online shop.

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Express delivery normally takes 1-2 days for individual items. And 2-4 days on quantities.  Ring before 11am for same day dispatch. You can also choose next day delivery at an addition cost.