Smiths of Forest of Dean Ltd - The Tank and Drum Experts

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New HDPE and recycled plastic drums - all from stock

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Quantity discounts available.
Popular for canoe safes, storage bins, feed bins etc. 
30 litre/6.6 gal
New clamp top

Ht:53cm/21" W:30cm/12"
Clip top, lockable lid
High density HDPE
More info/Buy now
Lid diameter:
27cm/10½"
Two lay flat handles
These pack 36 on a pallet.
These are standard reusable and recyclable products
Quantity discounts available.
Do you need it now?
Same day dispatch if you order before 11am
60 litre/13.2 gal
New clamp top

Ht:61cm/24" W:38cm/15"
Clip top, lockable lid
High density HDPE
More info/Buy now
Lid diameter:
34cm/13.5"

Two lay flat handles.
These pack 27 on a pallet.
 
Quantity discounts available.
You can also call in and collect - give us a call for stock levels on 01594 833308
60 litre/13.2 gal
New square clamp top

Ht:639mm  W:389  L:328
Clip top, lockable lid
Lid diameter:285mm
More info/Buy now
Two indentations for easy pick up
High density HDPE
Straight-sided
maximises space
These pack 27 on a pallet.
 
   Any questions?
Call 01594 833308
120 litre/27 gal
New clamp top

Ht:84cm/33" W:51cm/20"
Clip top lockable lid
High density HDPE
More info/Buy now
Lid diam:41cm/16.5"
No handles on this capacity
Shown with tap
120 litre pack 10 on a pallet.  
Quantity discounts available.
220 litre/48 gal
New clamp top

Ht:98cm/38.5" W:60cm/28.5" 
Clip top lockable lid
High density HDPE
More info/Buy now
No handles on this capacity
Taps can be fitted.
Clamp top and tighthead options
These pack 8 on a pallet.
 
Quantity discounts available.
220 litre/48 gal
New blue tighthead
Ht:94cm/37" W:58cm/23"
Twin 2 inch bungs
High density HDPE
More info/Buy now
UN stamped
Weight 8.56kg
See drum bung spanner
Drums ready for dispatch
These pack 8 on a pallet.
 
Any questions?
Collect or phone your order through on 01594 833308
220 litre/48 gal
New green tighthead
Ht:94cm/37" W:58cm/23"
Top rim with twin 2 inch
bungs
See drum bung spanner
UN stamped
High density HDPE
Also available in white transluscent see below  
Recycled Mango chutney
45 litre/10 gal
Ht:47cm/18" W: 38cm/15"
May be residues.
Ex food grade.
twin handles
These drums are usually snapped up when stocks arrive Lid colours vary, may be black or red.
 Recycled drums will naturally also show signs of use
Recycled clamp top
150 litre/33 gal
Any questions?
Call 01594 833308
Recycled drum interior
Ht:93cm/3'1" W:49cm/1'8"
More info/Buy now
Plastic clamp top lid
Colours may vary
Heavy duty
straight-sided
 There may be residues in some recycled barrels
Recycled tighthead
160 litre/35 gal
Ht: 70cm/2'4"W: 60cm/2'
Limited stocks.
New tighthead
220 litre/48 gal
More info/Buy now 
Ht: 94cm/3'1"  W:58cm/1'11"
translucent
Recycled screw top
220 litre/48 gal
Ht:1m W:60cm
More info/Buy now  
Ex-food grade, may be residues Heavy duty, with screw top lid
Lid width: 42cm/16.5"
With or without a tap.


Stock levels of recycled drums will, inevitably vary.

Phone 01594 833308 for more information.
210 litre/46 gal
Recycled blue twin bung
Ht:94cm/3'2" W:58cm/23"
Want steel drums
Ex-food grade, may be residues With or without tap

Water Butts from recycled plastic barrels are a responsible way to save water and protect the environment. We always have stock ready-to-go and if you are able to visit, you can choose from what we have available on the day. You can choose where to have a tap sited or have downpipe holes cut out or a complete top cut off. We offer choice, however supplies will vary on a day-to-day basis. If you want one sent out to you - that's not a problem. Tell us your requirements over the phone or by email and we will do our best to accommodate you. Drums and water butts can be sent to many postcode areas throughout the UK. If you want to team up with friends and buy in bulk give us a call. We can fit 8 on a pallet and you can share the delivery costs with others. Same day dispatch if you phone before 11am.

New drums are manufactured from high quality HDPE - popular for canoe safes, storage bins, feed bins etc.  Do you need it now? We can usually dispatch same day if you ring before 11am. You can also call in and collect. These are industrial standard reusable and recyclable products. Discounts available on quantities. Want steel drums
Plastic Drums
New high density HDPE and Recycled heavy duty drums.  All usually available from stock, collect from our Gloucestershire depot or we can dispatch to you. Recycled are sourced responsibly from trusted suppliers .
Comes with
Some with clamp tops, some with twin bung tops, some screw tops.
Material:
New are manufactured from industrial quality high density polyethylene HDPE. Recycled are usually industrial standard quality, heavy duty material, reusable and recyclable over and over again.
Environmental impact:
The new plastic drums are reuseable and recyclable.  They can be reused several times before being recycled. Our recycled drums are all on at least second use and have been sourced from trusted suppliers.  Responsible sourcing is what we have been mindful of for many years.
Certifications:
New standard drum dimensions are compliant with DIN 12714 NC. 
New standard drums 100% sealing between the lid and body ensured through lid sealant with high resiliance
New tightheads are UN stamped.
Availability/Delivery:
We carry huge drum stocks - those shown above are almost all stock items and ready for collection or delivery to most postcodes. Plenty of stocks of new HDPE too. Same day dispatch if you order drums before 11am for individual drums or a pallet. We can fit up to 8 on a pallet. Next day delivery available. If collecting, good idea to phone so we can get your drums out ready. Order 1 or 100s. Delivery no problem to most postcodes. Recycled drum stocks naturally vary according to seasonal supply and demand. If collecting, you might like to phone to confirm stocks. Express delivery normally takes 1-2 days for individual items. 2-4 days on quantities. 
Additional costs for the Highlands, Islands and postcodes:See delivery information
Optional extras:
Choice of additional fittings/outlets available. You can choose to have a tap positioned wherever you would like it on your drum or barrel. Give us a call to discuss, or email a drawing indicating tap location with your order.  Feel free to check out our fittings page for everything you need, including pumps.
Prices and more info:
Our large buying power means we are very competitive on prices.
Give us a call and speak to a tank expert or email. Some drums and barrels in our online shop
Notes:
Recycled drums are sourced from trusted suppliers so you can buy with confidence.  Recycled drums will naturally also show signs of use and there may be residues.
Getting the right fittings is crucial - we have a massive stock for you to choose from and if we don't have exactly what you want, we can usually get it.  fittings
You can phone us on 01594 833308
Capacities and dimensions are approximate. Some drums and barrels available in our online shop
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