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.   Fitting orders phoned/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.
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.

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 heating options and IBC Bunds    
Aluminium Heating Mat for 1000 l IBC
Heats up to 70°c Reinforced
Water resistant
Safety limiter
Rugged cross-laminated polyethylene.
Tear, water, fire resitant, anti-toxic, impervious to bacteria.
Withstands -35° to +75°c

IBC Heating Mat
More info/Buy now
Insulated jacket
More info/Buy now 
400 watt Heating Jacket
Insulated IBC cover.   PVC outer
Heater element installed
Will heat 20° above a liquid's
current temp.
Heated insulated jacket. 
More info/Buy now
 IBC Bunds -
protect your environment
 This IBC bund comes with a heavy duty grill

Stainless Steel IBC Tank - new in stock - ring for further information - 01594 833308
Ring for further information.

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 YouTube clip 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.

See more fittings

Buy now from our Fittings Shop
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      
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
Galvanised IBC
1000 litre/220 gal
Ht: 1.15m/3'9"
W:  1.02m/3'4"
L:   1.20m/3'11" 
60mm valve
screw top lid.
The thread on the
outlet is a 2 inch
BSP male thread.
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
More info/Buy now

Bespoke IBC Tower 

Our customer required this configuration and we were happy to help.

Whatever your needs are, give us a call to discuss.

All IBCs 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.  See our Fittings page.  or give us a call 01594 833308.
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.
Need help measuring your IBC outlet?  Watch this short clip.

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Smiths at NEC

Available for collection from one of our Gloucestershire depots.  If collecting ring to confirm Stock levels.

We can dispatch nationwide to
most postcode areas. 
Phone before 11am for same day dispatch.

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

Ready to buy?
Call in or phone
your order through.
Many items are in
our online shop

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Our drums and barrels have featured in films
and the theatre.  Supplied to:

Skyfall, Les Miserablés and Jack the Giant Slayer.   Plus World War Z, The Dark Knight and Atonement.  
Theatre credits include Bristol Old Vic, London West End Productions, National Theatre on the South Bank and Cirque du Soleil.