Welcome from Michigan(US). Looks good so far. The holes in the sides of your basket aren't as much as an issue, but the bottom will most likely clog with ash, especially with briquettes. I'd cut it out and fit expanded metal in there or drill it out till there's almost nothin left lol.
UDS'-55&16, Akorn, Bar-B-Q Kettle, Drum Grill, miniWSM, cobweb-covered gasser. I'm JD.