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Self-storage tools and tips

We want all our customers to have a great experience with us.
Here are our tools and tips for making storage easy.

Storage locator

We have over 39 convenient self storage locations near main roads and public transport across the whole of Greater London and into the Thames Valley. It’s worth looking at several facilities because storage units at each location are individually priced.

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Storage finder

You need storage for your personal belongings or business stock, but you don’t know how much space you require nor where to find it? Simply answer five basic questions on your storage needs and our storage finder does the rest! 

We’ll give you a complete overview of which storage units match you needs, and their availability in our self-storage locations nearby you. 

Find your perfect storage unit

Storage size calculator

Don’t know how much space you’ll need for your things? We’ll help you work it out. Just enter information about your belongings and we’ll recommend a suitable unit size. You may need less space than you think.

Calculate your unit size

Storage size calculator

Packing tips

There are good ways to pack and there are not-so-good ways to pack. But if you do it well, you’ll have an easier move and your things will be protected while they’re in store.

See our packing tips

Don't have the right boxes? No problem. Our on-site managers sell a range of boxes and packing materials, like bubble wrap and strong adhesive tape, designed to keep your things protected while they’re in storage.

See our range of packing materials

Packing tips

Storage tips

From making a map of your unit so you know what’s where to keeping air circulating round your things, we can show you how to fill your unit and still be able to access what you need.

See our self-storage tips

Self-storage tips

Moving checklist

Take the stress out of your move and don’t forget anything with our moving checklist. It reminds you of what needs to be done, months, weeks and days before move day.

Read our moving checklist

Moving checklist

Moving out tips

There are a few things you need to do when you’ve got a date for moving out:

  • give notice on your unit
  • empty and sweep out your unit
  • remove your lock
  • tell the on-site manager

Find out more about moving out

Moving out of your storage unit

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