Top-Rated, 24-hour Storage Units in Peterborough

Whether you need somewhere to store your house furniture or document archiving for your business, we offer a wide range of 24-hour storage units in Peterborough that work around your needs and can be accessed 24/7.

We understand that the safety of your possessions is of the utmost importance, which is why we offer the most secure units in the area. Our entire facility has round-the-clock surveillance, and only you are allowed to access your items unless you request assistance from a member of our team.

As an independent, family-run business, we provide customers in Peterborough, Stamford, Spalding and the surrounding areas with secure and flexible storage services.

What Do Customers Think?

Based on 63 reviews
Darlene Alves
Darlene Alves
Great service, great staff and very responsive via email, phone or in person. Congratulations 1st Access Self Storage Peterborough.
jeff wysocki
jeff wysocki
Quality service with a smile, only to happy to help with moving or storage problems.
Richard Tolson
Richard Tolson
Used the storage facilities for 6+yrs. Staff always very helpful and communications from 1st Access clear. Well done.
Vanda Kizmaz
Vanda Kizmaz
A well run self storage facility with easy access, friendly and helpful staff and reasonable prices.
Carol Sanderson
Carol Sanderson
Very friendly and helpful staff - go over and above requirements.
Ernst Van niekerk
Ernst Van niekerk
Good place for storage. Established business, experienced people
Yvonne Emery
Yvonne Emery
Always really helpful at 1st Access. A great choice for storage in between houses.
Gerard Wimpenny
Gerard Wimpenny
Good facilities...Staff always very helpful

Find Your Storage Unit in Peterborough


With a range of room sizes available, we can provide storage for the contents of a garden shed right through to a 6-bedroom house! A temporary home from home, we can accommodate a wide range of items and even transport them to your unit.

Commercial Storage

If you run a small business, we can store your excess stock or equipment. With 24-hour storage access, your business can function round-the-clock – and if your stock grows or decreases, we can easily move you to a more suitable unit. Or, if you’re moving to a new office, we’re here to take care of your items.

Self-Storage Units

Our indoor units are available in a range of sizes and for a range of purposes. Whether you’re looking to house bulky seasonal items or you’re between house moves, our service is secure, affordable and accessible round-the-clock. Self-storage units range in size from 25 sq ft to 200 sq ft.


For long-term options, containers can be the ideal solution. These secure and spacious outdoor units are accessible 24/7. With vehicle access, you can drive right up to your container door to offload or pick up your items.

Document Storage

Our specialist document archiving can help your business comply with its GDPR obligations and keep your confidential and sensitive business and client information in good order.

A student is packing her belongings
If you’re moving to new digs, moving back home for the summer or about to head on a gap year, our affordable student storage service has you covered.
Storage Unit Workers
If you’re between house moves or have furniture that is surplus to requirements, find out more about our storage for furniture. It’s a secure home-from-home for your items.
For life’s ups and downs, storage has you covered when you need a safe place to store furniture and personal items.
People are packing luggage
Whether you’re staying in Peterborough or living away from the area for a while, if you need a temporary home for your possessions, find out more about our luggage storage service.

Why Choose Our Storage Units?

With secure storage units in Peterborough and exceptional customer service, you can enjoy a stress-free experience with 1st Access. We’ve been a trusted name in the industry since 1990, making us one of the area’s most experienced and trusted independent storage providers.

Here are just a few reasons why you should store your items with us:

  • Flexible hiring options

There is no minimum or maximum storage hiring period. You’re free to cancel at any time. When we say flexible, we mean flexible!

  • 24-hour storage access available

You’re in control. Whether you need to pick something up early in the morning or late at night, you can access your unit 24/7 with our extended access option. It’s a flexible and secure way to store your items.

  • Round-the-clock CCTV and security

You can trust us to keep your belongings safe and secure with round-the-clock CCTV and security measures. Only you will be able to access your unit.

  • Complete moving service

We’re dedicated to delivering 5-star customer service. You can expect a seamless, stress-free experience from beginning to end. For an even more relaxed experience, let our removal team move your boxes, furniture and equipment from your home to our facility.

  • Helping people since 1990

We’ve been a trusted name in the industry for over 30 years, making us one of the area’s most experienced and trusted independent storage providers.

  • Easy to get a quote

We don’t make you jump through hoops to get a quote. Simply give us a call or fill out our quick and easy online contact form. We offer deals on long-term storage rentals – contact us directly for more information, or use our free self storage calculator to find out how much space you need.

How Does it Work?

Moving into your 1st Access unit couldn’t be easier. Here’s how it works:

  • Browse our storage options. To find the best fit for your needs, use our size guide or give us a call on 01733 910929.
  • Fill out the ‘Get a Quote’ form to receive a free, no obligation quote via email. We offer standard access inside business hours, extended evening access, and 24-hour storage.
  • Book your unit online or call our facility to arrange your storage over the phone.
  • Choose which insurance plan you would like to take out; we can advise and help you decide.
  • You’re all set! It’s time to move in. We can help with our move in, move out service if you’d like.
  • There is no deposit to pay and payment will be taken on a monthly basis. You can cancel anytime.
  • When you’re ready to leave us, we can even move everything out again, and supply packing materials.

Ready to get started? Browse our range of storage units in Peterborough today.

How to Find Us

You will find us at Unit 1, Darlows Est, Fengate, Peterborough, PE1 5XB – right off the Frank Perkins Parkway.

Located in Fengate, we are just a short drive away from Parnwell, Stanground and Eastgate. If you live outside of Peterborough, we are easily accessible from the A1.

Moving to the area and need a temporary home for your belongings until you settle in? Our storage units in Peterborough are here to help make your move to the area as hassle-free as possible.

There is plenty to enjoy in this city, including the famous Peterborough Cathedral, Queensgate Shopping Centre and Ferry Meadows – so you won’t be short of things to do.

Reception Opening Times:

Mon – Fri: 8am – 5.30pm
Saturday: 9am – 2pm
Sunday: Closed

Frequently Asked Questions

Visit our frequently asked questions page for all the information you need in one place.

Can you transport items to my unit?

Yes, we can arrange to pick up your belongings with one of our removal vans.

What type of storage is right for me?

We have a range of facilities in Peterborough available including self-storage, container storage and document archiving. Our container and self-storage are suitable for both commercial and private use.

How much do storage units in Peterborough cost?

The quickest way to find out how much it will cost is to fill out our quick, no-obligation online quote form.

Can I access my storage unit whenever I need to?

With 24-hour storage access, you can access your unit at any time. You will need to opt for the 24/7 access option when you get a quote. If you don’t need to visit your unit at any time and are OK with just visiting inside business hours, you can opt for our standard access.

Is there somewhere to park on your premises?

Yes. Our customer parking is situated under a large canopy to keep you dry while transporting your items from your car to your unit.