Personal Storage

Whatever your Peterborough personal storage needs, we have you covered. From indoor units in a range of sizes to easily-accessible outdoor containers, it couldn’t be easier to access the storage you need.

What is Personal Storage?

Perhaps you’re downsizing and need to find a temporary home for your excess items? Maybe you’re looking to make space for a new baby or simply want to declutter? Whenever you have a big life event on the cards, personal storage can really help make those changes easier.

At 1st Access, we provide a range of affordable, secure rooms perfect for life events and storing everything from furniture to collectibles. Whatever you need to find a temporary home for, we have just the short term or storage unit solution.

Our Personal Storage Unit Sizes

We provide a range of storage facilities to suit your requirements. From 25 sq.ft all the way up to 200 sq.ft, we can house half a garden shed right the way up to a five-bedroom family home.

Estimate Your Space

Not sure what size storage you need? No problem. We take the guesswork out of choosing the right storage with our handy estimate your space guide.

Get a quote for your storage space today.

Our Storage Security Measures

If you’re looking for somewhere to store your personal items and valuables, you’ll want to know they’re in safe hands. At 1st Access, we take security very seriously. Here are just some of the measures we have in place to ensure your items are protected on our site:

  • CCTV
  • Motion detectors
  • Automatic lighting
  • Key fobs
  • Insurance

With 24/7 access and your own personal padlock, you can drop off or collect items whenever you need to. Plus, round the clock surveillance means our premises are always safe. If you’re looking for reliable storage in Peterborough, contact our friendly team today – we’ll be happy to help!

What Can You Store?

We take pride in being able to store a wealth of items at our facility, from furniture and crockery to valuable antiques and home gym equipment. We can even store your confidential paperwork in our document archiving facility.

What should you not put in personal storage?

There are a number of items that are not suitable for placing into personal storage. This is mostly due to health and safety reasons. From flammable liquids and perishable goods to living creatures, you can read the full list of items that cannot go into personal storage in our guide.

Why Choose 1st Access?

As a family-run, independent business, we understand the importance of providing top-notch customer service – it’s why we’ve been trusted by customers since 1990. Add into the mix dozens of five-star reviews, secure premises, excellent prices and a convenient location, and it’s no wonder we’re one of the leading providers of storage in the city.

We even provide an optional move in and move out service, taking care of the entire storage process for you – it couldn’t be any simpler.

Trusted By Many

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

How to Find Us

Located just off the Frank Perkins Parkway in Peterborough, we’re easy to reach from across the city and the surrounding areas. You’ll find us at Unit 1, Darlows Est, Fengate, Peterborough PE1 5XB, opposite Magnet Kitchens.

Not familiar with the area? Not to worry – here’s how you can find us.


We’ve compiled a list of our top questions below to help you answer any queries you may have. Don’t see yours listed? Get in touch today!

Storage costs will vary depending on your requirements. At 1st Access, we aim to always offer our customers bespoke services at the best possible price – no matter the length of time. Get in touch with us today for a free, no-obligation quote.

Our units range from 25 sq ft all the way up to 200 sq ft – you only pay for the space you need. View our helpful guide to estimate your space. Alternatively, you can contact our friendly team for advice on unit sizes if you’re unsure.

Absolutely. We’ve teamed up with Reads Removals to offer a complete move in, move out service, taking the burden completely off your shoulders. Whether you have a collection of spare furniture or boxes of collectible items you’d like to store securely, our moving team will ensure your items make it to and from the storage unit unharmed. Enquire about this service today.

Although our storage units are watertight and secure – making them suitable for document storage – we do also offer a specialised document storage Peterborough service. We even utilise a computerised logging system to ensure that not a single page gets lost.

Standard-sized UK garages are around 100 sq ft, so we’d recommend choosing a unit that size. If you’re still unsure, refer to our ‘estimate your space’ guide or get in touch with our team.