Self Storage Units

If you’re between moves, downsizing, or having a much-needed declutter, sometimes you require extra space. With self-storage units, you can purchase a convenient home-from-home for your personal or commercial items.

Ranging from 25 to 150 square feet, we have plenty of self-storage options to suit any size removal or clear-out. We provide both personal storage units and containers to suit a variety of storage purposes. From document archiving to business stock to personal items, if you need to store something, 1st Access Self Storage Peterborough have you covered.

 

Picking The Right Self-Storage Unit For Your Needs

How do you know what size unit you require? We can help you calculate the perfect size storage so you won’t overspend or struggle to fit everything inside. With our size suggestions below, we’ve made it easy to estimate your space and choose the right type of storage according to your needs.

 

What Are The Different Unit Sizes?

25 Sq. Ft. – Quarter of standard garage

The smallest of all our storage units, the 25 Sq. Ft. unit is suitable for housing around 30 medium boxes and several household appliances, including a washing machine, fridge and microwave.

35 Sq. Ft. – Third of standard garage

25-30 medium boxes plus a dining table and six chairs.

50 Sq. Ft. – Half a standard garage or studio flat

20 medium boxes, fridge freezer, microwave, two-seater sofa, double bed, chest of drawers and bedside cabinet; plus TV and home entertainment.

50-75 Sq. Ft. – 1 bedroom flat

20-25 medium boxes, washing machine, fridge freezer, table and four chairs, wall cabinet, two-seater sofa and armchair, double bed, bedside cabinet and chest of drawers, TV and home entertainment system.

75-100 Sq.Ft. – 2 bedroom flat

30 medium boxes, a washing machine and fridge-freezer; a three-seater sofa and two armchairs; a double bed, two bedside cabinets, chest of drawers and a standard double wardrobe plus a single bed, small chest of drawers and single wardrobe or home office equipment; and a dining table with four chairs, plus TV and home entertainment.

100-125 Sq.Ft. – 2 bedroom house

35-40 medium boxes, washing machine, fridge-freezer, dishwasher, microwave, three-seater and two-seater sofas, two double beds, four bedside cabinets, two chests of drawers and two wardrobes, table and six chairs, plus TV and home entertainment system, garden equipment/furniture.

125-150 Sq.Ft. – 3 bedroom house

40 medium boxes, washing machine, fridge-freezer, dishwasher and microwave, three-seater and two-seater sofas, one double bed plus two singles, four bedside cabinets, four chests of drawers, one double and two single wardrobes, a table and six chairs, TV and home entertainment system, coffee table plus garden furniture/equipment.

150-175 Sq. Ft. – 4 bedroom house

40 medium boxes, washing machine, fridge-freezer, dishwasher and microwave, three-seater and two-seater sofas, one double bed plus two singles, four bedside cabinets, four chests of drawers, one double and two single wardrobes, sofa bed, home office equipment, table and six chairs, TV and home entertainment systems, coffee table plus garden furniture/equipment.

175-200 Sq. Ft. – 5 bedroom house

Need to store the entire contents of a larger family home? No problem! With our largest unit offering 200 Sq. Ft. of space you’ll have all the room you need for you and your family’s belongings.

This unit size is suitable for: 50 medium boxes, washing machine, fridge-freezer, dishwasher and microwave, three-seater and two-seater sofas, one double bed plus three singles, five bedside cabinets, four chests of drawers, one double and two single wardrobes, table and six chairs, breakfast table and six chairs, TV and home entertainment systems, two coffee tables plus conservatory and garden furniture/equipment.

Still not sure what size storage you need?

Give our friendly team a call. We can talk you through the items you’re looking to store and give you an accurate space estimate.

Book your storage unit today

Contact us today to get your free, no-obligation quote for your unit. If you choose us, we’ll throw in your second month free of charge.

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FAQs

Unless you already have contents insurance that covers the items you store away from home, we’d recommend getting insurance to cover the replacement cost, particularly for higher value items or business stock. We can provide insurance covering items up to a value of £25,000.

Self-storage is paid for in monthly rental instalments. The easiest way to find out how much your unit will cost is to fill out our quick online quote form.

Yes, we can. We offer a complete move in, move out service in partnership with Reads Removals, a five star-rated company based in Peterborough which was established in 1924. They can move all of your items into and out of your unit safely, efficiently and for a great price. Speak to our team for more information.

Absolutely – we have a number of commercial clients who store all manner of equipment and items relating to their business with us. Some business owners even use our units to store excess stock.

There is a list of prohibited items which we can’t accept. These include:

  • Food or perishable goods unless securely packed
  • Animals and living creatures
  • Combustible or flammable items
  • Explosives, weapons or ammunition
  • Chemicals, radioactive materials or biological agents
  • Toxic waste and asbestos
  • Items with a strong, unpleasant odour
  • Illegal substances or items
  • Goods that have been illegally obtained

For more information on prohibited items, please read our Advice Hub article on the subject.

Our Storage Advice Hub is packed with useful tips and ideas; head over there for comprehensive guidance on a range of self storage-related topics. If you need more specific advice, please contact our team and we’ll do our best to help.

With 1st Access Self Store you can move in and out as you please. You decide how long to hire with us. When you leave your unit, you will be required to sign an exit form so that we can check if you have any completed weeks left that can be refunded to your account.

You can have 24 hour access to your self-storage unit.

Yes, they are – our facility is kept secure at all times with 24 hour CCTV in operation.

Yes, but you must defrost and/or drain the water out of them beforehand to avoid causing damage to the storage unit.

Yes, you can – you don’t have to use the insurance we can provide. We are able to cover items up to the value of £25,000.

To enquire about our storage units, you can email us today or request a quote from us.