Self storage units: An alternative to external Lock Ups

You'll discover various options if you're currently searching for 'lock-up garages for rent'. Local councils often provide these units, although waitlists can be extensive. Similarly, private landlords frequently advertise lock-up garages for rent on platforms like Gumtree. These rentals typically consist of metal-doored structures situated in industrial complexes or residential neighbourhoods.

When it comes to secure storage options, the choice between traditional external lock-up garages and our modern self storage units can make a world of difference. Below, we'll explore why our self storage units offer a comprehensive and superior alternative to conventional lock-up garages.

The advantages of choosing a Safestore Lock Up over council or privately owned Lock Ups are:

1. Unmatched security at our storage lockups

At our storage facilities, your peace of mind is paramount. Staffed receptions during operating hours, 24-hour recorded CCTV coverage, and intruder alarms fortify our sites with exceptional security measures. Unlike external lock-up garages that might lack constant surveillance, our self storage units prioritise the safety of your belongings at all times.

2. Shelter from the Elements

When you choose to rent on of our self storage units, you're opting for a refuge from weather's unpredictability. Your items find protection in our clean and dry indoor units, shielding them from rain, snow, and temperature fluctuations. We offer a range of packaging and protectors to bolster this protection, ensuring your valuables remain pristine.

3. Enhanced Accessibility

Your convenience is our priority. Just like traditional lock-up garages, our self storage units provide effortless access. You hold the exclusive key to your unit, and with unlimited access during our regular trading hours, retrieving or adding items to your storage space is easy.

For added convenience, some of our sites feature external drive-up storage units, granting you the ability to reach your belongings without navigating through a building.

Versatile Solutions for Various Needs

Our self storage units cater to a myriad of purposes. Whether you're a tradesperson seeking a secure place for tools and equipment, a homeowner safeguarding furniture during a move, or a business owner requiring extra stock storage, our lock ups are tailored to your needs. Rest assured; we have the right storage solution to accommodate your requirements.

As you begin your storage journey, please remember that our experts are ready to help. We provide quotes and expert advice to ensure you find the perfect storage solution to rent at the right price. Discover how our self storage units transcend the limitations of external lock-up garages, offering unparalleled security, convenience, and protection for your valued possessions.

Stop searching for a 'garage to rent near me' and get a quote with us today!

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If you need a large storage space, then you’ve come to the right place. We’re proud to be able to offer you an excellent service for your business at an affordable price. It’s safe, flexible and you can leave your Lock up space with just 14 days notice. So call our friendly team on 0845 034 1490 today and we'll be happy to help.

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We put customer service at the heart of all that we do, and we’re thrilled to have been recognised for this commitment by Feefo, an independent customer rating service.
In 2024, we were awarded the prestigious Feefo Platinum Trusted Service Award for the fifth year in a row, as well as the first ever exclusive accolade in customer service – the Feefo 10 Year of Excellence Award!

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