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Store manager: Nicholas Partridge

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572 Ipswich Road



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8am - 6pm

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10am - 4pm

Call today: 8am - 8.30pm

Store manager: Nicholas Partridge

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  • Located on Ipswich Road
  • Flexible long and short term contracts
  • High ceiling rooms available
  • Double door access
  • Car parking available
  • Loading bay
  • FREE forklift truck service
  • Trolleys available
  • Deliveries accepted on your behalf
  • Friendly, helpful staff
  • Key fob entry system
  • 24 hour CCTV security
  • Intruder alarmed
  • 20% off for long term stays

Self storage units in Colchester

Looking for self storage in Essex? Our Colchester store is located on Ipswich Road, just off the A120. We’re convenient if you need self storage in Colchester, Braintree, Clacton-on-Sea and Harwich.

We’re only 12 minutes by taxi from the University of Essex (Colchester Campus), so we’re handy if you need student storage to keep your belongings safe over the holidays.

Whether you need household, student or business storage, you’ll find a storage room of the perfect size at our Colchester store: our rooms range from 10 sq ft lockers to large 500 sq ft+ warehouse spaces and everything in between.

There’s car parking on site and we can provide a free forklift service to help you load and unload your room. Our staff can also accept deliveries for you, so you’ll never need to wait in for a parcel to arrive.

Find us

If you’re travelling by car, our postcode is CO4 9HB. The entrance to our car park is on Ipswich Road (A1232), which leads from where the A120 meets the A12 — you’ll see us on the right as you travel from the A120 in the direction of Colchester.

We’re also easy to reach by public transport. The nearest bus stop is at Avellana Place, served by bus numbers 106, 94, 93A, 94, 94C and X93. Colchester railway station is less than 10 minutes away by taxi, and Colchester Town railway station is just 12 minutes’ drive away.

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Find your ideal storage size.

We have a range of storage solutions at Colchester Safestore, whether you are moving house or just need some space to store your things. Use our storage size tool to help you decide what you need.

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  • Special Offers

  • 50% off your storage*

    Get 50% off storage for up to 8 weeks at Safestore Colchester with no minimum stay. Offer available at all UK Safestore centres.
  • Free to reserve a unit. No deposit needed.

    Get a storage quote at Safestore Colchester today and reserve a unit for free. When you move in we won't need a security deposit either.
  • 20% off long term discount

    Get 20% off at Safestore Colchester if you agree a stay for longer than 12 months. Terms apply.
An introduction to self storage with Safestore

Personal self storage

We pride ourselves on being the best when it comes to helping you to store your personal belongings. That’s why we’re committed to bringing you household self storage solutions tailored for your needs.

We have a range of rooms sizes to suit you - all clean, dry and secure, protected by our state of the art security systems, including 24 hour recorded CCTV and intruder alarms. 

So whether you’re moving house or you need somewhere to store your sports equipment, the only place to store it is with us.

Find out how Steven uses Safestore self storage and an office to run his luxury clothing business

Business self storage

If your business is expanding or you need space for stock, equipment, promotional material or archive documents, or maybe you need to free up valuable office or work space or you're renovating your business.

There are dozens of reasons why you might need somewhere to store items for your  business. Self storage needn’t be stressful - get in touch with our dedicated team today to see how we can save you time and money on your business storage requirements.  

Find out how we can help with affordable storage solutions tailored to your requirements.

We're here to help - Meet the Manager

Nick Partridge and his team at Colchester pride themselves on offering a first class customer service.

Nick joined Safestore in 2006 as an Assistant Manager in Colchester, he moved to our Chelmsford branch for a few years and a gained promotion to Store Manager.

Nick returned and took over the reigns of Colchester in 2013 in addition to receiving the status of Training Store Manager.

Nick enjoys cooking and is an avid collector of cook books.
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Van hire with Europcar

Safestore offers van hire at preferential rates in partnership with Europcar in all our self storage stores throughout the UK.

Call the Europcar direct booking line 0871 384 9900 and quote the Safestore ID " 538 26 106 ” to get your preferential rate.

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