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Domestic Storage

Domestic Storage

Our homes are our castles and we love to fill them with stuff, from bookcases and wardrobes, to ornaments and souvenirs from our holidays.

But what happens to those belongings if your circumstances change? Whether you’re renovating your existing property or downsizing to a new home, you don’t have to get rid of all those memories.

Blue Bear Self Storage can give you the handy extra room you need to keep all your stuff safe.

We operate several sites across the UK where you can store everything from inherited furniture to the contents of your cupboards in our robust, fully weatherproof containers.

Our friendly team aims to go beyond traditional self storage firms by ensuring easy access to your chosen storage unit seven days a week, 365 days a year, all at the right price.

Why do I need personal storage?

There are lots of reasons we need a little extra room from time to time. Here are just a few examples:

Moving house

Many of our customers rely on our storage facilities to keep their furniture and possessions safe while moving house.

It could be they have to vacate their property quickly to ensure the chain stays unbroken, or are moving into temporary accommodation until they find their dream property.

Either way, the convenience of our service makes household storage easy.


The children have grown up and flown the nest and it’s time to find a smaller home that’s easier and cheaper to manage.

For customers looking to downsize, our self storage is the ideal way to keep their furniture and other stuff secure, all for a competitive price.

Our storage facilities provide plenty of space to store valuable furniture or heirlooms from your home, ready for the day you pass them on to your children.


Whether you’re planning a major DIY project or want to bring in the professionals to redecorate your home, working around furniture and other belongings can be tricky.

The easy answer is to invest in one of our short-term storage units. You can save time and costs by packing all your stuff away while the renovation is done.

When you’re ready, you can collect your furniture and everything else from your storage unit, knowing it’s been protected from any damage.

Students’ belongings

Our sleek containers are the perfect place to store your child’s belongings when the day comes that they head off to university.

As well as freeing up room in your home after packing their items away at one of our sites, self storage also makes it easier for students to access their stuff when they need to.

With a choice of Blue Bear Self Storage locations, you could save lots of travelling time and expenses.

How much space do I need?

Our robust, weatherproof storage containers come in a variety of sizes, from 40 square feet (sq ft) right up to 160 sq ft, units that are perfect for short and long term storage.

40 sq ft self storage unit

Measuring 8ft (h) x 8ft (l) x 5ft (w), these self storage units are the ideal size for small items. It can easily hold the contents of a small garden shed, or one small van, or 50-75 storage boxes.

60 sq ft

At 7.75ft (h) x 7.75ft (l) x 8ft (w), these storage units can take the entire contents of a standard garden shed, one removal van, or 75-100 storage cartons.

80 sq ft

Weighing in at 8ft (h) x 10ft (l) x 8ft (w), you can store the contents of a 1-2 bed house or flat, the contents of one Luton van or 100-150 packing boxes in this unit size.

160 sq ft

Our biggest unit for rent is 8ft (h) x 20ft (l) x 8ft (w). It’s enough space for the entire contents of a 3-4 bed family house or flat, the contents of two Luton vans or 250-300 cartons.

What is the best household storage near me?

If you want to pay a competitive price for superb personal storage, our service is hard to beat. We operate several secure locations across central and south-east England.

Wherever you are, there’s a Blue Bear Self Storage near you. Click on each secure facility for its specific details and how much you can expect to pay:

The advantages of home storage with Blue Bear

No matter which location you choose to store your items, they all come with the same great benefits:

Secure self storage

Customers are free to visit their storage units during each site’s opening hours, knowing they and their possessions are completely safe.

That’s because all our self storage sites are securely fenced and have monitored, 24 hour CCTV, as well as electronic gates.

Each of our storage units for rent is brand new, and we use high-grade padlocks on the door that are further protected by a lock box. People who store their items with us have the only key to their units.

That means when all the packing is done and you come to bring or collect your furniture as well as other valuables, you know they are safe both from the elements and intruders.

Flexible personal storage

As well as being highly protected, our storage service is flexible and convenient. Our sites are open for long hours, seven days a week, 365 days a year and backed by 24 hour security. Blue Bear Self Storage is not just flexible when it comes to opening hours, either. Our clean, well-lit locations all offer great access for business and personal customers looking to store or collect items for the long or short term.

You can drive straight up to your unit and with no trolleys cluttering up the space, you can load and unload whatever you need, add or take away whenever it’s convenient for you.

Great household storage Customer Goods Protection deals

As a reputable storage company, we ask that all items, furniture or valuables stored on our premises are covered by appropriate Customer Goods Protection. Because our security systems are of such a high standard, our team can offer this essential service: competitive Customer Goods Protection, this provides total peace of mind in case your items are damaged and it covers the entire period you store with us.

Of course you’re free to use a third party UK insurance policy, and in those cases, we do request written proof that anything stored in our units has some level of cover.

What you can’t put in our storage units

Our storage units are specifically designed to accommodate all manner of small or larger items. However, there are several things you cannot store at any of our sites. They include:

  • Firearms or weapons of any type
  • Illegal materials or substances
  • Flammable or hazardous materials
  • Explosive materials or pyrotechnics (including fireworks)
  • Poisons or toxic substances
  • Foodstuffs or perishable items
  • Livestock
  • Any other material or item that we think could pose a risk to you or others

How much would personal storage near me cost?

The price of our storage depends on which of our flexible storage facilities and size of storage container you choose. Click on the location that suits you best, and you’ll find pricing information alongside unit sizing.

We don’t ask for a deposit for storage containers using a padlock, but they are required on containers with a standard door where Blue Bear Self Storage supplies a key.

Our minimum rental period is four weeks, and it’s worth knowing that we offer discounted rates. Store with us for longer, pay less and save money.

Ready to grab your storage space?

Looking for a storage location that’s cost effective to rent, as well as flexible, secure, clean and easy to access when you want to load or collect your stuff?

Our storage services have got you covered!

From our robust self storage units to the excellent price, we offer a flexible service that is the perfect storage solution for customers looking to add space in their home.

Contact us to find out more

You can check out our storage facilities and prices here or book your storage by calling us on the number below.

If you have any questions about our service or want more top tips on storage, contact our friendly team and they will be delighted to help. Give us a call on 02039 812900.

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Our customers think we're 5 stars!

Absolutely amazing company

Absolutely amazing company! Made storing my surplus things really easy at such affordable rates after shopping around. Collection was fantastic and the guy was brilliant and took visible care of my things after I said there were some breakable items in the boxes.

I can’t praise this company enough

Their booking and admin lady is a star and very efficient and helpful! The site is spotless and everything works very well. The offers make it affordable and the whole experience surpassed my expectations at a point where life was being particularly cruel! Thank you for easing the pain