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Student Storage

Student Storage

For hundreds of thousands of young people, the summer holiday break isn’t a time to kick back and relax, it’s a busy period for students organising their university accommodation.

Whether they’re staying close to home or heading abroad to study, halls of residence and rented student accommodation don’t always have enough space to keep all your belongings safe.

For hundreds of thousands of young people, the summer holiday break isn’t a time to kick back and relax, it’s a busy period for students organising their university accommodation.

Whether they’re staying close to home or heading abroad to study, halls of residence and rented student accommodation don’t always have enough space to keep all your belongings safe.

That’s where Blue Bear Self Storage and our university student storage service comes in.

We operate several sites across the UK where you can store all your personal possessions in our robust, fully weatherproof units.

All our secure storage facilities offer easy access to your containers, seven days a week, 365 days a year at affordable, competitive prices.

Why use our self storage facility?

Many students see university as their first big adventure as an adult. Although they want some of their home comforts around them, often there isn’t enough room in their new accommodation to keep all their belongings.

If they choose to live halfway across the UK, it can be a real hassle either popping back home to collect stuff, or a major worry having to transport lots of moving boxes every few months.

Let us save you time, money and stress. Our student storage service is the best way to keep your personal belongings close at hand in a safe and secure location, for a short or longer period.

How much storage space do I need?

International students and mainland UK-based university students love our self storage, because it’s hassle free, provides a good service and is often the cheapest option. But what do they get for their money?

Our containers range from small storage units at 40 square feet (sq ft) right up to 160 sq ft, sizes that can easily hold all your stuff, so you only pay for the space you need.

40 sq ft self storage unit

Measuring 8ft (h) x 8ft (l) x 5ft (w), these self storage units are ideal 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 offer enough space for the entire contents of a standard garden shed, or one removal van, or 75-100 storage boxes.

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 storage solution.

160 sq ft

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

What is the best storage for students?

If you need storage for students at a great price, we operate several secure locations across central and south-east England.

They are ideal for ensuring all your belongings stay secure while you settle into student accommodation. As we’ve seen, we’ve got a storage solution for everyone, no matter how many boxes you own.

Wherever you are, there’s a Blue Bear Self Storage near you. Click on each secure storage facility for its specific details:

Simply pack as many boxes as you need with your stuff, pop them in a van, have fun transporting them to your chosen storage location and store them in your unit.

Like all our customers, students can come and go as often as they like to store the odd extra box or collect items, all for a competitive price.

The advantages of student storage with Blue Bear

No matter which location you choose for your student storage services, they all come with the same great benefits.

A secure storage solution

Students can come and go from all our sites during opening hours, safe in the knowledge they don’t need to worry about their possessions, because we’ve got them covered.

We’ve done all the work to ensure every self storage site is securely fenced and has monitored CCTV as well as recorded gate opening systems.

Students also don’t need to worry about the quality of the units they pay for with our secure storage services.

Each student storage unit is brand new, and we use high-grade padlocks that are further protected by a lock box. Only customers can open their units at each storage facility.

A convenient storage option for students

As well as being secure, our storage services are convenient.

We understand any student storing items with us will want regular access to their stuff before and during term times, and have a short, four-week notice period.

Students storing their belongings at our sites can drive straight up to their container, open the door and immediately get to each and every box or item stored inside at no extra cost.

Great student storage Customer Goods Protection deals

As a reputable storage company, we ask that all clients, including university students, to take our Customer Goods Protection or insure the belongings they pack into our containers.

We also know most students are on a tight budget so if you store with us, we’ve got you covered!

Because our security systems are of such a high standard, we can offer an additional service: competitive Customer Goods Protection at great prices, no matter how long or short the student rental period.

Our Customer Goods Protection offers could save you money even compared with other self storage companies’ student discounts.

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

What you can’t put in our student storage units

Each self storage unit is specifically designed to accommodate all manner of small or larger items.

However, any student renting a storage space should know there are several things we, like other self storage companies, will not allow 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 does student storage cost?

Our student storage costs depend on which of our storage facilities and the size of the storage unit 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 student storage containers using a padlock, but they are required on units with a standard door where Blue Bear Self Storage supplies a key.

If you decide to use our student storage solution for the duration of your studies, it can also be cheaper as we offer discounted rates for longer rentals.

Ready for our student storage services?

Looking for student storage that’s cost effective, secure, clean and accessible? Then Blue Bear’s sites have everything you need.

From our secure sites to our range of robust container units that are ideal for storing your treasured possessions, we aim to make life as easy as possible for students.

Our location layouts allow you to drive right up to your container door, leaving you free to collect or deliver your belongings at times suitable to you.

Don’t forget: our competitive student storage rates could save you money!

Contact us to find out more

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

If you have any questions about our service or want more top tips on student 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