Compare My Move work with verified and reviewed storage companies all across the UK, comparing and connecting you with professional companies in Brighton to help with all your self-storage needs.
Your personal belongings will always be safe and secure in storage as we only work with companies that are verified by us and reviewed by you. All you have to do is enter your details in our quick and easy form and we’ll match you with up to 6 local storage companies in Brighton so you can compare quotes, saving you time, money and stress on your storage needs.
Once you’ve submitted the form, up to 6 storage companies that you match with will reach out to you to discuss your specific requirements such as the size of the unit and how long you need it for. They can then discuss a tailored quote and you choose who you want to pick as your self-storage company, based on your requirements and budget
It should be noted that Compare My Move will connect you with storage companies to give a quote for just the storage unit, which doesn’t include the price of the delivery of the items. Some companies may offer removals as well as storage so this should be discussed during initial contact.
The average cost of a self-storage unit in Brighton is £23.27, according to SSA’s UK Industry Report. This is the cost of storage units in South East England.
Brighton’s average is on the higher side compared to Wales, West Midlands and the North, but remains lower than the UK’s average. Home to the University of Brighton, many international students might benefit from using storage, hiking up the prices to match the demand.
This is a common trend with big cities, the closer you get to the centre and London, the more expensive prices go.
To learn more, read how much does self-storage cost?
Our data shows that July is the most popular time to use self-storage in Brighton, seeing 16.67% of users needing storage then. July is the favourite time of year for a house move across the UK, so it makes sense why it’s also the favourite for storage. Using storage when moving house can really help save you time, money and stress during your move.
January and September also prove to be busy times for self-storage use in Brighton. This seems to correlate with the start of new university terms, implying that many of the University of Brighton students and staff could be using self-storage when moving to new accommodation or halls.
February, April, August and October were the least popular times of year to put items into self-storage, with all months seeing as little as 5.56% of usage. To get the best price for your storage costs, compare quotes for different months.
Friday is the best day of the week to use storage in Brighton, seeing 27.78% of usage. This correlates with the best day to move house throughout the UK, so it makes sense that this would be the best day to use storage.
A further 22.22% of people used storage on a Saturday and 16.67% chose a Wednesday, which matches the moving trends in Brighton.
Sunday saw the least amount of users putting items into storage. This doesn’t come as a surprise as Sunday is the least favourite day of the week to move house in the UK, so movers won’t be needing storage.
Moving house is not always straightforward and you’re often subject to delays. Using self-storage for your move will really help alleviate stress. Whether you’re in-between homes or need to declutter to stage your home for viewings, self-storage is the solution for you.
Brighton is a sought after area as it’s ideally located not too far from London and is home to quirky and unique shops, restaurants and bars. Flats are the most popular property type in the area, which means many people require that extra space. Our data shows that the average customer in Brighton requires between 75 and 100 sq ft of storage space, ideal for the contents of a 2-bed house.
Using self-storage during a house move, whether it’s short or long-term can also help you save on removal costs. If you’re not ready to get rid of items or unsure what to bring, using self-storage whilst you decide will reduce your total costs.
To learn more, read our guide to moving house and self-storage.
Brighton is home to 16,000 businesses, with the knowledge economy representing over 40% of the economy. The area has seen a strong and rapidly growing ICT and Digital sector as well. Whether you’re a new business or a long-established company, self-storage for business is an ideal way to save time, money and stress.
Your business might need extra space for stock or machinery, or you want to keep private documents secure, using self-storage will give you peace of mind knowing your items are protected 24/7 with CCTV.
To learn more, read our guide to commercial self-storage.
Brighton is home to two universities and has a student population of over 35,000. With over 22% of the University of Brighton students being from outside of the UK, the need for self-storage is vital.
Many students return home during the holiday period, so keeping certain items in self-storage will give you peace of mind it’s safe and secure. With 24/7 CCTV and locks, your personal belongings are guaranteed to be in good hands. Student accommodation is notoriously small, so whether you need more space or you’re in between moving to a bigger flat, placing items in storage short term can really help.
With a range of options from storage lockers to large units, there’ll always be a solution for your storage needs.
To learn more, read our guide to student self storage.
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