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Compare My Move work with verified and trusted storage companies all across the UK. Every partner is verified by us and reviewed by you. Please know that your belongings will be completely safe in our partners’ care as all of our container and self-storage companies have the latest security systems and active CCTV.

Simply enter your details into our quick online form and we’ll match you with up to 6 reliable storage companies in Bristol. It’s just that easy. You will then be contacted by our partners over the next few days to ensure you receive an accurate quote that you can compare.

The companies you are connected with will discuss your specific requirements with you to ensure their services are exactly what you need. Factors such as the size of storage unit you need and how long you need it for will be vital. The storage companies will then provide you with a quote to help you compare prices and find the best services for you and your requirements.

It’s important to note that the delivery of goods being stored will not be included in the price. Some companies will offer transport or removal services so this should be discussed during initial contact.

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    FAQs About Storage in Bristol

    We have done all the research for you, answering all the vital questions you have about self storage companies in Bristol. We found that the average size of a storage unit in the city is 75-100 sq ft.

    Our team also analysed our unique data and discovered that Friday is the most popular day for arranging storage in Bristol. January and September proved to be the most popular months. 

    How much does container and self-storage cost in Bristol?

    According to Octagon Capital, the average annual cost for a 50 sq ft self-storage unit in Bristol is £833. This figure is 4% less than the UK’s overall average storage cost which was calculated at £868. The majority of large UK cities will see an increase in storage prices due to their popularity. However, Bristol’s average is slightly lower compared to surrounding areas despite the high population.

    Containerised storage is instead calculated by the size of the container being rented, often making it cheaper than self-storage. According to Blue Box Storage, you'll be expected to pay around £140 per month for a 50 sq ft container in the UK. This calculates at about £2.80 per sq ft.

    Compare storage quotes as early as possible to help you save both time and money by being connected with a verified and dependable storage company. From student self-storage to commercial warehouses, it’s always recommended you compare quotes to ensure you find the best deals for you.

    To learn more, read How much does self-storage cost?

    Storage Costs in Bristol
    Storage Costs in Bristol

    Container storage in Bristol

    Before comparing quotes, you should decide whether you need self-storage or container storage. Self-storage units come in various sizes and are located within secure buildings. Container storage, however, consists of large metal containers that are outdoors in warehouses or remote locations. These are mostly used when moving big or heavy items such as vehicles or large furniture.

    Despite being outdoors, container storage is completely safe as the units are only accessed by staff members and clients. They can be affected by extreme weather conditions but there is always active CCTV monitoring the area. Some types of container storage are actually portable, such as pod storage, meaning your unit could be delivered straight to your door. This isn't an option with most self-storage.

    The cost of container storage will vary depending on your location and, most importantly, the size of the container. If you want to visit your unit, you may be expected to book an appointment rather than just turn up.

    Moving house storage in Bristol

    Moving house can be chaotic as you have to organise your possessions and determine exactly what you’re transporting and when. Renting additional space to safely store your items can be an ideal solution, ensuring a more efficient and stress-free moving process. It will also keep your removal costs down as you use less packing materials.

    Using storage solutions can be the perfect solution to securing additional space without having to throw out more of your belongings or rush the packing process before completion. Self-storage is most common for movers as there is a range of sizes to choose from. Container storage can often be too big unless you're moving vehicles or very large furniture.

    It’s important to shop around no matter what service providers you're searching for. Compare storage quotes with Compare My Move to ensure you’re connected with the best and most trusted companies in your local area.

    To learn more, read our guide to moving house and self-storage.

    Business storage in Bristol

    Bristol has been a centre of trade since the early Middle Ages, with approximately 50,000 businesses currently trading. Whilst the type of industries and companies present have changed dramatically, it is still the largest city in the South West, attracting young professionals and businesses every year. With high demand and interest, the need for additional commercial space in the city is greatly increasing.

    From archive storage to traditional private units, self-storage is an ideal solution should you be looking to expand your business. Your furniture and belongings will be completely secure with our Bristol storage companies, with each facility equipped with constant CCTV and state-of-the-art alarm systems.

    Should you require container storage for your business instead, your items will be placed into large metal containers that are located in remote facilities or warehouses. If you need to store very large furniture, vehicles or machinery, this is the type of storage you'll need.

    To learn more, read our guide to business self-storage units.

    Student storage in Bristol

    With 2 world-class universities in the city, students now make up 8.3% of the population in Bristol. The University of Bristol alone saw approximately 27,375 students between 2019 and 2020.

    To save space and ensure a more efficient layout, many of the student homes in Bristol are flats, increasing the demand for container and self-storage. The majority of students will leave their campus during the holidays, returning home with only a fraction of their belongings. To ensure your possessions are secure, self-storage solutions are ideal for providing peace of mind whilst you’re away. Container storage will house larger items should you be moving bigger furniture.

    Rest assured, our storage companies will have clean, dry and completely secure units that are equipped with the latest security systems. You’ll have access to the unit at all times, with many providers offering flexible and affordable storage solutions.

    To learn more, read our guide on student-self storage.

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