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Compare My Move can connect you with up to 6 self-storage companies in East London to help you with all your storage needs. We only work with verified and reviewed storage companies to ensure the best service.

Once you’ve been matched with local storage companies, they’ll reach out to discuss your specific storage requirements such as the amount of storage you need and how long you need it for so they can provide you with an accurate quote.

You then choose who you want to pick based on your requirements and budget. By getting a range of quotes, you’re ensuring you’re getting the best deal for your storage unit in East London.

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 on initial contact.

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    FAQs About Storage in East London

    We've researched everything you need to know about using self-storage in East London. The average cost of storage in the area is £33.06 per sq ft, but you should compare storage company quotes to get the best deal. 

    Our data shows that the most popular time to use storage in East London is January and September, while the best day of the week is a Saturday. 

    How much does self-storage cost in East London?

    According to SSA’s UK Industry Report, research shows that it costs £33.06 per sq ft for storage in London, with the city demanding much higher rates than the rest of the UK. It will always cost more for most services in bigger cities and demand is high in London due to the huge population of businesses, students and movers.

    Whether you need extra space for your growing business, you want to declutter your small flat or your uni accommodation could do with fewer items, self-storage can be ideal. As we know storage units are more expensive in East London, it’s important to get a range of quotes from providers so you’re ensuring you’re getting the very best deal for your storage costs.

    To learn more, read how much does self storage cost.

    What is the best time of year for storage in East London?

    Compare My Move’s data reveals that January and September are East London’s favourite times of year to use self-storage, seeing 17.71% of people choosing this day. Many people declutter in January after Christmas and the new beginning the new year brings. Students return to universities in both of these months and might require storage for an accommodation move.

    February was the least popular time for East Londoners to use storage, with only 3.13% of our customers putting items in their units. April is another off peak time for storage in the area. With school holidays and national holidays falling in February and April in the UK, many people are too preoccupied and clealrt wait until May, where 11.46% of people use storage.

    Popular Months For Storage in East London
    Popular Months For Storage in East London

    What is the best day of the week for storage in East London?

    Our data shows that Saturday is the most popular day of the week to use storage in East London, seeing 23.96% of people choosing this day. The weekend gives movers, students and businesses time to organise and visit their storage. This also correlates with the UK’s best day to move house, which is a Friday. A further 17.71% of East Londonders chose to put their items into storage on a Friday.

    Wednesday is the least popular day for storage use in East London, with only 9.38% of our users choosing this day. Midweek is a very busy time for most people, so we can understand why this day wasn’t chosen much to place items in storage. Sunday is also another unpopular day, with only 10.42% of people using storage this day. This is also the least favourite day to move house in the UK, so this trend makes sense.

    Popular Days For Storage in East London
    Popular Days For Storage in East London

    Moving house storage in East London

    Flats were the most popular property type amongst buyers during the last year in East London and there’s no surprise that London properties notoriously lack space. If you’re in-between homes or need more room in your small flat, using storage is an ideal way to manage your personal belongings.

    Whether you’re moving house or trying to declutter to stage your house, storage is a great way to help. Self-storage units come in a range of sizes and the facilities are safe and flexible. This means you can leave your items in storage for as little as a week and as long as you wish.

    Using storage can also if you’re in-between homes. The property market in East London is sought after, meaning you could have sold your property and then missed out on your dream home. Putting your items into storage if you have to live with family or temporary accommodation can really help to de-stress the situation.

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

    Business storage in East London

    Huge names in the corporate world are turning to East London for extra office space, with businesses such as Transport for London, Cancer Research UK, the British Council, Matches Fashion and the Financial Conduct Authority making the move. Using storage units for business can be an ideal way to help your business.

    Whether you’re looking for somewhere safe to store extra stock such as private documents or computers or you’re in the middle of an office move and want to declutter or save removal costs, using self-storage will help.

    Business storage comes in all shapes and sizes, from archive storage, warehouse storage and traditional self-stroage units. Rest assured, all our self storage companies offer safe and secure storage with safety measures in place to protect your items.

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

    Student storage in East London

    Home to campuses of well known universities such as University College London, London College of Fashion and the University of East London, East London has a lot to offer for students. Whether you’re studying fashion and need somewhere safe and secure to store your projects, or your accommodation is too small for an inherited piece of furniture you want to take to your next flat, using self-storage can help.

    It’s common for most students to return home during term time, leaving most of their belongings in their student accommodation. Placing your personal belongings into storage can really give you and your family peace of mind during the time you’re away from your accommodation, knowing your items are secure. With the flexibility and ease of storage, you can store single items for as little or as long as you like.

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