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Here at Compare My Move, we can connect you with up to 6 verified and professional storage companies based in Hornchurch, helping you find the best deals available in your local area. Rest assured, our expert team can help you save both time and money when comparing storage providers.

Every storage partner that enters our network is verified by us and reviewed by real users like you. To pass the verification process, every storage facility must have the necessary insurance and use state-of-the-art security systems and alarms to protect their units. This means you can trust that your belongings will be stored in clean, dry and safe units with the knowledge that you are the only key holder.

Whether you need more room to store furniture before moving house or are planning on expanding your business, we will match you with the right London storage providers for the job. They will then contact you directly to discuss your specific requirements and provide a bespoke quote.

Many of our partners offer removal and delivery services for an additional cost. If you require help moving your items into container or self-storage, then this should be discussed during initial contact so the cost is added to your final quotation.

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    FAQs About Storage in Hornchurch

    Our team has researched everything you need to know about renting self-storage in Hornchurch. The data we collected shows that the average cost of storage is £33.06 per sq ft, but it’s still advised that you compare quotes to secure a range of deals. 

    We discovered that the most popular months to use storage in Hornchurch are January and September, while the best day of the week is Friday.

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

    According to the SSA’s 2021 UK Industry Report, the average storage rental rate in London, where Hornchurch is situated, is £33.06 per sq ft. This is actually the most expensive region of the UK, with the overall average across the country being £23.94. This isn’t surprising as large, populous areas often see higher prices due to an increase in demand.

    If you're looking for container storage in London, according to Pick and Move, the average cost of a 70 sq ft container is £36.69 per week. The same sized unit in self-storage will cost as much as £89.53.

    The final cost of your storage unit will depend on a variety of factors such as the unit size, length of the contract and whether you require additional services. If you need climate-controlled storage, for example, this will likely increase the cost. Make sure you compare storage quotes before choosing a provider to secure the best possible deals.

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

    Average Cost of Self-Storage in London
    Average Cost of Self-Storage in London

    Container storage in Hornchurch

    Container storage is ideal for storing large, heavy items. It's typically used by businesses but can be used for residential purposes also. Whilst self-storage units are indoors, container storage is located outdoors in warehouses or secure compounds. It provides clients with much more space to work with but is actually around 50% cheaper than self-storage, depending on where you are in the UK.

    Depending on the provider you work with, you can either visit the container as often as you please or you may have to book in advance. However, some types of containers are portable so they could be delivered straight to your door.

    If you're concerned about the security of container storage because it's an outdoor facility then rest assured, container storage is completely safe. The facility can only be accessed by staff members and verified clients and will have active CTTV constantly monitoring the area. The only issue to consider is that container storage isn't as weatherproof as self-storage.

    Moving house storage in Hornchurch

    One of the biggest factors that influence the demand for storage is the number of users who are moving house. According to SSA UK’s Annual Industry Report, 29% of British self-storage users are involved in the moving house process. Storage units are especially helpful to those looking to downsize, as it allows you time to gradually go through your belongings without needing to rush before the completion date.

    Whilst self-storage is the most common storage type used, you also have the option of using container storage. A 20ft container is ideal for storing the contents of a 3-bedroom house, making it a great choice for movers.

    Rest assured, our expert team will only connect you with verified storage providers who have state-of-the-art security systems and alarms in place to monitor their facilities. Their units will be dry, clean and completely safe to protect even your most valuable items.

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

    Business storage in Hornchurch

    There are over 163 small businesses in Hornchurch, as well as hundreds of multinational brands and enterprises. According to the London Plan, Hornchurch has over 330,000 sq ft of commercial floorspace. With this in mind, it’s not surprising to see business storage solutions in such high demand. Using commercial storage units can be an ideal and cost-effective way to expand your company and free up some extra room.

    Self-storage gives you plenty of different-sized units to choose from, all located within a secure and monitored storage facility. However, container storage can also be beneficial, especially if you're storing large furniture, machinery or vehicles.

    Whether you’re a new start-up or a long-established business, the additional storage space can be essential. You might need extra space for overflowing stock, archives, furniture or even computers and office equipment. Rest assured, even the most private documents will be safe and secure with our storage providers as they only use state-of-the-art security systems and alarms to monitor their facilities.

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

    Student storage in Hornchurch

    With 2 colleges situated in Hornchurch and many other forms of further education located in nearby boroughs, there are many students looking for additional space within the area. Whether you’re an international student or simply in between accommodation, student storage units can be an ideal and cost-effective way to protect your items.

    Student halls throughout the UK are notoriously small, limiting what you can store in your room. This is just one of the many factors that greatly increase the need for student storage. As a lot of British courses offer the opportunity to study abroad, self-storage units can be the best way to ensure your items are clean and safe, helping you reduce your luggage.

    Whilst many students believe the containers are too big for their specific needs, you can also choose container storage if you need to store large items such as heavy furniture.

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