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At Compare My Move, we can connect you with up to 6 trusted and verified container and self-storage providers in Romford, saving you both time and money during the process.

Rest assured, every storage partner that enters our network is verified by us and reviewed by real users like you. We only work with companies that go above and beyond to ensure your belongings are CCTV protected with security measures in place.

Whether you’re decluttering for a house move or your business is expanding, we will find a storage solution that matches your needs. Our storage partners will contact you directly to discuss your specific requirements so they can provide a tailored quote for your storage.

Our London storage providers can often offer removal or delivery services for an additional cost. If this is a service you require, you should discuss this during initial contact with the company to ensure it’s added to your quote.

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    FAQs About Storage in Romford

    We've researched everything you need to know about using self-storage in Romford. Data shows that the average cost of storage in the area is £33.06 per sq ft, but it’s important to always compare quotes from a range of storage providers. 

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

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

    The average storage rental rate in Romford is £33.06, according to the SSA’s 2021 UK Industry Report. This is the average storage cost in London, which is the most expensive region of the UK, with the overall average across the country being £23.94. Larger cities like London will always have higher prices for storage due to the huge demand.

    If you're looking for container storage in London, the average cost of a 70 sq ft container is £36.69 per week, according to Pick and Move. The same sized unit in self-storage will cost as much as £89.53. This means you can expect to pay around £2 per day plus VAT in Romford.

    The cost for your storage unit will depend on a variety of factors such as unit size, length of contract, additional services and storage unit type. For example, you will usually pay more if you need a climate-controlled storage unit or if you require delivery for certain items. To help keep your costs down, make sure you compare storage quotes with Compare My Move, ensuring you secure the best deals in your local area.

    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 Romford

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

    Depending on the company you choose, you can either visit the container whenever you like, or you may have to book an appointment in advance. However, some types of containers are portable. This includes pod storage.

    Rest assured, container storage is completely safe as the facilities can only be accessed by staff members and verified clients. They will also have active CTTV monitoring the area as well as state-of-the-art theft and fire alarms.

    Moving house storage in Romford

    One of the main reasons our users need container and self-storage is to help during a house move. In the UK, 29% of self-storage users are involved with moving house, according to SSA UK’s Annual Industry Report. Whether you’re decluttering before you move or you’re in between homes, using storage for your move can really help save you time, money and stress.

    If you're considering container storage when moving house, know that a 20ft container is the ideal size for moving the contents of a 3-bedroom house.

    If you’re downsizing but can’t bring yourself to get rid of any furniture or special items, placing them in storage whilst you settle in your new home and decide what to do will help. Rest assured, we only connect you with storage providers who have state-of-the-art security systems and alarms in place. Their units will also be dry and clean to protect even your most valuable items.

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

    Business storage in Romford

    Romford is ranked the highest when looking at the fasted growing companies in the country. 30% of Romford businesses are among Britain’s fastest-growing, while there has been a 10% increase in companies registered in the last year. 20% of Romford businesses were formed by entrepreneurs last year and it has the highest start-up rate in Britain at 22%.

    Using storage for your business needs can be a great help when it comes to expanding your company. Whether you’re a start-up or an established company, the additional storage space can be essential when running a business. You might need extra space for overflowing stock or computers and equipment. Rest assured, even the most private documents will be safe and secure with our storage providers.

    Whilst self-storage is better suited to businesses storing fragile items, documents and excess stock, container storage is most beneficial if you're storing large or heavy items. Those looking to protect vehicles or machinery should choose container storage.

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

    Student storage in Romford

    Romford is home to LSBU Havering Campus, London University Faculty of Health, London International University and many other well-respected universities situated nearby. With East London home to a wealth of universities and colleges, there’s no surprise that student storage is in demand in London.

    Student halls and accommodation throughout the UK are notoriously small, limiting what you can store in your room. Whether you're an international student looking to store items between travelling or you're downsizing to a new flat but don't want to get rid of anything, the need for student storage is growing.

    Don't forget to compare storage quotes to get the best deal for your storage needs. You'll have the option of choosing between self-storage and container storage when comparing with Compare My Move.

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