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If you’re looking for additional space to organise yourself before a house move, to expand your business or to simply store unused items, Compare My Move can help. We can connect you with up to 6 verified and professional storage companies in Richmond upon Thames, helping you save time, stress and money.

Rest assured, all of our storage partners have passed our verification process, so you know they’re trustworthy. Every facility must have state-of-the-art security systems and alarms protecting the units, as well as active CCTV. Once you’ve completed our online form, the resulting companies will contact you directly to discuss your personal requirements and provide an accurate and bespoke quotation.

The quote, however, will not include the transportation of your items. Many of our partners offer reliable removal and delivery services to help you move items into containers or self-storage. If you require this additional service, make sure it is discussed during initial contact. Know that every London storage partner is verified by us and reviewed by real users like you.

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    FAQs About Storage in Richmond upon Thames

    Our expert team has studied our unique data to reveal storage trends in Richmond. We can reveal the average unit size needed in the town is 75-100 sq ft.

    We also discovered that the most popular months to use storage in the area are January, September and October. Thursday is the most popular day for our storage users.

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

    Research taken from the SSA’s UK Industry Report shows that the average cost of a self-storage unit in London, where Richmond is based, is £33.06 per sq ft. This was revealed as the most expensive region of the UK for self-storage. This isn’t surprising as many urban and populous areas experience an increase in demand for storage due to the lack of space, thus increasing the prices.

    Flats are one of the most popular property types in Richmond, selling for an average price of £542,687. The next size up would be terraced houses, which average £1,021,379. Looking at these house prices, it is much cheaper to use self-storage units rather than upsize.

    According to Pick and Move, the average cost of a 70 sq ft container in England's Capital is £36.69 per week. This is a large container, providing you with more space than most self-storage units. The same-sized unit in self-storage will cost up to £89.53. To ensure you find the best possible prices, don’t forget to compare storage quotes with Compare My Move.

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

    Average Storage Costs in London
    Average Storage Costs in London

    Container storage in Richmond

    Container storage consists of large, metal containers making it the ideal service for large, heavy items such as vehicles and machinery. Whilst self-storage units are indoors, the containers used are often outdoors in warehouses or secure compounds. Despite providing more space, container storage is typically 64% cheaper than self-storage across London.

    Depending on your chosen storage provider, you may have to book appointments to visit your container in advance. However, some types are actually portable, meaning they can be delivered straight to your door. Container storage is ideal for people looking to store large, heavy items or furniture for long periods of time. There are even bulk deals available, should you be renting some of the bigger containers.

    The containers you rent can only be accessed by staff members and verified clients, with active CTTV monitoring the facility. The only other issue to consider is that they may not be as weatherproof due to their location. This can make them less than ideal for those storing fragile goods.

    Moving house storage in Richmond

    With approximately 29% of British storage users being involved in the moving house process, moving house is the most common reason people are searching for storage solutions. As the majority of property sales in Richmond over the last year were for terraced homes and flats, there’s no doubt that many homeowners will be looking for extra space.

    Whether you need somewhere to keep your items whilst decluttering or you’re downsizing to a smaller property, container and self-storage can be the ideal solution. If you're storing larger items, know that a 20ft container is the ideal size for housing the contents of a 3-bedroom house.

    Rest assured, all of our storage partners are verified by us and reviewed by you, so you know they’re trustworthy companies that can protect your belongings. There are several flexible options to choose from, from storing single items to entire households. Whatever the requirements, our partners can help.

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

    Business storage in Richmond

    According to London Councils, there are approximately 14,485 businesses located in Richmond upon Thames, with 95% of the small unit businesses employing 10 people or less.

    Whilst there is 379,000 square metres of office space available in the area, there are hundreds of companies with the ability to expand, meaning the demand for container and self-storage is gradually increasing. Commercial storage units are an ideal way to store extra stock, important documents or even office furniture, helping you secure the room to grow.

    From warehouse container storage to traditional self-storage units, our Richmond partners are on hand to help no matter what the requirements. Compare storage quotes today to save time, money and stress, allowing you to focus on the more important aspects of running a business.

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

    Student storage in Richmond

    Richmond upon Thames is home to both Richmond University, The American University in London and Richmond and Hillcroft Adult Community College. The college alone has over 7,000 students enrolled, with interest growing each year. If you’re studying in the area but your accommodation is short on space, consider using-self storage units as it can give you the flexibility you need.

    There are many students across the UK who go home during the holidays and leave their accommodation unattended. Many courses also provide the opportunity to study abroad, again resulting in students leaving their university campus.

    Our container and self-storage partners have clean, dry and safe facilities where you can rest assured that your belongings are in safe hands. With state-of-the-art security systems, theft and fire alarms and active CCTV, you can leave campus with complete peace of mind.

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