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We can connect you with up to 6 verified storage companies in Oxford, saving you time and money on storage unit rental costs.

Each storage provider in our partner network is verified by our dedicated team and reviewed by our users. We work with companies who have state-of-the-art security systems, ensuring your belongings are safe, dry and protected.

The University city of Oxford offers a range of storage providers who can assist you when it comes to storing your goods. Whether you are moving house, off to university, travelling or expanding your business, storage is available in the city to meet your needs.

We will connect you with companies who will contact you directly to discuss your storage needs.They can provide a quote based on the size of unit you require, length of contract and any additional services. This way you can compare prices and offerings between companies in your area.

Many storage companies offer removal or delivery services separately for an additional cost, so ensure you discuss this when the storage providers contact you.

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    FAQs About Storage in Oxford

    We’ve looked at everything you need to know about utilising storage in Oxford, finding that the average size of a storage unit in the city is 75 - 100 sq ft.

    Reviewing our storage data, we found that Friday is the most popular day for arranging storage units in Oxford, with June being the most popular month to rent storage. 

    How much does self-storage cost in Oxford?

    The average storage rental rate in the South-East of England - where Oxford is located - is £23.27 per square foot per year, according to the SSA’s 2021 UK Industry Report. This is very marginally cheaper than the average for the UK, which is currently £23.94. However, it is more affordable than London which has rates of £33.06.

    Be aware that the cost of your storage unit will depend on a number of factors. This includes the size of the unit, length of the contract and if you need additional services. Units with climate-controlled facilities will cost more and you may also want to pay to have your items collected and delivered.

    Don’t forget to compare storage quotes with Compare My Move to ensure you secure the best rates and facilities in your area.

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

    What is the best time of year for storage in Oxford?

    According to our data, the most popular time of year to rent storage in Oxford is during the month of June.

    June falls during the school summer holidays, making it a popular time to move house as it doesn’t interrupt the school year.

    June is also when the University academic year ends and students will either return home or stay in their University town or city for the summer. Very often, for these students, this is when they move into temporary accommodation or move into their new accommodation.

    The least popular time of year to rent a storage unit in Oxford is during the month of March, with the month accounting for less than 3% of storage rentals.

    Popular Months For Storage in Oxford
    Popular Months For Storage in Oxford

    What is the best day of the week for storage in Oxford?

    We found that the most popular day to rent storage in Oxford was on a Friday, accounting for over 23% of storage used during the week. Additionally, our removal data revealed that the majority of the UK favours moving house on a Friday, which ties in with the use of storage facilities on the same day.

    Arranging an utilising storage on a Friday will mean having the weekend to organise your items, without interruption to the working week.

    The least popular day to utilise storage in Oxford was on a Sunday, accounting for less than 3% of storage rented during the week. This again ties in with trends seen in the use of removal companies, with much of the UK avoiding moving on a Sunday.

    Popular Days For Storage in Oxford
    Popular Days For Storage in Oxford

    Moving house storage in Oxford

    One of the most common reasons self-storage is useA Guide to Moving House Storaged is when moving house. This is especially the case if your house sells before you move into your new home. Not only can this can decrease the stress of the buying process and the move, it gives you and your family somewhere to store your items in the interim.

    Downsizing is another reason people use storage, which allows you to store your items outside your home whilst you make arrangements to have them moved somewhere permanently - or donated, recycled or thrown away. Additionally, by downsizing, you can save money on your removal costs as you will have fewer items to move.

    Regardless of why you’re using storage in Oxford, don’t forget to compare storage quotes before choosing a provider. This ensures you’re getting the best deals for your storage needs.

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

    Business storage in Oxford

    Oxford is home to over 4,580 businesses and is part of the UK's 'Golden Triangle'. In 2020, more new businesses were established in Oxfordshire than in any previous year. During this time, 1,257 new businesses were registered in the city of Oxford.

    Storage can be a huge asset to a business, whether you’re a young start-up or an established company looking to expand. Commercial units can be a safe and cost-effective way of storing a variety of supplies for your business. Be it additional stock, office furniture or tools and supplies, storage can be a benefit for businesses of any size.

    Our storage partners offer flexible and secure storage solutions for your business. Not only will they have a high level of security, but many companies have additional services to assist businesses such as the use of pallet trucks and trolleys for large items.

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

    Student storage in Oxford

    Famous for its university, students flock to Oxford every year to attend the prestigious institution. As a result, the area sees demand for both accommodation and storage.

    Many, if not most, student halls of residents and flat shares are limited in size, with students often living in just one small room. Whether they are international students needing to store items between terms or students with sporting hobbies which require large equipment such as kayaks, student storage is growing in popularity.

    When discussing your requirements with storage providers, don’t forget to ask if they offer student discount. This ensures you get the best deal for your storage unit.