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At Compare My Move, we work with verified and reviewed storage companies all across the UK, comparing and connecting you with professional companies in Southampton to help with all your storage needs.

You’ll have peace of mind knowing we only work with companies that are verified by us and reviewed by real users. Your personal belongings will always be safe and secure with one of our storage providers as they have the necessary insurance in place. All you have to do is enter your details in our quick and easy form and we’ll match you with up to 6 local storage companies in Southampton so you can compare quotes, saving you time, money and stress on your storage needs.

Up to 6 local container and self-storage companies will reach out to you to discuss your specific requirements such as the size of the unit and how long you need it for. This allows them to provide a tailored quote for the job and allows you to compare storage quotes based on your requirements and budget. 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.

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    FAQs About Storage in Southampton

    We've studied our unique data to reveal storage trends in Southampton. 

    We can reveal the average unit size needed in the area is 75-100 sq ft and the most popular time of year to use storage is January and September.

    Friday is the most popular day for using storage as many people choose to move house on this day throughout the UK. 

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

    Our research shows that the average cost of self-storage in Southampton is £23.27. This is the average cost for storage in South East England, but your storage unit will vary depending on the size and time period you require.

    If you prefer renting container storage, you can expect to pay around £2 a day plus VAT. As a more localised example, Strong Rooms Storage currently has containers available in Southampton for an average cost of £28 per week. The smaller the container, the lower the cost.

    Southampton offers more affordable storage than nearby London, but it’s more expensive than the South East of England. To get the best price for your storage costs, it’s important to compare quotes in case different days or months are cheaper.

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

    Average storage costs for South East England
    Average storage costs for South East England

    Container storage in Southampton

    Before comparing quotes in Southampton, you'll need to decide whether you'd prefer self-storage or container storage. Self-storage units come in varying sizes and are located inside secure buildings owned by the provider. Whilst container storage consists of renting large, metal containers that are outdoors. Depending on the provider, they will be located in secure compounds or warehouses.

    Container storage is as secure as self-storage because the facility can only be accessed by verified clients and staff members. Rest assured, all of our storage partners will have active CCTV overseeing the premises and modern fire and theft alarms.

    The cost of container storage will vary depending on your location, the size of the container and the length of your contract. You may also be expected to book an appointment before visiting the premises.

    Moving house storage in Southampton

    Using container or self-storage when moving house is an ideal way to save money during the move. You might be in-between homes or require more space for your flat, so putting items into storage will really free up space.

    Flats are the most popular property type in Southampton, so we can see why storage is popular as they often lack space. They cost on average £171,361, with terraced properties jumping up to £248,432. As flats are significantly more affordable than terraced properties, using self-storage to gain extra space for garden equipment or seasonal items can help.

    You can also save money on your removal costs by not taking all your personal belongings along for the move. If you’re unsure about certain items or you may need them at a later date, putting them in temporary storage is an ideal way to save money.

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

    Business storage in Southampton

    There are over 8,000 businesses in Southampton, with transportation and storage being the largest contributor. Home to large companies like IBM, Tesco and Amazon, Southampton also has many small businesses.

    If you’ve just started a business and need some space for extra stock, or you’re a well-established business needing space for your machinery or paperwork, self-storage is the ideal option for you. If you're storing heavy machinery, furniture or vehicles, then container storage will actually be the better option.

    Commercial storage companies can offer large units or small ones to suit your needs. Business storage is ideal for storing excess stock, housing seasonal equipment and protecting paperwork.

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

    Student storage in Southampton

    Students are another popular customer for containers and self-storage units. Southampton is home to the University of Southampton and the city hosts approximately 43,000 students. Due to the high population in the city, we can see why there’s high demand for self-storage in Southampton, especially during the start of the term.

    Using self-storage as a student is ideal if you’re often visiting family or going on trips during the holiday period. You’ll know your personal belongings are safe and secure in storage as our storage providers will have 24/7 CCTV monitoring. Whilst many students believe container storage isn't suited to their needs, it is the most beneficial and cost-effective service should you be storing large or heavy furniture.

    We work with storage companies that cater to all needs, from businesses to students.

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