SELF STORAGE FAQ

We have complied a set of questions that we have found a lot of customers are asking us when looking for a self storage company. If your question is not answered contact our team and we will be happy to provide you with any additional information

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WHAT IS SELF STORAGE?

Self Storage companies provide extra space to people that want to safe keep their items safe or need space to store their belongings. Our modern, clean, dry and safe storage rooms can be customised for your needs. You can hire sizes ranging from a locker up to 400SqFt units that can be used for business purposes. We can collect your belongings and move them into your new storage unit or you can move in yourself. Once you’ve moved in you can visit as you please during our designated opening hours and some 24/7 units are even available. Only you will have access to your storage unit once your belongings are inside. You can store almost anything unless it is alive or perishable.

The easiest way to find out about self storage prices is to give us a call on 0161 464 3807 or come to our modern self storage centre. Our team is professional, friendly and happy to help you with any queries and questions you might have.

 

HOW DOES SELF STORAGE WORK?

You can give us a call at 0161 464 3807 to book in your storage unit. If you aren’t sure what size you need our team of storage advisors will be able to advise you on the best size for your needs. You can store for a few days or for as long as you need as there is no minimum or maximum storage periods. Once you are already storing with Storage Trafford you can easily increase or decrease the size of your storage unit as we are flexible and always work to fulfil the customer’s needs.

 

WHAT KIND OF SECURITY IS IN PLACE AT THE SELF STORAGE TAMESIDE?

At Storage Trafford we take security very seriously. It is our one priority to protect and safeguard your belongings whilst in storage with us. That is why the protection of our storage centre includes a modern alarm systems and 24hr CCTV surveillance. Our self storage centre has more than 300 CCTV cameras installed. Moreover, our storage centre is enclosed within high security fencing to offer extra security to our Caravan Storage and Vehicle storage customers. Finally, only you will have access to your storage unit once you move in. The easiest way to see the self storage security measures we have installed is to call us at 0161 464 3807 or come to our self storage centre and see for yourself.

 

DO I NEED TO PAY A DEPOSIT?

Most self storage companies will require you to place a deposit when you store with them. At Self Storage Trafford we will not charge you a deposit or any added expenses, you only pay for your storage.

 

HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO STORE WITH SELF STORAGE TRAFFORD?

Depending on the storage size you need the prices will change accordingly. We guarantee to provide you with the right storage space and we will never try to offer you more space than you actually need. The smaller the storage unit you choose need the lower our prices become, we have storage space PRICES that starts from £1 per week!

Figuring out how much storage space you need can be difficult and it can depend on the following factors:

– The number of items you want to store
– How easily you can stack your belongings
– The height of the storage unit
– The accessibility of your storage unit as some customers may want extra space for a walkway inside their unit to easily access their belongings at any time

To better understand the different storage sizes and what you can fit inside check our storage size estimator

If you still are not sure which storage space is suitable for you to give us a call us at 0161 464 3807 and a member of our team will be happy to discuss any queries you have

 

WHAT IS THE MINIMUM STORAGE RENTAL PERIOD?

At Storage Trafford there is no limit to the time period you can store, also we do not have a minimum or maximum storage rental period, you can store as long as you want, anything from a few days to years – as long as you need us we will be here.

DO YOU OFFER ANY DISCOUNTS?

We provide the following discounts:

Up-front payment discount

Pay for 4 months and receive 5% discount

Pay for 6 months and receive 10% discount

Pay for 12 months and receive 20% discount

Pay for 2 years and receive 25% discount.

Free weeks storage

Discount for students (on the presentation of a valid current Student ID Card).

Discount for Armed Forces, NHS & Emergency Staff (on the presentation of a valid ID Card).

 

DO I PAY WEEKLY OR MONTHLY?

Pay weekly, fortnightly or monthly.

 

HOW QUICKLY CAN I MOVE INTO SELF STORAGE TAMESIDE?

You have the option to move in on the day you make your enquiry or any time convenient to you 7 days a week.

 

WHAT KIND OF PAYMENT METHODS ARE AVAILABLE?

We accept cash, credit and debit cards but most of our customer pay by standing order

 

DO I NEED INSURANCE?

No, insurance is not compulsory but Self Storage Trafford can provide it for FREE (terms apply). We provide a tailored insurance policy at a competitive price. Call us on 0161 464 3807 for more information.

HOW OFTEN CAN I HAVE ACCESS TO MY GOODS?

You can visit our storage unit as often as you please within our opening times. In addition to this we even provide 24/7 self storage rooms available (discuss when booking)

 

HOW DO I GET MY GOODS TO YOU?

With Self Storage Trafford you have several options you can either bring your belongings to our self storage centre yourself, or we can offer you with a FREE storage collection (applicable to 60-miles radius) or you can use our FREE Van hire. Our modern self storage centre has easy access for loading and enough parking for you to come and unload your belongings. To discuss which option works best for you give our team a call! 

 

DO YOU OFFER A PACKING SERVICE?

Self Storage Trafford is a flexible self storage company meaning we can arrange a packing service to help you with moving and storage needs.

Call 0161 464 3807 to find out more about our packing service

 

CAN I TRANSFER TO ANOTHER ROOM IF I NEED MORE OR LESS SPACE?

Move to different size storage unit any time you want, you can change to a larger or smaller unit at any time. At Self Storage Trafford we want to provide you with the best self storage experience that is why we adapt to your needs. You can change any time you want to a  different size of self storage unit – simply talk to a member of staff for more information. 

 

DO YOU HAVE TROLLEYS OR FORK LIFTS AVAILABLE?

Of course! Trolleys and pallet trucks are available and FREE to use. In addition, we have forklifts available, and our trained staff are always on hand to operate it for you. 

HOW DOES THE LOWEST PRICE GUARANTEE WORK?
We are thrilled to announce that Self Storage Trafford provides the cheapest self storage prices in the market. In the unlikely event of you finding a lower self storage price, we will beat it by 10%. We will also beat any introductory offers and comparable insurance. This offer applies to individual self storage units of the same size as a competitor within a 60-miles radius.

 

DO YOU OFFER STORAGE FOR BUSINESS?

YES! we offer the cheapest self storage for business use and we are can accommodate your business storage for short or long term periods. There is no minimum stay and we guarantee to have the cheapest self storage for business use. We provide the best self storage prices for business use with great deals.

Call us at 0161 464 3807 and take advantage of the best business and commercial self storage units in Trafford

 

DO YOU HAVE OFFICE FACILITIES?

YES! you can book an office rental space from £40 per month
Contact the storage centre at 0161 464 3807 for more information and start saving money for your business

 

WHAT IF I HAVE RESERVED AND MY PLANS ARE DELAYED?

No Problem! just let us know abut the changes and we will be happy to assist you and change the date of your reservation

DO YOU OFFER DISCOUNTS FOR ARMED FORCES?

Armed Forces, Emergency and NHS employees receive 10% discount for the duration of their stay with us. You need to provide a valid Forces ID, Emergency Services ID must be shown when you move in. If for some reason your ID does not contain a photo on it you may be asked to show additional photographic ID. Card must be shown.

 

ARE THERE ANY DISCOUNTS FOR UPFRONT PAYMENT?

YES!
Pay for 4 months and receive 5% discount

Pay for 6 months and receive 10% discount

Pay for 12 months and receive 20% discount

Pay for 2 years and receive 25% discount.

If you are a customer for another self storage company and you find that we are the cheapest self storage company, simply bring along a copy of your current rental agreement and you can have the first months rental free of charge

 

DO YOU SUPPLY PACKING & REMOVAL MATERIALS?

Unlike other storage companies, we provide an unlimited supply of FREE packing boxes.

HOW DOES YOUR FREE SELF DRIVE VAN HIRE WORK?

All of our customers when they book with Self Storage Trafford are eligible for a FREE Van use to help bring their inventory to our storage centre.

Even if you store for 1 week you can use our FREE van

No other self storage company will offer this deal for short storage periods

Call 0161 464 3807 and start saving money

 

TESCO REWARD VOUCHERS

We are flexible company and even accept Tesco Reward Vouchers for payment

 

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SELF STORAGE IN THREE EASY STEPS

Contact Us

Get in touch with our friendly team of storage experts who are on hand 7 days a week to assist you in finding the best self storage unit for your needs. At Self Storage Trafford we have over 10 years of experience in the self storage industry and we have built our services around helping with home storage, business storage and student storage for the cheapest prices in the area. Our team will help you find the perfect sized unit and ensure that you won’t end up paying for excess space you don’t need.

Packing and Moving

You don’t need to struggle when packing your belongings and moving them into storage. At Storage Trafford we have a wide variety of services to help our customers do just that. Our services such as unlimited free packing boxes and our free collection & removals service can help customers pack and move with ease. As well as that all of our customers can use one of our free self drive vans to move in at their own pace. In addition to our free packing boxes we also have a wide variety of other packaging materials such as mattress covers, padlocks, sofa and armchair covers, bubble wrap and much, much more.

Moving Into Your Storage Unit

On the day you choose to move into your storage unit simply pop along to our reception area where we will be able to show you around a selection of rooms. When you find the perfect room for you it’s time to move in. Whilst moving in you can take advantage of our free trolleys and pallet trucks. When you are fully moved in you will be the only key holder for your new safe and secure storage unit. All of our units are protected by a state of the art Red Care alarm system and fully monitored by over 300 CCTV cameras.

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WHY CHOOSE SELF STORAGE TRAFFORD

Self Storage Trafford is one of the leading providers for self storage in the Trafford area and across greater Manchester. We have used our years of experience to develop unique offers, deals and promotions for our customers that help them store for less and with ease.

Below you can check out some of our most popular deals and services that we have developed over the years as part of our continued commitment to providing the cheapest and best self storage in Trafford.

FREE COLLECTION AND REMOVALS

When you book your storage you can take advantage of our free collections & removals service. This offer allows our customers to take advantage of our dedicated home removal  team who will collect your belongings and place them securely in your new storage unit. This offer allows our customers to save on expensive removal fees from other companies.

FREE PACKING BOXES

Some storage companies will charge customers simply to use their boxes to store with them. At Self Storage Trafford we offer Unlimited FREE packing boxes for all of our customers. Many of our competitors charge between £2 and £5 for a single box.

In addition to this, our customers can take advantage of our packing shop where we provide sofa and armchair covers, mattress covers, bubble wrap, tape and a whole host of other packing materials that may be required.

FREE INSURANCE

Get in touch with our team today to find out how our FREE INSURANCE offer can work for you.

Most other self storage companies will charge an expensive mandatory insurance fee that can often increase the cost of storage massively. We won’t force you to pay for insurance and in some cases, it can even be free!

50% OFF YOUR FIRST 12 WEEKS

We understand that for many of our customers choosing to take on a self storage unit can be a long term investment. Many customers use our units during a lengthy house move, a relocation, renovation or whilst travelling. For that reason, we have developed our 50% off your first 12 weeks offering with those people in mind.

Many other companies offer 50% off for 6-8 weeks but at Storage Trafford, we wanted to ensure our customers get the very best deals possible which is why we cover 50% off for the first 12 weeks.

NO DEPOSIT

Many of our customers store on a weekly basis and the idea of having to pay a hefty upfront deposit can be discouraging. At Storage Trafford, we won’t ask any of our customers to pay a deposit to store with us. Our customers can simply show up and start storing when it’s convenient for them, in addition, our customers can pay weekly or monthly. Bespoke payment plans can be created tailored to our customer's needs.

FREE VAN RENTAL

Taking your things from A to B doesn’t need to be difficult. For many of our customers, the idea of moving into a storage unit is daunting and the idea of having to make several car journeys back and forward with the contents of your home can be even more discouraging.

At Storage Trafford we offer all of our customers access to our Free Self Drive Van to help move their belongings into their unit in one go at a time that’s convenient for them.

PACKING SERVICE

Our packing service is designed to help our customers whilst moving and storing. To find out how you can take advantage of our packing service simply give our team a call on 0161 820 3596

FREE FORKLIFT TRUCK

Our storage facility is huge, and that’s fantastic for providing low cost storage to the people of Manchester. This also means for our home and business customers that may be storing large items, moving around the site can be a challenge.

At Storage Trafford, we provide our customers with access to a forklift stacker truck and a driver free of charge to make accessing their valued belongings easier. In addition to this, we also provide smaller manual pallet trucks

YOUR STORAGE UNIT AND KEY

We take your security very seriously here at Self Storage Trafford, that is why all of our units are secured and equipped with modern security measures. Once your unit is secured you will be the sole keyholder.

Our self storage facility has over 300 CCTV cameras and a state of the art red care alarm system. Choosing to store your belongings with Storage Trafford will help ensure that your valued items are likely safer than ever before.

WAITING AROUND FOR COURIERS

We offer FREE receipt and dispatch, this is particularly helpful for businesses that have a lot of orders to dispatch or incoming stock to be signed for. Our free receipt and dispatch service allows our customers to leave mail and parcels with our reception team to be handed over to couriers as well as mailing items to the storage unit which can be signed for by our reception team.

STORAGE UNITS FROM £1 PER WEEK

We provide the cheapest self storage solutions for home, business and students. Our prices start from as little as £1 per week to help ensure that our customers won't find a cheaper price anywhere else! 

FIND THE RIGHT STORAGE SIZE

At Self Storage Trafford we have storage units for all your needs, no matter how big or small the storage space you need we can find a solution that works for you. Our storage facility has a wide range of sizes starting from small lockers going up to 400 Sq Ft which means we can acocmodate everything from Student Storage and Home Storage to large Business Storage spaces. Check out our handy Storage Size Estimator to get an idea of how much space you need.

24/7 ACCESS

We understand that some of our business partners need access to their storage units at any time of the day, or some of our customers may simply not have time during the day to access their units. For this reason, we have some units that come with 24/7 access. To find out more about our 24/7 Storage units simply get in touch with a member of our team and start storing for less.