Why students need self storage

Posted: 05 November 2019


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If you’re a student, moving from one home to another could be a part of your life, whether you’re moving into a new digs, going home for the holidays or changing residences.

This means that for many students, as they get ready to relax after an action packed term or start their holiday job, they have one more important task to complete. This includes sorting out new accommodation for the upcoming term and finding a safe place to store their contents over the holidays.  

Students often need to act fast in finding new accommodation, but where do they store their contents prior to moving? The answer is simple – use student self storage.

An increasing number of students are turning to self storage at Storage King as a simple and convenient means of storing their items while they go on holiday or wait for accommodation arrangements to be sorted out. Here’s why:

Safe, secure and accessible storage

At Storage King, we offer peace of mind in knowing that your belongings are safe while you relax on holiday. Our facilities offer individually alarmed units* and CCTV cameras. In addition to security, our customers can conveniently access their units after normal business hours, as our units are accessible 24/7. 

Logistically easy 

Our 28 stores are conveniently located across the United Kingdom, making it easy for students to move their stuff around. We also offer a van hire with Hertz

Affordable and cost-effective

We understand that student usually live on a limited budget which is why we offer flexible rates. You may want to consider sharing a storage unit with a friend as this will reduce costs even further. 

Off-site storage of outdoor and sports equipment

Many students enjoy a busy lifestyle which includes balancing academics with sport or a hobby. This usually entails accumulating extra equipment. End squabbles with your flatmate by making use of self storage, and you won’t need to keep that infrequently used surf board or bike in the lounge.

Holiday time

The end of the term comes with its own stressors, including studying for exams, clearing out your accommodation and making travel arrangements. If your student accommodation is a shared flat or student residence, the uncertainty of not knowing who will be able to access your belongings can be disconcerting. Self storage provides a safe space where you can keep your valuables during the holidays. If you live far away, transporting your belongings back home can also incur costs.

If you are a student looking to stay organised throughout your university life, with a space conducive to studying, why not give us a call on 0800 0852 954 or get a quick online self storage quote.

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