Student Storage

Are you heading home for the summer and wondering what to do with all your belongings? Does lugging everything all home seem like hard work for you and your parents? Would you like to put everything in storage but don't have any way of getting to the storage facility?

If the answer is YES to any of the above, we can help! We offer student storage at competitive rates, with options to suit everyone.

If you only have a few boxes to store, try our Student Storage Deal. Or, you have furniture which you need to store think about using a storage unit. 

Student Storage Deal – Only £125 for the Summer

We have been running our Student Storage Deal for over 10 years and have stored the belongings of over 1000 students. It’s a terrific way of storing a small number of items or if you need help with transporting everything into storage.

How the Deal Works.
  • Call or email us to book your Student Storage Deal.
  • We will deliver 10 empty boxes for you to pack up your belongings.
  • Call us to arrange collection of your packed boxes.
  • We’ll collect your belongings and store them in our secure warehouse for up to 12 weeks.
  • Call us when you know you are returning to Plymouth to arrange the collection of your belonging or to arrange re-delivery.
What’s Included in The Deal?
  • 12 weeks of storage for up to10 boxes or, items of equivalent size.
  • 10 large boxes and tape delivered to you.
  • Collection of your packed boxes and items.
  • £1,000 of Insurance Cover.
What’s not Included in the Deal?
  • Storage of furniture
  • Re-delivery at the end of the storage term – see FAQ 's
  • The storage of additional items and extra weeks of storage for your belonging – see FAQ's

Great Deals on Storage Units

If you would prefer to store your belongings in a locker or get together with friends to rent a storage unit check out of great discounted rates on our "Get a Quote" Page.

You can also us our calculators to work out the storage space you will need.

We can also offer a 15% discount on our standard storage rates to all students with a NUS card throughout the year. And you will receive a 15% discount on boxes and packaging materials too.

If you need help moving into or out storage, we can arrange collection from as little as £25.

To book or discuss your storage requirements please give us a call or email us.

Frequently Asked Questions?

What if I need storage for more than 12 weeks?

We are happy for you to store your belongings for more than 12 weeks. We charge £6 for each additional week of storage. 

What if I have more than boxes to store?

We are happy for you to substitute items such as bikes and surfboards for boxes. All substitute items must be well wrapped and liftable by one person.

What if I have more than 10 boxes to store?

We are happy for you to store up to an additional 5 boxes. Each additional item is charged at £0.64 per week.

When do I pay?

We require a £20 deposit when the empty boxes are delivered, and the balance is due on collection of your packed belongings. We accept credit and debit cards by phone at the time of booking or you can pay the driver on the day.

Do I need to be at home when the items are collected or delivered?

When you call to book your delivery or collection, we will provide you with a date and am or pm delivery slot. 
Unfortunately, due to the volume of collections and deliveries we carry out, we are unable to give specific timed slots although we can ask the delivery driver to pre-call on the day.

Please ensure that you are available on the agreed day as we may charge if there is no-one at home when we call.

How should I prepare my belongings for storage?

Please ensure your boxes are securely taped closed and that you have written you name on all sides of the box and on items you are storing.

Make sure your box is liftable and carriable by one person.

You must not put items which are perishable, combustible or explosive into storage.

Fragile items must be wrapped in bubble wrap – especially mirrors.

Can I access my effects during the storage period?

Due to the nature of the storage deal, you will be unable to access your boxes during your storage period. If you know that you will need access to your belongings, we suggest you rent a storage unit. 

How do I arrange to collect my belongings?
  • You need to provide us with at least 24 hours’ notice to collect your belongings:
  • Collection Address: Plymouth Self Storage, The Depository, Elliott Rd, Plymouth, PL4 0SB.
  • Collections Times: Monday - Friday: 9.30am - 4.30pm & Saturday: 9.30am - 11.30am.
What if I need re-delivery of my belongings at the end of summer?

We can arrange re-delivery of your belongings in Plymouth for only £25.
If you need your boxes delivered elsewhere in the UK, we can arrange delivery from as little as £75. Call or e-mail us with your new address.

We are also happy to hand out your boxes to a courier. However, we make an administration charge of £5.00 to ensure the boxes are prepared for the courier collection.


For further information on Student deals please complete this form and one of our team will be in touch.


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