Student Storage Guide

 

  • Store just about anything you like, this includes anything from bikes to office furniture with our low cost student storage service. Specifically designed for students who are wishing to store their belongings over the summer break, or any other desired period. (See our terms & conditions for prohibited items) 

  • Costs are£20 for the first box or case, then £5 for each additional item after that. There is a £3 surcharge for extra large items like oversized bags & cases. This is a set price for the entire duration of the summer break (Last week of June - First week of October). After this time, we will automatically re-invoice you until the 1st week of February if you decide not to return for the new academic year. 

  • Boxes, we provide are strong, good quality large boxes which are Free of charge. We can also  provide other packaging materials upon request for a small fee. We use the same size & type of boxes as all our competitors, but we are the only company that provide the empty boxes free of charge!

  • Collection & delivery, can be made anywhere on the University campus. Or in Lancaster & the surrounding areas. There is a one off £10 charge to pay in advance, but this is only to cover the cost of delivering your empty boxes, picking up your storage when you are ready to leave, & returning your storage for when you arrive back. This price is only a door to door service. If you would like your storage collected from your room & returned back to your room, please contact us in advance to discuss this service. We collect from 9am till very late in the evenings, 7 days a week.​​​ Deliveries for returning storage is only carried out till early evening, Monday to Saturday. Deliveries outside of these times are done at our discretion.

  • Health and safety concerns of all our staff is paramount, boxes must not exceed a weight of 25kg, anything over this will be charged and added to your invoice (we will always notify you in advance of the added charges). Also keeping your suitcase under 25kg will minimise the impact of any damage occurring to it, as they aren't designed to hold more than 25kg.

  • No hidden charges, the total you are given on the day of collection by our driver is the total you pay, unless you decide to not come back for the new academic year. Please get in touch for a quote on extending your storage beyond the summer break. 

  •  No upfront costs, so no need to worry about paying the entire cost of storage in advance. Payments can be made online by credit or debit card through our secure payment system via the link on your invoice. Or in cash at any time from collection day, right up until the day of delivery on your return. Please be aware storage will not be handed over until payment has been made in full.

  • Proof of storage, will be given in the form of a digital invoice on the day of collection. This will have your own unique, invoice number. The cost of storage will also be displayed, broken down & easy to follow. An inventory will be displayed, with a brief description of every bag, case, or miscellaneous item we have collected from you. You if you lose the email and can't provide the invoice number then there will be a £20 admin charge.

  • Secure storage, your belongings will be kept together in our new, purpose built warehouse protected by the latest in security systems. So you can be assured that your personal belongings are kept in a safe, dry, clean & secure environment.

  • Returns, 7 days notice is the very minimum time that must be given for a delivery date of your choosing and must be done via email only. Do not phone or text to organise delivery. If you require your storage sooner than the 7 day period there will be an extra £25 charge, as it takes extra time and staff to arrange this. We aim to return your storage on your pre-booked dates, but this may change at anytime due to unforeseen factors that are beyond our control. We only deliver storage from Monday to Saturday 9am-6pm, anything out of this period can be arranged but charges will apply. Our driver's will only wait 15 mins, If a re-delivery is required as you weren't present then there is also a £25 re-delivery charge. (Please read our full Terms & Conditions on student storage on our terms and conditions page before purchase) 

  • Shipping, if your unable to return or are deciding to study at a different university, we can forward your storage to anywhere in the UK or Worldwide with insurance and tracking service. Please email us any time for a shipping  quotation.