Compare Self Storage in Cambridgeshire

Things to Look for in a Storage Facility. Choosing a storage facility becomes crucial when you are moving to a new place. Thus, it is important that you check these below mentioned points before finalizing the deal:

1. The size of the storage

2. Check for special features like vault storage, climate-controlled units, etc.

3. Check for security. If storage unit is capable to prevent criminal activity or not.

4. Check if the company has mid contract price increases? ie fixed prices

5. Check for the 4 weekly or monthly fees you need to pay, remember 4 weeks is not a month!! you will be billed 13 times a year, its a nasty trick.

6. Check for discounts and offers.

7. Check if there are any restrictions to access storage unit.

8. Check for the quality of customer service.

9. Check for reviews of other people.

10. Indoor or outdoor, containers can get pretty damp!!

These points will help you choose the best storage unit to keep your stuff safe and secure. All you need to do is prepare a checklist and find the best storage unit for you.

Below is a comparison of Cambridge Self Storage companies carried out on the 01/01/2018

CB Self Storage www.BigYellow.co.uk www. StorageKing.co.uk Girton Self Storage Mega storage
Special Offers First month £1 (minimum stay 2 months) or Free collection if storing for 8 months+ 8 weeks 50% off First month £1 Unknown 10% for 12 months prepayment
Access FREE 24/7 access Extra fee for access out of hours Free 24/7/365 8.00am- 8.00 pm Free 24/7/365
Indoor/Outdoor Indoor storage Indoor storage Indoor storage Indoor storage Outdoor Containers
Levels All Ground floor units/first floor units professionally packed for free by our team 2 levels, accessible via lift, Premium for Ground floor units. 3 levels, accessible by goods only lifts (you take the stairs) All Ground floor units All ground floor units
Security Access control/CCTV Access control/CCTV Access control/CCTV Access control/CCTV CCTV
Price increase policy Prices fixed for 12 months 28 days notice 28 days notice Unknown Unknown
Charge period Monthly 12 times a year 4 weekly This will mean you will be billed 13 times a year Monthly 12 times a year Monthly 12 times a year Monthly 12 times a year
Student Discount 10% for 12 weeks + storage, free collection if storing for 6 months + None None None None
Price Match We will Match any Indoor like for like self storage for 12 months Yes (however only for 24 weeks) Yes (however only 6 months) Unknown Yes
Deposit None 1 week None Unknown £50
Comparing prices? We took a look on the 25/01/18 …. For example if it says -£1.84 we were this much cheaper per week. We do offer a price match but don’t forget we also offer Free collection*
CB Self Storage Big Yellow Storage King Girton Self Storage Mega storage
Discounts available First month £1 (minimum stay 2 months) or Free collection if storing for 8 months+ 8 weeks 50% off First month £1 Unknown 10% for 12 months prepayment
Prices ppw inc vat Price per week +/- Price per week +/- Price per week +/- Price per week +/-
35 £26.92 £4.42 -£0.08 £1.52 £4.92
80 £43.08 -£0.12 £4.83 £6.13 £10.08
115 £46.44 -£1.86 £1.41 £2.56
160 £58.46 -£0.64 £0.02 -£1.58 £8.46
230 £88.46 -£4.54 -£32.78 £9.94

 

 

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