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We provide secure, modern and flexible storage facilities for all your needs. Our services are perfect for house moves, business storage or even just a bit of extra space. We've got you covered!

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Easy, secure round the clock access to your personal storage container. Get your stuff anytime!

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We understand that all needs are different, and require different solutions for your self storage requirements

Security storage
Onsite security, personalised entrance codes and fully automatic entrance gates for peace of mind

Easy access
Drive straight up to your storage container, load/unload, lock up and go. Lorry access is also possible

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    One size for all storage needs.
    20FT Storage Unit 160 SQ FT

    What can I fit into a 20ft Storage Container?

    Self Storage Essex

    Snappy Self Storage is a fantastic solution for homeowners, house movers and businesses in Essex, with an ideal location less than 30 minutes drive from most Essex areas and positioned close to the major transport connections and motorways around London and the southeast.

    We provide dedicated self storage containers for any purpose, with competitive pricing and 24/7 security to ensure whatever items you decide to keep in self storage, they are safe, under surveillance, and accessible only to approved visitors with the appropriate credentials and entry codes.

    Self storage is flexible and suited to the majority of applications, from storing furniture and inventory, keeping vehicles and equipment, or retaining belongings that you do not require within your home or business premise.

    Our Self Storage Essex Services

    All our Essex storage clients receive upfront pricing, billed on a four-weekly basis – we keep our costs simple and transparent and won’t charge a penny until the day you move your items into your reserved self storage container.

    There are no maximum hire periods, so you can retain the same self storage unit in Essex or add additional units to your hire contract at any time if your requirements change or you exceed the generous capacity within every 20-foot container.

    Clients choose Snappy Self Storage for a broad range of applications, including:

    • Storing possessions, furnishings and furniture when moving home or renovating their property.
    • Storing business assets such as overflow stocks, out-of-season inventory, or display equipment required for conferences and events.
    • Vehicle storage is primarily used by collectors or those with a higher-value or classic car they wish to store somewhere safe and clean, without exposure to road tax or theft.

    We remind all new clients that although there are very few items you can’t retain in self storage, our Essex storage containers are not suited to explosives, flammable items or canisters, live animals or prohibited substances or equipment.

    Self Storage Essex Discounted Pricing

    For a limited time only, we are offering reduced four-weekly hire rates on all our standard self storage containers, with pricing available to view both including and excluding VAT, depending on whether you are enquiring for private hire or on behalf of a business.

    Our online reservation form is user-friendly and quick to complete – simply let us know a few details about the storage space you need and when you’d like to move in, and we’ll deal with everything else.

    Limited-time discounts are restricted to capacity, so we advise you to get in touch as quickly as you can if you’d like to take advantage of our competitive pricing.

    You are also welcome to contact Snappy Self Storage Essex if you would like to arrange a tour of our purpose-built self storage depot, one of our empty, secure containers, or the facility itself with ample space for HGVs, furniture delivery vehicles and other commercial equipment.

    Finding Snappy Self Storage Units Essex

    Our location was carefully chosen for accessibility both from London and Essex, and you can find us close to London City Airport and the A13, running parallel to the River Thames. Depending on where you are travelling from, the quickest way to reach our facilities is normally via the A13, although you can also enter our postcode into any GPS for more detailed directions.

    We work with both private and commercial self storage clients and provide general insurance coverage as standard.

    However, if you have particularly high-valued or previous items such as important business inventory, jewellery, inherited belongings or artworks, we usually advise you to think about taking out additional insurance for your peace of mind.

    Self storage containers are clean, dry, and protected from the elements, so in many cases provide a cost reduction in insurance compared to any other storage solution.

    Convenient Essex Storage Containers

    Snappy Self Storage endeavours to provide the utmost flexibility and convenience, and we don’t request a deposit or payment in advance. Instead, every self storage container is charged on a rolling four-weekly hire basis, so you can extend or leave your storage unit as and when you wish.

    Our business and commercial clients often retain a self storage Essex container for long-term requirements, such as:

    • Holding dropship stocks or online order inventory, where they can achieve lower prices by bulk buying without an excessive cost associated with storing items until they are ready to dispatch to customers.
    • Tool and equipment storage, with excellent surveillance and entry controls, to ensure your storage complies with the terms and requirements of your business insurance provider.
    • Record and archiving storage, helping companies comply with retention periods as relevant to their documentation without requiring large storage facilities within a busy premise.

    Every client has 24/7 access to their storage container with automated entrance gates and secure codes, so you can rest assured that nobody without your express permission is able to access your container or view your storage items.

    Reserve Self Storage Units in Essex

    We invite all interested clients to complete our reservation form to set aside storage capacity for your requirements. Our booking system is always live and completed online. We ask a few quick questions about the sort of storage you need and when you would like to move in.

    If you would like to ask any questions about using an Essex storage facility, you can also get in touch at your convenience, and one of our experienced self storage team will endeavour to help.

    Self storage is often the most affordable and convenient option for countless reasons, not least because there are no hidden extras or unexpected costs, such as business rates, additional insurance coverage or repairs associated with hiring a lock-up, warehouse or garage for your storage requirements.

    Snappy Self Storage Essex is designed specifically for self storage with ground-floor drive-up units, saving the stress and delays of organising the logistics to lift or transport heavier items such as vehicles on uneven ground.

    Please book your storage unit today, review our pricing through our online booking form, or get in touch to let us know how we can help.

    Snappy Self Storage: Cheap Storage Essex FAQs

    Below we’ve answered the most frequently asked questions about using Snappy Self Storage and what to expect from our services.

    How Safe Are the Items I Store With Snappy Self Storage?

    Our purpose-built facility is highly secure, with state-of-the-art security CCTV surveillance and around-the-clock security to protect your belongings and provide assurance that storage units are under continual protection. We have implemented 24/7 digital CCTV cameras, a dynamic alarm system, secure container access controls and fire detection equipment throughout our facility.

    How Flexible Are the Storage Options at Snappy Self Storage Near Me?

    Clients use our storage services for various solutions and can store household items, furniture, equipment, inventory and even vehicles. Many customers use self storage for excess stock or as a delivery and collection point to ensure arriving items are safely stored. Business clients can deliver or collect items via lorry or forklift, with external space capacity for parking and manoeuvring.

    Is There a Maximum Long Term Storage Essex Period?

    No, we tend to offer self storage units from one week and upward, with no limitation on the maximum time you can hire a container. Clients often use long-term self storage when travelling, relocating overseas, selling or renovating a property or dealing with excess business stock, which can be for months or potentially years.

    Can I Access My Storage Units in Essex Whenever I Want?

    Absolutely – when you hire a Snappy Self Storage unit or container, you have full control over when you decide to visit, whether you need to take or add an item to your storage space. Our clients have secure access to their units as and when required, with clear, reliable opening hours and plenty of parking space with the capacity for lorries and other delivery or collection vehicles.

    What Items Are Prohibited From Being Stored in a Self Storage Container?

    It is entirely up to you what you wish to store. However, anything hazardous, dangerous or illegal cannot be kept in a self storage unit, including animals, fireworks, flammable chemicals, explosives and gas canisters.

    What Happens if I Need to Switch Self Storage to a Larger or Smaller Unit?

    We’re all about flexibility, so you can swap your storage space to a bigger or smaller unit or container whenever you need to – we only charge for self storage rental for the time the unit is in use. You are welcome to get in touch or submit an enquiry form to explore the different unit sizes available to determine which is the best fit for your needs.

    Can I Store Archiving Records in Self Storage Near Me?

    Yes, we commonly receive enquiries from businesses and organisations that need a secure, safe way to store extensive files, records and paperwork that must be retained for regulatory or record-keeping requirements yet exceed the space available within their buildings.

    Fitting a storage unit with racks or shelves can be ideal if you need continual access to your self storage unit, and we ensure all self storage spaces are weatherproof, keeping paper documents and other records dry and in good condition.

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