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How to Choose a Gloucester Storage Unit

How to Choose a Gloucester Storage Unit

When it comes to storing your belongings in Gloucester, choosing the right storage unit is essential. Whether you’re moving house, decluttering your home, or need extra space for your business, SureStore offers secure and convenient self-storage in Gloucester. Here’s a guide to help you choose the perfect storage unit for your needs.

Determine Your Storage Requirements

Before selecting a storage unit at SureStore Gloucester, assess your storage needs and consider the following factors:

Storage Unit Size

Estimate the amount of space you require based on the items you plan to store. SureStore Gloucester offers units ranging from 10 sq ft to over 200 sq ft, catering to various storage needs. Whether you need to store a few household items while you move, or you require long-term storage for your business stock, we’ve got the perfect solution. 

Storage Duration

Determine how long you’ll need the storage unit. SureStore Gloucester provides flexible short-term and long-term storage options to suit your timeline so you’ll only ever pay for the storage unit size you need and the duration. 


Consider how frequently you’ll need to access your stored items. SureStore Gloucester offers convenient access hours to ensure you can retrieve your belongings when needed. We can even arrange access outside of the standard hours, perfect if you need regular access to business tools or equipment. 

SureStore Gloucester customers can also now access and manage their SureStore accounts more easily than ever before using the SureStore Storage App. Our Self-Storage App will grant you access to your storage unit, allow you to make payments and much more.

Choose the Right Size Storage Unit in Gloucester

SureStore Gloucester provides a helpful size guide to assist you in selecting the appropriate unit size. Here’s an overview:

10 SQFT: Think of a small car’s storage capacity – that’s what you get with this unit. It can fit up to 20 boxes, making it perfect for small home or business storage needs, or students.

25 SQFT: Offering a quarter of a standard garage’s space, this unit can hold up to 40 boxes, equivalent to a transit van’s capacity. It’s equipped with state-of-the-art security systems, making it ideal for both personal and business use.

50 SQFT: This unit is similar to half a standard garage and can accommodate about 100 boxes or the contents of a small 1-bedroom flat. It’s perfect for storing larger items like sporting gear or a small amount of business stock.

75 SQFT: Ideal for storing the contents of a 1-2 bedroom home, this unit matches the space of an LWB transit van or around 150 boxes. It’s suitable for longer-term storage during home renovations or moves.

100 SQFT: With the capacity to hold the full contents of a 2-bedroom house or up to 200 boxes, this unit is great for larger renovation projects or significant home moves.

150 SQFT: This large unit can store up to 250 boxes, equivalent to the contents of a 3-bedroom house. It’s perfect for storing seasonal items like garden furniture or for businesses needing extra stock storage.

200 SQFT: One of the largest units, it can fit the contents of a 5-bedroom house or 300 boxes. This climate-controlled unit is ideal for extensive renovation projects or businesses with significant stock.

275 SQFT: Perfect for the contents of a 6-bedroom house, this unit offers substantial space for home or business storage, accommodating up to 400 boxes.

Unsure about the storage unit size you need? Don’t hesitate to contact the friendly team at SureStore Gloucester for guidance.

If you’re a local business owner, SureStore Gloucester offers additional services such as a trade counter and office rental, providing a comprehensive solution for your business needs.

Prioritise Security Features

When storing your valuable possessions, security is paramount. SureStore Gloucester offers state-of-the-art security features to ensure the safety of your belongings:

Our modern self-storage facility is monitored by high-quality CCTV cameras 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Customers benefit from secure entry with unique key and code access and each SureStore Gloucester storage unit is individually alarmed with advanced smoke and fire detection systems to protect your items from potential damage.

Self-Storage Packaging Materials

SureStore Gloucester offers additional amenities to make your storage experience more convenient. We sell a range of packaging materials at our on-site Box Shop, including boxes, bubble wrap, and tape, to help you safely store your items.

Book Your Gloucester Storage Unit

Once you’ve determined your storage requirements and chosen the appropriate unit size, booking your storage unit at SureStore Gloucester is a simple process. You can book online, by phone, or in person at the facility located at Units 6a & 6b, The Peel Centre, St Ann Way, Gloucester, GL1 5SF.

The friendly team at SureStore Gloucester is always ready to assist you with any questions or concerns you may have. Contact them today at 01452 941680 to discuss your home or business storage needs.

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