Storage Costs – Average Price on Storage, Removals & Storage and Self-Storage Services for 2019 in London and the UK

Furniture Storage Costs

Furniture storage costs are influenced by many factors. Some of them are major and impact the price significantly. Others are minor and may apply only insignificant changes in the price.

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What impacts the furniture storage costs the most:

  • The volume of furniture.
  • Furniture disassembly service (when furniture cannot fit in a storage container or takes too much space if stored in assembled condition).
  • Period of the storage service.
  • The number of storage containers required.
  • Mattress covers (or similar helpful materials).
  • Loading and transportation to the storage, completed by movers.

Ask your removal company if there are any other things that may influence the cost of the storage service you need.

What else may change the price for the storage service a little:

  • Discounts:
    *3 months: 5% discount off the storage service;
    *6 months: 10% off the storage price
    *12 months: 15% off the storage price
  • Additional packing/protection
  • Moving abroad with an international removal company.
  • Man and van service with a Luton van.

Average Furniture Storage Cost for 2 Weeks (2-Bedroom Property)

Average prices/values Example of a 2-bedroom house
Volume of furniture Up to 8.5m³ per 1 storage container 18m³  (2 containers)
Storage Period 1-week minimum 2 weeks
Furniture covers £18 (per container) £36
Furniture disassembly 40£/h £80 (for 2 hours)
Storage service price £15 per week (1 container £90 (3 containers for 2 weeks
Removals Service 60£/h £120 (2 hours for loading the furniture)
Total £326

The average furniture storage cost for 2-bedroom property, including furniture disassembly, removals service, and storage service for a period of 2 weeks costs approximately £326.

This storage service price is simply approximate. It may be lower or higher if you reduce/increase the length of the storage period. If you have much more furniture inside your property than the average household, this may further increase the cost of the removals service.
The price will be higher if you move everything from the property, not just the furniture.

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Furniture Storage Costs Per Month

For non-members the storage service we offer costs £65/month.

For Fantastic Club members, it is approximately £57/month.

This is what you will have to pay for the storage service only (1 container for 1 month). Please, have in mind that your overall costs will be higher because you’ll have to pay for removals service before the storage.

A team of skilled movers will come to your address and will load and transport all your furniture to the storage facility at a price rate of about £50/h. Upon additional request and if necessary, you can also book furniture disassembly service, starting at 38/h.

House Storage Costs

1-Bedroom House Storage Costs

Size of the house 1-bedroom
The average volume of items 20m³
Storage Containers required 3
Furniture Covers costs £18 (per container)
Service cost per week £15 for club members
Minimum storage period 1 week
Average total storage cost for 1 week £69
Average total storage cost for 1 month £114

2-Bedroom House Storage Costs

Size of the house 2-bedroom
The average volume of items 36m³
Storage Containers required 5
Furniture Covers costs £18 (per container)
Service cost per week £15 for club members
Minimum storage period 1 week
Average total  storage cost for 1 week £165
Average total  storage cost for 1 month £660

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3-Bedroom House Storage Costs

Size of the house 3-bedroom
The average volume of items 57m³
Storage Containers required 7
Furniture Covers costs £18 (per container)
Service cost per week £15 for club members
Minimum storage period 1 week
Average total  storage cost for 1 week £231
Average total  storage cost for 1 month £924

4-Bedroom House Storage Costs

Size of the house 4-bedroom
Average volume of items 80m³
Storage Containers required 9
Furniture Covers costs £18 (per container)
Service cost per week £15 for club members
Minimum storage period 1 week
Average total  storage cost for 1 week £297
Average total  storage cost for 1 month £1188

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Removals and Storage Costs

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The storage service we offer is completed after movers come and load all of your belongings into moving vans. For this removals service, you have to pay a part of the total for the booking of the storage containers.

Expert movers will disassemble your furniture, if necessary and will load it into the vans for safer and easier transportation to the storage facility.

See our price tables for moving house and storage services, according to the size of your house.

Removals and Storage Costs for 1-bedroom House

Storage cost (1 week) Removals service Average Total Cost
Non-member £108 £200 £308
Member £99 £160 £259

The average cost of removals and storage service from a 1-bedroom house is about £308 for non-members and approximately £259 for Fantastic Club members.

Removals and Storage Costs for 2-bedroom House

Storage cost (1 week) Removals service Average Total Cost
Non-member £180 £450 £630
Member £165 £400 £565

The average cost of removals and storage service from a 2-bedroom house is about £630 for non-members and approximately £565 for Fantastic Club members.

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Removals and Storage Costs for 3-bedroom House

Storage cost (1 week) Removals service Average Total Cost
Non-member £252 £570 £822
Member £231 £480 £711

The average cost of removals and storage service from a 3-bedroom house is about £822 for non-members and approximately £711 for Fantastic Club members.

Removals and Storage Costs for 4-Bedroom House

Storage cost (1 week) Removals service Average Total Cost
Non-member £324 £900 £1224
Member £297 £750 £1047

The average cost of removals and storage service in London for a 4-bedroom house is about £1224 for non-members and approximately £1047 for Fantastic Club members.

The prices listed above are only average and your particular removals and storage service may be cheaper or much more expensive based on specific circumstances that form the removal costs.

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How Much Does Self-storage Cost

The cost for a self-storage service should be much lower than those of the removals + storage service. After all, you don’t have to pay professionals for loading and driving your items to the storage during a change of address.

Average self-storage costs in London

Size / length 4.6m² 7m² 9.3m² 14m²

19m²

1 week £28 £35 £45 £60 £70
1 month £60 £80 £100 £130 £160
2 months £125 £160 £200 £260 £320
3 months £250 £315 £400 £520 £650
6 months £600 £780 £1000 £1300 £1600
12 months £1350 £1700 £2180 £2900 £3600

The self-storage price in the table above is valid only outside Central London. If you want to hire storage in the area of Central London, get prepared for prices at least 3 times higher.

Self-storage Cost Per Month

Average self-storage cost per month

Storage size & length 4.6m² 7m² 9.3m² 14m²

19m²

1 month £60 £80 £100 £130 £160

Molliann Spear

Mollian Spear

Former Content Manager at Life Storage.

The cost of self-storage varies depending on your location, availability and the amount of items you plan to store. As a first step, you should decide which size unit you need. Along with the nationwide price averages for our most popular size units, we’ve included some guidelines to help you get a better idea of which size unit is the right fit for you.

Check also:

Council Tax When Moving House

Moving Costs

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