Greater Manchester has one of the largest student populations in Europe, with over 100,000 students across its five universities.
Students come from all over the country – and all over the world – to study here. And on top of hefty course fees, they commit to pay for accommodation throughout the academic year.
Many students end up paying rent over the summer months so they have somewhere to store their belongings, even though they won’t actually be living there.
But there is another way.
Self storage companies have been helping Manchester’s students store their belongings safely and securely for years, allowing them to return home for the summer knowing their things are safe and secure. self storage prices are cheaper than paying rent and are even lower in summer – that’s why summer storage is the most popular use of self storage for students.
With the whole country still at a standstill, this is an uncertain time for most people. It’s a testing time for students too. All physical classes at major universities across Manchester have been suspended for the rest of the academic year but restrictions on tenancy agreements are making it difficult for them to return home to be with their families.
Companies which provide affordable storage for students all year round are proving to be a godsend for students who want somewhere safe and secure to store their belongings so they can return home, whether it’s for lockdown or for the summer.
There are plenty of self storage companies across Manchester which are competing to provide the very best service for the lowest possible price – great news for students.
But how to find the best one?
Free collection and re-delivery services
One of the biggest hurdles faced by students at the best of times is how to move their belongings from their student accommodation to their self storage facility. With so many storage options across Manchester, the obvious thing to do might be to find the one closest to you. But you may be surprised to discover that some storage companies specialise in student storage and will actually collect your belongings from your student accommodation, transport them to your storage unit for the summer, then re-deliver them at the end of the summer. When you shop around, you may even be able to find a storage company that will include this in the price of storage. Some of the advantages of this include:
- Not limiting yourself by distance
- Save on a removal company
- Let someone else do all the heavy lifting for you
- If you change address, simply get your things delivered to your new place at the end of the summer
Keep an eye out for any extra deals and offers provided by storage companies to help you save further, some of these may include:
- storage prices by items rather than size
- free packing materials and boxes
- free return deliveries
- refer a friend discounts
Low and competitive prices
Money is of the utmost importance to students. Every penny counts. Cheap Storage Manchester guarantees to be the cheapest provider of student storage in Manchester and offer a whole range of extras such as unlimited free packing boxes, free collection and re-delivery as well as storage for the summer starting from just £6 per week.