Help, Useful Information and Downloads for storage or moving house
We have put together plenty of useful information on self storage, removal and packing tips, taking advantage of decades in combined experience for our self storage clients to take advantage of.
Need help, information or advice on self storage in London?
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Download our handy location map, so you can view it off-line or print it off and take it with you. Features local public transport stations & stops, as well as roads if you are driving.
We’ve compiled a useful series of checklists for you, to help take the stress out of your move, to help organise your storage and to help you remember all 101 things you need to do to keep the move simple and stress-free.
You'll find this checklist helpful whether you are moving in to self storage, or if you are simply moving from one place to another. In a stressful removal situation, you have so much on your mind already... our hints & tips will make it easier for you!
Download our very own advice, hints and tips for self storage! Years of experience combined to give you a list of useful hints & tips to help make your move stress and hassle free. We have suggestions to help with your packing, with storing and even some helpful hints for lifting and carrying safely on your way to our self storage facility in London!
How do you choose between self storage companies in London? What questions should you ask when shopping around for self storage in London? Not sure what to expect, or what to bring with you on your first day? Our brief guide to storage and self storage will tell you all you need to know about choosing the right self storage service for you, whether your are located in London, East London or Timbuctoo!.
Download our archive storage guide! We offer both a self-serve self storage acrhive service and a full managed archiving servic from our storage facility in London. Not sure which records you need to keep, or how long you need to keep them for? Our record retention guide is a good place to start, giving an indication of what to retain & the length of time stipulated.
Did you know... All clients in self storage must have their goods insured for the full value of the contents of the unit, throughout the time in which they are in storage. Download a copy of the summary terms and conditions for our AtticSafe Self Storage Contents Insurance, which we offer to all our clients in store in our London self storage facility.
What are the conditions attached to making use of secure self storage in London? Well that will vary according to the facility you choose, how professional they are and whether they are a member of the SSA UK (the Self Storage Association of the United Kingdom).
Here is a sample of our self storage licence agreement, which details the terms & conditions of storing with us in our London storage facility. Please remember that this is only a guide, our terms and conditions can be updated at any time and you should contact the store in East London if you have any queries in this regard. The contract itself is in the form laid down by the Self Storage Association of the United Kingdom, who retain the rights to the document.
Moving home, or making space and using self storage? Don't lose track of where everything is, and make sure that when you place everything into storage in our London storage facility, you can locate it easily!
Try using the attached file to keep a detailed inventory of your belongings before placing them into storage. Number up your boxes, and then allocate them to a room; you will then know what is in each box, and can easily direct the removal team to place the correct boxes in the correct rooms. This makes unpacking far less stressful, and it's less likely you will lose anything!
Please also remember that while not a requirement for our AtticSafe self storage goods insurance policy, many removal companies will require an inventory in the event of any insurance claim, and so having one prepared ahead of your move is very good idea.