Self Storage: How do I estimate the amount of storage space I need?

Most storage companies offer a variety of differently sized self-storage units available for you to rent.  We’ve given a rough guide below to show you what you can fit inside each.

You can also use our custom storage calculator to work out the space you need. If you require long term container storage your storage space will be calculated in Cubic Metres whereas self-storage will be calculated in Square Metres.

Lockers

Some storage companies offer lockers. Typically you can fit a set of luggage in.

15 sq.ft

A 15 sq.ft unit is equivalent to a double wardrobe and you can store approximately 26 Alexanders medium sized boxes.

25 sq.ft

A 25 sq.ft unit is equivalent to one small van load and you can store approximately 43 Alexanders medium sized boxes.

35 sq.ft

A 35 sq.ft unit is equivalent to one Transit van load and you can store approximately 61 Alexanders medium sized boxes.

40 sq.ft

A 40 sq.ft unit is equivalent to one Transit van load and you can store approximately 70 Alexanders medium sized boxes.

50 sq.ft

A 50 sq.ft unit is perfect for storing the contents of a one bedroom flat.  It is the equivalent to one or two Transit van loads and you can store approximately 87 Alexanders medium sized boxes.

60 sq.ft

A 60 sq.ft unit is is perfect for storing the contents of a one bedroom flat.  It is the equivalent to one or two Transit van loads and you can store approximately 105 Alexanders medium sized boxes.

75 sq.ft

A 75 sq.ft unit is perfect for storing the contents of a two bedroom flat. It is the equivalent to one load of a Luton van. You can store approximately 131 Alexanders medium sized boxes.

100 sq.ft

A 100 sq.ft unit is perfect for storing the contents of a two bedroom house. It is the equivalent to two loads of a Luton van. You can store approximately 175 Alexanders medium sized boxes.

115 sq.ft

A 115 sq.ft unit is perfect for storing the contents of a two bedroom house. It is the equivalent to two loads of a Luton van. You can store approximately 201 Alexanders medium sized boxes.

125 sq.ft

A 125 sq.ft unit is perfect for storing the contents of a three bedroom house. It is the equivalent of five loads of a Transit van. You can store approximately 218 Alexanders medium sized boxes.

150 sq.ft

A 150 sq.ft unit is perfect for storing the contents of a four bedroom house. It is the equivalent of three loads of a Luton van. You can store approximately 262 Alexanders medium sized boxes.

175 sq.ft

A 175 sq.ft unit is perfect for storing the contents of a five bedroom house. It is the equivalent of six loads of a Transit van. You can store approximately 306 Alexanders medium sized boxes.

225 sq.ft

A 225 sq.ft unit is perfect for storing the contents of a five or six bedroom house. It is the equivalent of nine loads of a Transit van. You can store approximately 393 Alexanders medium sized boxes.

Estimate the storage space you need with our storage calculator

1 Select room

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you will need

2 Select items you need to store

Bedroom

2-Seater Sofa
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3-seat sofa
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Corner Sofa
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Chaise longue
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Armchair
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Picture frame
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Picture frame
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Picture frame
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Children’s table
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Picture frame
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Artificial plant
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Stool
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Bar stool
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Highchair
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Display cabinet
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Sideboard
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Fridge
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Fridge with freezer
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American Fridge
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Freezer
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Dish washer
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Oven
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Microwave
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Bin
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Moving box – small
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Moving box – medium
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Moving box – large
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Garden table
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Garden chair
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Garden bench
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Parasol
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Lawn mower
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Suitcase
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Toolbox
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Ladder
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Children’s chair
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Bookcase
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Toy box
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Rug
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Moving Box – Small
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Moving box – medium
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Moving box – large
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Workbench
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Outdoor BBQ
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Adult’s bicycle
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Kid’s bicycle
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Moving box – small
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Moving box – medium
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Moving box – large
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Side table
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Artificial Plant
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Artificial plant
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Paper bin
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Bookcase
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Garden tools
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Moving box – small
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Moving box – medium
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Moving box – large
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Desk
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Office chair
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Filing cabinet
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Large file cabinet
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Chest of drawers
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Bunk bed
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Shelving unit
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Washing machine
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Tumble Dryer
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Drying rack
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Ironing board
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Laundry basket
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Vacuum cleaner
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Shoe rack
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Bin
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Moving Box – Small
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Moving Box -Medium
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Baby bath
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Changing table
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Cot
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Double bed
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Children’s bed
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Single bed
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Footstool
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2-door wardrobe
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Coffee Table
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4-door wardrobe
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Bookcase
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Dining Chair
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TV Cabinet
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Mirror
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TV
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Dining Table
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Rug
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Floor Lamp
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Moving Box – Small
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Artificial Plant
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Moving Box – Medium
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Moving Box – Small
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Moving Box – Large
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Moving Box – Medium
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Moving Box – Large
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Rug
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Floor Lamp
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Dressing table
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Chest of drawers
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Bedside table
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King Size Bed
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Moving box – small
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Moving box – medium
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Moving Box – Large
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Moving box – large
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*Self Storage Offer*

Book Self Storage with Alexanders today and receive 50% off your first 8 weeks!*

Call 0333 800 2323 or email sales@alexandersgroup.co.uk

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  • No minimum stay. Leave when you want.
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