Storage World Ancoats

Our Storage World facility located a stone’s throw from Manchester’s Ancoats area and can cater for all of your personal or business storage needs.

Situated on Ashton Old Road – we are less than 1 mile, or a five-minute car or van journey – our central Manchester Storage World Facility can cater for all customers self-storage needs.

This facility is one of our largest and offers more than 20 different sizes of storage options and 24/7 security – making it perfect for storing everything from paperwork to business stock, furniture, collections and personal items, or even vehicles.

Many of our clients either live or work in Ancoats – a bustling area of Manchester that is located by the New Islington and of course, The Northern Quarter – famous for its eclectic food and drink scene. This makes it a popular place to both live and own a business and so many of our local clients choose to use our local storage facility to store furniture, low-use items, equipment and extra business stock.

Our closest branch to Ancoats is our Manchester storage facility. Located on Ashton Old Road, it’s just 1.3 miles from Ancoats (M4 postcode). This makes it the perfect storage location for locals, because not only is it close by, but it also has excellent links to nearby motorways, including the M6, M60 and M62, as well as Piccadilly Station and Manchester Airport.

  • Ancoats – 1.3 miles (6 minutes)
  • Manchester Piccadilly Station – 0.8 miles (4 minutes)
  • Manchester Piccadilly Gardens – 1.4 miles (8 minutes)
  • Arndale Centre – 1.5 miles (8 minutes)
  • Manchester Oxford Road – 1.7 miles (9 minutes)
  • Manchester Airport – 9.9 miles (20 minutes)

Alternatively, if you’re looking for some great value office space near Ancoats, then our storage facility also has several options for on-site workspace and office space as well as external yard space and vehicle-accessible storage.


Why store with Storage World Manchester

Offering far more than just a storage solution, our facility is modern, bright and purpose-built. We are a local, five-star rated storage company with happy customers all over Greater Manchester and Cheshire. Our Middleton and Manchester sites both offer simple access, state-of-the-art units, round-the-clock security and competitive prices across all storage solutions.

Unsure of which size storage space you need? Not a problem. We have staff on-hand to help you select the right space for you – meaning you won’t overpay by a penny for unneeded space. Simply give our friendly team a call today and they will be able to instantly match you with the best-value storage solution.

Key Features

  • 250 Storage Rooms from 10 to 200 sq.ft
  • 150 Bulk Storage Rooms from 200 to 1500 sq.ft
  • 20 Storage Lockers
  • 30 Offices
  • 20 External Drive Ups
  • 100 Yard parking spaces (cars)
  • Male & Female WC
  • 2 Communal Kitchen Areas

How to get to Storage World

We are located ~1.3 miles from the centre of Ancoats, which is a short six-minute drive or a 25-minute walk. In fact, most Manchester postcodes are less than a 15-minute drive away.

The easiest way to get to us is by car. We have over 100 free-to-park yard parking spaces available at the site and so access by car is never an issue.

Should you need help to transport your items to the storage facility, we have a team of in-house, locally-based movers that can help you to get your items safely to our storage facility. Simply give us a call and tell us your needs.


5-Star Local Reviews

★★★★★ “The space was absolutely perfect for what I needed and the cost was spot on too! Access was no problem at all, the staff were really friendly and helpful…I couldn’t fault the experience! I’ll definitely be using them again and I’ve no hesitation in recommending them to anyone.”

John – Manchester – (independent review from Reviews.io)

★★★★★ “Great friendly service, the staff couldn’t have been more helpful with getting us set up and settled in during our move.”

David W, Manchester – (independent review from Google)

Space Guide

Our handy size guide below helps you visualise some of our small to medium units.

25 square foot storage container
25 sq ft

Similar in size to a Garden Shed A large car or small vans worth of stuff Up to 60 archive or medium boxes. Find out more here

35 square foot storage container
35 sq ft

The contents of a one bedroomed flat A typical vans worth of stuff Up to 100 archive or medium boxes

50 square foot storage container
50 sq ft

The contents of a 1-2 bedroom flat Half a typical garage in size Up to 125 archive or medium boxes

75 square foot storage container
75 sq ft

The contents of a 1-2 bedroom house Two full van loads of stuff Up to 175 archive or medium boxes

100 square foot storage container
100 sq ft

The contents of a 2 bedroom house Three full van loads of stuff Up to 225 archive or medium boxes

150 square foot storage container
150 sq ft

The contents of a 4 bedroom house Five full van loads of stuff Up to 350 archive or medium boxes

200 square foot storage container
200 sq ft

The contents of a 5 bedroom house Seven or eight full van loads of stuff Almost 500 achieve or medium boxes