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Storage World

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50% discount off first 8-weeks

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20 different unit types available

Declutter that spare room and get a lodger

If you’ve got a junk room in your house, it’s probably full of boxes and knick knacks which you’ve stuffed in there just to get them out of sight. Maybe it’s not a huge size, so you figured there was no point doing it up as a bedroom, or it’s just wound up with its designation over the months, but have another think about what else that space could be doing. If you could get a bed in there, and maybe a wardrobe or chest of drawers, that could be a lodger’s room, bringing you in a decent extra income every month.

With the laws on taking in a lodger relaxing a little, it makes things easier for would-be landlords with a spare room. Starting this tax year, the tax man now allows you to make £7,500 before you start paying tax, so if you’re one of the 16 million home owners with a spare room, why not make the most of your allowance and get yourself a paying lodger?

We’re not suggesting you move away and rent out the entire house. In order for the situation to be legal, the house must be your only home, and you must be there for at least part of the year to allow the lodger to be legal.

When you’re ready, you’ll need to do a little preparation work, but that’s where self storage can help. Grab some boxes, or sort through what you already have in that spare room, and get organising. If you can’t see yourself using it, recycle it, send it to a charity shop, or bin it. If you think you’ll need it in the future, or it’s something with sentimental value, it can go into one of our secure self storage units.

Give the room a fresh coat of paint, make sure the furniture is in place and in a condition a lodger would be happy with, and advertise your spare room. If you live in a central location, or somewhere with excellent transport links, you’ll find your spare room suddenly in great demand. Thanks, self storage!


Secure Storage Solutions

Clean, safe and secure storage solution at an affordable price, highly recommend this place, very close to the heart of manchester, easy access in and out. Big thanks to Tricia and her team for sorting out my storage needs, very knowledgeable, professional and more importantly friendly.
Highly recommended.

Marcus Wong

A Quick and Easy Process

Quick and easy to reserve and simple sign up process when I arrived. I had under estimated my load size and needed more space which the guys on site quickly arranged for me. Very helpful and friendly staff. A recommended company

Alex Jones

Same Day Move In

Fantastic experience. Needed storage quickly and the staff were on hand to help get everything sorted as fast as possible – was in the same day. They even helped to make sure I got the right size unit so I didn’t over pay – they could have sold me a far bigger one but wanted to make sure I got the best deal and was happy – that doesn’t happen very often! Well Done!

Ed Green-Moore

Extremely Helpful Staff

Extremely helpful staff, talked me through everything, gave me a tour of the facility, the sign up process was very straight forward, and most important excellent value for money.

John O'neill

Trolleys and Good Lighting

Great storage with lots of trolleys and good lighting. Lots of parking bays so it is easy to park close to the storage unit entrance. A friendly and helpful team (Anthony and Nick) that get back to you quickly by email or phone.

Tanya Grenade

100% Recommended

100% recommend Storage World. The storage lockers are well priced, secure and very clean. The facility is well set up to make loading and unloading very straight forward. Jeni on the desk was so increddibly helpful and went out of her way to make sure we were well set up and happy. Thanks very much to all at Storage World and particularly Jeni!

Tom Daubney

Business Self Storage

Can’t praise the guys enough, Tricia initially found me a unit over year ago and patiently kept me up to date on availability as I was unable to move my business as quickly as I’d hoped. All the staff are friendly and helpful. A safe and clean place to work.

Joanne Beswick