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Self-storage units are ideal for students

Greater Manchester is home to some of the biggest universities in the country. In fact, in terms of students, Salford University has 19,000, Manchester Metropolitan University has 31,000 and the University of Manchester boasts a whopping 38,500. These figures are likely to rise in future following a report from UCAS revealing that applications increased by 0.2% in 2016.

The increased prevalence of people studying in the area has caused an accommodation shortage – with many people now being forced to live in smaller abodes. This, amongst many other reasons, is why more and more students are turning to self-storage. If you’re currently in the midst of a degree, here are three ways you can benefit from using a storage unit.


It’s now more expensive than ever before to be an undergraduate. The financial issues associated with higher education make it difficult for people to afford sizeable accommodation for them and their belongings. If you’re in this situation, you could find you’re better off keeping your extra items in an affordable storage unit rather than forking out for a rent-heavy home. Units also come in different sizes to accommodate a whole variety of needs.


It’s not always feasible for students to leave their belongings at their parents’ house. After all, there are certain items that need to be accessible at all times. But with our self-storage units in both Ardwick and Middleton, you will find that your property is right around the corner should you want it. This means that you will always have unrestricted access to your belongings.


Student hotspots like Fallowfield and Chorlton were recently revealed to be amongst the most burglary-prone areas in Greater Manchester. This can mean that your belongings are never really 100% safe. On the other hand, our storage units feature 24-hour security systems, including CCTV and access control. What’s more, all visitors to the units must be registered beforehand, adding an extra layer of protection.

The answer you’ve been waiting for

Students can benefit from self-storage units in a whole manner of ways, whether for housing items during holidays or throughout the course of study. If you’re currently studying for your degree and want to make life a little easier for yourself, contact us at Flexi Space for more information today.


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