Greater Manchester and burglary: Are your items safer in storage?

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Greater Manchester can be a great place to live. In fact, there’s pretty much everything you could want right on your doorstep – from world-renowned theatres to highly decorated football teams. But like many other cities, there’s a downside that all residents should be aware of: burglary.

According to UK Crime Stats, there were 3,054 reported cases of burglary in December 2016. This figure is a new peak and indicates that the crime is only becoming more common in the district. The number of reported cases is set to reach new heights in the summer when the weather becomes warmer and people start spending more time outdoors.

So whether you own your own home or simply rent, you’re right to be worried about this trend. Instead of doubling up on locks and sleeping with one eye open, you should consider moving your most prized possessions to self-storage units. Here are just a few of the reasons why.

Security

First and foremost, your valuables will be safe when locked away in self-storage. The units are protected by both internal and external CCTV, perimeter fencing, and access can only be granted to registered individuals. You’ll find that you can gain a huge amount of peace of mind from having your items kept here, rather than fretting about them every time you leave the house.

Accessibility

We have self-storage units located in both Manchester city centre and Middleton. This means that your belongings are never too far away should you need them at a moment’s notice.

Cost-efficiency

Storage units are readily affordable. This means that you’ll likely be looking at spending less to store your items there than you would to bulk up the security around your home. Additionally, the cost of replacing your valuables in the event of a burglary could be in the thousands or even bump up your insurance premiums.

The answer you’re looking for

Sadly, it looks likes burglary will always be an unfortunate fact of city life for now. Therefore, make sure your most valuable belongings are hidden away somewhere safe in case you ever become a victim of burglary. Get in touch today to find out more information about our high-security storage units in Greater Manchester.

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