Answers to some of our most frequently asked questions are provided below.
Subject to satisfactory credit checks, usually within 48 hours after placing your order. We have a network of depots and will deliver from the nearest one to you.
Yes, however there may be a premium charge for this.
No, this is not included in your delivery or collection price. You would need to notify us in advance and request a costing for this service.
This may be possible; however there will be a depot handling charge for lifting the container on or off your vehicle and the vehicle must comply with Health and Safety regulations.
Think of a Secure Storage container as another room added to your premises. You can use it to keep anything you would put in a storeroom - or in your attic at home!
Our temperature controlled units act just like a cold store or chiller cabinet, ideal for everything from frozen foods to pharmaceuticals.
Yes, we have arrangements with both UK and overseas manufacturers.
They are significantly quieter than any known model.
Yes, we do have these units for hire, we can offer assistance should you wish to purchase these types of space.
No, if you alter the colour there will be charge to restore it. However, for long-term rentals, we may be able to provide the container in the colour of your choice.
No, you must have level ground, ideally this should be a concreted surface. In some circumstances, we may be able to provide a base for use on softer ground, but you need to tell us about this in advance.
Our containers come in 20ft and 40ft units, in other words, a storeroom that's either 20ft or 40ft long. A 20ft unit contains 22 cubic metres of usable capacity, while a 40ft unit contains 54 cubic metres. That's a lot of storage! If you're storing items on pallets, a 20ft unit can take 8 "euro" pallets (1,200cm x 800cm) or 7 "metric" pallets (1,200cm x 1,000cm). A 40ft unit will accommodate 21 "euro" pallets or 18 "metric" pallets.
Yes, you need to insure against all risks and at least up to the replacement value on your lease.
You are responsible for your stock; therefore, you must insure against all risk.
Generally we do not allow these types of use; please discuss your exact requirements with us.
Almost everything under the sun - here is just a small sample from a very long list...
Secure Storage (dry ambient containers)
Cards, cars, motor parts, motorbikes, lawnmowers, shelving, packaging materials, TVs, electrical goods, building materials, retail items, canned goods, dry foodstuffs, fireworks, furniture, carpets, paintings, paint, lighting, computers, clothing, animal feed, bottled water, mobile phones, shoes, furniture, ceramics, aggregates, gas testing pipes, biscuits, tea, sweets.
Frozen food, chilled food, cultures, pharmaceuticals, research products, chemicals (non-hazardous), cars (emission-testing), beer, wine, fresh food, vegetables, fruit, processed food, poultry, rubber, cheese, ready meals, olives, venison, pheasant, sausages, salad, rape seed oil, ice cream, cakes, wine, beer, flowers, juice concentrates, resins.
Yes, due to our stringent non-contamination policy and for health & safety reasons there are some items we only allow in dedicated, unique use containers.
Yes you can, However if you do you will be charged for the full rental period.
No, not unless it is specified in your lease agreement.
We do, via our agency network and would be happy to take any requests.
Yes, you will need 3-phase, 32 amp, 5 wire, type C motor rated breaker, unless specified.