Storage Carlisle ®

Spring 2023 blog.

Hello! Winter is now over and with Spring now here and house sales progressing, have you considered your self storage options here in Cumbria? It’s looking like a busy year in regards house sales and rentals so far, and things are set to continue should you be moving to the area.

Have you considered quality self storage? Consider Storage Carlisle ®, based on a Your Lock Your Key ® storage facility.

Our storage sites are of excellent quality, easy to get to, and open all year round. Our very latest containerised shipping container units are superb condition – we constantly replace our stock to give you peace of mind while storing your contents.

Storing an entire house contents is simplicity itself – a removals vehicle can drive directly up to your storage unit meaning there are no staircases or lifts to negotiate.

Furthermore, as we’re open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days of the year, accessing your belongings is easy.

Be it a single item, or an entire house contents, we have storage units of varying size and pricing to suit all budgets.

If you would like to take a look on site, why not make contact with us today?

A Your Lock Your Key ® storage facility provides the very best in storage experiences. Subscribe to our periodic blogs – we promise we don’t sell your details or pass on to third parties.

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Doesn’t time fly. It’s 2023 already.

What a year 2022 has been in the world of storage. People moving house since the boom of 2020 is still going strong. There certainly are many people still looking at Cumbria as a place to relocate to. And why not! It’s a great place to live.

carlisle castle
Carlisle Castle

Looking to store in 2023?

We’ve a large range of self storage units on our purpose built storage facilities here in Carlisle. We have units of all sizes. From 70sq foot (enough to hold a small studio flat worth of contents), upto to units large enough to hold the contents of a five bedroom house.

With 24/7 access, and City Centre based, we’re really easy to get to!

your lock your key self storage in carlisle

Make contact with Your Lock Your Key self storage today!

To take a look at our website, click the link below. Always here to help and available 365 days a year for your assistance. Happy 2023.

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Summer 2022 in the world of self storage

It’s nearly that time again! Its getting near to house hunting season again.

The last couple of years have seen a lot of people moving to Cumbria from all over the country, pushing property prices higher. Cumbria certainly is a popular place to relocate to with our lovely scenery and places to visit. It’s vital to book self storage if you’re relocating. It makes life so much easier. So lets take a quick look at what you can store in a self storage facility.

winter sccene
Bye Bye Winter
Cumbrian scenery

What can I store when hiring a self storage unit?

So long as it’s legal, you can store pretty much anything. Clothes can be stored, but our advice is to store them in a plastic bag or box prior to storing them. Furniture can be stored as we have furniture grade container units specially for this purpose. Did you know that shipping containers are not all the same! Ours are furniture grade units suitable for entire house contents if required.

Books again can be stored, Food stuffs also so long as its sealed in tins. Paints also.

What can’t be stored ?

Obviously, anything illegal can’t be stored on our sites! Rubbish, weapons, Flammable goods, Pets, Plants, You, Quad bikes or anything of that nature is not allowed.

Safety and security on site

We have two types of storage possibilities; Indoor and Outdoor. Outdoor shipping container storage is a very popular way of storing posessions these days, and our units are of the highest quality – often brand new shipping container units. You can drive your vehicle right upto your storage container doors without having to climb flights of stairs.

Our shipping container units have secure locking mechanisms and you will have great peace of mind knowing that its your lock, your key with regards to your unit.

shipping container units
montage of container storage units

Copyright 2022

Storage in a booming housing market. Summer 2021

We are still happily storing furniture during the crazy summer property market that is still in overdrive!

We have a range of small, medium and large container storage units on 24 hour storage sites here in Cumbria. Come and take a look at our investment of brand new storage units to provide a clean, secure and stress free experience with our fully insured optional service.

The housing market has been booming for the last year now, much to the surprise of many. Make sure you don’t overlook your self storage requirements …. Book a storage unit in good time to avoid disappointment.

Storage News here in Cumbria 2021

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Your Lock Your Key

It’s been a busy summer here in Carlisle, Cumbria. What with the stamp duty cuts having a positve impact on the property market, there appears to be an influx of people moving to the area from all over the country. We think more and more people are starting to re-evaluate their lives as a result of the covid situation.

Which brings us to self storage. If you’re relocating here, how about deciding on the right self storage operator? This could be as a temporary measure until you’ve moved into your new home, or a more longer term scenario if you need self storage for business use.

row of shipping containers

Whatever the purpose, we’ve been around in the industry for decades. In brieft, consider some of the key benefits of using our facilities:

24 Hour, 365 days a year access

Secure gated facilities under CCTV

Brand new furniture grade units

City Centre access locations

Drive up access to your unit on ground floor level

No staircases or lifts to navigate for ease

Option of fully insured contents, or not!

Your Lock Your Key

Take a click at a Your Lock Your Key self storage site today. Don’t just take our word for it … check us out on social media and see whats so special about us.

All sites are open for loading / unloading whenever you wish. With sites based in Cumbria, we’re ideal for anyone needing storage in Carlisle, South West Scotland, Penrith, Wigton and The Lake District.

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Storage is that little bit more stress free now that spring is on its way … But …

… Is now the time to relocate to Cumbria?

Self storage facility
self storage is secure on a Your Lock Your Key site

As you will no doubt be aware, the stamp duty holiday was extended yet again making potential huge savings for anyone looking to relocate to Cumbria.

During 2020, Cumbria has seen a great influx of people relocating to the area, causing a greater need for self storage facilities such as a Your Lock Your Key facility here in Cumbria. But why is Cumbria so attractive ?

Keswick, Cumbria. Photo credit : Jonathan Edgar

Cumbria has stunning scenery. If we take the Lake District national park, we have some gorgeous areas such as Keswick, Ambleside, Windermere and further afield towns such as Penrith, Carlisle and Brampton offer superb value for money property. There are properties to suit all budgets of course.

Cumbrian fell view
Plenty of fells in Cumbria

Infact, those selling up in the south east and relocating here may well find that after selling a flat in even less desirable areas, a far superior property with plenty of land around it with change to spare.

Of course, Cumbria has great lifestyle. The eating establishments and restaurant’s are second to none with some of the very best in the Lake District.

Taking advantage of the stamp duty to relocate to Cumbria is certainly a sensible choice in our opinion. If you’re looking to do this, rest assured, we provide fully insured and secure self storage facilities here in Carlisle, Cumbria providing the very best home for your furniture while your purchase takes place.

Your lock your key self storage
Storage is easy on a Your Lock Your Key site

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2021 Storage in Cumbria

During 2020 which obviously has been a challenging year for so many, we have invested heavily in modern upto date storage units for the safe and effective short or long term need to securely house possessions.

But the question is “Are all shipping container units suitable for long term furniture storage ?”

Interior of a shipping container

Yes is the answer … on a Your Lock Your Key Ⓡ site. So it’s important to look out for the Your Lock Your Key Ⓡ logo.

Your lock your key logo
Your Lock Your Key Logo

You see, all the units we provide are fit for purpose. If you are storing furniture, we will provide furniture grade units which are often fresh, clean and brand new units.

Shipping container excellent condition
Exterior of shipping container

As you can see, brand new shipping container units are clean, dry and are designed to be transported from country to country in the harshest of weather conditions.

But not every self storage operator out there provides these excellent quality of units … Rest assured, we do!

We are on Instagram ; why not take a look at some up to date photographs of the quality of units that we have to offer … in a range of sizes to suit your exact requirements. That’s one of the reasons, we have operators that are award winners 2020 and 2021.

If you want to book a unit, take a look at our website in further detail. You won’t be disappointed.

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Storage in Carlisle 2021 style

We’ve capacity if you’re looking to relocate and require storage services here in Cumbria. Be quick … we’re currently busy; 2020 was a bumper year for us as house movers were relocating to the area, and were expecting the same for 2021.

10 foot storage unit
Award winner clean storage solutions for 2021

Make contact with us to see how you can benefit from amazing rates. We’re here to provide useful assistance however you make contact with us during lockdown and the coming year. But let’s hope things settle down to normality shortly …

Award 2021
award winners

Take a look at what’s on offer on one of our five acres sites.

We have storage units of varying sizes for all manner of purposes. Based in the City Centre and close to M6 junctions.

Storage for 2021

It’s 2021 already and what a year 2020 has been.

With house moving experiencing quite a boom during summer 2020, we don’t quite know if 2021 will be the same, but we currently have availability on site of storage units of all shapes and sizes, unlike the competition.

Furniture inside shipping container
shipping containers are a great way to store

So what’s on offer from Your Lock Your Key for 2021?

Located in Carlisle, we have everything from inexpensive lock up garage storage, a huge assortment of shipping containers from 7 foot long upto 30 foot long (enough to store a room upto an entire large house contents), and small industrial storage units and workshops.

this row of 10 foot units is great for storing less
20 foot storage unit
these larger units store much more
Storage Hippo lock up garages
Lock up garages from Storage Hippo

Whatever you need to store, we’re easily situated in Carlisle, Cumbria near the M6 motorway right in the centre of the city centre with outstanding scenery just a stones throw away.

Please note that because we are storage and distribution, our sites remain open and this has been the case during government lockdowns.

M6 motorway Carlisle
M6 motorway Carlisle

Let’s recap with a small picture gallery of Some of our sites in 2020. Among these pictures are some views of the surrounding area.

Wishing everyone a better 2021 ….

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What’s new at Your Lock Your Key in sunny Carlisle, Cumbria?

It’s action stations on site at the moment. We’re busy and here to help during the current global situation …. Rest assured, Your Lock Your Key sites still provide the very best in self storage. Why? Because unlike the vast majority of storage companies, we provide the uniqueness of a wide range of different sizes of units to choose from.

Our range of units range in size from as little as 9 foot long upto 30 foot long. That’s enough to store the contents of a small room upto a four bedroom family home respectively.

Hi cube shipping container
Interior of hi cube 20 foot unit
10 foot shipping container
A small 10 foot storage unit exterior
A large 20 foot storage unit exterior big enough to store a house contents

Such choice is a huge plus point when deciding which storage firm to use. It gives you the flexibility to pick a unit that suits you and save money into the bargain. Of course, usual 24/7 access with CCTV is essential too.

House moving can be such a stressful time, it certainly pays to go with a Your Lock Your Key operator. We have Storage Carlisle, More Storage 4U, Storage Hippo and others onboard that provide different forms of storage from basic Lock Up Garage Storage in Carlisle to higher end furniture storage units. Why not take a quick look at this two minute or so video which runs through different sizes while on site ….

A quick two and a bit minute short clip at Storage Carlisle, Cumbria

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