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20% student storage discount now available

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Vanguard are proud to offer storage for students across London, Manchester and Bristol self storage options with no minimum contract length. We know that moving your belongings in and out of accommodation each year is a wearying task, which is why we make the process simple, cheap and easy.

To help students with the cost of storage, we offer a 20% discount with any valid student ID. This includes student apps like Unidays or Studentbeans.

Simply select your nearest branch, the size of the unit and how long you’ll need it for, and we’ll send you a free, no-obligation quote. If you have a valid student ID, take 20% off our quote to determine your final price. We even offer a Man & Van service to help transport your items into storage.

Why get student storage?

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There are many reasons why students might want to store their belongings:

  • If you’re between accommodation and don’t want to move all your stuff home
  • If you’ve purchased an item that won’t fit in your student accommodation
  • If you’re going on a gap year and need somewhere to store your items for your return

Which storage sizes are available?

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Vanguard offers a range of storage unit sizes to suit all requirements. Our units are available in the following sizes:

  • 10sq ft
  • 25sq ft
  • 40sq ft
  • 50sq ft
  • 100sq ft
  • 150sq ft

Our 10sq ft units, referred to as storage lockers, are most popular with students - perfect for storing items you don’t want to take home with you during the Christmas or summer holidays.

How else can I save money as a student?

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Is Vanguard Self Storage near to my uni?

We have various branches dotted around London, Bristol and Manchester. See below for the storage facilities we have and which universities they are in proximity to.

Soho - 20 Newport Pl, West End, London, WC2H 7PR

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Our Soho storage facility is nearby to:

Victoria - Q-Park Victoria, Arneway St, Westminster, London SW1P 2TX

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Vanguard Self Storage Victoria is nearby to:

Salford (Manchester) - Lowry Mill, Lees St, Swinton, Pendlebury, Manchester M27 6DB

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The Salford branch of Vanguard Storage is nearby to:

Bristol - 22 Church Rd, Redfield, Bristol BS5 9JA

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Bristol's Vanguard Self Storage is nearby to:

Oxford Circus - Queen Anne Mews, Marylebone, London W1G 9HN

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Our Oxford Circus storage branch is nearby to:

East London - 188 Westferry Rd, Millwall, London E14 3RY

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Vanguard Storage in East London is nearby to:

West London - Alperton Lane, Greenford, Ealing, Middlesex, UB6 8AA

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West London's Vanguard Storage facility is nearby to:

Vanguard is a family-run company with 55 years of experience. Take a 20% discount off your student storage booking and enjoy all the benefits of our storage services if you’re a student. We offer the highest standards of security, including access control systems, 24-hour CCTV and fire and burglar alarms. You’ll be the only person with access to your unit, and you can come and go as you please, 7 days a week, from any of our branches around London, Manchester and Bristol. 

Contact our team for your free, no-obligation quote. Don’t forget to show your student ID for a 20% discount!