Containerised Storage


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    Family Owned Business Est 1973

    Family Owned
    Business Est 1973

    British Association of Removers

    British Association
    of Removers

    Eco Friendly Removals

    Eco Friendly

    How does our containerised storage work?

    1. We’ll come to you!
      Our crew will load your items and seal the containers at your home.
    2. You’ll be given a complete inventory of the items in each container.
    3. We’ll take the containers to one of our secure, temperature controlled, purpose-built depots, with 24hr surveillance.
    4. We’ll return your containers to you when needed or transport them to your new property.
    5. We’ll unpack your items and take the containers away.

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    Containerised Storage

    Secure Depots

    Secure Depots

    We provide secure, purpose-built depots in a number of locations.

    Collection & Delivery

    Delivery & Collection

    Our teams can collect and deliver items to and from your location.


    Packing Services

    Your items can be wrapped for storage by our trained teams.

    Video Surveillance

    24hr Video Surveillance

    Cameras are in operation at our sites 24 hours a day.

    Ambient Temperatures

    Ambient Temperature

    To protect your items whilst being kept in storage.


    Eco Friendly

    We use recycled and recyclable packing.


    Easy Access

    Tell us what you need and when you need it. We’ll do the rest!

    Friendly Staff

    Friendly Staff

    Our DBS checked staff can pack, load, deliver and are on hand to assist you.

    Easy Access

    Self Storage

    Convenient self-storage units are available at some of our secure depots.

    Archive Storage

    Business & Archive

    Commercial files can be stored securely. Shredding is also available.

    Our Storage Locations

    We have three, purpose built, secure storage depots;

    How much can a single container hold?

    The internal volume of a single container is 245 cubic feet. As a rough guide each container can hold;

    • 4 double beds
    • 8 fridge freezers
    • 10 armchairs
    • 15 chests of drawers
    • 1,328 books *
    • 3,000 bottles of wine! *

    * Please note, while our containers can hold the items indicated, weight restrictions may limit large amounts of heavier items such as books or liquid traveling in a single container (however we’re not advocating you drink large quantities of ‘surplus’ wine to lighten the load!).

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    Where is each container sealed?

    Each container is sealed at your property in your presence at which point you’ll be given a full invoice (paper). A further digital confirmation will be emailed later.

    How many containers can a single lorry carry?

    A single 17 tonnes lorry can carry 6 storage containers, a 7 ½ tonnes lorry can carry 3 storage containers.

    Can you pack for me?

    Yes, our trained crews can completely pack and seal your container/s for you. Take your container/s to storage and return them when required. Your delivery crew can then unpack your item and place items into your room as required (extra fees may apply).

    Where can you deliver to?

    We provide worldwide removals services. Most relocations and container deliveries are UK based and we can deliver to anyone across the UK as well as regular services to Europe. Contact our friendly team about your requirements and will be happy to help.

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    Storage That Fits

    ‘Life happens’, sometimes you find yourself needing storage in a hurry. Our crews provide fast, flexible, secure storage when you need it most (sometimes superheroes come in hi-vis jackets!).

    Our commercial storage offers the same outstanding levels of customer service. We’ll collect and deliver to ensure minimal disruption to your business, staff and customers.

    Contact our team today to discuss the best options and get a full quote.

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    Armishaws’ secure depots provide extra space as and when you need it. Machinery, archives, supplies, excess/old stock, our crews can collect and even pack items for you, place them in containerised storage which is then brought to one of our purpose-built depots. Containers are sealed in your presence and you’ll receive a complete itemised in inventory of every being held in store.

    Archiving – If you’re required to hold on to files, records, photos, CDs, and items that need to be disposed of securely, we also provide shredding services. So you can hold items in archive with a set date for destruction. We operate to the BS EN 15713:2009 secure destruction of confidential material code of practice. Materials are shredded to strips of 6cm x 0.5cm, and inline with our eco pledge, waste materials are reused rather than merely being sent to landfill.


    We’ll come to you. Tell us the date, we’ll collect and transport your items to one of our secure depots in Wiltshire, Surrey or Somerset (closest to your location). Items can then be returned to you. Using our teams to collect and return your items minimises disruption for you.


    We’re here to help you. Set your date for collection and return, we’ll handle the rest.

    Whether you’re between house moves or you just have an excess of belongings (“How did we acquire so much stuff?!?”) that need a temporary home, there are times when it becomes necessary to store furniture and possessions short or long term. Armishaws offer the complete storage solution by using Secure Container Storage.

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    When your items need to be returned you can arrange what you need delivering and when. All your stored items can be returned in one delivery or you can tell us what you need, when you need it and we’ll take care of the rest.

    Sometimes the unexpected means you need storage fast. Flooding, interrupted house move, storm damage, when needed our recovery services can transport your possessions quickly, safely and efficiently to one of secure storage depots.

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    In most situations where storage is required in a hurry, the likelihood is you won’t know exactly when you’ll need your items returned. That’s no problem. Our secure depots have an ambient temperature to protect your belongings, we also have 24-hour CCTV in operation at all our depots and the security and safety of your items is our priority. When the times comes for your items to be returned, let our friendly team know and we’ll take care of the rest!

    With so much competition on the housing market one of the most important tips when selling is to de-clutter your home! Our secure, fast access storage is here for you.

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    Your items can be stored indefinitely, you’ll have a full, itemised inventory of what’s being held. We also have a shredding service to take care of unwanted documentation securely. Items are shredded to strips of 6cm x 0.5cm and inline with our eco friendly policy, the waste materials are recycled.

    Preparing to move gets busy quickly. Arranging storage and getting your items to a depot can be time consuming, that’s why Armishaws provide safe, swift and convenient storage solutions for residential, archive or commercial items. Whether you require long-term or short-term storage, our secure container system will ensure the safety and care of all your personal or business possessions.

    Whether you need overnight storage during a house move, a temporary location for family items, are moving overseas and want to keep possessions safe back in the UK long term or have business and commercial requirements, we offer tailor-made solutions.

    Our trained teams provide a complete service. We’ll come to you, your items can be wrapped and packed before being loaded into your own dedicated storage unit. We’ll then take your items, store them at one of our secure depots and deliver them back to you when required. We pride ourselves in making your life easier by providing an outstanding, reliable service, it’s one of the many reason our customers rate us so highly on Trustpilot.

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