Self Storage: Google’s Most Searched Questions


The Incredible Bulk Self Storage team has answered Google’s most commonly searched questions about self-storage services. If you have a question we’ve missed or are interested in our personal or business self-storage services in Bradford, call us today on 01274 975678.

What is Self Storage?

Self storage is short for self-service storage. It allows you to securely store your business or personal possessions in a self-storage unit. Most self-storage services offer flexible terms to suit your self-storage needs, so you can choose a short-term or long-term storage option to suit you. 

Find our Incredible Bulk self-storage facility at Unit 9A, Whetley Mills, Thornton Road, Bradford, BD8 8LQ. We offer a range of flexible self-storage services, including personal storage, business storage, student storage and bulk storage for customers in Bradford, West Yorkshire and the surrounding areas. 

Discover our self-storage options ranging from shelf space to student lockers and differently-sized self-storage units up to 250 sqft. 

What can I store in Self Storage?

Our flexible self-storage options mean you can store almost anything at our Bradford self-storage facility. Common uses for self-storage include storing furniture, clothes and personal possessions, business items such as stock or tools, seasonal items, sports equipment, antiques and much more. 

Please be aware you are not allowed to store the following items at the Incredible Bulk self-storage facility: 

  • Any illegal substances, illicit tobacco or illicit alcohol.
  • Any other illegal items or goods illegally obtained, such as counterfeit goods.
  • Combustible, flammable or explosive materials/liquids, e.g gas, petrol, paint, cleaning solvents, oil, fireworks, firearms or ammunition.
  • Toxic waste, asbestos, tyres.
  • Food or perishable goods unless they are protected from and do not attract vermin.
  • High value items requiring specialist storage e.g. jewellery, money, bullion etc.

How secure is Self Storage?

Self storage is a secure and convenient storage solution for many different people. At the Incredible Bulk self-storage facility, we always prioritise the safety of your personal or business storage. Our Bradford self-storage facility benefits from CCTV coverage and a secure access security system. Our self-storage team is also always on-site and patrolling the facility.

Do I need Self Storage Insurance?

You must have contents insurance to use a self-storage unit at Incredible Bulk. Self-storage customers can use an existing policy that covers items in storage. Alternatively, we can arrange a suitable self-storage insurance cover while your belongings are in the storage unit.

When can I access my Self Storage unit? 

The Incredible Bulk self-storage facility is open from 9am to 6pm Monday to Friday. 10am to 5pm on Saturdays, and 11am to 4pm on Sundays. If you require access outside the standard opening hours, that can be arranged with our self-storage team for a small fee. 

If you have any further questions regarding any of our self-storage services in Bradford, please take a look at our frequently asked questions page or contact our self-storage team today. 
If you’re ready to book a self-storage unit in Bradford, use our straightforward Get A Quote booking tool and benefit from exclusive discounts only at Incredible Bulk.

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