Sunderland SCA Self storage Facility Exterioir

Self Storage Durham

At SCA Self Storage’s Sunderland facility, located just a short drive from Durham, we offer a secure and affordable self-storage solution for Durham residents and businesses. With over 25 years of experience, we are the trusted choice for your Durham storage needs. Let us provide you with the extra space you need for your belongings.

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Facility Features

Personal, business & vehicle storage
Fully Secure Indoor & Outdoor storage units
State of the art security features
CCTV & number plate recognition cameras

98% of our customers rate us 5 out of 5

Why Choose Our Sunderland Facility for Durham Storage

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Our Sunderland storage facility offers many benefits for Durham customers:

Convenience - Only a short drive on the A1(M) from Durham.

We won't be beaten on price - We are confident our rates are already very competitive but if you find a cheaper like for like price from a local competitor we will not just match it but beat it by 10%.

Total security - Our site is equipped with CCTV, alarms, perimeter fencing, and personnel onsite to ensure your belongings are always safe.

Flexibility - Our storage provides full flexibility, with just a 1 month minimum hire period and 14-day notice period to vacate you will only ever pay for the time you use.

A wide range of unit sizes - We have a range of unit sizes from 15 to 500 sq. ft.

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Storing Different Items at Our Sunderland Facility

With indoor climate controlled rooms and external direct drive-up container storage, our Sunderland storage facility can safely accommodate all your Durham household, and business storage needs. Let us know if you have any special storage needs – our friendly staff are happy to help!

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Features of Our Easy Self Storage Facility

Storing your belongings at our Sunderland location provides great features:

  • Indoor storage rooms with personalised PIN access and individual unit alarms
  • External container storage with 24/7 access and free use of our high security padlocks
  • Friendly expert on-site staff can answer your Durham storage questions.
  • State of the art security features to keep your belongings safe
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Sunderland Storage Unit Sizes and Prices

We offer many storage unit sizes from 15 to 500 sq. ft to meet your specific needs. Pricing for our Durham customers start at just £5.45 per week. You can view our prices and introductory offers for new customers by selecting Get An Instant Quote now.

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Accessing Your Durham Storage Unit

As a Durham storage customer, you can access your Sunderland unit anytime:

Personalised PIN - You will receive a personalised pin code to access the site

Indoor rooms - Indoor rooms are accessible 6am-10pm, 7 days a week. Each unit is individually alarmed.

Container storage - Located externally in our secure yard, these units are accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Locating Our Sunderland Self Storage Facility

You can find our highly secure Sunderland storage facility located at: Sunrise Enterprise Park, Ferryboat Lane, Sunderland, SR5 3RX

We are conveniently located between Durham and Sunderland right off the A1 for quick access. Contact us for directions and transportation options.

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Getting Started with Durham Self Storage

Renting a storage unit at our Sunderland facility is quick and easy:

Step 1 - Select Get An Instant Quote or call us to discuss your Durham storage needs

Step 2 - Reserve your desired storage unit size online, over the phone or in store

Step 3 - Safely move your belongings into your clean Sunderland storage unit

Step 4 - Access your unit anytime!

Safe and Secure Storage

Our Sunderland Storage Security Measures

We utilise top-tier security measures to protect your possessions:

Monitored CCTV cameras across the Sunderland facility

Individual door alarms for each storage unit

Site perimeter is fenced with privacy screening

Motion sensor lights deter unauthorised access

Routine security patrols after operating hours

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Protecting Your Durham Belongings

Safely storing your personal items, furniture storage, and business belongings is our top concern. That’s why we take every precaution:

CCTV allows constant monitoring of the entire Sunderland premises

Each storage unit comes with a security sliding bolt padlock included

We have security personnel on-site 7 days a week

Bright lighting deters trespassers and enhances security

Our 24/7 gated access allows only authorised users

Comparing Durham Storage Companies

When selecting a Durham storage company, consider:

Pricing for unit sizes needed and available discounts

Security levels like CCTV coverage and personnel

Access flexibility - we offer 24/7 gate access

Unit amenities

Company reputation and length of time in business

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About SCA Self Storage Sunderland

SCA Self Storage opened our Sunderland facility over 25 years ago, providing secure storage solutions to Tyne and Wear. Our decades of experience make us the top choice for storage. We take pride in offering:

Secure and affordable self storage since 1995

Friendly and experienced staff who put customers first

Largest selection of storage units in the Tyne and Wear area

Flexible storage options and 24/7 access

Contact SCA Sunderland for Durham Storage Units

To learn more about our Durham storage solutions, contact SCA Sunderland today:

Contact Number: 0800 772 3139

Email: info@scaselfstorage.co.uk

Address: Unit C, Sunrise Enterprise Park, Ferryboat Lane, Sunderland, SR5 3RX

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Get the answers to frequently asked questions about our self storage and how it works.

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What is your Service Excellence Guarantee?

At SCA Self Storage, we stand behind the quality of our service. That’s why we offer a “Service Excellence Guarantee” for all our self storage customers. We are committed to providing the highest level of service and satisfaction, and if for any reason you are not completely satisfied with our service, we will do everything we can to make it right. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff, state-of-the-art facilities, and convenient services ensure that you receive exceptional service every time you choose us for your storage needs. Choose SCA Self Storage with confidence, knowing that our Service Excellence Guarantee ensures you get the best service possible.

How much does storage in Ripon cost?

We offer various size storage units and prices start from just £13.13 per week. All units include a high security sliding bolt padlock and 24/7 direct drive up access.

What are the site access hours in Ripon?

Existing customers can access their storage unit 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

New customers can book online and begin storing the same day, 7 days a week.

Is a padlock necessary for self storage?

Absolutely. It’s essential to bring your own padlock that fits the container lock box. Alternatively, you can rent one of our high-security sliding bolt padlocks, tailor-made for our containers. These padlocks are meticulously crafted for our storage units and are further safeguarded within a lock box, enhancing break-in protection. The purchase price for these padlocks is over £95, but they are available for rent at a one-off charge of just £12.99.

What security features does the Ripon site have?

We ensure reliable 24/7 security with staff on-site, 10ft fencing, gated access, and CCTV monitoring.

Are the storage units directly accessible with a car or van?

Yes, every unit is directly accessible by car or van 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for your convenience.

What is the minimum and maximum rental period?

28-day minimum rental period with only a 14-day notice period to vacate. No maximum rental period – keep your unit as long as needed.

How do you request payment?

Payment is requested every 4 weeks in advance by debit/credit card.

If you vacate mid-month, we will refund you any overpaid monies, subject to our 14-day notice period.

What payment methods do you accept?

We accept debit and credit cards for payment.

How will I receive invoices?

Invoices are always available to view in your customer login area. They are uploaded on each rent due date.

What ID is required to rent a unit?

We require a valid photo ID like a driver’s license or passport to complete the rental agreement.

Will my belongings be kept dry and safe inside the container?

Each unit is wind and watertight so is protected from the elements. They are also equipped with up to 16 specialised container vents to allow maximum ventilation and airflow.

We have taken great pride in offering clean, dry and safe storage spaces to our customers for over 25 years.

Who are SCA Self Storage and how long have they been established?

SCA Self Storage was originally named Sycamore Storage until March 2020, we are the same company with the same values just a different name, as we look to expand our locations. We have been established from this site at Sycamore Business Park in Ripon since 1995 and will continue to offer self-storage here for years to come!

Do I need insurance?

Yes, all items require insurance to their full replacement value on a new-for-old basis. SCA Self Storage offers specialist self storage contents protections cover with rates starting at £2.25 per week.

Why do I need insurance?

Contents insurance is required to cover your belongings should anything unexpected happen. The same way as you would cover them at home.

Can I take out my own insurance?

Yes, however, your insurance must specifically cover goods in self storage. Household insurances don’t generally include cover for whilst your possessions are in a self-storage facility. If you wish to use your own cover you must check the terms of your insurance and provide us with proof of your cover. It must state that it covers goods stored in a self-storage facility, and name the store you are storing at and the full postal address of the premises. It is your responsibility to keep your insurance documentation valid and up to date.

We always recommend using our specialist self storage contents insurance, which in the event of a claim, will provide you with both the appropriate cover and dedicated support.

What is your Service Excellence Guarantee?

At SCA Self Storage, we stand behind the quality of our service. That’s why we offer a “Service Excellence Guarantee” for all our self storage customers. We are committed to providing the highest level of service and satisfaction, and if for any reason you are not completely satisfied with our service, we will do everything we can to make it right. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff, state-of-the-art facilities, and convenient services ensure that you receive exceptional service every time you choose us for your storage needs. Choose SCA Self Storage with confidence, knowing that our Service Excellence Guarantee ensures you get the best service possible.

How much does it cost to store with SCA in Sheffield?

We offer various size storage units and prices start from just £13.13 per week. All storage unit types include use of a high security sliding bolt padlock and 24/7 direct drive up access.

What are the site access hours in Sheffield?

Existing customers can access their storage unit 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

New customers can book online and begin storing the same day, 7 days a week.

Is a padlock necessary for self storage?

Yes. It’s crucial to have a padlock that fits in a container lock box. You have two options: either bring your own or rent one of our high security sliding bolt padlocks specifically designed for our storage units. All our units are fitted with lock boxes that these padlocks fit perfectly in to ensure you’re double-secured against break-ins. The purchase price for these padlocks is over £95, but they are available for rent at a one-off charge of just £12.99.

What security measures do you have at Sheffield?

We take great care in ensuring full, reliable security around the clock. This is achieved by providing a full-time security guard during business hours, 10ft. perimeter security fencing with gated access, CCTV and number plate recognition cameras and motion sensor alarms all monitored by a mobile security patrol unit. 

Are the storage units directly accessible with a car or van?

Yes, every unit size is directly accessible by car or van 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for your convenience.

We do also offer some first floor units at a heavy discounted rate that are accessible by a staircase, if this is more suitable to your budget.

What is the minimum and maximum rental period?

28-day minimum store period and only a 14-day notice period to vacate. Payment is requested every 4 weeks in advance so if you leave mid-month you will receive a refund for any monies overpaid, after the 14 days.

How do I pay?

We request that each unit is paid every 4 weeks in advance via debit/credit card.

You only pay for the time you use so any overpayment when vacating is refunded back to you, if you vacate mid-month for example.

What payment methods do you accept?

We accept debit and credit cards for payment.

How will I receive invoices?

Invoices are always available to view in your customer login area. They are uploaded on each rent due date.

What ID is required to rent a unit?

We require a valid photo ID like a driver’s license or passport to complete the rental agreement.

Will my belongings be kept dry and safe inside the container?

Each unit is wind and watertight so is protected from the elements. They are also equipped with up to 16 specialised container vents to allow maximum ventilation and airflow.

We have taken great pride in offering clean, dry and safe storage spaces to our customers for over 25 years.

Who are SCA Self Storage and how long have they been established?

SCA Self Storage was originally named Sycamore Storage until March 2020, we are the same company with the same values just a different name, as we look to expand our locations. We have been established from our site at Sycamore Business Park in Ripon since 1995 and will continue to offer self-storage here for years to come!

Do I need insurance?

Yes, all items require insurance to their full replacement value on a new-for-old basis. SCA Self Storage offers specialist self storage contents protection with rates starting at £2.25 per week.

Why do I need insurance?

Contents insurance is required to cover your belongings should anything unexpected happen. The same way as you would cover them at home.

Can I take out my own insurance?

Yes, however, your insurance must specifically cover goods in self storage. Household insurances don’t generally include cover for whilst your possessions are in a self-storage facility. If you wish to use your own cover you must check the terms of your insurance and provide us with proof of your cover. It must state that it covers goods stored in a self-storage facility, and name the store you are storing at and the full postal address of the premises. It is your responsibility to keep your insurance documentation valid and up to date.

We always recommend using our specialist self storage contents insurance, which in the event of a claim, will provide you with both the appropriate cover and dedicated support.

What is your Service Excellence Guarantee?

At SCA Self Storage, we stand behind the quality of our service. That’s why we offer a “Service Excellence Guarantee” for all our self storage customers. We are committed to providing the highest level of service and satisfaction, and if for any reason you are not completely satisfied with our service, we will do everything we can to make it right. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff, state-of-the-art facilities, and convenient services ensure that you receive exceptional service every time you choose us for your storage needs. Choose SCA Self Storage with confidence, knowing that our Service Excellence Guarantee ensures you get the best service possible.

Do you offer indoor or outdoor storage units?

We offer both! We have a wide variety of sizes of indoor storage units and 2 sizes of external units that are directly accessible by car or van 24/7.

How much does storage cost at Sunderland?

Our storage units start from just £6.13 per week. All units include extended access hours, wifi, use of moving equipment and access to the breakout room with complimentary tea and coffee making facilities.

What are the site access hours?

Customers can access indoor units 6am-10pm, 7 days a week. 

External units can be accessed 24/7.

Our reception is open Monday to Saturday 9am-5pm and Sunder 10am-4pm for new customers wishing to view or sign up in person. Outside of those hours you may complete a booking online and access a unit same-day.

What security features do you offer?

Our Sunderland site has 24/7 monitored CCTV, 10ft perimeter fencing, automated access control using your own personalised PIN, individually alarmed rooms and on-site personnel during office hours.

Do you sell boxes and packaging materials?

Yes! We sell a variety of boxes and packaging materials at great rates so please pop down to the store and we can assist with anything you need.

Do you have a passenger or goods only lift?

We provide a full passenger and goods lift! Unlike some other local storage providers we don’t just provide a lift that can only accept your goods, our lift is able to carry passengers and goods so no need to use the stairs at all. This can really help if you have multiple trips to make.

How do I get my belongings from my vehicle to my storage unit?

We provide free use of our onsite moving and lifting equipment to all customers to assist with loading and unloading. We have a range of platform and sack trolley’s and pallet trucks to help manoeuvre all types of items, making it easy to get your goods from your vehicle to your unit.

All upper floor units have access to our passenger and goods lift so no need to climb any stairs!

What is the minimum and maximum rental period?

Our minimum rental period is just 28 days with a 14-day notice period to vacate. There is no maximum rental period.

Is a padlock necessary for self storage?

Yes. Customers will be required to use their own padlock. Padlocks can be purchased from our reception on the day of move in for your convenience. 

For drive-up units you can also rent one of our high-security sliding bolt padlocks, tailor-made for our containers. These padlocks are meticulously crafted for our storage units and are further safeguarded within a lock box, enhancing break-in protection. The purchase price for these padlocks is £95, but they are available for rent at a one-off charge of £12.99.

Do I pay weekly or monthly?

We request payment every 4 weeks in advance by debit/credit card. Any overpayment is refunded if you vacate mid-month, subject to our 14-day notice period.

What payment methods do you accept?

We accept debit and credit cards for payment.

How will I receive invoices?

Invoices are always available to view in your customer login area. They are uploaded on each rent due date.

What ID is required to rent a unit?

We require a valid photo ID like a driver’s license or passport to complete the rental agreement.

How long have you been in business?

SCA Self Storage has provided secure units since 1995. We rebranded from Sycamore Storage in 2020.

Do I need insurance?

Yes, all items require insurance to their full replacement value on a new-for-old basis. SCA Self Storage offers specialist self storage contents protection with rates starting at £2.25 per week.

Why do I need insurance?

Contents insurance is required to cover your belongings should anything unexpected happen. The same way as you would cover them at home.

Can I take out my own insurance?

Yes, however, your insurance must specifically cover goods in self storage. Household insurances don’t generally include cover for whilst your possessions are in a self-storage facility. If you wish to use your own cover you must check the terms of your insurance and provide us with proof of your cover. It must state that it covers goods stored in a self-storage facility, and name the store you are storing at and the full postal address of the premises. It is your responsibility to keep your insurance documentation valid and up to date.

We always recommend using our specialist self storage contents insurance, which in the event of a claim, will provide you with both the appropriate cover and dedicated support.

Need any help or advice? Give us a call on freephone: 0800 772 3139