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There are many reasons why you might need to store your items. Whether you’re going home over the summer, have a gap in between  moving flats, or just needing some extra space, knowing where you can store your things is useful. Being a student in Edinburgh, it’s handy to know that there’s a wide range of storage spaces available. The city has a range of different companies to choose from, as well as different pricing options. For students however, budget is important, so we’ve found the cheapest student storage places in Edinburgh for you!

Kangaroo Storage

Kangaroo Storage is one of the best value-for-money options on storage units in Edinburgh. Located in Bankhead, Edinburgh, they offer 25 different storage sizes. So, if you are simply trying to store a few boxes or your life’s possessions, there is room here! Alongside the 24-hour CCTV coverage of the facility, you’re the only one able to access your storage unit which is under lock and key.

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The facility is open seven days a week, giving you everyday access to your belongings. Moreover, there are a range of options depending on what you need to use the storage for.  For just £5.00 per week, you can have access to a six square foot storage area. If you have something larger to store than a washing machine, then they also offer a 12 square foot space for £8.00 per week. If you’re a new customer with Kangaroo Storage, they are offering your first six weeks of storage for free! And if you happen to find somewhere cheaper, they will match their price with 10% off.

As a student, you may be wondering how to transport all your items to the storage facility- Kangaroo Storage run a free collection service. This is certainly one of the most cost-effective storage options, and no doubt a winning option for students.

Big Yellow Shelf, Edinburgh Self Storage

A well-known self-storage unit, the Big Yellow Shelf is a UK-wide storage organisation. Backed up by 4.9 stars from over 700 reviews, the Edinburgh branch is a good choice if you are looking for a well-established storage option. They are also offering 50% off your first eight weeks! However, it’s important to note that you can only access this offer if you pay for the first eight weeks in advance. But at only £7.50 per week, you can have a 10 square foot storage unit. That’s about the same size as a telephone box! After the first eight weeks, you will be paying £15.00 per week.

You will also need to purchase your own padlock. Security is a main point of interest for many looking at storing their items. With the Big Yellow Self, not only do they have 24-hour surveillance, but they also have individually-alarmed storage units, so if the wrong pin is used then the main centre will be notified. Due to the pin code security system, only you can access your storage unit, adding an extra layer of security.

If you’re planning on a long-term storage plan, the Big Yellow Shelf is definitely a good option. And if you want a cheaper price, they have promised to price match any competitors who charge less!

easy Storage

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Another trusted company, easy Storage is an accessible option for any students needing more storage space. For the first three months, you can get 50% off your storage as a new customer. In addition to this, easy Storage offer a free pick-up service for your items if you are a student. For those with a lot to store, easy Storage offers £17.50 per week (for the first three months) to use a 35 square foot storage unit. For this amount of storage space, they are by far the most cost-effective company to use compared to competitors and a great option if you’re sharing with friends.


Feeling secure with your choice of storage company is important. Finding the best student storage options at the cheapest price is not the easiest, but the above reputable companies can all guarantee a hassle-free choice!