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Easy Household & Moving Self Storage Units for Colchester Homeowners Schofield Self Storage offers single or multiple storage units to meet all your storage requirements. We can help you when you want that extra storage space when moving house, decorating or refurbishing your home, or have students on a summer break. Whatever your storage problem we have a cost effective and convenient solution for as long as or as short a time as you need.
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    We’re proud to be a family run
    business that’s been running for
    over 100 years.

    Easy to store

    Book your self-storage on line, call us or drop by. Drive up to our facility with your storage goods.

    Load your exclusive self storage unit at your leisure. With an above average ceiling height for Self Storage units you’ll have plenty of room to stack and store.

    Finished, you lock it and leave it secure in the knowledge your possesions are protected in a dry clean environment, with 24 hour CCTV and alarms.

    Easy to pay

    We have a simple invoicing system for the storage units. Payment is on a monthly basis in advance. Ending your storage period is simple, too. Just let us have 7 days notice in writing prior to the date you intend to end your self storage and we will refund any money due on the unused days of this period.

    Payment for storage can be by cheque, direct debit or if you use Internet you can pay by BACS or online on our website by debit or credit card.

    Easy to Insure

    Insurance is required when renting self storage units in England. We can arrange cover for you at a cost of £1.00 per £1000 of Goods Insured.

    If you choose to use an alternative cover then we will ask you to provide documentation of this.

    Easy to get to and eager to help

    Our storage facility is only 5 minutes out of Colchester on the Harwich Road (A137) at Foxash near Lawford. You’ll find we have plenty of parking and turning space.

    With over 100 years of removal and storage experience you’ll always get friendly, expert advice and assistance. Why not drop by to see how we can help you?

    Prohibited items for storage

    To keep everyone safe, there are a few items that we cannot store. Please declare any items on the right.
    • Perishable items and/or those requiring a controlled environment
    • Goods likely to encourage vermin or other pests or to cause infestation or contamination

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    Planning: Free survey, consultation, and quotation offered. Fill out our survey or book home survey for accurate quote.

    Preparation and Packing: We've got expert packing services available. Full, DIY, or part packing options. Packing materials can be provided.

    Loading, Transport & Unpacking: Schofield professional removal service includes protection for property, furniture, and soft furnishings. Additional services like electrician and tradesmen are available.

    Expert Knowledge: Professional removal companies such as Scofield have the experience and expertise to handle special items and navigate challenging situations during the move.

    Specialist Equipment: Schofield provides protective bags, covers, and boxes to ensure the safety of your belongings.

    Look After Yourself: Professional movers are trained to handle heavy furniture and use proper lifting techniques, reducing the risk of injury.

    One Less Stress: Hiring a removal company eliminates the worries of logistics and allows you to focus on other aspects of the move.

    Value for Money: Professional removal services often include boxes and protective covers, and the care and experience they provide are valuable. Request a free quotation from Schofield to learn more and make your move easier and stress-free.

    Prepare for the move: Consider keeping pets with a friend or designate a dedicated pet room with food, water, and toys.

    Stick to routines: Maintain feeding and walking schedules to minimize stress.

    Ensure a pet-ready new house: Check the garden for secure fences, gates, and safe plants. Install or lock cat flaps as needed.

    Pay attention to cats: Give cats time to adjust by keeping them indoors initially and monitoring their whereabouts.

    Be yourself: Provide love and affection to help pets settle into their new home quickly.

    Boxes, bubble wrap, paper tissue… We’ve got it covered!

    Packing Accessories

    Sealing Tape Dispenser


    Packing Materials

    Single Mattress Cover


    Packing Materials

    King Size Mattress Cover


    Packing Materials

    Sofa Cover


    Packing Materials

    Armchair Cover