The Best Self Storage Companies in Edinburgh (top 5)

The process of finding reliable self-storage in Edinburgh is a genuine nightmare. 

To us, it is very similar to finding an airport car park. You find a place that looks great online, is good value for money and they promise the world. Only for you to turn up, and it is some guy in a van in the middle of a field. Self-storage is the same, but the risks are loss and damage - or your goods are held at a random. 

Whether you're a student and need to hold some items over the summer, you're moving house or need a safe place to store valuable goods for a while, we've found and researched what we believe are the best self-storage companies in Edinburgh. Our analysis is based on customer experiences, reviews online and our own research. 

So, let's get into it. 

Kerr's of Edinburgh

Kerr's vans are a common sight on the cobbled streets on Edinburgh. Not only do the company offer highly-rated Edinburgh removals services, but they also have self-storage options too.

The storage unit themselves are based in Leith, and have a number of storage options which easy access and friendly customer service.

In terms of the reviews that Kerr's get, they are sitting with an impressive 4.7 out of 5 from 77 reviews. On Google, the rating is even higher with 4.8 out of 5 from more than 120 reviews. Very good indeed.

Kerr's self-storage is affordable and straightforward. There are no hidden costs and the facility is clean, professional and covered in CCTV.

Learn more and hire them here -

Kerr's of Edinburgh

Guardian Removals & Storage

Guardian Moving & Storage is actually based just outside Edinburgh in Broxburn. It is about a 20-minute ride on the bus from the city centre and the facility is easily found at the back of the Broxburn Industrial estate.

Guardian is one of the most renowned storage companies in West Lothian and offers a very friendly, professional service with professional and secure storage units. They have CCTV and are accessible so long as you give the company warning.

We spoke to Linda on the phone, who was very polite and thoroughly explained all of the options available.

The reviews for Guardian are very good and are showcased via their website. They do have a Trustpilot (only 2 reviews - but both 5 stars) and over 50 reviews with a 4.8 rating on Google.

Learn more about their self-storage units here -

Guardian Moving & Storage

Edinburgh Self Storage LTD

A very aptly named business, but this company is based out of the old Jenners store room west of Murrayfield, just outside the centre of Edinburgh city. You can see the famous building as you come into the city on the train from the west.

Edinburgh Self Storage LTD are one of the most visible companies online, and has a good selection of reviews on Google. They are rated 4.5 out of 5 from over 100 unique reviews.

The units themselves look clean, professional and very secure. They are safe enough to store anything from furniture all the way to documents or electrical goods. There is absolutely no chance of water damage in the heart of the building.

The service is straightforward, easily accessible and fairly affordable. You can see their whole range of services by visiting their website:

Guardian Moving & Storage

Blackhall Moving and Storage Ltd

With their headquarters based on Granton Road (2 min drive/10-minute walk from the Botanical Gardens), Blackhall moving & Storage is pretty much perfectly situated.

Blackhall are one of the largest removal companies in Edinburgh, but they also offer a whole suite of self-storage options too.

This company has a near perfect 5 star rating on their Facebook profile from more than 25 reviews, and is sitting very strongly with a 4.9 out of 5 rating on Google - based from more than 40 reviews.

We know you're looking for a safe pair of hands for your self-storage in Edinburgh, and you'll find them right here:

Blackhall removals Edinburgh


Kangaroo self-storage is based just inside the ring road, near Caulder. They claim to offer the lowest price for storage in Edinburgh, with their 10% lowest guarantee. They provide free collection and transport (perfect because the location isn't perfect if you're staying in the east of Edinburgh), with no penalties for changing the storage room and have convenient opening hours.

We gave them a quick call to ask about their service and the staff were very friendly, and polite and informed us about everything we needed to know.

The company have a fantastic 4.8 rating on Google from over 130 reviews. That is a very respectable score.

For more information abut Kangaroo. Check out their website:

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