Prohibited Items for Storage

Items you cannot store.

Prohibited Items for Storage

Self storage is a great option to store many household and business items. However, there are some items that are prohibited to ensure that customers’ goods and the facility in general, remain safe and secure.

Read on to find out more about the list of prohibited goods.

Under Condition 18 of our terms and conditions, we do not permit the storage of the following items:

You must not store (or allow any other person to store) any of the following in the unit:

  • Any items containing lithium batteries, such as e-bikes, e-scooters, mobile devices etc (unless the batteries can be removed and stored elsewhere)
  • Food or perishable goods unless securely packed so they are protected from and do not attract vermin
  • Any living creatures
  • Combustible or flammable substances such as gas, paint, petrol, oil, cleaning solvents, or compressed gases
  • Firearms, explosives, weapons, or ammunition
  • Chemicals, radioactive materials, biological agents, toxic waste, asbestos, or other potentially hazardous substances
  • Any item that emits fumes or odours
  • Any illegal item or substances or goods illegally obtained such as illicit (counterfeit/smuggled) tobacco or alcohol and unlicensed or unsafe goods (such as toys, electrical goods, medicines, aerosols, cosmetics, fireworks)
  • Goods that are environmentally harmful or that risk the property of any person
  • Currency, deeds, and securities
  • Items that are unique in nature and/or where the value to you cannot be assessed on a financial basis.

You will be liable under condition 29 for any breach of this Condition 18 as stated in the terms and conditions.

We always cooperate with the Police and HM Customs.