Depending on how you pack and store your goods, the following tips provides you with a guide to our self storage containers with an approximation of what each container can hold. You can move to a bigger or smaller storage container if there are units available.

If you are still unsure which size you require and should you need more information, contact our office where experienced staff will be happy to discuss your storage requirements and recommend the best solution. You can also, view SIZE ESTIMATOR here.

Tips on storage calculation

12 Large Boxes
Suggested Storage Container 8x7x7ft (56sq ft, 392 cub ft)

Lockitstorage 12 boxes in container

18 Large Boxes
Suggested Storage Container 10x8x8ft (80sq ft, 640cub ft)

Lockitstorage 18 boxes in container

36 Large Boxes
Suggested Storage Container 20x8x8ft (160sq ft, 1280cub ft)

Lockitstorage 36 boxes in container

Car Boot is approximately equal to 6 – 20 sq/ft (0.55 – 1.86 sq/m)

Lockitstorage car size in container
Suggested Storage Container
Lockitstorage container
8x7x7ft
(56sq ft, 392 cub ft)

Transit Van is approximately equal to 35 – 45 sq/ft (3.25 – 4.18 sq/m)

Lockitstorage van size in container
Suggested Storage Container
Lockitstorage container
8x7x7ft
(56sq ft, 392 cub ft)

Luton Van is approximately equal to 60 – 80 sq/ft (5.57 – 7.43 sq/m)

Lockitstorage luton van size in container
Suggested Storage Container
Lockitstorage container
10x8x8ft
(80sq ft, 640cub ft)

7.5 Tonne Box Van is approximately equal to 130-180 sq/ft (12.08 – 16.72 sq/m)

Lockitstorage truck size in container
Suggested Storage Container
Lockitstorage container
20x8x8ft
(160sq ft, 1280cub ft)

1 Bedroom Flat is approximately equal to 35 – 45 sq/ft (3.25 – 5.57 sq/m)

1 bedroom house for storage
Suggested Storage Container
Lockitstorage container
8x7x7ft
(56sq ft, 392 cub ft)

2 Bedroom Flat is approximately equal to 60 – 100 sq/ft (5.57 – 9.29 sq/m)

2 bedroom house for storage
Suggested Storage Container
Lockitstorage container
10x8x8ft
(80sq ft, 640cub ft)

3 Bedroom House is approximately equal to 90 – 160 sq/ft (8.36 – 14.86 sq/m)

3 bedroom house for storage
Suggested Storage Container
Lockitstorage container
20x8x8ft
(160sq ft, 1280cub ft)

4 Bedroom House is approximately equal to 160 – 220 sq/ft (14.86 – 20.44 sq/m)

4 bedroom house for storage
Suggested Storage Container
Lockitstorage container
20x8x8ft
(160sq ft, 1280cub ft)