Self Storage FAQs

What is Self Storage & how does it work?
The term Self Storage is short for self-Service Storage and is also known as Mini Storage. Self Storage facilities rent space to individuals, usually storing household goods, or to small businesses, usually storing excess inventory or archived records. The rented spaces, known as Units, are secured by the customer's own lock and key.

SelfStorageUnits.ie is outdoor self storage facility trading under Midlands Container Depot. SelfStorageUnits.ie is an outdoor storage facility. We have different sizes of storage units, ranging from 25*12ft to as big as 25*48ft.

We believe that the key to keep our customer happy is to give them the easiest way to store their belongings.   We work the way that our customers like best. You come in, choose your unit, pay one month up front, set up standing order or a monthly payment option to suit you and move in.  No wait, no hassle!

Can I change to a bigger/smaller unit?
Yes, You are welcome to switch into different size Storage Unit if you think you might have too much or too little storage space in your unit.

How to I find you?
Self Storage Units is just 2 minutes off the M7 motorway from Cork roundabout.
Our address is: Clonminam Business Park, Portlaoise, Co Laois.
Full contact details and map can be found on the “Contact Us” and “Location” pages.

Do I have to sign a lease?
No, you don’t

What self storage unit sizes are available?
We have 300sq.feet and 600sq.feet units available.
If it’s not what you are looking for, please contact us, and we’ll be happy to help you.

Why do I need my own key?
You need your own key to ensure that you are the only key holder for your storage units.
If you are sharing your unit with your business partner of family you are welcome to cut an extra key for your unit.

How much does it cost?
Our smaller unit, 300sq.feet, is €200 ex VAT per month. Our bigger unit, 600sq.feet, is €300 ex VAT per month. Our middle size unit, 480sq.feet, fully insulated, is €300 ex VAT per month

Are the prices ex-VAT?
With each price given please add 21% VAT.

Are there any extra costs involved?
The only extra cost is for 24/7 access to the storage facility and that is €10 per month.

How do I pay for my Storage Unit?
Self Storage Units offers number of different payment options, including Standing Order, Laser Card or Credit Card.

Do I have to reserve a Storage Unit?
You can, but you don’t have to.

Can I move in today?
If a Self Storage Unit is available, yes.

What are your opening hours?
Mon to Fri 8.30am to 5.30pm

How often can I have access to my goods and how much does it cost for access?
You can have access to your goods any time that suits you. For 24/7 access, it will be just extra €10 per month.

How do I get my goods to you?
It is up to you. If you have the means, you can bring your goods using your own transport.  If you like, we can organise it for you, but that will be an additional cost depending on the size of the load.

What is the minimum storage time?
Minimum time is 1 month

What is the maximum storage time?
There is not maximum length. You can store in our facility as long as you need.

Do I have to give notice when I leave?
Yes. A months notice mush be given.

What can I store in your facility?
You can storage anything you can think of, from sweets to cars.

Will you accept deliveries to my unit?
Yes we will.  If you advice us on a delivery coming in the day before or if we have made a deal with you, we will accept your deliveries and leave them ready for you into your unit, so you wouldn’t have to hurry back or keep waiting for your delivery here.

Do you offer caravan storage?
Yes we do.  You can store your mobile home in one of the units or in our yard.

Do you have pallet truck available?
Yes, We have pallet truck in out depot for our customer’s use free of charge.
There is also and forklift for offloading heavier goods.

Is there someone in the facility I can talk to should I have a problem?
There will always be receptionist here in business hours.


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