Storage and self storage in Darwen

Andrew Porter Limited is extremely well-known and trusted across the Darwen area for secure storage solutions, with more than 40 years’ experience in helping families and businesses to store property between moves or to free up space.

Our self storage offer is proving ever more popular, especially among customers from Darwen, because it is quick, easy, convenient and cost effective.

Our purpose-built 45,000 square foot warehouse in Adlington, Lancashire, can accommodate all self storage needs – no matter how large your requirements might be! Our huge goods and passenger lift makes it easy to move heavy or bulky items, wherever your self storage unit is located in our warehouse, and our on-site team is here to assist you should you need it.

What’s more, we offer all kinds of extras including:

  • Assistance loading or unloading your belongings
  • Free van hire and free parking
  • High security (including 24-hour CCTV and access control)
  • Online booking
  • On-site café with free coffee and tea
  • Just one week’s notice period.

So whether you are looking for storage while you move house (we can also help with home removals anywhere in the world!), business storage, student storage or a more long-term storage solution, at Andrew Porter Limited we can meet your needs.

We also offer outdoor self storage units which are ideal for business customers such as tradespeople, artists or craftspeople who need a large storage space and would benefit from drive-up access. Outdoor self storage is also a brilliant option if you have a hobby but cannot store items or equipment. We can store everything from boats to motorbikes and much more!

Our rates are extremely competitive and as a member of the Self Storage Association you can be reassured that we will provide a professional and reliable storage experience. And if you reserve your storage space online today you’ll receive the first eight weeks at half price!

Just want to store one or two items? We can do that!

We also offer a very special self storage service for customers who only want to store a few items and don’t feel they need to book a self storage unit.

For just £3.50 an item, our ‘Self Store To Your Door’ service will collect your items from your home in Darwen and bring them to our self storage facility where we will keep them as long as you need us to.


Our ‘Self Store To Your Door’ service is perfect for customers who are short of time, have bulky items, or may have limited access to transport.

The price for each item is £3.50 regardless of their size, and also includes boxes.

If your items are fragile or breakable we can also help you pack them into boxes at an additional cost of £4.50 per item, which includes the cost of the boxes.

Your belongings will be collected in one of our purpose-built vehicles and our crew is approved by the British Association of Removers, so you know your belongings are in safe hands.

To use our ‘Self Store To Your Door’ service, reserve your space online today and contact us to arrange a convenient collection date. You’ll need to let us know beforehand how many items you have for storage and if you require any packing services.

Our ‘Self Store To Your Door’ service is a great example of how Andrew Porter Limited goes the extra mile to help our customers, at a price which can’t be beaten.

Containerised Storage – another cost-effective option!

Andrew Porter Limited also offers containerised storage from just £8 per week plus VAT, which is a great cost-effective option for customer who need short or long term storage space but don’t need to access their belongings on a regular basis.

Our storage containers have a capacity of seven cubic metres, and our professional storage services team will gladly load and blanket-wrap your possessions at your property and provide a full inventory as standard practice.

Our warehouse is fully alarmed and guarded at all times and containers remain sealed with a full inventory during the time they are in our care, so you don’t need to worry about unloading and re-loading your goods. Access to your possessions can also be arranged if necessary.

Use our online quotation tool for a free estimate, or contact us to discuss your specific requirements.

We also serve the following areas in Lancashire

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