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Why choose Seven Seas Worldwide?

Packing boxes and materials

Purpose-built storage boxes and materials provided

Trusted for 25 years

Trusted with your shipments for over 25 years

Delivery and collection

Pick your own dates for boxes collection and delivery

Free storage

Fully flexible services that adapt to your needs

Relax to pack

Pack in your own time, then contact us for collection

Get £30 off student storage!

Enjoy £30 OFF our student storage services (on all orders storing at least three Large boxes)! Simply click the "Get a FREE instant quote" button, and this unmissable discount will automatically be deducted from your quotation price.

Affordable services for Durham students

Durham is a beautiful city in County Durham, England, with a unique, small-town feel. With a population of just 43,000 and a high percentage of students, you can enjoy a lively-yet-homely atmosphere. Featuring one of the UK's best universities, ancient architecture and stunning countryside, you won't regret moving here.

Do you need a place to store your luggage? Are you going on holiday for a few months during the summer, looking to switch accommodations or move to a new university? That's where our student storage company comes in.

For over 25 years, our movers have helped international students store personal belongings near Durham. Our in-depth local knowledge, multilingual customer support and friendly staff make the process straightforward.

Our shipping experts will come to your home, collect, store and deliver your luggage. All you need to do is place an order, pack your items, and enjoy everything an exciting city like Durham offers.


Our in-depth local knowledge, multilingual customer support and friendly staff make the process straightforward.

Here's how our student storage services work:

Trusted for over 25 years

Reliable and secure, our services cover all universities and colleges in the city, including Durham University and New College Durham.

From discovering medieval buildings to enjoying the vibrant nightlife, you'll always have things to do. But, as former students, we understand how essential it is to organise your time. Let our international shippers handle collecting, storing and delivering your effects. You'll have more free time to prioritise your studies and enjoy all that this fun, friendly city has to offer!

Order Durham student storage today from the comfort of your home or halls.


Keep reading for more reasons why students love our safe and secure storage facilities:

  • Zero hidden costs: using our quick free quote tool, you'll see a transparent cost breakdown for student storage in minutes. Plus, our fee freeze promise means your quote remains static for seven days, then a further six months once you order.
  • Sturdy packing materialsthanks to our years of experience as one of the country's best student storage companies, we know what you need to pack possessions. So, we provide enough packing materials to get you started, like bubble wrap and parcel tape.
  • Flexible optionsalter storage time, add/remove containers, or ship items overseas by getting in touch. If your delivery address is 50km or more from your collection address, costs beyond our storage service will apply.


Cost-effective services for students in Durham in 5 easy steps

Number one

Free online quick quote 
Our instant quote tool provides a clear, itemised storage cost with no hidden fees or nasty surprises.

Number two

We provide the boxes
Top-quality packaging supplies are sent to your door to help you pack your goods securely.

Number three

Call us for collection
Once packed, get in touch, and we'll collect the boxes and transport them to our storage depot.

Number four

Safe and secure storage
We'll store your belongings at one of our clean and dry storage facilities, located across the UK.

Number five

Returned to your address
When you're ready, we'll return your items — at no extra cost if within 50km of the collection address!

Don't just take our word for it

Our customers love us!

How much does student storage in Durham cost?


Our student storage services start from*:

19p per day


That's an outstanding:

£1.30 per week

*based on storing our Standard size box. Please note: a minimum £84 charge applies.

As an international student, I need yearly storage and delivery. Seven Seas Worldwide have never failed to deliver great service. I have used them twice and will be using them again. Highly recommended.



What student storage boxes do we provide?

Designed to protect your belongings during storage, the boxes we deliver to your door are made from double-walled cardboard. They're ideal for most student effects, like clothes and stationery.

Our most popular storage boxes are Large (plenty of room for bedding, teddy bears, etc) and Standard (perfect for books and papers). See underneath for dimensions. Order more boxes than you think you need and collect pick up any empty containers left over in brand-new condition for free. Specially-shaped boxes made from the same quality materials are available for guitars, golf clubs, etc.

You can use your own containers. But please avoid laundry bags, plastic crates, food boxes and bin liners, as they break easily and could damage the rest of your belongings.

Large box for student storage

External dimensions:

61 x 51 x 41cm / 24 x 20 x 16.14 inches

Best for:

  • Posters
  • Clothes
  • Bedding 
Small cardboard shipping box

Standard box for student storage

External dimensions:

51 x 41 x 31cm / 20 x 16.14 x 12.2 inches

Best for: 

  • Files and papers
  • Textbooks
  • Kitchen utensils 


4 reasons why Durham is a unique city to study in

Life for Durham students is varied and rewarding. From a cathedral featured in Harry Potter to a bustling student population and the world-famous Durham University, it's clear why international students can't get enough.

Keep reading for our top 4 reasons why this city is a top place to study:


Number one

Student-friendly environment:

With 39% of the population being students, Durham is a friendly, open city with a communal atmosphere. It offers a safe and welcoming environment, low crime rates, and affordable accommodation. The city is well-connected, with excellent transport links. Big cities like Newcastle and Sunderland are only a thirty-minute drive away.

Number two

A highly-ranked institution:

Durham University is well regarded and consistently ranks among the top 100 unis in the world. Its collegiate system of seventeen colleges offers various courses across several fields. University students have access to state-of-the-art facilities and world-class teaching.

Number three

Rich history and culture:

Durham is a city steeped in ancient history and culture. The stunning medieval castle and cathedral are UNESCO World Heritage sites. Students can also visit various museums, galleries, and theatres across the city.

Number four

Diverse student life:

Enjoy a diverse and active international student community through various societies and clubs. Uni students can meet like-minded individuals via sports teams, academic groups and cultural organisations. The city also hosts events every year ideal for socialising, such as the Durham Regatta and the Durham Book Festival.