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Why choose Seven Seas Worldwide?
Purpose-built storage boxes and materials provided
Trusted with your shipments for over 25 years
Pick your own dates for box collection and delivery
Fully flexible student storage that adapts to your needs
Pack in your own time, then contact us for collection
Affordable storage services in Edinburgh
Edinburgh is an enchanting city in Central Scotland that will wow any international student. Scotland's capital has historical sites, world-ranking universities, and colourful festivals to explore. You'll never get bored in this beautiful and lively town.
Do you have plans for the holiday period? Are you travelling back home or moving to a new university? If so, you'll need a safe place to store your belongings. That's where our secure storage facilities can help!
For over 25 years, our student movers have provided reliable storage for students like you. We can store your personal belongings at our secure depots near Edinburgh. Our knowledgeable team and multilingual customer support make the process easy.
Our international student shipping company collects, stores and delivers your student effects. All you have to do is place an order, pack your items, and plan for fun things like exciting summer holidays and nights out with friends.
For over 25 years, our student movers have provided reliable storage for students like you. Our knowledgeable team and multilingual customer support make the process easy.
Here's how our storage services work:
Stress-free storage for over 25 years
We cover all universities and colleges in Edinburgh, including the University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh Napier University, Edinburgh College, Heriot-Watt University and Leith School of Art.
As former students, we understand how busy student life can be — especially in an exciting city like Edinburgh with so many distractions! So, planning your time well and easing stress where possible is essential.
Our easy-to-use service can handle all the boring logistics of moving and storing your possessions, giving you more free time to study or catch up with friends.
Book storage today using any online device from the comfort of your student halls or home!
Here are a few more reasons to choose our uni storage services:
- No hidden costs: with our free quote tool, you'll see a transparent cost breakdown in minutes. Plus, our fee freeze promise means your quote will remain static for seven days, then a further six months once you book.
- Robust packing supplies: 25 years of experience means we know what people need to pack and store their belongings. So, we provide enough packing materials to get you started, such as bubble wrap, parcel tape and double-walled cardboard boxes.
- Flexible solutions: we understand that plans sometimes change. You can alter your storage time, add 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.
University storage for your items in 5 simple steps
Free online quick quote
Our instant quote tool provides a clear, itemised storage cost with no hidden fees or nasty surprises.
We provide the boxes
Top-quality packaging supplies are sent to your door to help you pack your goods securely.
Call us for collection
Once packed, get in touch, and we'll collect the boxes and transport them to our storage depot.
Safe and secure storage
We'll store your belongings at one of our clean and dry storage facilities, located across the UK.
Returned to your address
When you're ready, we'll return your items — at no extra cost if within 50km of the collection address!
How much does storage for students in Edinburgh 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.
Throughout my four years at university, I have been using Seven Seas Worldwide's services to store my boxes. They've always had amazing customer service and have been extremely efficient. I would highly recommend them to anyone thinking about storing their belongings for the summer or sending them abroad.Elena
Our robust student storage boxes and packing materials
It's easy to amass many student possessions over the years without realising it! So, we have created sturdy boxes to secure all your household items, such as clothes and ornaments. Our containers are made from chemically hardened, double-walled cardboard and fully protect your student effects.
Our most popular student storage boxes are Large and Standard (see underneath for dimensions). We suggest ordering more than you think you need. Then, if there're any leftovers in a new and unused condition, we'll collect them for free. Specially-shaped containers made from the same materials are available for large items such as skis and golf clubs.
You can use your own containers. But please avoid laundry bags, plastic crates, used food boxes and bin liners, as they can break easily and damage the rest of your belongings.
Large student storage box
61 x 51 x 41cm / 24 x 20 x 16.14 inches
Standard student storage box
51 x 41 x 31cm / 20 x 16.14 x 12.2 inches
- Files and papers
- Kitchen utensils
4 reasons why studying in Edinburgh is magical
The ancient city of Edinburgh is a captivating city to study in. Scotland's capital offers international students breathtaking sites, world-ranking institutions and thriving arts. Take a step back in time and enjoy all the benefits of a modern British city. Keep reading for our top 4 reasons to study in Edinburgh:
With four highly-regarded universities and several colleges, Edinburgh is a playground for students. From student societies to sports teams and volunteering, there are many opportunities for students to get together, pursue hobbies, and make lifelong friendships.
Safe and welcoming:
The Global Liveability Index ranks the Athens of the North as one of the safest cities in the world. The capital has a consistently low crime rate, and local authorities take the safety and security of residents seriously. The people of Edinburgh are multicultural, friendly, and welcoming.
Rich cultural heritage:
Edinburgh is famous for its festivals and historical landmarks, attracting thousands of tourists annually. Festival highlights include the Edinburgh International Festival and the Edinburgh Fringe. The city has many museums, galleries, and landmarks to explore, such as Edinburgh Castle and the National Museum of Scotland.
Breathtaking natural scenery:
Edinburgh sits between the rolling hills of the Pentlands to the south and the rugged coastline of the Firth of Forth to the north. Auld Reekie has several parks to relax in after a long study day, such as Princes Street Gardens, Holyrood Park, and the Royal Botanic Garden. Plus, the Scottish Highlands, Loch Ness, and the Isle of Skye are just a few hours away.