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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 box collection and delivery

Free storage

Fully flexible storage that adapts 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.

Reliable storage solutions for over 25 years

Newcastle upon Tyne is a cosmopolitan city in England's northeast famous for its sense of humour, thriving nightlife, and distinct Geordie accent. Voted a top one hundred worldwide city to study in, it's no surprise that one sixth of the population are students.

As well as an inspiring cultural and social scene, the Toon is an affordable place to live. With cheaper accommodation and a lower cost of living than the rest of the UK, the city is ideal for international students on a budget.

Whether switching accommodations or planning an exciting summer trip abroad, our secure storage can take care of your possessions while you're away. Our storage facilities for students cater to all universities and colleges across Tyneside.

We've been helping undergraduates like you store Newcastle uni goods goods for over 25 years. Our experienced staff and multilingual customer service team simplify the storage process.

Our experienced staff and multilingual customer service team simplify the storage process.

Here's how our storage services work:

Affordable and secure storage in Newcastle

We cover all universities and colleges in the area, including Newcastle University, Northumbria University, Newcastle College, Kenton Technology College, Newcastle Sixth Form College and Seaton Burn College.

Our in-depth local knowledge, worldwide depots, and multilingual customer support make us the perfect storage solution.

As former students, we understand how important it is to organise time and ease stress. Our international shippers will collect, store and deliver all your student effects, door to door. So you'll have more time to find new accommodation or plan fun summer trips with friends and family!

Our services are simple to use, and you can book at your convenience on any device.


Here are more reasons to choose our storage facilities:

  • Zero hidden costs: with our free quote tool, you'll see a transparent breakdown of costs before committing to a booking. Plus, with our fee freeze promise, your quote will remain the same for seven days, and once you make a booking, there will be no change in price for six months.
  • Quality packing supplies: with over 25 years of experience shipping, moving and storing your student stuff, we know how to support our customers. We provide enough packing materials, such as bubble wrap and double-walled storage boxes, to get you started.
  • Flexible solutions: a student's life can be unpredictable, and plans may change. If you want to store for longer, add extra items or ship your luggage abroad, get in touch. If your delivery address is 50km or more from your collection address, costs beyond our storage service will apply. 


Store Newcastle student's stuff in 5 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

Great customer feedback!

How much does Newcastle student storage cost?


Our 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.

My recent experience with Seven Seas Worldwide was stress-free, particularly with the arrival of our personal effects shipment. Our special thanks and appreciation goes to the delivery team, Dave and Darrell, who were very polite, professionally trained and very efficient and friendly.



Our unique storage boxes and packing materials for students

Our durable boxes are made from double-walled, chemically-hardened cardboard. So, you can trust they'll keep your uni stuff clean and dry during overseas journeys and storage. 

Available in Large and Standard sizes (see underneath for dimensions), we suggest overordering our boxes. If there are any unused spares in brand-new condition, we'll collect them for free. Specially-shaped containers are available for items such as sports equipment and musical instruments. 

You are free to use your own storage container. However, please avoid laundry bags, plastic crates, used food boxes and bin liners. Such weak options will break easily and damage the rest of your belongings.

Large box

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

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 Tyneside is a dream for students

Home to a large student population centred around two major universities, the University of Newcastle and Northumbria University. You'll find student life packed with endless activities on and off campus.

Read on for our student guide to all things Tyne:


Number one

Cheerfully cheap!:

Newcastle's affordability is one of the best things about studying here. Living costs are much lower than in student hubs such as London or Edinburgh. You can enjoy a decent quality of life without breaking the bank. Student accommodation is fairly-priced, and drinks are cheap. What more could you want?

Number two

Varied entertainment:

Known for its legendary nightlife, students can enjoy a range of pubs and clubs. Popular hotspots include the Bigg Market and Quayside. Catch touring rock and pop bands across the city at venues such as the Metro Radio Arena and the O2 AcademyThe Sage Gateshead hosts classical and contemporary music performances, comedy shows and theatre. 

Number three

Great for sports lovers:

Catch a football game at the iconic St James' Park, home of Newcastle United, or hop on a quick train to visit their rivals Sunderland at the Stadium of Light. Starting in the city centre, the Great North Run, happens each September and is open to all. The city also has excellent exercise facilities, including gyms, cricket grounds, swimming pools, and sports halls. 

Number four

Plenty of green spaces::

Jesmond Dene and Exhibition Park offer a peaceful escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. Both are popular parks for students to relax in and unwind after studying. Less than one hour's drive away is the Northumberland countryside. More adventurous people looking to let off steam can enjoy outdoor activities like hiking, cycling, and camping.