Storage Facilities in Stockport and East Cheshire

Stockport – A brief local history

Stockport is a moderately large town in Greater Manchester, close to Manchester city centre. Historically Stockport is notable as a feature of Manchester’s industrial textile heritage, being the site of one of the first silk factories in England and old cotton-mill dominated industrial districts, the Stockport viaduct that dominates the western entrance to the town is the most prominent reminder now of its industrial history. The Viaduct now serves as a major part of the Stockport railway, which allows trains to pass over the busy main roads to and from Manchester, Birmingham and London.

Being a transport hub Stockport town is very well-connected and able to fulfil any travel / transport needs; having connection to the national rail system that can take you to Sheffield, Liverpool, Birmingham, London and many more notable locations. Stockport is also well served by the M60 Manchester orbital motorway, which allows easy travel around the rest of Greater Manchester.

East Cheshire

The Area

Cheshire is a ceremonial county, consisting of 4 unitary authorities, and is named after a medieval dukedom that existed in roughly the same area as modern day Cheshire. This Dukedom fought in the War of the Roses on the side of the Red Rose, against Yorkshire and the White Rose, and historically was a very strategically important location due to its border with whales. Cheshire often being a battleground for Welsh and English forces attempting to invade each other’s land through the north. So the area has a good number of castles and old medieval forts dotted along the Western territory.
There are several things industries in Cheshire such as Cheese, salt, chemicals and silk. In 2009 Cheshire County Council was abolished and was replaced by Cheshire East and Cheshire West. Warrington was added to Cheshire. In April 2009, Cheshire County Council abolished and replaced by two new unitary. The Cheshire Gap covers an area which separates North Wales and The Peak District. There is a sandstone ridge and is known as the Mid Cheshire Ridge it is a 34 mile footpath from Frodsham to Whitchurch passing Delamere Forest, Beeston Castle.

East Cheshire is the largest of the 4 unitary authorities in the County of Cheshire, with a population of around 380,000 people, which is about 40% of the total population of Cheshire. East Cheshire is mostly green-belt land, taken from 3 former boroughs. East Cheshire does have large built up areas though, mostly in the towns of Crewe, Macclesfield and Wilmslow. East Cheshire was, and still is, an important part of the North West rail network; and borders Trafford Park which historically was the largest industrial park in the world.

Personal Storage

Our main business selling point is of course our personal storage. We keep your possessions secure and safe at our storage facility, in one of our protected and ventilated Storage units for an affordable price. If you’re decluttering, traveling out of the country or moving house; whatever your reason we can provide secure and safe storage for all your belongings at a reasonable price. All our units are easily accessible and can be used for either short term, or long term use. Our storage sites also offer a range of facilities to make transferring items as easy and painless as possible:

  • Free on site forklift trucks so you can easily move your possessions
  • Delivery vans are available to help move your items
  • Units are secure, fully alarmed & floodlit
  • Digital CCTV and motion detectors are in operation 24/7

Work Space

Our storage units can all be used as permanent, or temporary, working environments for freelance contractors or small businesses. All Storage spaces are environment controlled and well ventilated, to prevent mould or dampness if storing goods inside them, but they are also perfectly suited to any long term use. They are each roughly as large as an average sized office room, and can be supplied quite easily with electricity and fit a desk, chairs, and any of the furniture and/or decorations typical of a working environment that you may wish to include.

We also include, for all our Office Storage solutions:

  • Delivery vans available to help move your possessions
  • Free on site forklift trucks
  • Receiving & Dispatching services
  • Fax / Copying facilities
  • Unit mailbox
  • Meeting rooms
  • Coffee break area
  • Free wi-fi

We can also help small or medium sized businesses that might not need the office space by storing work materials, archives, spare furniture; the list is endless. If you need easily accessible additional storage space, for a price that won’t hurt your business in the long run, we are always ready and willing to help!

We’re not just storage.

Although many companies claim to, we really do think outside the box, ensuring all your storage needs are covered from start to finish.

  • Van Move-In Service
  • FREE Wifi
  • FREE Forklift
  • Mailbox Service
  • Dispatch Service
  • 24 Hour Access
  • Coffee & Kitchen Area

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Do you need self storage facilities in the Stockport region? Whether it’s short-term storage to support you through a house move, student storage for the summer, or long-term business storage, Easy Access Self Storage has a winning solution just for you.

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Our Manchester storage facility is located just off the M60 at junction 10 meaning that, similar to our Stockport self storage facility, you won’t have to fight your way through busy city traffic to access your belongings.

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Sale is a large town located to the southwest of Manchester and historically has always been an important link within the Greater Manchester transport system. This popular market town has a metro-link located in the old train station which connects Sale to the rest of Greater Manchester. Sale is also a part of an extensive bus system that provides services across a large section of Greater Manchester. Sale can easily be accessed by road along the A56 and the M60 Manchester orbital motorway.

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Altrincham is a market town located 9 miles to the south of Greater Manchester. Originally built in the 18th century it has now become a popular commuter town fuelled by railway and Metro tram improvements in more recent time.

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Salford is a city within a city. The whole of this Salford city is enclosed within Greater Manchester, having its own council and city hall separate from Manchester city. Salford also has its own city library, university, and at one time had residence in its own county borough before it was rolled into Swinton in 2011.

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Wilmslow is small town in the northern part of Cheshire, just South of Greater Manchester. Wilmslow holds the distinction for being the second most sort after place to live in the UK, after Central London, and makes up one of the three corners of the ‘Cheshire Golden Triangle’ along with Alderley Edge and Prestbury.

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Urmston is a moderately large town in Greater Manchester, historically part of Lancashire, which thanks to its road network and railway access has been a hub of activity since the 19th century.

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