Dorchester 01305 889777

Weymouth 01305 830000

Short term storage

Reasons to rent a short term storage unit

Are you looking for some extra space for your belongings? Whether you are decluttering your home, moving business premises, having family stay or looking to start your own business, short term storage units can be the ideal solution. 

There are many benefits of renting self storage units and the biggest one is getting some extra space! This guide highlights the most popular reasons why people rent short term storage solutions, as well as how the expert team at Hogleaze Storage can help. 

Moving house / business premises

Moving into a new home or office can always seem like a huge task, with lots of things to consider. Having a short term storage unit allows you to make the transition easier and more seamless. By renting a self storage unit, you can take your time packing and unpacking your belongings, thus relieving you from stress and pressure of having to move fast.

Even better, Hogleaze Storage offers an all in one removal and storage solution as a one-stop-shop service for your home or business move!

Home renovations

Renovating your home is an exciting time, but it can also be quite stressful. Whether you’re replacing flooring or painting the walls, you’ll need to remove all your furniture so you’ve got a clear space to work in. If you don’t have the extra space to store your furniture for that time, where would you put it? That’s where short term storage comes in! Simply store your things in an affordable, secure, short term storage unit, and bring them back when the renovations are complete.

Learn more about our house storage, or furniture storage solutions.

Seasonal equipment

Patio furniture, lawnmowers, and other garden tools are only really required during the summer months. The same could be said for your Christmas decorations, which are only used for a limited time throughout the year. Instead of storing your seasonal items and equipment in the garage, loft or backyard, why not use a self storage unit? You won’t have to worry about metal components rusting or corroding, and you don’t have to take up more space on your property or in your house!

Looking for a place to store your decorations after Christmas? Discover our tips for Dorset storage after the festive period.

Student storage

Being a student should be all fun and excitement (with a bit of work thrown in, of course). The last thing you’ll want is to waste too much time finding a suitable storage solution for all your belongings for when you need to come home during the holidays. Not to worry, Hogleaze Storage is on hand with practical and secure short term storage units that are perfect for those at university. We offer small and large storage units, along with flexible contracts and timeframes to suit your busy schedules.

Learn more about our dedicated student storage units.

Starting a business

Have you decided to leap into entrepreneurship? Perhaps you’re finally making that good idea you had a reality. Often, new businesses take up more space than the owner predicted, especially if they are stock-based. You’ll soon have boxes of inventory, tools, and documents that need a new home. Unless your home office is equipped to handle this amount of inventory, renting a short term business storage unit could bring some relief. 

It’ll buy you some time if you’re looking at moving into a real office that has the space to accommodate your growth.

Want to learn more about our business storage options? Our business storage FAQs should have all the answers you’re looking for!

Let Hogleaze Storage help!

Our short term storage units are cost-effective, easily accessible and can cater to your needs, whatever they may be! We don’t have a maximum length of stay, meaning that you can continue storing your possessions for as long as you like and be confident that your belongings are in safe hands. 

Self storage costs are from as little as £33.00 + VAT per month.

Get in contact with our storage experts to book your Dorset storage. Just call our Weymouth facility on 01305 830000 or email Alternatively, you can contact our Dorchester storage team on 01305 889777 or

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Excellent Security and Beautiful Views

I very much appreciate the security (and, by the way, the beautiful

scenery) surrounding Hogleaze.

Claire Gross Dorchester Self Storage
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Hogleaze provides excellent facilities and service

We are emailing you to inform you that we have sold our motorhome and will no longer require the pitch. Should we buy another van, we will of course come back if you have availability.

You provide excellent facilities and service.

Ken and Cordie Tett Dorchester caravan Vehicle Storage
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Really impressed with the service & customer-focused attention

I was really impressed with the service and customer-focused attention I received dealing with you both. Prompt replies to my enquiries and professional standards throughout mean that my first thoughts on needing storage will be towards Hogleaze. Also, as I mentioned when meeting you, my work involves motor homes, camper vans and the occasional ‘shed’ and I have and will continue to recommend you. I took several of your cards for this purpose!

Unfortunately, our house move failed as the buyers pulled out on Christmas Eve (nice) so I’ve put my MX5 back in our double garage but I was happy knowing it was safe and snug at yours!

Guy Henville Dorchester Self Storage
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Fantastic value, easy and secure.

Fantastic value, easy and secure. Would not hesitate to use again if needed.

Alex Davies Weymouth Self Storage
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Having stored motorhomes at Hogleaze over a number of years…

Having stored motorhomes at Hogleaze over a number of years I have seen great improvements made to the facilities. It is a really good storage area offering very secure facilities for whatever your storage needs.
Jan Hankin Dorchester Self Storage
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My second time of using Hogleaze for storage.

My second time of using Hogleaze for storage. Friendly, accommodating and efficient. Easy access and secure. Everything you need. Thank you.

Richard Allen Dorchester Self Storage
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Very pleased with Hogleaze Storage. 

Very pleased with Hogleaze Storage. Clean, bright and modern storage with easy access at any time. Trolleys provided for moving your items. Very reasonable costs.
Bronwen James Dorchester Self Storage
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Found the facility to be safe and secure

I used Hogleaze Storage for many years and found the facility to be safe and secure. My belongings stayed dry; the ambient temperature seemed just right and there was no dampness. Wooden furniture; cardboard boxes and books all survived intact. The staff are also helpful and friendly. I recommend this facility.
Peter Lewis Dorchester Self Storage
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Thank you for your excellent service as I made use of your storage unit 215.

Thank you for your excellent service as I made use of your storage unit 215.

Having never used self storage before your help was much appreciated. I would certainly use your facility again when there is a need. I would also recommend your company to others.

Bob Malone Dorchester Self Storage
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Excellent facilities.

Excellent facilities. Gave us exactly what we were looking for.

Peter Bachrach Dorchester Self Storage
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Very secure.

We used Hogleaze Storage for nearly 1 year excellent faculties and all storage units very secure and high standard. Staff always friendly and happy to help. Would highly recommend them!

Claire Beaumont Self Storage
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Absolutely brilliant service from Hogleaze Storage.

Absolutely brilliant service from Hogleaze Storage. Really good rates, clean and light building with easy access. Can’t rate them highly enough. Thanks Hogleaze Storage!

‎Rob Hodgkinson‎ Self Storage
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I really like the facility and I am very impressed with the setup you have.

It was lovely to meet you last Friday and finally get the Caravan in to secure storage. I really like the facility and I am very impressed with the setup you have. I received your welcome letter yesterday and have set up the standing order for the 1st July and then to continue at the begin of each month thereafter.

Thank you once again.

Kirston Dorchester caravan Vehicle Storage
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I would recommend Hogleaze Storage to anyone thinking of storing their possessions

It has been a most enjoyable experience entrusting Hogleaze Storage Ltd with my furniture, household and personal possessions, since August 2012.

It was good to meet Shelley, her helpful and friendly demeanor, nothing was too much – she even brought along bolt cutters in case I could not open the padlock on the shutter doors. She was happy to show Gentleman Removals and myself the way.

The service has been excellent throughout the seven years, with up-to-date monthly invoices and security information – thoughtful and caring – all my possessions including the ones I did not know I had stored in the unit, were intact and working.

I would recommend Hogleaze Storage Ltd to anyone thinking of storing their household, office and personal possessions, whether short or long-term. The location is worth a visit on its own, the site is safe and secure, clean and accessible 24/7.

Simon Dorchester Self Storage
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The storage facilities are amazing!

Mr Evans caravan Vehicle Storage
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Using Hogleaze again

We are very pleased with the service and will be using Hogleaze again at some point!

Mr Stein Self Storage
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I have been delighted with the facilities provided and I’m sure I’ll be using Hogleaze again!

Mr Walsh Self Storage
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Excellent storage facilities

Hogleaze has excellent storage facilities which are also impressive both from a security and cleanliness point of view

Ms Maskall caravan Vehicle Storage
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A great experience

I have had a great experience with Hogleaze’s storage services and would recommend to anyone

Mr Huxford Self Storage
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A pleasure

It’s been a pleasure using your great facilities

Mr Beaumont Self Storage
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Recommended secure storage

I would recommend you to any people looking for secure strorage

Mr Graff Self Storage
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Thank you

I would like to thank you for the good service we have received whilst storing our caravan with you

Mr Bosley caravan Vehicle Storage
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Enjoyed the services

We have enjoyed the services at your storage facility and will hopefully be returning to you again in the future

Mr and Mrs Marsden Self Storage
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Find Us


Hogleaze Storage
Town Hill Farm
Town Hill
Winterbourne Abbas

phone 01305 889777


Hogleaze Self Storage
12 Cambridge Road
Granby Industrial Estate

phone 01305 830000

Areas we cover

  • Dorchester
  • Bridport
  • Weymouth
  • Bridport