In Streatham space is a challenge - unless you've got self storage from ABC Selfstore. Our Wandsworth store located on Garratt Lane in London SW18 is ideal for Streatham and our impressive 19 year track record means we are trusted.
Making room in Streatham can be hard to do. With self storage from ABC Selfstore it's easy to make some space in your life.
Storage is just the job for students - hire a storage locker so you don't have to lug everything home for the holidays. For businesses managing stock, office equipment or archive paperwork it's an ideal solution. Or if you are moving home, having building renovations done or simply prefer an uncluttered living space - self storage is perfect.
At ABC Selfstore you'll only ever pay for the days you stay and it's all topped off with customer service that's second to none.
Use our online self storage pricing system to reserve your storage unit now!
If this is your first experience of Self storage it might seem a daunting prospect. It's actually really easy and our 'Self Storage for beginners' page is the ideal place to learn the ropes.
You'll be able to size up the unit you need in no time, along with a whole load of other practical pointers.
There's also our FREE "Self Storage Explained" PDF for you to download!
Alternatively if you would just prefer to speak to someone, you can call the Wandsworth store and a member of our friendly team will be happy to help.
It's easy to check availability and get a quote and make a booking with ABC Selfstore's online booking system.
You don't start paying for your storage until the day you move in and sign your storage agreement. There's no obligation, so if you need space make a reservation now - there's nothing to lose!
The prices you'll find through our online booking system are live from the store - which means you'll always have the most up-to-date availability and cost.
Found it at a lower price? The ABC Selfstore Price Promise is your guarantee that we won't be beaten - like-for-like - on price.
Units are subject to availability and upper floors often cost less than equivalent square footage on the ground floor - worth bearing in mind if you're looking for a bargain.
ABC Selfstore is a refreshing change to large corporate storage companies as we're a family owned independent business. We like to put the customer first, because we appreciate great value and service ourselves. So when you store with us you'll get a whole host of advantages that you just won't find anywhere else :
ABC Selfstore customers regularly tell us that our customer service is top-notch - so rest assured we'll do our best to make sure your storing with us will be a pleasure - for however long you're here. Caroline and the team look forward to welcoming you to our Wandsworth store
The district of Streatham, London SW16, can be found inside the district of Lambeth, and has been settled since the Roman period. The name Streatham (usually pronounced Stret-am) is believed to refer to the Roman road between London and Brighton, possibly leading to a Roman settlement known as 'Novus Portus', which is now no longer identifiable. Even after the Romans left, the Anglo-Saxon settlers used this road as a major trackway, and it eventually became an important coaching road between London and Croydon, moving towards Lewes, later converted into the A23, being still used to this day. It is due to this major routeway, from Roman London onwards, that Streatham has had such an important role in the City's life.
The first parish church was founded in Streatham in the Saxon period, although this church, St Leonard's, is now lost beneath later rebuilding. After the Norman Conquest Streatham became part of the property of a Norman Abbey, which kept it virtually unchanged for centuries. Only in the late eighteenth century, when spas developed around the local springs, Streatham Wells. This encouraged movement into the area, leading to turnpike and toll roads, and also wealthy merchants, bankers and nobles settled around the spas.
These establishments are almost gone, although Streatham park is sited upon the ruins of a Georgian country home sometimes called Streatham Palace. This palace was the home of many literary people, due to Henry Thrale's wife Hester, who was good friends with Samuel Johnson, and also entertained Joshua Reynolds. The palace fell into repair and was demolished during the 1860s. Although there are some homes which still survive, such as home of the Tate family in Park Hill, most of the large country houses which once marked out Streatham have been knocked down.
Urbanization of the district came with the building of rail connections to and from London. Streatham quickly became a popular entertainment location, known as the “west end of South London”. Apartment blocks were quickly built to accommodate people working in the ballrooms and cinemas, and were popularized during waves of immigration from people fleeing Nazi Germany. As with many areas in London, the district fell out of favour, going from being one of the largest shopping districts in the area to only having a few supermarkets, with general urban decay of the area. The biggest industry is probably self-storage parks, but there has been some investment into regeneration and social projects in the district.
Here are some of the latest reviews from our customers - see what they think about storing with ABC Selfstore
Your staff is SO friendly and helpful. I had a very good 1-month experience with your company, as I slowly moved here from the US. Thank you!
Very accommodating and efficient service with with helpful and pleasant staff.
They team at Wandsworth do a great job - very helpful and friendly.