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In today's fast-paced world, finding secure and accessible storage solutions for your belongings is essential. Whether you're downsizing, relocating, or simply need extra space, our self storage container site in Cardonald offers the perfect solution. We have roughly 60 20ft shipping containers on site, top-notch security measures, and convenient accessibility for our site at 133 Barfillan Drive, Glasgow, G52 1BD.


We are committed to creating a safe storage site, our commitment to security includes:

  • Locked Gate Access: Access to our storage site is controlled by a locked gate. This ensures that only authorised individuals can enter the premises, adding an extra layer of protection to your belongings.

  • Padlocks Provided: We supply sturdy padlocks for each container, adding an additional level of security to your stored items. You can trust that your possessions are safeguarded behind a locked door. We charge these at £12 and you will get the £12 back on returning the padlock at the end of your rental.

  • Surveillance Cameras: Our facility is equipped with state-of-the-art surveillance cameras that monitor the premises around the clock. This advanced technology helps deter any unauthorised access and provides peace of mind to our customers.


We are often asked what fit's into one of our containers, we tell customers that our containers are the perfect size for a one or two-bedroom apartment or one vehicle.


But lets start with the dimensions...


External Dimensions:


Length: 20 feet (6.06 meters)

Width: 8 feet (2.44 meters)

Height: 8 feet 6 inches (2.59 meters)


Internal Dimensions:


Length: 19 feet 4 inches (5.89 meters)

Width: 7 feet 8 inches (2.35 meters)

Height: 7 feet 10 inches (2.39 meters)


The Volume Inside a 20ft Container is 33cbm, but we usually say that you will have 26-28cbm useable space within the container after packaging.


Did someone say packaging?...

UPAC Self Storage is part of The UPAC Group, Scotland's fastest growing packaging supplier (www.upac.co.uk) If you are looking for moving boxes, bubble wrap, pallet wrap or anything else packaging- our team are here to help on the day.


What do we allow our customers to store within our containers:

  1. Furniture: You can store furniture items such as sofas, chairs, tables, dressers, bed frames, mattresses, and more. Disassembling larger furniture pieces may optimise space utilisation.

  2. Household Appliances: Appliances like fridges, washing machines, dryers, ovens, and dishwashers will fit comfortably within the container.

  3. Boxes and Containers: Numerous cardboard boxes, plastic storage bins, and crates can be stacked and arranged efficiently in a 20ft container.

  4. Seasonal Items: Store seasonal items like holiday decorations, outdoor furniture, gardening tools, and sporting equipment during the off-season.

  5. Business Inventory: Small to medium-sized business inventory, merchandise, or supplies can be securely stored in a shipping container.

  6. Vehicles: A 20ft container can accommodate smaller vehicles like motorcycles or ATVs, especially when combined with other stored items.

  7. Construction and Renovation Equipment: Tools, building materials, and equipment used for construction or renovation projects can be safely stored in the container.

  8. Personal Belongings: Clothing, books, electronics, and personal items can easily fit into the container, ensuring they remain organised and protected.

  9. Artwork and Collectibles: Valuable artwork, collectibles, and antiques can be securely stored, especially when appropriately packed and protected.

  10. Archives and Files: Businesses can use containers to store important documents, records, and archives that need to be retained for legal or historical purposes.


Call us for anymore information:

0141 530 5555

Email us:

getintouch@upac.co.uk




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