Summer Storage

By Millie Beach (Union President)


It’s that time of year! Exams have finished, summer has arrived and you need somewhere to store your stuff from June to September!

YUSU have teamed up with local storage company, Inner Space Stations Ltd to offer students affordable and convenient packages that will allow you to store your things in York over summer with drop off and collection on campus at the YUSU Student Centre! 

Please visit the YUSU Helpdesk or e-mail reception@yusu.org at the Student Centre to purchase any of the packages or with any questions. All packages need to be bought at the Helpdesk which is open weekdays from 09:00 - 16:30   

  • Package 1 costs £35 and includes 2 x Large Cardboard Boxes, Tape, Pen + Insurance up to the value of £500 (£250 per box). Weight Limit is 20kg per Box – Additional boxes can be purchased for £17.50 each and will be insured to the value of £250 per box.
  • Package 2 costs £55 and includes 2 x Large Plastic Boxes (security clips will be provided on drop off days to seal them) + Insurance up to the value of £500 (£250 per box). Weight Limit is 23kg per box – Additional boxes can be purchased for £27.50 each and will be insured to the value of £250 per box. You can return the Plastic Boxes to Inner Space Stations Ltd and we will refund you £10 per box if they are returned undamaged
  • We can accept Suitcases and are charged at £17.50 each. Maximum Weight Limit is 20kg and will be insured up to the value of £250.
  • We may be able to store Exceptional Items (at the discretion of Inner Space Stations) and they will be charged at £17.50 per item. Maximum Weight Limit is 20kg and will be insured up to the value of £250.
  • Drop off will at YUSU Student Centre on the following dates and times : Friday 9 June (09:00-17:00), Friday 16 June (09:00 - 16:00) and Saturday 24 June (09:00 - 17:00) 
  • Collections will be from YUSU on the following dates: 23 September, Sunday 24 September, and 30 September. Times still to be confirmed


If you cannot drop off or collect your boxes at the designated times, Inner Space Stations can collect the boxes from you at your accommodation at the additional cost of £2 per item. Please call 01904 411312 to arrange a collection time.