Self-storage in Desford

Unlock secure self-storage at Beyond Desford, Leicester.

Conveniently located just off the M1, our outdoor storage facility offers the best of both worlds – the security of a rural location and the accessibility of a city site. Our units are equipped with full power, insulation, dehumidifiers, and 24/7 surveillance to ensure the ultimate protection for your belongings.

Whether you’re looking to store antiques, business documents, furniture or tools, we have a range of unit sizes to suit every requirement. Our on-site team is keen to help you find the perfect solution for your storage needs. Contact us today to get started.


Why Desford self-storage is better with Beyond


Keep damp at bay with a dehumidifier that comes as standard in all of our containers.


You can trust that your belongings are safe and as you left them, whatever the weather!


State-of-the-art fingerprint and ANPR scanners control all site access.


Relax with 24/7 CCTV site surveillance with on-and-off-site monitoring.


The Leicester site is open for your convenience from 6am-9pm, 7 days a week.


Needs change and we know that. We only need a week's notice for you to move out.

Directions & Opening hours


01530 490 015

Henwood Farm, Merrylees Road, Thornton, Leicestershire, LE67 1AP


Site Open Everyday 6AM – 9PM


Monday to Friday 9AM – 5:30PM


What do our customers say?

Secure self-storage solutions in Desford

No matter your requirements, our experienced team will work with you to find the perfect fit. Our self-storage units come in various sizes and feature dehumidifiers, insulation, top-notch security and more, ensuring you have everything you need to keep your items well-protected.

Discover four walls with endless possibilities with Beyond Storage Desford.

Outstanding customer service

As a family-run Desford self-storage business, customer satisfaction is our top priority. We strive to provide an exceptional customer experience that puts you at the centre of everything we do. With premium self-storage units and first-class facilities, you can expect to unlock the very best in self-storage.

Our dedicated team in Leicester is on hand to help you at every step of the way, from your initial enquiry to the day you leave, ensuring you have a self-storage experience to remember. But don’t just take our word for it. Check out our reviews to discover why 99% would recommend our storage sites.

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Premium self-storage containers

Experience the very best in self-storage with Beyond Storage Desford. Our signature forest-green storage containers are fully insulated and equipped with dehumidifiers, ensuring your items remain in perfect condition while in our care. And with 24/7 CCTV surveillance and motion-sensing technology, you can wave goodbye to fears of theft and damage and say hello to a secure and protective environment.

A prime location with stunning surroundings

Our Leicestershire self-storage site boasts stunning views and peaceful surroundings to safely house your belongings away from the hustle and bustle of the big city. But don’t be fooled – whilst our storage site offers all the benefits of a rural location, it’s completely accessible.

Whether you want to kick back and soak up the sites of the Leicestershire countryside in our Beyond Lounges (complete with free tea & coffee), explore the world beyond your unit or have a productive day at your container, thanks to our outdoor setting and on-site facilities, you can do it all.

Our Units

Our 5ft Storage Unit

This 40 square foot unit is suitable for the contents of half a transit van – perfect for those smaller storage needs but without compromising on quality and functionality.

All our units are insulated, humidity-controlled and damp-proof, so you can be sure your belongings are protected.

Please note: 5ft storage containers are only available at Ross-on-Wye and Stratford-upon-Avon.

Our 10ft Storage Unit

The 80 square foot unit is suitable for the contents of a 1 bedroom house or flat. All our units are insulated, humidity-controlled and damp proof, so you can be sure your belongings are protected.

Still unsure on what size you will need? You can always change your mind when you arrive on site.

Our 15ft Storage Unit

The 120 square foot unit is suitable for the contents of a 2 bedroom house or flat. All units are monitored through 24-hour surveillance, CCTV systems and fingerprint access.

Still unsure on what size you will need? You can always change your mind when you arrive on site.

Our 20ft Storage Unit

The 160 square foot unit is suitable for the contents of a 3 bedroom house or flat. Unlike warehouse storage, you are free to drive directly to your storage unit so there is no need for lifts and trolleys.

Still unsure on what size you will need? You can always change your mind when you arrive on site.


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Serving Leicester and surrounding areas

Our site is accessible to many areas surrounding Leicester. With good access, long opening times and flexible booking, we’re happy and able to support all the storage needs of wider locations.

Frequently Asked Questions

We’ve tried to answer as many questions as possible about our self-storage in Leicester. If you can’t find what you’re looking for, please get in touch and we’d be more than happy to help!

There is a minimum hire period of four weeks and no maximum hire period.

You’re more than welcome to hire a unit before visiting the site, but we will need to arrange for you to visit to process the necessary paperwork, payment and access via fingerprint and ANPR. We’ll put the kettle on!

If you’d like to know about our availability at the Leicester site, please get in touch via email or phone! Once you’ve decided on a date that you’d like your storage to start from, this will then be reserved for you.

Unfortunately we’re no longer able to arrange collections but we can recommend local removal companies for you.

Access hours for the Leicester self-storage site is from 6am to 9pm every day (our office hours are 9am to 5.30pm Monday to Friday).

To access the site we arrange secure fingerprint and ANPR access to the site for you; you’re then free to come and go within the opening hours!

Absolutely! We can arrange fingerprint and ANPR access for others if required.

We can also supply an additional key to your unit; a charge of £25 is made for any duplicate keys supplied. We supply the initial the padlock and key for you.

No deposit necessary! Just the first four-weekly payment on the storage commencement date.

We accept all payment methods except cash, and a recurring payment is set up to be collected every four weeks.

We only ask for seven days notice if you no longer need your unit any more. If you move out before the end of the month that you have already paid for, we give you the option of receiving a full refund of any unused days back to you or donating the amount to charity on your behalf!

Request A Quote

Fill in your details and let us do the work! Based on your requirements, we’ll send you a quote directly to your inbox. If you would prefer to talk to us directly, please don’t hesitate to call on 0800 77 20 200 or talk to Lindsey via live chat.

Alternatively, try our new online estimator. Simply answer a few questions about your storage requirements and we’ll give you a price straight away!