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Are you looking for self storage in the Lewes area?  If yes, then please visit or contact our fantastic storage facility in nearby Newhaven, just a 10 minute drive from Lewes.

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You are certain to be impressed by the flexibility and variety of storage available.  Britannia Beckwith has been providing removal and storage services throughout Sussex for over 80 years and has built a sound reputation.  We are proud of our warehouse complex which includes newly built self-storage rooms, pod storage and drive-up units ready for use by businesses and private clients.

Total Peace of Mind

Established in 1926 Britannia Beckwith are members of the BAR (Britannia Movers International), SSA (Self-Storage Association), holds BSEN12522 Certification, the European quality standard for the removal industry which enables us to display the well-known kite mark symbol. As our name suggests we are members of Britannia Movers International a co-operative of well respected, family run BAR members.

Safe and Secure

We realise the most important aspect when you decide to store your effects is that they are safe and secure. To reassure you the warehouse is based at our head office site just north of Newhaven on the A26 (very easy access from Lewes). The complex stands in its own compound surrounded by a security fence and access is by a security electric gate. The yard and interior of the building are fully covered by CCTV, the buildings are both burglar and fire alarmed and monitored 24/7. During business hours our full time staff are always available.

Expert Knowledge and Advice

Do you want more information about the various storage options available to you? Contact our expert and knowledgeable staff who would be happy to guide and inform you. To give you a quote they will need to know the volume you wish to store, it is also a help to know for how long. You can use the on-line volume calculator to give you an idea of the space you require. Alternatively we can arrange to carry out a video survey, all you need is a smart phone, we will guide you through this procedure. We can also arrange a home visit by one of our surveyors.

Additional Services

You can purchase all sorts of packing materials related to storage and moving your effects. Our box store can provide boxes of various sizes and uses, tape, wrapping paper, furniture covers, labels etc. If you are looking to hire a van, our van hire department has a fleet of modern 3.5t Luton vans available for hire. We have a confidential document destruction service, whether you are a private client or a business, there is no minimum or maximum, just ask for the number of bags you require.

Our Storage Services in Lewes

Household Storage

We provide all the different storage options at our storage facility in nearby Newhaven. For a student who wants to store personal effects during their university holiday we would recommend our self-store as we have suitable small units this method of storage also suits those who require regular access to their belongings. For household furniture storage if we carry out the work for you we recommend pod-storage as this reduces the amount we handle your goods, as once loaded the pods are forklifted into store and forklifted back on to the lorry for delivery. Pod storage is more economical than self-storage so we are happy for you to bring your belongings and we will place a pod ready for you to load. Finally, we have drive-up units which have a capacity of 1,000 cu.ft (28.5 cbm) and are most suitable for outside effects, heavy and large items and offer easy and flexible access.

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Business Storage

Self-store – 160 rooms of various sizes, suitable for documents, furniture, stock etc., reception open for access Monday to Friday 9 am to 5.30pm, Saturday 9 am – 5 pm with 24/7 access available on request.
Drive-up units – which are large metal containers, suitable for trades, tools and stock with 24/7 access available.
Archive pods – these are purpose built pods with shelving suitable for document storage.
Furniture pods – good for excess office furniture or goods.

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Specialist Storage

Over the years we have been asked to store a pilot training simulator (prior to delivery to Spain), a single seater aeroplane (747s a bit too big!), caravans, cars, motorbikes and art exhibitions, we look forward to your requests and we will do everything we can to find a solution. We also have a bespoke crate making service if required for fragile or valuable items, please speak to a member of our staff who would be happy to submit a quote.

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About Lewes

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Lewes is the county town of East Sussex and is situated on the river Ouse.  Brighton is 9 miles, Newhaven is 8 miles and Eastbourne is 16 miles away.  A busy commuter station with regular services to London, Victoria, Brighton, Eastbourne and Seaford.  It is the headquarters of Sussex police, East Sussex Fire and Rescue service, Lewes Crown Court and HMP Lewes.  It has many historical buildings, an 11th Century Castle, 16th Century timber framed Wealden Hall House known as Anne of Cleaves House, Henry VIII 4th wife and Bull House the former home of Thomas Paine.


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Lewes Storage Team

Our Lewes storage team is ready and waiting to assist you with your storage needs. Our staff are full time and fully trained and can help you decide on the best storage option for you. Click on their pictures to find out more about them!

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Happy Clients Everywhere

Don’t just take our word for it, take a look at what some of our clients have said about our storage services.

Tim Squire-Sanders, Branch Manager, Bonhams

Branch Manager, Bonhams

"Beckwith removals have been our recommended carriers of Fine Art for the last 20 years and have provided a very professional service. I feel this is down to the years of experience amongst their staff which really comes through when removing difficult items which other carriers may shake their heads over."

John White

Managing Director, Cordek Ltd

"From the moment your co-ordinator arrived to survey our move to the signing off with your foreman on completion. The whole operation was carried out with understanding, precision, care and professionalism. This resulted in the minimum disruption to our business. All of us at Cordek would like to place on our record our thanks to job well done."

Mr Bridgewater

Alfriston, Polegate

"Dave and his team were brilliant. They were problem solvers, nice to deal with and really hard working. I through recommend them. We used Britannia to move - cast time and would always use them in future Dave this blokes are top guys."

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