Best Storage Companies in South Africa (2024)

The self storage industry in South Africa is undergoing a boom at the moment. Demand has never been higher. The millennial generation is acquiring more stuff than the generation before whilst at the same time living in smaller homes and apartments, resulting in a storage dilemma.

This is where self storage companies come in. If you were looking for self storage 20 years, you would have struggled.

It was a nascent market with only a few small operators. Fast forward to today and you have over 70 storage companies ranging in size from small, single-facility operators to behemoths which are publicly listed REIT’s.

Trailer Hire Hub, being closely linked to the storage industry, have excellent insights on overall quality and service delivery in the industry. As an authority in the space, we have taken the time this year to rank the 10 best storage companies in South Africa. Here they are.

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1. StorageBuddy

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StorageBuddy always puts the customer first and will give you the best storage experience! They aim to make the rental experience as convenient and simple as possible.

They are a storage aggregator site providing customers with the best storage solutions in their local area based on their needs.

2. Xtraspace


XtraSpace are both a storage and office space provider. As a results their storage units are in excellent condition. They take pride in delivering an exemplary service to their customers and their 4.3 aggregate rating on Hello Peter is testament to this this.

They have facilities in Gauteng, the Western Cape and KwaZulu-Natal and offer personal, business and also vehicle storage.

3. Storageworx


They are dedicated to finding new and innovative ways to be your affordable storage solution in your area with short-term leases for private and commercial self-storage.

They deliver an efficient friendly service to all their customers every day, with the best team to deliver it. They have 14 storage facilities spread acorss Johannesburg and Pretoria.



Their storage units have been designed with their customers at heart. No matter how big or small your storage needs may be, each of their units will be able to accommodate you.

They know how stressful moving and reorganising can be and so they have made every part of your self-storage experience as easy as possible. You’re just a click away from taking advantage of their free move-in transport, storage lease duration flexibility and current self-storage specials.

They are the leading public storage facility in Gauteng that offers world-class security for your valuables 24/7. In addition, their friendly and skilled staff work hard to make sure you have the best self-storage experience possible.

5. Store Secure

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Another storage company with an exemplary customer service record. They have a 4.8 rating on Google Reviews with customers commending them on their rates, location and customer service levels.

They’re based in the Western Cape and have facilities in Gordon’s Bay, Somerset West and Killarney Gardens.

6. Simply Store

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Their model is a little different to other storage companies, as they are a full-service company. They collect, store and deliver your items.

They are based in Cape Town, Johannesburg and Durban and can help you with all your storage needs. Simply Store charges a very affordable storage fee. They also have an Insurance Calculator on their site should you require it.

7. Cedar Storage

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They’re based in Kya Sands, Gauteng. Just a few minutes away from Fourways, Randburg, Sandton and Bryanston. They provide storage solutions for the general public and businesses.

They have a wide range of storage unit sizes, ranging from an exceptionally affordable 3m² all the way to a massive 36m², allowing them to take care of all your storage needs.

At the Box Shop, you can buy different types of boxes, packing materials and padlocks to store your belongings safely and securely. Their transport company offers rock bottom prices and can be booked one day in advance.

8. Inospace


No other company in South Africa can compare to Inospace when it comes to serviced logistics parks. They offer Storage and office space that is unrivalled in its innovation.

Their aim is to help businesses by giving their clients the ability to be adaptable, community-driven and efficient.

They celebrate innovation and are constantly looking for ways to improve their client’s businesses.

By having teams on the ground at all times, they are able to take care of any problems that may arise so that you can focus on running your business.

9. The Lock Box

The Lock Box is the solution to your storage unit needs in Durban! They’re perfect for decluttering any space, whether it’s your home or office! Plus, their security features are top-notch and very affordable.

They provide enough space to store bulky items while you’re renovating or relocating, old appliances and paperwork, or simply things you haven’t yet decided to get rid of. The Lock Box will collect your items for you and provide a lock and key to your portable unit.

10. Big Storage

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The Big Storage Company is a storage firm based in Cape Town, South Africa. They are dedicated to providing high-quality and cost-effective storage solutions to their customers.

They know that no customer or problem is the same, so they always take the time to listen and understand. This ensures that every customer has a great experience.

The Big Storage Company’s team is experienced and qualified to handle your belongings with care. They are a diverse group of people that come from many different backgrounds. With years of experience, they have become experts in their field.