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Extra Attic Cape Town self storage, frequently asked questions

  • What are the rental periods?

    The standard agreement is for rental on a month-to-month basis. This is done on a minimum of one month. However if you need a shorter period let us know as we can make exceptions depending on availability.

  • How much is the deposit?

    You need to give us the equivalent of one month’s rental to secure your unit. This will be refunded once unit you have vacated your unit and returned your access tag.

  • Where are you located?

    At Manhattan Road at Cape Town Airport Industria. A map and directions are available here.

  • Is there a minimum notice period for cancellation?

    Yes, only 2 weeks notice is required and can be given from either from 1st to the 15th or after the 15th to the end of the month.

  • Can you do deliveries?

    We prefer to stick to what we know best, but can recommend a local delivery / collection service

  • How secure will my property be?

    Very secure. There are excellent reasons we have never had a single incident of crime since we opened in 1998.

    Your property will be looked after with:

    • on-site 24-hour security
    • access control
    • CCTV cameras monitoring each lane
    • Also you will have your own keys, ensuring only you have access to your unit.
  • Do you have a unit to fit a shipping container

    Yes, you can comfortably fit your container into one of our 18m² units.

  • When can I access my unit?

    Anytime you like – we give you 24-hour access to your storage unit, 7 days a week.

  • What are your office hours?

    You can call us between 8h00 and 16h30 Monday to Friday. Outside of these hours, we ensure calls are routed to a manager in case you have an emergency requirement.

  • Will my unit be on the ground floor?

    Yes, all our units are ground floor units with vehicle access right up to the door.

  • Can I access the unit with a truck or shipping container?

    Yes, uniquely for Cape Town all lanes at Extra Attic are built to accommodate a truck and / or container.

  • What am I not allowed to store in my unit?

    • Fresh foods
    • live animals
    • explosives
    • hazardous substances
  • What sizes are available?

    From a handy 1m3 to 87m3. Check out all unit sizes and what you can store in them.

    You can also rent specialised space to accommodate:

    • vehicles (including vehicles with roof racks)
    • caravans
    •  boats

    Just ask if you are unsure which unit you will need.

  • Do vehicles have to be stored in a unit?

    No, you can also rent shade parking for certain types of vehicles.

Client Quotes

“Extra Attic was a great place to store my stuff - always felt very secure and safe from the elements - thanks!”

“Your administration has been efficient and hassle-free, and the 24 hour access is both secure and efficient / easy.”

“Great service, best price, best availability within Cape Town”

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