What’s Important to You is Safe with Us

You can trust Britannia Safe Deposit Centre to keep your valuables safe and secure.

Why? Because we work to the very highest standards of security practice and compliance.


We take a professional approach to security and we are proud to offer you world-class facilities, meticulous attention to detail and warm, friendly service.

Why Choose Us?

Britannia Safe Deposit Centre is a division of an established self-storage company with a strong proven track record built on more than a decade of contented clients.


As part of a successful business that is familiar with advanced security measures, you can rest assured our safe deposit centre will exceed your expectations.


Highly experienced in keeping other people’s stored possessions and valuables safe and sound, it’s our commitment to high standards and personal service that sets us apart.


Our aim is to offer the best safe deposit centre in the north of England.


Secure, private, flexible and easy, it simply offers you ultimate peace of mind.


What Security Measures Are in Place?

Britannia Safe Deposit Centre is located in a stone-fronted former bank building. Constructed in 1862 by Williams Deacon’s Bank with no expense spared, it boasts a 150-year history of keeping people’s valuables safe.


That enviable reputation lives on. It’s now home to one of the most secure safe deposit centre vaults in the country , the highest grade of vault in private use outside London and the very highest levels of compliance.


You can store your precious possessions in our Class X CD EX Chubb Centurion 6-sided vault. Purpose-built for us by Gunnebo Chubb in Germany, this bespoke vault has additional explosive and core drill protection and is tested & certified by the ECB•S to comply with the latest European security standard EN-1143-1.


It’s also fitted with electronic time locks and can’t be accessed outside of normal business hours.


Relax in the knowledge that the whole facility has been designed around higher than normal industry standards:

  • Fully anti-ballistic office area
  • Highly secure multiple bank-grade alarm system, monitored 24/7, 365 days a year by specialists
  • Advanced Iris Recognition biometric authentication system to ensure only you or nominated people can access your box
  • DBS-checked staff drawn from the banking and security sectors
  • Additional covert security measures and protocols which we don’t disclose

What Do We Offer?

Our commitment to providing the safest possible place for your important items is central to all we do.


Discreet, professional and highly secure, we offer a straightforward and trustworthy way of storing your high value and irreplaceable valuables. FCA compliance is a key element of safe deposit centre management & security and so it is our aim to maintain the very highest levels of compliance.


Simply make an appointment to open a safe deposit box account, bring the correct ID and your trust our experts to take care of the rest. Once you have opened an account you will be able to place items in your box straight away.


With our wide range of box sizes, you’ll have ultimate flexibility and control.


Rest assured that your identity is covered by the Data Protection Act (DPA) and that Britannia Safe Deposit Centre is:

  • Registered with the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)
  • Registered with the Information Commissioner (ICO)
  • Members of the Safety Deposit Association (SDA)

Any questions? Get in touch. We’re always happy to help. CALL 01204 963 935