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Storage Units near Meadowbrook in Birmingham, AL 35242

6604 Walt Drive Birmingham, AL 35242

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  • Storage unit size is approximate. Offers and promotions are restricted to specially marked spaces based on availability. Offers and promotions may not be combined with other offers or promotions, and are limited to new rentals - space transfers and additional rentals are excluded. Pricing and discounts may exclude fees and costs for additional services.

Customer Reviews - Life Storage #173, Birmingham

We at Life Storage want to maintain the best storage facilities in Birmingham, and in every city where we do business. That's why we routinely ask our customers about their experience with us and challenge ourselves to make it better. You can read what customers think about us here on our website - over the past four years, we've had over 100,000 customers respond to our surveys and tell us what they think. We publish their reviews here, and we're proud of the result!

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West (Birmingham, AL.) at Life Storage, Birmingham, AL (#173)

"The manager was very nice and great with her knowledge about the rental. She made my experience beyond easy"

December 23, 2019
Nancie (Birmingham, AL) at Life Storage, Birmingham, AL (#173)

"I have been with your facility for several years and even though it is a little inconvenient for me ,I am very happy and plan to continue with you as long as I need a storage unit...thanks for everything!! Nancie H"

September 26, 2019
Brooke (Birmingham, AL) at Life Storage, Birmingham, AL (#173)

"Overall my expectations were exceeded. It was much more timely than I had expected and Shelia was so helpful on getting me just what I needed."

August 19, 2019
Stephanie (Birmingham, AL) at Life Storage, Birmingham, AL (#173)

"Above & beyond polite and super professional. 5 STAR SERVICE!!"

January 16, 2019
Hunter (Vestavia Hills, AL.) at Life Storage, Birmingham, AL (#173)

"Store associate was great. She went above and beyond to make sure we had the perfect space."

November 18, 2018
Virigina (Birmingham, AL.) at Life Storage, Birmingham, AL (#173)

"Can’t say enough good things about Brenda & staff. They go above & beyond the call of duty to help us in any way possible. We have rented different storage units from this location for over 20 years. They were most helpful answering questions about display3d products which we purchased. Thx LS for hiring such wonderful, professional, helpful employees."

January 27, 2018
Dave (Sterrett, AL) at Life Storage, Birmingham, AL (#173)

"Sheila & Brenda are awesome ...! Great employees . Highly recommend ed"

December 12, 2017
Amber (Mobile, AL) at Life Storage, Birmingham, AL (#173)

"Mr. Brenda in the Birmingham office on 208 was so genuine, friendly, helpful, and knowledgeable. Wonderful experience with her!! "

September 23, 2017
Angela (Vestavia, AL) at Life Storage, Birmingham, AL (#173)

"Sheila the manager at the store is fantastic!!! Love her. "

September 18, 2017
Anne (Birmingham, AL) at Life Storage, Birmingham, AL (#173)

"One of the best customer service experiences I've had"

August 29, 2017
Janet (Birmingham, AL.) at Life Storage, Birmingham, AL (#173)

"Shelia is the BEST. She is always ready to offer a hand. You could not find a better manager. "

May 25, 2017
Erin (Birmingham, AL) at Life Storage, Birmingham, AL (#173)

"I was treated as if they were my friend. Not like a customer, or a number. I was having a bad day until I walked through the doors of your facility. I was more than impressed with the customer service"

May 22, 2017
Joy (Birmingham, AL) at Life Storage, Birmingham, AL (#173)

"The staff was knowledgeable, friendly and professional. The facility was neat and clean and well-organized."

November 02, 2016
Lyn (Bimingham, AL) at Life Storage, Birmingham, AL (#173)

"Couldn't have gone more smoothly. Sheila is a valuable asset and was greatly appreciated. Very professional and caring."

February 16, 2016
Atlas (Bradenton, FL) at Life Storage, Birmingham, AL (#173)

"This place rocks!!! Ms Sheila and Mr Willie are very accomodating to our needs. Thanks Sheila and Willie!!!"

January 25, 2016
Bill (Birmingham, AL) at Life Storage, Birmingham, AL (#173)

"Rental process went very smooth and agent was very professional. Price was same as I was previously given by phone."

January 02, 2016
Chris (Birmingham, AL) at Life Storage, Birmingham, AL (#173)

"The store did not open on time the day that I came from my reservation. It was over an hour late. That was my only dissatisfaction"

May 23, 2015
Jean (Birmingham, AL) at Life Storage, Birmingham, AL (#173)

"I walked in - wanted to park an classic car - the storage unit was a nice fit and reasonable price. And I was told I had use of the truck - which I will be using in the near future."

April 28, 2015
David (Birmingham, AL) at Life Storage, Birmingham, AL (#173)

"The staff is great. i will stay as long as rates do not increase. Thanks. "

April 28, 2015
Peyton (Leeds, AL) at Life Storage, Birmingham, AL (#173)

"Prompt, professional customer service!! We were very pleased!"

April 27, 2015
Deborah (Sterrett, AL) at Life Storage, Birmingham, AL (#173)

"Great experience. Would use you again if needed and would recommend you to others."

August 23, 2014
Americas (Madison, AL) at Life Storage, Birmingham, AL (#173)

"Great experience. Easy in and out. The manager was right on target. Friendly and helpful."

August 04, 2014
Cindy (Auburn, AL) at Life Storage, Birmingham, AL (#173)

"Storage access, very clean property and professionally maintained."

July 27, 2014
David (Birmingam, AL) at Life Storage, Birmingham, AL (#173)

"Maurice is a great guy to work with! Always helpful and friendly. Thanks for the great service!"

July 25, 2014
M3 Solutions (Birmingham, AL) at Life Storage, Birmingham, AL (#173)

"The associate, Jason, was very professional, polite, and helpful. "

June 27, 2014
Alexander (Birmingham, AL) at Life Storage, Birmingham, AL (#173)

"I usually work on personal business during the night, or will get out of bed after midnight. Throughout this rental, I tried to pay online and was unable to access the payment site. This is no big deal because you don't find too many people who do that. One good thig is that the staff eagerly assisted. Thanks."

April 23, 2014
Tiffany (Birmingham, AL) at Life Storage, Birmingham, AL (#173)

"I only traveled 6.5 miles roundtrip but had to put $20 in gas to refuel the truck, however I was told the truck was full before driving off the property. Obviously it was not!"

March 26, 2014
Patricia (Birmingham, AL.) at Life Storage, Birmingham, AL (#173)

"It is a place of business that I personally would find to be a great place to work, because of the attitude of employees and the opportunity to help others. Great job. "

February 26, 2014
Stacy (Birmingham, AL.) at Life Storage, Birmingham, AL (#173)

"I love Uncle Bob's [Life Storage]! The staff is always nice and friendly."

December 31, 2013

Features & Info

  • Rent Now Available

    Save time and skip the counter! At this facility, you can complete your rental agreement, make payment, and get access right away. Just choose our "Rent Now" option.
  • Climate & Humidity Controlled

    Life Storage in Birmingham offers storage units with climate and humidity control to help protect your belongings from the effects of temperature and air moisture.
  • Drive-up Accessible Storage

    This Life Storage has convenient drive-up storage units. Pull right up to the door, and load your storage unit right from your vehicle. So easy!
  • Extended Access Hours

    Even when our office is closed, you can access your space! All you need your personal access code at the keypads - no appointment needed.
  • Surveillance Cameras

    Surveillance cameras are positioned throughout the facility to create a safer environment by monitoring traffic in and out of the facility and deterring trespassers.
  • Fenced & Lighted

    Fencing around this facility is designed to limit access only to customers with assigned electronic access codes. Grounds, aisles and interior hallways are lighted for safety and convenience.
  • Vehicle/Boat Parking

    This facility offers month-to-month rental of parking for cars, trailers, and larger vehicles such as boats and RVs. Some spaces offer covering for protection from the elements.
  • Boxes & Packing Supplies

    Life Storage in Birmingham sells a full line of moving and storage supplies, such as boxes, packing tape, furniture covers, and more!
  • Hand Carts & Moving Dollies

    To help move your belongings from your vehicle to your space, we offer moving carts and dollies to make it easier! You'll find our carts near every main entrance. Please return it when your done!

Rent Now and get instant access

Need your space right now? We can do that! Choose the Rent Now option when selecting a storage unit and you will make your payment, get your access code, and go right to your space to move in. Our video shows you how it works.


Tips for packing your storage unit

If you've never used a storage unit before, this video will show you some great Pro Tips that will help make the process easier and prevent common mistakes. Save yourself some time, and learn how to keep your belonging safe in storage.


Serving Birmingham and Meadowbrook

Our self storage facility on Walt Drive is located east of the U.S. Highway 280, between Hugh Daniel Dr and Village St, near Cahaba Valley Fire Station 181. Click here for directions.

At Life Storage Facility #173, we offer great property security systems and clean, affordable storage units to rent for the residents of Meadowbrook, Lake Purdy, Vandiver, and other neighborhoods in Birmingham, AL. Call us with questions, reserve online, or click here to compare other storage units in Birmingham.

Rental Requirements:

  • Insurance required
  • Storage insurance available (third party)
  • $25 admin fee
  • Payments due monthly, with a minimum of one month rental

Payment Options:

  • Cash
  • Check
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • American Express
  • Discover
  • Auto-payment