Green Door Self-Storage units are open for business

Small businesses in Yorkshire seeking storage space are being urged to contact Onward Holdings Ltd about its new purpose-built self-storage facilities for commercial use at the Green Lane Industrial Estate, Featherstone. Nationwide demand for commercial self-storage space is growing as small businesses and online retailers realise they are convenient and cost-effective places to store their…

The Space Place owners criticise Leicester City Council over planning process | Leicester Mercury

Two businessmen have criticised the planning application process after their proposal to spend £50,000 on refurbishing their business was rejected. David and John Cole, who own self-storage business The Space Place, in Sanvey Gate, Leicester, hoped to install nine signs over the windows at the storage business. Their application was refused however, on the grounds…

Safestore in Somerset collecting unwanted goods in aid of disability charity Scope

From Wednesday July 1, self-storage company Safestore is launching a month long ‘Great Donate’ challenge in support of national disability charity Scope. The campaign aims to collect as many quality goods as possible that can be sold through Scope charity shops nationwide. Safestore has committed to support Scope as its chosen charity for the sixth year running…

South-West self storage company celebrates 10,000th customer in company’s 10th Year

A South-West based company is celebrating its 10,000th customer in its tenth year. UK Storage Company opened its first facility in Bridgwater in June 2005 and has grown from strength to strength opening new locations in Chard and Taunton amongst others. Read more at: South-West self storage company celebrates 10,000th customer in company’s 10th Year (From Somerset County Gazette).…

Pre-tax profits up at self-storage group | Insider Media

The UK’s largest self-storage group has hailed a “good performance” in the first half of its financial year as it delivered double-digit growth in pre-tax profits. Frederic Vecchioli, chief executive of Borehamwood-headquartered Safestore, said the initiatives taken over the last 18 months to enhance operational performance are now reflected in “sustained and improved trading”. He…

McCarthy’s Removals and Storage eyes further growth

A family-owned removals business is marking 45 years’ trading after continuing to grow through the economic crisis. McCarthy’s Removals and Storage survived the housing crash and avoided redundancies to grow to a £3.5m turnover in 2014. The company has grown from a traditional home-moving business to include office removals, business services such as secure document…

Self Storage: Locking up stable returns

The self-storage industry is benefitting from an increasingly diverse customer base, while investors have enjoyed stable income and low volatility.  From people moving house to downsizing businesses needing storage space, self-storage units are used for a wide range of purposes, including housing personal belongings, furniture and excess stock. Read more at; Self Storage: Locking up…