The 2020 Report is the ninth consecutive annual survey carried out by the Federation of European Self Storage Associations (FEDESSA) among its member associations and their member companies and the sixth to be produced in conjunction with property advisers JLL.
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The Self Storage Association (SSA UK) is the principal trade association representing both self storage operators and industry supplier members’ interests in the UK.
The mission of the SSA UK is to:
- Set the standard for the industry
- Promote the self storage industry in the UK
- Provide industry specific research
- Provide a lobbying forum to promote industry interests with statutory bodies
- Provide a forum for discussion and debate between members through a network of events including the annual conference, and regional meetings.
- Raise awareness of the benefits of self storage and promote best practice within the industry
SSA UK currently has a membership of approximately 450 storage operators and suppliers to the industry with membership growth in line with the sector. Nationally, there are approximately 1,582 primary facilities, offering approximately 45.6 million square feet of rentable space (Source Cushman & Wakefield/SSA UK).
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£30.00 + VAT for SSA UK and FEDESSA Members.Online via Zoom Online Training Session
Led by our Chair, Fred de Ryckman de Betz, these meetings are open to all operator and supplier members and provide an opportunity to evaluate and discuss new technologies in the industry, share experiences in adopting new technology and look at technologies that could impact the industry.Complimentary for SSA UK and FEDESSA members Online via Zoom Sector Forum Meetings
Hosted by SSA UK CEO Rennie Schafer, join us for our complimentary, monthly member’s only update including the latest sector news. With guest speaker Matthew Knowles from National Trading Standards who will be talking about the ‘Tick Box: Keep it Real. Keep it Legal' initiative which combines industry and law enforcement expertise to implement a national code of practice aimed at deterring criminals from targeting self storage facilities for storing counterfeit goods and other illegal products.
Complimentary for SSA UK and FEDESSA membersOnline via Zoom Webinar
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The agreement released in June 2020 has been completely revised with simpler language, a clearer front cover, updated for Data Protection, use of social media to contact customers and adaption for completion by customers online.
Analysis on data from operators, customers and the general public pertaining to the UK self storage industry