Published: 02 Feb 2009
Last reviewed: 11 Aug 2020

In this issue: 

  • SSA UK News
  • News Features
    • Legal requirements for the retention of Employers’ Liability Insurance Certificates - administrative burden reduced
    • Firm donates bike for bobby’s beat
      • Keepsafe Self Storage, which is owned by Castlecroft Securities, has donated a bike to Perth cycle cop Ian Crockatt.
    • Fergyspace now trading
      • Fergusons, the well-known transport and removal company, has made an investment of £3 million in a bid to add a new dimension to the company.
    • Store instead, says Lock N Store
      • SSA UK member Lock N Store, based in Newcastle, has seen a rapid increase in the number of local businesses looking for storage space in recent months. With the change in the economic outlook, now is the time for companies to explore alternative ways to control their costs
    • Streetcar launches new van scheme
      • Streetcar, the UK’s largest pay-as-you-go car club, has launched Streetvan, a van-hire service. The scheme now has Volkswagen Transporter vans located at more than 50 sites, rising to 150 sites in the coming months. These sites include Big Yellow Self Storage facilities, dedicated on-street bays and Homebase DIY stores.
    • Parsons boxes clever as it develops
      • County Durham-based Parsons Containers has purchased a self storage business in Grantham, Lincolnshire for an undisclosed sum, taking its staff complement to 17
    • Storage King’s charity car boot sale
      • Staff from Storage King Self Storage Solutions in Kitts Green, Birmingham, held a car boot sale at its centre in Garretts Green Lane and raised £101 for the charity Options with Scope
    • U.S. Door & Building Components
      • U.S. Door & Building Components donates rolling door to Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Project
    • Green Self Storage opens new
      • Green Self Storage, who opened for business on the 10th of November 2008, has taken up residence in a former print works.
    • Christmas 2008 - Toy Appeal
  • Company Feature
    • The Storage Team - St. Helens
      • Entrepreneur Kevin Thompson, who runs a successful removals and storage business, is a firm believer in people following their dreams. In just six years, Kevin’s business has mushroomed from a single-vehicle operation into a substantial organisation.
  • SSA UK Conference
    • Trade Show
    • Dinner
    • Report - Surviving and thriving in a recession  
  • Environment Feature 
    • Self Storage and the Environment
  • Employment Feature
    • Are you going to the USA on temporary business, or to enjoy some retail therapy?
  • Country Feature
    • The Self Storage Industry in South Africa
  • Industry Feature
    • Self Storage - there are reasons to be cheerful