Published: 01 Dec 2010
Last reviewed: 11 Aug 2020

In this issue:

  • SSA UK News
  • News Features
    • Safebox sponsors local football team
      • Safebox Self Storage, based in Coldhams Lane, Cambridge is proud to announce its sponsorship of the West Wratting FC under-15s squad for the 2010/11 season.
  • “Best Show Office” Competition
    • Evans Easyspace recently held an internal “Best Show Office” competition and the standard of entries was very impressive
  • Handy iPhone “app” from Big Yellow
    • With “apps” available for almost everything now, Big Yellow Self Storage has created a unique application for your iPhone, which can give you help and advice for decorating your home at the touch of a button
  • Safestore gains as homeowners sell up 
    • Self storage group, Safestore, said that a rise in the number of homeowners selling up before they buy a new property has driven a record jump in lettings.
  • Janus introduces new storage unit
    • Janus International, of Temple, Georgia, USA has introduced a new, portable storage unit: the MASS New Generation.
  • Marvellous fundraiser for children’s
    • A Wokingham self storage company teamed up with a hospice charity to raise £710 for children battling with cancer. Ready Steady Store, based in Molly Millar’s Lane, Wokingham, joined forces with Alexander Devine Children’s Cancer Trust to run a stall at the Marvellous Festival in Wellington Country Park in July
  • Evens Easystore extends
    • Evans Easystore, the self storage arm of Business Centre developer Evans Easyspace, has doubled the size of its self storage facility at the Evans Business Centre in Bellshill, Lanarkshire
  • Cycle ride across Britain
    • Of all the excuses for missing the recent European Self Storage Annual Conference in Berlin, Louis Hill from Source PR seems to have found the most extreme. Rather than joining colleagues at the event, Louis was busy riding his bike more than 1,100 miles across Britain to raise money for the Cystic Fibrosis Trust.
  • Boxing clever in the storage world
    • Self storage company, Black Hole Storage, is undergoing an expansion to meet the needs of its customers within the Salisbury, Wiltshire area.
  • Big Yellow and Armadillo’s take on
    • The annual London to Brighton bike ride is a hugely popular event, with almost 30,000 cyclists taking part to raise money for worthy causes.
  • Team Pound Gates completes the Ipswich half marathon
  • Big & Red and Beyond Ourselves
    • Beyond Ourselves is a charity set up by Big & Red Self Storage and Stephen James, to support disadvantaged children and young people, both in London and in Africa.
  • Cowes-based self storage company
    • InnerSpaces Self Storage, which is located in Place Road, Cowes, has had another successful year as the business celebrated the third anniversary of the opening of its self storage facility, by constructing more storage units
  • The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise
    • The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise aim to recognise and reward the success of growing British businesses in three areas: International Trade, Innovation and Sustainable Development.
  • Getting British Business On Line
    • These days, businesses of every type and size should be on line. And, now you can create a website for your business in 20 minutes, for free with “Getting British Business On Line”. Launched in February, 2010 this website incorporates a wizard that shows you in easy steps how to design your own website.
  • Insurance Feature
    • How to carry out a risk assessment
  • Company Features
    • Self Storage Security
      • Self storage operators in the UK and across Europe, who require specialised protective services to safeguard the integrity of their facilities, can now benefit from a brand new force in this fast expanding market.
  • Fundraising for Cancer Research Fund 
    • Self storage operators in the UK and across Europe, who require specialised protective services to safeguard the integrity of their facilities, can now benefit from a brand new force in this fast expanding market.
  • Chambers Self Storage
    • Chambers Self Storage was recently established in Oldham, Lancashire. The storage area is located within the Chambers Business Centre, which is the largest multi-occupancy facility in the Oldham area, with over 200,000 sq. ft. of mixed office, commercial and warehousing on a six-acre site.
  • Association Feature
    • Direct Benefits of the SSA UK Membership 
  • Employment Feature
    • Maternity Leave