Published: 29 Apr 2019
Last reviewed: 17 Aug 2020
  • President’s Report
  • CEO Report
  • UK Annual Industry Report 2019
    • The SSA UK Annual Industry Report was released this year at a special event held at the Curzon theatre in London attended by over 100 industry operators and investors. Produced in conjunction with Cushman and Wakefield the report gives a comprehensive insight into the state of the self storage industry in the UK, sourcing data from operators, customers and the general public
  • SSA UK employs two new staff
  • Janus International Install First Wireless Bluetooth Access Control System In Europe
    • Janus International worked with Green Storage to equip their brand new Swedish self-storage facility with Janus’s cutting edge Nokē Smart Entry System, making it the first of its kind in Europe
  • Apex Self Storage
    • Apex Self Storage currently has 8 self storage facilities in and around the Greater Manchester area, with one facility in Warrington and another in Congleton. Apex opened their first store in Ardwick in 1999; the first self storage facility to open in Manchester. 
  • What happens when the power goes out?
    • In today's electronically connected world we rely on so many things to run our business that rely on electricity. But what happens if the power goes out, can your business continue to operate? What about customers in the store or if it occurs when the store is unmanned. 
  • Dutch Association Members Certification Programme
    • The self storage industry is growing all across Europe including the addition of budget focussed self storage solutions such as container based storage.
  • A challenge for the European self storage associations is to grow their membership whilst ensuring their members meet the standards of membership.
  • Self Storage Group
    • Self Storage Group is a leading self storage provider in Scandinavia with over 117,000 m2 of rentable space. With a 101 facilities the group has a leading market position in Norway, Sweden and Denmark.
  • Where Things Live – The Self Storage Phenomenon
    • From 14 January to 7 April there has been an exhibition about Self Storage at the Vienna Musea Musa in Austria. “Who are the people who use self storage and what are their reasons to store?”, “Where Things Live” was the theme of the exhibition which inquires into such questions and the context for the emergence of self storage.
  • Okbox Le Mans
  • New Members
  • Dean Booty speaks at ISS show in Las Vegas
    • My hands were sweating, I hadn’t slept in a couple of days and I was shaking. The MC said those words I’d been dreading for months , “Please welcome Dean Booty from England on to the stage.” This was the start of my first ever public speech, and it was at the World Self Storage Expo in Las Vegas. What was I thinking when I agreed to this?!
  • FEDESSA Conference & Trade Show 2019
  • Elf Storage - Look at the external appearance of your store
  • Easistore Self Storage
    • From its formation in May 1989, Easistore Self Storage has grown and evolved to become the South East’s Favourite Self Storage Company and is celebrating its 30th Anniversary this year.
  • Self Storage Industry News
    • MyStore Self Storage wins West Oxfordshire New Business Award
    • Keepsafe Expands into Fife
    • Storage King announces acquisition of two further self storage companies
  • Andrew Donaldson
    • In 1991 The Prince’s Trust Business Charity loaned Andrew Donaldson £2,000 to set up Active Supply and Design and the company went on to sell over £300m of storage products over the following three decades. It’s been a fantastic achievement before you even consider the four chains of self-storage warehouses he’s rolled out since the turn of the decade.
  • Bryony from the SSA UK gets married
  • Local conferences & meetings
  • Dave Davies Interview
  • Self Storage Events