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National Declutter Press Release

Time to declutter! Over 80% of people across the UK have too much clutter at home, according to a poll by Storage.co.uk. People love their “stuff” so much, they don’t want to lose it, even though they’ll never use it. The survey found that emotional attachment and the idea they may be useful one day are people’s top reasons for holding on to things they don’t need. Another common cause of clutter (one-third of respondents) is the hope that their stuff may be valuable. Read More

Tackle your clutter in National Declutter Week 7 to 18 March 2012

We all love our “stuff”, but too much of it becomes “utter clutter”. While some of us part relatively easily with unwanted goods, others are finding it really hard to let go of things we no longer need or use. To help people assess their own level of clutter and its effects on their wellbeing, relationships and wallet, Storage.co.uk will be running National Declutter Week from 7 to 18 March 2012. Read More

Nearly half of all UK self storage enquiries now coming from the internet

Many UK self storage companies depend almost entirely on the internet for new business. Read More

Storage.co.uk goes App!

Self storage App, a first for the UK self storage industry. Read More

Nearly 70% of UK self storage companies plan to maintain current prices in 2011

Stability is the key note for UK self storage pricing in the current year. Read More

Average self storage centre is 74% occupied, according to UK survey

Recent survey shows a high occupancy rate for UK self storage. Read More

90% of UK self storage centres predict 2011 will be better than 2010

Survey results find the UK self storage industry in an optimistic mood. Read More

Roger Nightingale Awarded MBE

A longtime owner in the self storage industry has been made an MBE in the New Year Honours list Read More

Big Yellow Finances Improve Despite Downturn

Big Yellow Self Storage’s financial performance improved in the second half of 2010 despite the persistent problems in the economy, according to their recently released half year report. Read More

Government reveals over £6.5 million spent on storage

Government departments spent more than £6.5 million between May and September this year hiring storage space, according to recently released figures. Read More

Storage.co.uk Award Winners Announced!

Winners have just been announced in the inaugural Storage.co.uk Awards for Excellence! Read More

UK Self Storage More Competitive Than Previously Thought

The UK self storage sector is considerably more competitive than was previously thought, according to research by comparison website Storage.co.uk..... Read More

Self Storage Matches McDonald's

The UK is now home to as many self storage facilities as it is McDonald’s restaurants, according to research undertaken by comparison website Storage.co.uk. Read More

We’re bursting out of our homes – and turning to self storage

It’s a fact that more and more of us are now turning to self storage to store our possessions. Read More

Here’s one I Packed Earlier

Josef Pitura-Riley has made a series of films to help people avoid pitfalls in using self storage.  His comic films have a Charlie Chaplin-like quality and  make it obvious.... Read more

Election Bonanza for Self Storage

It has been predicted that the self storage industry could easily make up to one million pounds from former MPs after the election, according to advice website Storage.co.uk.... Read more

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