Entries are now open for the SSA UK Industry Awards

Download your entry forms here

The Self Storage Association United Kingdom (SSA UK) Awards are a wonderful way of highlighting your achievements and rewarding your most significant assets including the people who make your companies, facilities and businesses successful.

Winners receive recognition and exposure throughout the industry plus:

  • A bottle of Champagne
  • The prestigious SSA UK Award Trophy
  • A framed personalised certificate for display purposes
  • Copies of the professionally taken photographs from the presentation, ideal for use in your own promotional programme Promotion in the post-conference issue of UNLOCKED magazine and on the SSA UK website for 12 months
  • A press release for you to distribute to your local media

Winners are encouraged to make use of other PR opportunities including; local/regional newspapers, magazine contacts, local radio, or even just on your company website.

There are 5 categories of awards this year

New for 2022!
The environmental initiative award.

Sponsored by
Keepers Cottage Services

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UK Manager of the Year
Sponsored by
Basil Fry & Company – Self Storage Risk Solutions

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UK Container Operator of the Year
Sponsored by
Secure Stores Nationwide Ltd


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UK Independent Operator of the Year
Sponsored by
Rooks Rider Solicitors LLP

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UK Major Operator of the Year
Sponsored by
Janus International Europe Ltd
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Important Dates
Submission for entries closes:  Friday, 27 May
SSA UK Awards Dinner in Birmingham:  Wednesday, 29 June
FEDESSA Awards Dinner in Portugal:  Thursday, 29 September

Who can enter? 
Entry to the SSA UK Awards is open to all current members of the SSA UK, and where applicable, individual staff members and groups from these facilities and companies.

The SSA UK retain the right to contact finalists for more information on their submission. It is preferred that all finalists are prepared to attend the Awards Dinner in Birmingham on 29 June, and if you win the UK Awards, the Awards Dinner at the FEDESSA Conference & Trade Show in Portugal on 29 September.

We welcome supporting materials such as; performance evaluations, photos, testimonials and samples of work, which help demonstrate why the nominee should win that Award. Please do not send original copies however, as these will not be returned.  We also advise you to retain a copy of your entry.

How do I enter? 
It couldn’t be easier.  Just read through the entry and judging criteria, write your entry (Word document or pdf are preferred), and once perfected, email to [email protected] together with a completed Permission to Publish Form.

The winners of the UK Awards will be announced at the UK Awards Dinner in Birmingham on 29 June 2022, with the winners being entered into the FEDESSA Awards announced at the Awards Dinner at the FEDESSA Conference & Trade Show in Portugal on Thursday, 29 September 2022.

Important Information:

  • A separate submission is required for each Award entered.
  • Each submission must be in English.
  • Each submission can be supported with additional photographs or other related materials.
  • Each submission must include a signed and completed ‘Permission to Publish’ form.
  • ‘Mystery shopping’ may comprise part of the judging process.
  • A condition of acceptance of your entry is your agreement that the conduct of the competition and associated arrangements by the SSA UK and FEDESSA shall not give rise to any legal obligations or duties, valid or enforceable in any way.
  • Entries must be submitted by 17:00 hrs (GMT) on Friday, 27 May 2022.
  • Coordinators and judges involved in the Awards will treat all information in the strictest of confidence.
  • A judging panel will evaluate entries and determine the winner for each category.
  • Entrants agree that SSA UK’s decision on these matters is final and will not be reviewed.

Download your entry forms here