Published: 01 May 2007
Last reviewed: 09 May 2021

In this issue: 


  • SSA News
  • News
    • Storage King set to grow the brand
      • Storage King, which currently operates 150 facilities in Australasia, expanded into the UK market in 2004 with chief executive officer Dave Betts at the helm
    • Lock & Leave new build takes shape on Stewarts Road
      • Having undergone the initial stages of development on the new build Lock & Leave site in Wandsworth, extensive work is underway which has resulted in the new building taking shape
    •  Big Yellow builds with Eurobond.
      • Big Yellow builds with Eurobond Big Yellow is using Eurobond’s Europanel Lite panels as cladding for its new Edmonton store.
    • Apex opens new store
      • Apex has opened its fi fth store. It is just around the corner from the proposed site for the new super casino and Manchester City’s stadium in Eastlands, close to the city’s centre.
    • Filling the gaps with ASU’s
      • Self storage companies are looking to use every available square foot of space available to them.
    • Lok’n Store sells Kingston site
      • AIM listed Lok’nStore Group Plc has sold its Kingston site for £10mn. £6mn is payable on completion in June and the remaining £4mn, plus accrued interest, in December
    • Diversification – the Cookes way 
      • From Cows to Catz to Storage! The official opening of Arden Self Storage took place on the 12th April – five years to the day since Robert and Rose Cookes sold their milking cows on the same site.
    • Employment Agony Aunt
      • Guarding your trade secrets
    • Conference 2007
      • Conference: It gets bigger and bigger!
      • Facility tour takes in two store ( Homebox and Une Piece en Plus)
      • Self storage is a great business so why don't banks get it
      • Big Yellow goes green
        • Claire Bonham-Carter of engineering consultancy Faber Maunsell took up the green challenge for the self storage industry when advising Big Yellow on how to meet the increasing demands on developers to build environmentally friendly stores
      • USAs elf storage industry doubled in size in five years
    • Letter from the USA
      • The impact of the housing market on self storage


  • FEDESSA News
    • FEDESSA’s new Vice President  
  • European Union
    • Company directors could face a ten year prison Company directors could face a ten year prison sentence for crime against the environment



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