Published: 01 Feb 2012
Last reviewed: 27 Apr 2021

In this issue:

  • SSA UK News
  • Company News
    • Storage King ends 2011 on a high:
      • Storage King ended a busy year of trading by completing on its second acquisition within 12 months, increasing its overall portfolio count to 25 stores. 
      • Safestore opens its 95th store
      • Big Yellow continues to grow
  • Community News
    • Red Self Storage
    • AS&D sponsors Heywood Rangers
    • Mike McCarthy says thanks!
    • Pound Gates embraced Movember
  • Company Features
    • Boxing Clever!
    • Eversley’s wartime secrets
    • Mr Box Storage Containers 
    • Kent Space 
    • Shurgard Europe - new year, new look and new corporate identity
    • Ashton Self Storage 
  • Business News
    • Safestore’s third bi-annual index
      • 74% of people in the UK believe that renovating or improving a property is a better option than selling in the current market, according to Safestore’s third bi-annual “Moving and Improving Index”, November 2011.
    • Self storage leads to success
  • Technology Features
    • Self Storage Lifts:
      • Over the last twenty years there has been a marked difference in the aesthetic appearance of self storage lifts. From the early days of robust, galvanized cold steel, manual door units, designed as warehouse work horses in the late 80s, lifts have slowly developed, along with self storage, resulting in major changes to the physical appearance of lifts.
      • Solar Panels 
        • Despite the reduction in the Feed-in-Tariff (FiT), there are still sound financial reasons for installing solar panels on the roof of your storage facility.
  • Employment Feature
    • Employment law – key changes for 2012
  • Security Feature
    • Self storage company staff thwarts bomb plot
  • Members’ Benefits
    • SSA UK Membership: What are the Benefits?
  • Marketing Feature
    • A PR and Marketing Resou
      • In today’s challenging economic conditions, it pays to have professional Marketing and PR advice on hand to raise your company’s profile and attract new customers.

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