Published: 01 May 2009
Last reviewed: 09 May 2021

In this issue: 

  • SSA UK News
  • News Features
    • Halliwells Corporate Challenge, etc.
      • Active Supply & Design’s Directors and staff recently participated in Halliwells Corporate Challenge in an effort to raise money for their preferred charity, The Prince’s Trust.
    • BiG Storage teams up with charity
      • BiG Storage, based on Manchester Road in Woolston, has teamed up with the Children’s Adventure Farm Trust (CAFT) to offer them free storage. The trust provides holidays and activities for terminally ill, chronically sick, disabled and disadvantaged children.
    • Safestore and Scope team up
      • A new fundraising partnership will see Safestore, the UK’s No.1 Self Storage Operator, donate “gift-in-kind” support to disability charity Scope for all of its archive storage needs
    • Stellar’s £10m self storage fund, etc.
      • Stellar Asset Management has launched an ungeared £10m self storage fund for private investors.
    • EMS becomes a Supplier..., etc.
      • European Mezzanine Systems Limited (EMS) is proud to announce that on the 15th of January, 2009 they became a supplier member of the Self Storage Association.
    • Easistore Self Storage wins..., etc.
      • Easistore Self Storage is delighted to have won three National 5 Star Loo of the Year Awards in the 2008 search to find the best “away from home” toilets in the UK.
    • Bloxx helps Big Yellow..., etc.
      • Big Yellow employs 250 staff and has rapidly established itself as the leading self storage brand in London and the South of England. The company has now embarked on an expansion programme to cover the rest of Britain.
  • Company Features
    • Big Yellow wins two prestigious awards
      • Big Yellow Self Storage achieved 68th position in the mid-sized companies category of the Sunday Times “100 Best Companies to Work For” awards and “Two Star” status for the Best Companies Accreditation.
    • East Midlands Self Storage (EMSS)
      • Andrew Jackson, a partner in EMSS, says that although self storage does not engender the unpredictable excitement of the vegetable industry, the self storage company nevertheless has gradually developed into a very successful business.
    • New Self Storage Facility opens
      • Squarefoot Self Storage, which opened its doors in Andover in the most spectacular fashion on Saturday the 17th of January this year, is a brand new business.
    • Wolverhampton Self Storage’s regional expansion programme
      • Wolverhampton Self Storage, which opened in October 2007, offers 24-hour access to its storage units for domestic and commercial customers who are looking to store anything from bouncy castles to fine wines.
    • Astwood Storage
      • Astwood Storage is an independent and friendly business that provides for a wide range of diverse storage needs. The company, which opened on a five-acre plot in Astwood Business Park in late 2006, caters for many sizes of storage space, from 25 sq. ft. to 2,000 sq. ft.
    • Outer Space Self Storage
      • Outer Space Self Storage officially opened its brand new, purpose-built Self Storage Facility in January, 2009.
  • Insurance Feature
    • Maximise your income from insurance sales
  • Company News
    • Small employers urged to file on line and get a £75 bonus
    • Steel Storage Europe awarded ISO 9001 Accreditation
    • Active Supply and Design attend The Prince’s Trust Gala Ball at Eaton Park
  • Employment Feature
    • The new Disciplinary and Grievance Regime

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