We are a global leader in moisture protection for over 20 years and we are represented in more than 50 countries. In our Swedish operation we have our own in-house development equipment, unique in the world and engineered to the highest standards. The production technologies ensure an excellent product quality and consistency. We use high purity materials which leads to high performance products with super absorption rates. Within our Research & Development facility, we have state-of-the-art testing facilities focusing on the next generation high-end, sustainable desiccants.
In 1998, with the UK self storage market in its infancy, Active Supply & Design diversified its core business and began to manufacture their own partitioning systems, which opened up a whole new opportunity for the combined expertise of the Active workforce.
We are the UK's leading supplier of anhydrous calcium chloride desiccant poles to the storage and shipping industries. Our Aquadry Pole, designed for the prevention of condensation and moisture in storage and shipping containers, was developed by an adsorption specialist and chartered chemist with over 20 years experience in the desiccant industry. Having compared and analysed other container desiccants on the market, it was designed as a completely sealed unit with absorption vents on three sides and using the all important 100% anhydrous calcium chloride. It was then laboratory tested, patented and brought to worldwide market, fully REACH registered and CLP compliant.
Well proven BOS Quick-Build-Containers for 40 years. As the market leader for fast construction solutions in steel, BOS Best Of Steel is continuously working to optimize the solid, easily transportable storage unit. You can find with us the right, cost-effective solution for both indoor and outdoor self storage. Storage units from BOS Best Of Steel are quickly assembled and usable – and can be extended at any time due to their modular construction. All in proven BOS quality with TÜV tested safety - and with the advantages that only the robust material steel can offer. Storage space at any time in any place – with the highly flexible BOS containers and warehouses from 2 to 200m².
Since 1991, Chateau has offered the self storage industry high quality padlocks, latches and latch systems, with value pricing and the highest regard for customer service. We design and manufacture our security hardware to meet the ever-growing demands of the self-storage industry exclusively.
DeSeM are a preferred & dedicated supplier to the Self-Storage Association industries, with our range of high quality "goods passenger" lifts and "Goods only" reliable lifting machines. We have 25 years of design & supply to the Self Storage sites throughout the UK, Isles and the Continent with special attention being paid to the Storers requirements. We have recently introduced a special "Accompanied Goods" as a newly legislated modified "Goods only" Machinery directive.
Double D Consulting specialises in sharing a wealth of self storage knowledge and experience to independent self storage and container storage companies, owners and new starters looking to get in to the industry. Dave Davies is an experienced and accomplished self storage and retail professional with 20 years industry experience. 17 of those years were with Safestore PLC at Executive Board level. Dave is a passionate, enthusiastic, energetic, straight talking and versatile individual specialising in store management, operations, enquiry management, pricing and revenue enhancement, team building, the customer journey and sales. A past chair of the SSA UK, Dave is well known in the sector and has a large network of trusted and proven suppliers and contractors. Dave’s unique set of knowledge, skills and practical experience are proven to add value to any business that he works with. Having worked with many clients to date, referrals are available on request. Specialities: Business Growth Strategy Revenue Management & Enhancement Change Management/Integration Recruitment Team Building Enquiry Handling & Management Sales Coaching 121 Coaching/Mentoring Under Performance Turnaround P+L Management Project Management - store builds/fit outs Property and Business Acquisitions & Disposals.
Engage provides independent consultancy and management services to the UK Self Storage sector. With over a decade of experience in all aspects of Self Storage from finance to marketing and sales, Engage has the knowledge and expertise to develop and manage profitable Self Storage facilities. At Engage we can help both existing operators and startups looking to get into the Self Storage industry for the first time. We have worked with a range of different clients enabling us to tailor our services to the needs of each.
Gallagher bring unrivalled market presence to the self storage industry. As one of the UK’s and the World’s largest Insurance Brokers this enables us to provide clients and prospects with the widest cover and the most competitive rates in the industry whether you are a one location new business or a multi-site established operator.
We manufacture and supply, Grafo-Therm the UK’s Leading anti-condensation coating, supplying container suppliers and a large majority, of containerised self storage facilities in the UK. Most of which apply the coating themselves. This is the most economical, maintenance free method of controlling condensation.
iBidOnStorage is United Kingdom’s only online auction platform dedicated to the storage industry, specialising in storage unit auctions. A platform that delivers a marketplace where both Sellers and Buyers of storage units can benefit and prosper. We have a combined +50 years of self storage industry experience, we have worked both in the business, and on the business and know all too well the pressures placed on storage operators when it comes to the disposal of abandoned customer goods. Our site is designed to give the Seller greater control over the auction process, by giving them full access to their own account and allowing them to set their own auction parameters. Sellers will also benefit through increased exposure through a larger targeted audience of buyers. In addition, our auctions will lead to faster turn-around times to clear entire units meaning Sellers can re-rent their storage unit quicker than ever before. Buyers will be able to bid from the comfort of their own home or office rather having to physically attend an auction. We will notify all our Buyers when a new auction starts in their area and will actively market our auctions across all social media platforms.
Inside Self-Storage (ISS) is a dynamic brand providing a wide range of information resources for self-storage industry owners, operators, managers, investors, developers and suppliers. ISS offerings include a monthly magazine, a weekly newsletter, an annual conference and tradeshow, industry Guidebooks, the Self Storage Talk online community, and the Inside Self-Storage Store. The ISS website contains a wealth of information including late-breaking industry news, feature articles, legislative updates, a blog, discussion threads and more. With an impressive 29-year history, ISS is a go-to source for those new to the self-storage business as well as seasoned professionals.
Janus International is the Global leader for self storage solutions. Our innovative and durable product range has been used to build over 4 million self storage units around the world.
Kuboid is a UK Company specialising in the design and construction of modern ’3rd Generation’ Self Storage Centres throughout Europe. We are determined to grow our business by providing unsurpassed levels of service and by simply ‘putting the customer first’. Our partnership with you can be to simply supply our unique range of steel partitions and doors for you to install yourself, right up to a complete design and installation service to include the storage “kuboids”, doors, mezzanine floors, and everything else you need to kit out your self storage building. We provide a totally free of charge and without obligation design service and our unique storage system is designed to look terrific not just today but for many years into the future. But having the best system is only part of the story, that’s why we provide a no compromise installation service. We firmly believe that if we set our standards high and achieve complete customer satisfaction then our customers will return again and again. Come and talk to us and you will soon understand the personalised difference that we will provide to your building project.
Lodige are the market leader for Goods Lifts in the UK, having installed over 1000 lifts in the last 30 years. We design and manufacture all of our goods lifts at our factory in Warburg, Germany and every product we make is bespoke and unique for your building. Whilst our products are known to be robust, bespoke and of a very high quality, they are also very competitively priced. We can deliver our goods lift range to site within 6 to 8 weeks as standard and can install in one week. Our goods lift range of products has many features and benefits including:- no lift shaft required (we supply the structure), cladding included as standard, open protocol designs, bespoke sizes (you can have any load, car size or door size you want) and excellent costs.
Founded in 1986, MiTek Mezzanine Systems specialises in the design, manufacture and installation of innovative and future-proofed mezzanines globally. With a dedicated team of specialists in North America and Europe, we create industry leading mezzanine solutions that optimise space and accelerate productivity. Our custom-engineered structures fully integrate with all industrial, distribution and manufacturing environments – from the simplest to the most complex.
MyYounit provides an affordable software solution for the management of your self storage facilities. Looking at current customer needs. MyYounit has developed a real-time booking system that allows customers to make their reservations online 24/7. You can easily manage your units, access control, customer administration, invoicing and operating system. Almost everything goes by itself.
Over the last 20 years, PSL have been providing unrivalled self storage services to a whole range of customers across Europe and the UK. We have helped complete thousands of self storage projects and our experienced and expert team at PSL are capable of meeting the needs and specifications of any customer. From the design to the completion, our aim is always to offer a high quality service which is why we are one of the UK's leading storage specialists.
Penny Hydraulics Ltd was founded in 1978 by a mining engineer, John Penny. The company offered nationwide hydraulic garage equipment and mining equipment repairs. As Japanese imports started to become more common and the mining industry started to decline, the company diversified into new markets, primarily lifting equipment including cranes for commercial vehicles.
Pentalver are one of the UK’s leading suppliers of any size or type of new and refurbished containers and container conversions. Since 1999 we have imported over 140,000 new containers for the self-storage market. We have container stock available at 25 locations in the UK and Ireland and can arrange containers delivered globally via our logistics network. With regards to container conversions our in-house conversion team can assist you with your ideas, planning and finally implementing them.
Phoenix Safe are one of the world’s largest manufacturers of high quality safes including security and fire protection products. Already supplying many major customers worldwide; our fully stocked warehouses, first class supply chain and retail proposition guarantee both the product & deliveries, on time every time.
With over 120 years’ as a registered company, servicing the needs of those moving house, phs Teacrate ensure that you never run out of packaging material and crates. phs Teacrate offer a wide range of packaging and packaging accessories to ensure all goods and possessions are kept safe when you are moving house. Our range includes cardboard boxes, bubble wrap, mattress bags, sofa covers, tape and much more. We also offer a wide range of plastic crates which provide a high level of protection for all your processions. All our products are available for next day delivery as standard or if you prefer you can collect from one of our 6 depots located nationwide.
Pound Gates is a leading independent chartered insurance broker and risk management organisation, providing clients with certainty through expertise, personal commitment and added value solutions. We have been at the forefront of the self-storage insurance sector for 30 years.
Founded in 1992 by Managing Director Rip Bucks, who has been writing software for the self storage industry since 1989, in 2000 we strengthened our leadership position with the release of the first version of our exceptional Space Management and Sales Accounting program for Windows and client/server environments – Space Manager™.
With a team of dedicated professionals, holding over 100 years of combined experience arranging insurance covers for the self-storage industries, Reason Global are an insurance brokerage with an international reputation for excellence. We are the first and only Lloyds of London broker dedicated solely to the industry and our deep understanding of the particular commercial challenges facing our clients means that we place cover for more than 2000 storage locations across 12 countries.
Based in London and founded in 1761, Rooks Rider Solicitors is a boutique legal firm with specialist local knowledge and a strong international presence. Our experts are experienced and skilled in dealing with all legal issues related to self-storage in the UK. Our legal team offers in-depth knowledge of the industry and we use this to successfully resolve disputes for our clients. Legal issues in the self storage industry can beset owners and managers alike and the legal complexities and issues can be challenging at many levels. Rooks Rider Solicitors also advises on legal issues relating to: Corporate Affairs, Dispute Prevention & Resolution, Employment Matters, Leasehold Enfranchisement, Real Estate and Wealth Planning. Contact James John for more information about how the firm can assist you and your self-storage business.
As an operator of our own storage sites in the West Midlands, we know what is involved running containerised self stores. Our brand U Can Store It has been successfully providing containerised self-storage for over 15 years. We also hold the “Gold Award” from CASSOA on both our sites.
SAS Limited was established in 1978, self-financed, principally offering roofing and cladding services to the public and the construction industry. Based in Essex, the company rapidly developed and began to branch out into different areas, striving to offer quality services at an economic price. At this time, despite being a multi-million dollar industry in the US, self storage was relatively unknown in the UK. SAS quickly recognised the advantages that self storage offered over traditional storage and was ready to offer self storage construction / self storage fit-out services when the industry hit the UK. We have our own in-house manufacturing facility that enables us to control the quality and price, giving a speedy turn turnaround when required. We roll form our own 500 wide corridor panel in plain or gloss white to order, including forming all track, posts and doors to suit any size contract. We have an excellent supply chain and turnaround time, on site within 3 days.
SC Solutions is a Dutch company, situated in Zaandam, The Netherlands, near the capital Amsterdam. Their company has distinguished itself into a reliable specialist in the field of access control and security systems for the European self-storage market. SC Solutions offers high end solutions through customer focus, flexibility, professionalism and accessibility at affordable rates. Their strength lies in the combination of hardware and software. This allows them to personalize and specialize their solutions for every individual client. Because of this, it is possible to fully control, access, protect and steer every aspect of your self-storage facility, centrally and remotely.
As the UK's leading supplier to the Self Storage Industry, we offer a complete range of retail ready packaging materials including our Self Pak brand of products which includes Padlocks, Protective Furniture Covers, Cartons, Bubble Wrap, Workwear and Handling Equipment. All goods are available ex-stock for immediate despatch on our own fleet of tail lift fitted vehicles with low cost minimum order values. Custom printing is also available on most products to enhance your own brand and product displays.
Meet Storable: the new industry-leading brand behind the SiteLink, storEDGE, and SpareFoot products. We put the best technology products in self storage under one roof. Our award-winning technology, innovation, industry experience, and user support have come together to create an unrivaled suite of tools for owners and managers. From software and websites to payment processing services and insurance, Storable has all of the solutions you need to power your self storage business to do more
Storman is a software company that specialises in self storage management software, with offices in Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom. Storman started in New Zealand in 1992, moved to Australia in 1997 and 10 years later opened its first office in the UK. At Storman, we recognise that great software helps build great self storage facilities and our software is designed to help you grow – and to grow with you. We are constantly innovating and improving our software and we are passionate about all things “self storage.” Storman is a proud member of the Self Storage Association UK (SSA UK) and is also part of the Global Payments group of companies.
USC is the leader in portable storage solutions, and for the 8th consecutive year has won “Best Portable Storage Container” for 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012 and 2011. USC products are unique in being both portable and foldable. The USC Z-Box® for moving and self-storage, USC Polar Bear® cooler and freezers, USC Instant Office® and USC First Response® for emergency relief offer the best value, quality and service in the industry. Engineered specifically for the storage industry, USC can customize the materials used and sizes to meet domestic and international requests. Please contact us at +49-(0)-2864-7298807. See all the value USC provides on our website www.universalstoragecontainers.com.
Willbox is a leading supplier of shipping containers and site accommodation. With 20 depots nationwide, we also operate our own fleet of delivery vehicles and can offer in-house fabrication. As well as supply of containers and other equipment, we provide consultancy services for those looking to set up their own self storage sites. We have helped a number of customers get their businesses up and running and can provide end to end support.