Why 60% of UK self storage space is used by individuals not businesses

Self storage is for businesses only – At least that is the common misconception that many people hold about self storage. It is seen as somewhere that businesses can hide old files they need to keep for legal purposes or stocks that have built up. It may even be seen as a furniture store that businesses can use to make the culling and repopulating of the office more palatable.  ..

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Could you be sitting on a World War 1 windfall?

Imagine it’s 1914. There’s no email, there’s no radio or 24 hour news channels, or even hourly news bulletins. In fact there was no TV. Newspapers and telegrams were the only way that people at home could learn about their loved ones who were being sent away to fight for King and Country.  ..

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FAQs when choosing self storage

When you need more storage the prospect of using self storage can be daunting. There are so many questions and it can be hard to get straight answers. ..

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Choosing the right padlock to keep your belongings secure - Infographic

Choosing the right padlock is essential for keeping your belongings safe. But how do you know which one is the safest? Here is a guide to the best padlocks to use. ..

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7-Step Guide to Choosing a Removals Company

It’s often said that moving house is one of the most stressful occasions in anyone’s life. If you’re planning to move house soon, you’ll probably need to use a removals company to transport all your possessions, so be sure to follow our 7-point guide to choosing a removals company and make certain that everything can run as smoothly and as stress-free as possible! ..

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University student living in the UK - Infographic

The numbers of students using Space Station self storage are rising. We wanted to know how this reflects on the student numbers nationally and we found out some interesting facts... ..

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How to clear out your wardrobe for spring

Is your wardrobe bulging at the seams? Perhaps it’s time for a good sort out. But sorting out your wardrobe is never as easy as you think it will be so here are a few basic rules to make those few hours as effective as possible. ..

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Six reasons you need student storage when you go to University

Going to university is an exciting time but there are many practical elements that you will need to plan in advance. Will you have enough space in your student accommodation for all your belongings? Do Mum and Dad need to re-use your room whilst you are away? If so where can you safely keep your belongings? Perhaps you have a bike that you need kept safe or furniture that is no longer needed. ..

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Space Station preparing to bring (chocolatey) smiles to poorly children

You may have read in an earlier blog about how Space Station staff would be taking Easter Eggs to children in hospital and those being visited by nursing staff at home over the Easter period. Well, it was a fun and exhausting day but it was so worth it, a real delight to see the children’s faces light up as we arrived in the wards with masses of chocolate eggs. They may not have been out of hospital for Easter celebrations but at least we could take Easter to them. ..

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How to pack glassware and stemware for moving house and storage- Downloadable PDF

One of the biggest worries when moving house is getting your belongings from A to B without breakages. That is why we have compiled a downloadable guide to show you the best way to wrap your glassware and avoid breakages. ..

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Infographic: How to pack glassware for storage or moving and avoid breakages

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Documents businesses are legally required to keep

There are a lot of documents that small business owners are legally obliged to keep hold of for six years and sometimes more. However, keeping things forever-and-a-day is impractical and can be unnecessary. ..

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How to choose a removal company that will keep your belongings safe

When you move house you worry about all the things that you have to move. Will they get lost? Will they get broken? Will they be treated with respect?
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Infographic: How to choose a removal company in the UK

Choosing the right removal company is essential if your house move is to be a success. Here are some essential Space Station tips on ensuring you choose the right removal company to keep your belongings safe. ..

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Family fun this Easter in Slough, Brentford, Uxbridge and Isleworth

At Space Station self storage we’re gearing up for a busy Easter. With lots of house moves, springtime de-cluttering and students utilising our self storage facilities in all branches, there’s plenty going on.  ..

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A storage auction bidder gives his piggy bank booty a room with a view!

One lucky Space Station storage unit bidder recently found himself in the money when his investment in a storage unit bought at auction paid off. ..

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Space Station brings a smile to 100 children’s faces at Isleworth, Slough and Middlesex hospitals this Easter

Staff and children at Wexham Park Hospital, Slough, Hillingdon Hospital in Hillingdon and West Middlesex Hospital, Isleworth will be delighted once again with the delivery of one hundred chocolate Easter eggs, courtesy of the Space Station Storage team.  ..

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Infographic: Calculate how much self storage space you need for your belongings

Calculating how much space you need to arrange when booking self storage is always difficult. We have put together a useful infographic to help you work out how much self storage space you need for your belongings whatever the reason for storing your stuff. ..

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Infographic: The History of Self Storage

Space Station Self Storage is very proud to have been one of the first self storage facilities on the market more than 30 years ago. This infographic contains some amazing nuggets of self storage trivia. Find out where self storage came about and how Space Station are still leading the way today. ..

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Are you a collectaholic?

Is your collection outgrowing Its space?
When we talk about collectors we conjure up incorrect misconceptions of introverts that obsess over the weirdest things, turning to objects rather than people to establish a sense of self but in last week’s new TV series ’Collectaholics’ this incorrect preconception was turned completely on its head. ..

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