Britannia Lanes Storage and Removals Ltd. has started construction on a £2.2 million self-storage facility in Exeter, England. The project on Hennock Road East in the Marsh Barton business area requires the demolition of two buildings, which will be replaced by a five-story structure. The facility will comprise 30,000 square feet of storage in more than 700 storage containers, 10 drive-up units and three “trade-counter” units. The project is expected to be complete by spring, according to the source.
Construction company Morgan Sindall will build the facility, which will feature glass frontage, a vehicle parking area and a car wash for large vehicles, the source reported. Business and residential customers will have 24-hour access.
The asset will be the fifth location for Britannia Lanes. “Since Britannia Lanes of Devon commenced operations in 1992, we have enjoyed great success and expanded our existing warehouse as well as renting additional storage space to fit with the growing demand,” Rob Lane, director at Britannia Lanes, told the source. “Within the same period, we’ve expanded our other branches in Cornwall and Somerset, [England], as well as acquired a new branch in Bristol, [England]. With our continued success, we thought now was the right time to re-invest in our Exeter location.”
Britannia Lanes also offers document-shredding and moving services. Its self-storage properties are concentrated in Southwest England.