United Kingdom Self-Storage

  • New Dublin Facility Raises the Bar for Self-Storage in Ireland
    Mini Storage’s new facility in Dublin, Ireland, developed by George Bulman, includes state-of-the-art security, a children’s playground, covered parking and more customer-friendly amenities. ...More
    December 28, 2008 Posted in Articles, Development
  • U.K.'s Jumbo Self Storage Collects Gifts for Charity
    Children's charity Little Ducks teamed up with the U.K.'s Jumbo Self Storage to collect Christmas toys for underprivileged or vulnerable youngsters. The charity, supported by the National Childbirth Trust, which supports refugees, migrants and teenage mums, is ...More
    December 4, 2008 Posted in News
  • Evaluating Self-Storage Software Programs for Today—and Tomorrow
    Before purchasing facility management software, self-storage operators should evaluate existing software to determine the best features—and what’s missing. ...More
    November 22, 2008 Rip Bucks Posted in Articles, Technology
  • Mergers and Acquisitions in the Global World of Self-Storage
    Consolidation in the form of mergers and acquisitions is the new trend in the international self-storage industry. ...More
    November 21, 2008 Govert Derks Posted in Articles, Real Estate
  • Shares Drop for U.K.'s Big Yellow Self Storage
    According to an article on Forbes.com, shares in Big Yellow shed 1.7 percent after the self-storage group posted a 12 percent fall in first-half pretax profit, scrapped its interim dividend and said it continues to experience tough trading conditions. Citigroup says Big ...More
    November 19, 2008 Posted in News
  • Safestore Revenue Up
    Self-storage retailer Safestore posted a double-digit percentage revenue rise this year to Oct. 31, but said it will slow its expansion plans in light of the current economic uncertainty. Safestore, which operates in the U.K. and Paris, said turnover climbed by 11.3 percent ...More
    November 14, 2008 Posted in News
  • Lok'n Store Pulls Plug on Capital Expenditure
    Lok'n Store Self Storage plans to pull the plug on capital expenditure and run its business for cash until economic conditions improve. The company has 22 facilities across the Southeast England. Following the opening of its new facility in January, the group will have net ...More
    November 10, 2008 Posted in News
  • U.K.'s Metro Self Storage Awarded Grant for 57,000 Pounds
    Metro Self Storage Ltd. in Wales, United Kingdom, was awarded 57,000 pounds to expand on Brackla Industrial Estate. The grant was awarded under the Bridgend Counsel’s new industrial estates improvement program, which aims to help businesses improve their premises and ...More
    November 7, 2008 Posted in News
  • U.K. Businessman Fills Self-Storage Need in Portishead, Somerset
    A U.K. businessman is opening a new facility in Portishead, Somerset, England. Paul Marks, owner of the cleaning and maintenance business Port Marine Home Services, embarked on the business venture after noticing a need for storage in the area. Port Marine Self Storage will ...More
    October 2, 2008 Posted in News
  • Big Yellow Obtains $582 Million Loan for Expansion
    U.K. self-storage giant Big Yellow Group PLC obtained a £325 million ($582 million) loan from HSH Nordbank to add more than 20 facilites. ...More
    September 3, 2008 Posted in News