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11
October
2013

Self-storage industry in the UK

Infographic: THE UK SELF STORAGE INDUSTRY

Self-storage is big news in the UK, with every person using 0.5sqft of self-storage with the London figure at 1.02sqft. It took the UK by storm in 2000’s, originally starting out in the US in the 1960s. Britain now has an estimated 830 self-store units, this acquaints to the same amount as Europe all together.  It is estimated total turnover for the UK self-storage industry in 2012 was £380m from roughly 400 different companies!

Categories: Self Storage, General

20
July
2012

UK Sharing Economy Update...

So what been happening to the UK sharing scene over recent months you may ask?  We attended the annual Collaborative Consumption (#collcons on twitter) event at NESTA (the UK prime not-for-profit social/sustainable innovation centre) where we heard Rachel Botsman talk about the various operational models being adopted by collcons ventures around the world as well as some handy information about the challenges that face the industry moving forwards.

Categories: Self Storage, General

23
April
2012

Storage in UK: The Industry

Self storage businesses lease a variety of storage unit sizes to residential and business customers at different self storage prices.  It is a highly competitive industry anddriven by a number of factors.  Sharemystorage.com provides an overview of the industry in the UK...

Categories: Self Storage, General

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