It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…

by Gemma Williams on November 26, 2014

Year on year, everyone dusts off the Christmas decorations in preparation for the festive season. Up goes the tree, out comes the tangled lights and the baubles get their yearly outing.

But, some people really do embrace the Christmas spirit and do all they can to spread the cheer. We’ve rounded up our favourites, and most garish, Christmas displays for you to gather inspiration for this year’s decorations.

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Top 10 Toys for Christmas 2014

by Greg Brina on November 24, 2014

With Christmas just 29 days away things are beginning to feel a bit more festive. The John Lewis Advert is tying with Sainsbury’s for best Christmas creative treatment, whilst Ant and Dec are busy touting the gateaux’s and party food that Morrison’s have to offer. Whilst other supermarket brands are available – shops in general are filling up with the essential must have Crimbo stock.

The smart ones might even be keeping extra back in one of our self storage units – but if they are – what are the smartest bets? The must have’s. The I can’t do with out’s. The toys that will go to infinity and beyond and will almost certainly be sold out before we hit December. Here then, is our guide to the top 10 toys for Christmas 2014.  [click to continue…]

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The Big Benefits of Self Storage

November 19, 2014

We’re always pointing out how Self Storage is such a useful service. Of course, you’d expect us to – it is, after all, our business. That’s a business built on providing a service that our customers find genuinely helpful and useful.  But we’re always surprised to find that only 38%* are aware of self storage and how it […]

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Getting ready for the ski season

November 17, 2014

With Ski season fast approaching (and already in full swing on certain parts of the planet), now is a great time to dig out your equipment from your London self storage unit and start to browse the internet to find the best resort for your winter break. Whether you already have a family favourite or want to explore […]

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Interesting archives

November 14, 2014

Archiving is hardly the most glamorous or enjoyable of undertakings. Putting paperwork and other artefacts into storage – in case they are needed later – is not an exciting pastime for most of us. But what if that archived material turned out to be something brilliant? Like 20 hours worth of musical jamming that could […]

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A Quick Guide to Comparing Self Storage

November 12, 2014

If you’re experienced in the world of self storage and have rented a storage unit before you might know that there’s quite a bit of difference between storage operators – or you might have just plumped for the first brightly coloured company you stumbled across. Likewise, if you’re new to self storage it might all look […]

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Ingenious storage solutions – #1 The Hallway

November 11, 2014

Our passion for clever storage doesn’t just cover the units that we rent at our London self storage centres, oh no. Creative and ingenious use of space makes us go – ooh-ahh-just-a-little-bit – wherever and however it manifests itself.  There’s nothing we like more than seeing how some clever person has spotted how they can make use of […]

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Anthony Nolan Hero Day

November 6, 2014

The Anthony Nolan Charity has been organising a fundraising Hero Day in November for three years. It sees Anthony Nolan staff and supporters dress up as heroes and sell hero-themed cakes and biscuits in a bid to raise as much money as possible for the charity. This year all of the team at ABC Selfstore in Camden will be taking […]

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Bonfire night

November 5, 2014

With Halloween out of the way the attention turns to Bonfire Night. Up and down the UK communities will be coming together for autumn evenings of bonfires, fireworks and dodgy looking mannequins called Guy. If you’re lucky there will also be a liberal supply of hot chocolate, toffee apples, burgers, hot dogs, jacket potatoes and – […]

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Halloween 2

October 31, 2014

If you missed our Halloween special yesterday – we looked at some the less scary, more happy face things that people are up to for Halloween – and you can read it here But we couldn’t let the supernatural fest pass without signalling some of the creepiest events that are happening here in London. So whether you’re hoping to […]

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