Luggage, with less of the lug…

by Greg Brina on October 21, 2014

Man With Luggage PileLug. A brilliant verb that says everything it needs to: ‘to drag something around’. It doesn’t imply lightness or an easy ride – far from it – it firmly points to a fair amount of heaving, lifting and lurching. But despite the implication, most of us still seem to pack an awful lot into our luggage when we go away.  Hence, we end up caught in the perpetual travellers spiral of heaving, lifting and lurching – from train, to cab, to tube, to visitor attraction, to hotel – and back again… If you’re travelling into London King’s Cross we’ve got a different solution …  [click to continue…]

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Packaging – Defend and Protect

by Greg Brina on October 13, 2014

Decent packaging is important. It’s what stops your biscuits getting broken, your eggs getting crushed and your milk from leaking out all over the supermarket floor. It’s there to defend and protect all the stuff that needs defending and protecting. It’s the same in storage. There are lots of types of packaging you can use to keep your stuff safe whilst it is in store or in transit.

From Storage Boxes to Bubble wrap – here are 5 classic types of packaging that see a lot of use in our London self storage units – and the stories behind them… [click to continue…]


Advantage London: Self Storage for Business

October 10, 2014

With London generating over a fifth of the total UK economy, it’s no surprise that business is booming. But London is an expensive place and with the CEBR forecasting growth of 15% for the capital over the next five years (far outperforming the rest of the UK) it’s businesses that learn to keep their costs to a […]

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Creating the Perfect Office at Home

October 8, 2014

With more than 4.2 million people now reportedly working from home in the first three months of 2014, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) suggests that this is the highest level of home workers since records began in 1998. So, with more and more of us choosing to work from home, it’s important that we take the […]

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Why Choose ABC Selfstore

October 2, 2014

Here on our little blog we like to muse on life – and how self storage can help – in business, at home, at study and even whilst you’re away on holiday. Regular visitors will know we don’t like to blow our own trumpet very often, so much so that it’s been quite a while since we last […]

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Solving the problem of fashion week…

September 30, 2014

As we emerge from the frenzy of London fashion week, we feel inspired by new looks, excited by colour combinations and tempted with new textures and materials. The only problem is what to do with our old favourites, our lucky dresses or even the special skirts that we’ve not had the occasion to wear yet? This year the […]

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Domestic and Baby Bliss

September 28, 2014

Across the Atlantic pond more people share 16th September as their birthday than any other. Here on UK soil more British birthdays fall in September than any other month. It doesn’t take a mathematician to work out then, that December is the most popular month for conception. Now on the one hand that might be down […]

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It’s Autumn – remember there’s no such thing as darkness

September 24, 2014

If you felt colder last night, there’s a reason. It’s now officially Autumn. We’ve just passed the Autumn equinox – the point at which daylight hours equal the length of nighttime hours. That means that from here-on – until March 20th 2015 (the spring equinox) there will be more nighttime than daytime. Brrrr. For some that means it’s time […]

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Feel Fearless About Freshers Week…

September 23, 2014

For lots of 17 – 18 year-olds who are going to University – the next few weeks are an exciting time. Heading off to begin life as an Undergraduate is the first time most will have been away from home for more than a couple of weeks. It’s sure to be thrilling, exhilarating, inspiring – and a (probably) little […]

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Looking back at summer 2014

September 19, 2014

The referendum in Scotland has meant a lot of focus on the land of Whiskey, Kilts, Bagpipes and Haggis. Down here in England it feels like we’ve almost been forgotten. The United Kingdom remains just as united as before and we thought what better way to celebrate than to take a look back at the past […]

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