Stock-ing up for Christmas.

The Christmas season seems to kick off earlier and earlier every year. Shelves are already stocked with 2011 Christmas branded products and plenty of promotions are encouraging shoppers to get most of their christmas buying sorted early. The latest figures from the Office of National Statistics show that retail was up 0.6% in September – […]

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The best storage facility in Britain – part 5: Hovercraft SR.N1

Back in the early 1950’s a chap called Christopher Cockerill was using a hairdryer to make a high-pressure air flow between two concentric tin-cans. He noticed that the circular curtain of moving air he created presented a barrier to the still air either side of it – an effect he termed the momentum curtain. Using […]

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What’s the scariest thing you would put in storage?

As Halloween is rapidly approaching, ABC Selfstore thought we would take a look back at some of the scariest things ever stored away. Don’t worry by the way, our units at Camden, Southwark and Wandsworth aren’t haunted. HOPE DIAMOND The Hope diamond is perhaps one of the most famous `cursed’ pieces of expensive jewellery ever […]

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Celebrities love their storage units

Twilight star Robert Pattinson admitted this week that he is `a secret hoarder,’ and simply can’t throw stuff away. The 25 year old movie actor says he has an obsession with books and clothing and because of his jet-set life he stores his bits and pieces at various units all round the world. Robert told […]

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