Interesting Exports #3 – chin, chin – it’s Gin

The quintessential English tipple, Gin is doing a rip-roaring trade in overseas markets. Sales of the spirit have blossomed in recent years – that’s a real tonic for the UK economy (sorry, we couldn’t resist that open goal)! Thanks to the European quest for ever-more sophisticated cocktails the Juniper based spirit is making a comeback in […]

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Baby Boom shake, shake, shake the room…

Count back to Valentine’s on 14th February and you’ll find the ‘most romantic day of the year’ was just over 6 months ago. You might expect then that the maternity wards of England are in for a mini-baby boom sometime around Mid-November.  For those who were getting-jiggy-with-it back then, the 6 month marker also means the beginning of the […]

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Music for Self Storing to #3: From A to ABC.

Getting to and from your storage unit with lots of stuff usually involves a vehicle of some sort.  So, following our ‘a quick sit down’ playlist last month, we thought a more behind the wheel based self storing soundtrack might be fun. As you might expect from us, it’s not the usual crop of predictable […]

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2013: By George it’s been a good year so far…

It was the Autumn Equinox on Sunday 22nd September. Which means the days are now shorter than the nights. A calendar landmark like that requires reflection. So, as everything goes red, gold and brown let’s look back on the summer of 2013 – a year that (despite the ominous number) hasn’t been at all unlucky […]

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Join ABC Southwark in the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning!

ABC Selfstore in Southwark will be joining thousands of people this September 27th in the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support. Not only will the self storage team be baking and selling their homemade cupcakes to the public they will be holding a ‘Guess how many beans are in the coffee […]

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Transition Storage for Extreme Hoarders

Hoarding shows have become a popular topic for reality TV. The BBC has Britain’s Biggest Hoarders, Channel 4 broadcasts the Hoarder Next Door and Channel 5 is working on a similar show. In 2012 the Channel 4 offering was a big hit – regularly attracting over 2 million viewers. And whilst such shows might – […]

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The Academic Year Kicks Off…

With most Freshers having had a week already, this weekend and next will see the bulk of students return for the new academic year. We think the annual ritual of 500,000 full time students returning to Campus is a logistical human marvel – worthy perhaps of a Sir David Attenborough ‘Life on Earth’ style voiced […]

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