Lucinda Dangerfield

About Lucinda Dangerfield

Lucinda studied building and surveying and has been running the family owned Space Centre Self Storage business with husband Mark since January 2008. Although the storage side of the business was established in 1995, the Dangerfield family started in the industry in 1900, when removal company J H Dangerfield & Son was founded. This means that not only can Space Centre provide you with storage facilities and solutions but also with good practical knowledge and advice too.

How To Pack Your Self Storage Unit

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Packing your self storage unit is not a complicated process but it does require some careful thought and planning. At the end of the day, you want to fully optimise the storage space you’re essentially paying for. People often think they need more space than they actually do and therein lies the problem. One should never base storage requirements on how much you can squeeze into a room or garage. It’s always best to ask the professionals to help find a storage solution that suits your needs.

Poorly organised storage units can be hazardous in so many ways. Boxes stacked incorrectly and too high could easily topple over damaging goods or, even worse, cause Continue reading

Household Storage Tips For A House Clearance

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House clearance can mean different things to different people. We all need to get rid of unwanted items at some point and good household storage solutions can really help. A full house clearance is the easiest way to rid your home, garage, room or attic of items you no longer need. This extends to furniture, antiques, collectibles, valuable and non-valuable goods.

Depending on the circumstances, it can be a difficult time so don’t rush into anything. You may regret it later if you bring in a house clearance firm before doing any organising yourself. Continue reading

Moving House Checklist Even Professionals Can Use

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We’ve mentioned before how stressful moving house can be but a good moving strategy can make all the difference. The first part is getting all the questions answered in terms of school district, local health services, public transport and the daily commute to and from work. Once that is covered and you found a property, the next step is crucial. Preparation is key to everything and the golden rule is to never wait until the last minute to plan a successful move.

Before you start packing the moving van and stuffing your car with whatever you can squeeze in, there are a few things to consider for a stress-free move. Our checklist for moving house will help you before, during and after. Continue reading

Removals: Which Is Best – DIY or Professionals?


There are many reasons for moving house or business premises but only two real options for removals. Choosing a professional company or doing it yourself is entirely your decision but there are pros and cons to consider. Be sure to carefully evaluate both options before making your choice.

Choosing between a DIY move or hiring a professional company is not an easy decision and is usually based on Continue reading

Best Ideas For Unwanted Christmas Gifts

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Every year we face the same problem of unwanted Christmas gifts. Many presents are just right but others are often only used once, or sometimes not at all. Items like jumpers, socks, books, games and food items are high on the ‘get-rid-of’ list. Thousands of presents are soon likely to see the inside of a bin but what are your options? We take a look at our top 5 best ideas to deal with your unwanted Christmas gifts. Continue reading