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.
There are many reasons why people want to store personal belongings, from needing extra space to the secure storage of items when traveling or renting out property. In fact, one of the main reasons people opt for household storage this time of year is when moving.
With everything that goes on during a move, it’s no wonder that some things get left behind. Have you thought of using a removal company or doing it yourself? Do you have a packing plan to ensure everything fits into your new home and your household storage unit? Don’t forget about using the right boxes and working out a system to declutter like a professional before you pack.
Following a few simple household storage tips and planning effectively, your move could be much less stressful. You might even enjoy going through all your belongings and only taking what you really need. Let your move become a way to clear your life of unnecessary clutter. Continue reading →
The beautiful weather means everyone wants to spend more time outside especially the little ones. Thing is, do you have storage solutions in mind for all the garden toys? We all know how quickly they can pile up and clutter every space inside, and outside, your home. Warmer weather usually brings about thunderstorms so you need ways to quickly and easily store garden toys to prevent injury or damage.
Packing all the toys back in the shed or garage at the end of every day isn’t ideal. It’s just creating more work for yourself. You also don’t want to risk leaving the toys out overnight so what do you do? There are a number of storage solutions that will help avoid a cluttered backyard and protect toys from the elements. A good place to start is with our simple toy storage and organising tips. Continue reading →
Summer fairs and car boot season mean some will begin collecting while others will add to their growing collection. For the most part, there are two main reasons for storing collectibles: they’re either valuable or cherished.
If you’re at a point where you need to purge some of your valuables, you need to make smart choices. Is your collection outgrowing the spare wardrobe, guest room or garage? Choosing to keep collectibles in self storage is usually a worthy gamble especially if you’re not ready to sell. To keep their value, collectible items need to be kept in Continue reading →
We’re no strangers to a challenge here at Space Centre Self Storage! Directors Mark & Lucinda Dangerfield, along with staff and family, have run, cycled and rowed for various charitable organisations over the years and this year we’re adding swimming to the list.
In September Lucinda, along with her two sons Will and Louis, will be completing the Swim Serpentine event in Hyde Park London. Now in its third year, Swim Serpentine is held in and around the beautiful Serpentine lake in Hyde Park which is where the open water swimming competition was held at the London 2012 Olympic Games. The festival is organised by London Marathon events. Continue reading →
More and more people are cycling and it’s no surprise really. It’s a fantastic way to see the beautiful countryside and to get the whole family active. There are increasing numbers of safe cycle tracks for families to use making it even easier for younger children to enjoy the outing with their parents. Bicycles are not cheap though so effective bicycle storage is important to keep them safe and in good condition. Continue reading →