Mark Dangerfield

About Mark Dangerfield

Mark started his career in precision engineering before establishing Space Centre Self Storage in 1995 with his father Paul. The company started in Stroud with just a handful of storage units and has now expanded to include three branches and over 800 individual units in Gloucestershire & North Bristol. Mark's great grandfather started a Stroud based removal company J H Dangerfield & Son in 1900, and the family have been in the industry ever since. With storage facilities in Gloucester, Stroud and Bristol, Mark has a wealth of experience and is passionate about providing local affordable, quality self storage

Spring Cleaning Garden Furniture and Equipment

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It seems the ‘Beast from the East’ has finally left us! Forecasts suggest May is the new August for the best summer weather and a good time for some spring cleaning. With warmer weather about, there are jobs to do in the garden including a little garden furniture TLC.

For the super organised who cleaned and stored everything at the end of last summer, it’ll be a breeze. Get the furniture out of the shed, garage or storage unit, give it a quick wipe down and you’re all set. If the garden furniture and equipment did not spend the winter in self storage, prepare for some serious spring cleaning.

Snagging clothes or injuring yourself on wood splinters or broken plastic is no fun. Neither is getting rust marks or stains on your clothes from moss among other things. We’ve compiled some handy tips on how to revamp and prepare your garden furniture and equipment for summer. Continue reading

How To Find Storage Units Near Me

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Self storage is the ideal solution for anyone looking for additional space at a low cost. It’s also important to look for a storage facility as close to your home or office as possible. Nowadays finding anything online is so much simpler with Google search where people use ‘near me’ searches more frequently. Have you searched for storage units near me? If you haven’t yet, you should try it and see what comes up in the search results. Continue reading

Pros and Cons Of 24 Hour Self Storage Facilities

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Although many companies provide 24 hour self storage access, as their sites are unmanned, it’s a hotly debated topic. There certainly are pros and cons to unmanned sites and the right answer depends on which side of the table you’re sitting. For some, it presents great opportunities while others don’t share the same sentiment.

What if you need help with something? If the site is unmanned but general access is allowed, how does that impact your insurance cover? If storing business items and staff members are going in and out for stock, are they safe? Continue reading

Things To Remember On Moving Day

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Moving can be exciting but also daunting, especially going to a new city or country far from your current home. Finding new places to socialise, eat and shop is part of the experience but before the fun stuff, comes moving day.

Whether you’re moving for a new job, a fresh start or to be closer to family, moving day can be stressful. With so much going on, there are a couple of important things to remember for a smooth move. Some might seem glaringly obvious but you’ll be surprised how easy it is to forget something. Continue reading

Starting A Business: Here’s What You Need To Know

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Wouldn’t it be great to quit your day job and be your own boss? Starting a business for the first time can be a mammoth challenge whether you’re self-employed or a business entity. There is much to consider including business name, website, legal status, accountant and even business storage plans among others. It may seem daunting at first but it doesn’t have to be.

If you have a process in place and follow sound professional advice, you’ll be up and running in no time. Whether you work from home or your own premises, give your business the best chance of success with these top business tips. Continue reading