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

Furniture Storage Solutions For Your Summer Kit

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The good weather in the UK is well and truly gone and now is the time to think about furniture storage solutions. Going into autumn and winter means making sure you clean, organise and pack away toys, garden furniture and tools. This will help prevent any damage and save you from buying new items next year.

Keeping everything in good condition for next season requires cleaning, treating and storing. In most cases, it will be the garden shed or garage but you should also consider a self storage unit especially if you added new furniture to your summer collection.

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Storage Solutions For School Equipment

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With the kids back at school, you need creative storage solutions for all their school essentials. While primary school is not too bad, you still need space in the wardrobe for uniforms, extra books, stationery and PE kit.

When it comes to secondary school though, everything changes! By now, your kids will have textbooks and exercise books for most lessons, multiple PE kits, footwear and school uniforms. Not to mention winter or summer sportswear and equipment, musical instruments, art, technology and design projects.

The question is, where do you put all of that? In this article, we cover some clever space-saving and storage solutions for a more organised home.

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Checklist: Moving Day Tips And Tricks

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Moving day doesn’t have to be stressful as there are many tips and tricks to help you through the process. Preparation is key to everything and the golden rule is to never wait until the last minute to start planning.

A successful move requires time, hard work with plenty of planning and Space Centre Self Storage is here to help. From smart packing and moving tips to decluttering advice and self storage, moving day just got a little easier.

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Use Of Self Storage Continues To Increase In The UK

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Statistics indicate that the UK self storage industry is continuing on its upward curve as more people are turning to storage facilities. Demand for storage is higher than ever where the UK leads Europe with 47% of the total number of facilities. Small businesses use self storage as an extension to the office which helps reduce overheads and adds convenience. This has only added to the overall value of storage facilities as their purpose and use continues to expand.

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The Impact Of Brexit On UK Housing Market

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It’s already been a year since our last post on Brexit and not much has changed. There is still a sense of uncertainty around how it will affect the housing market and self storage as well. There’s no denying that some sellers have been waiting with bated breath with hopes of a higher post-Brexit price. Other buyers have been reluctant to purchase due to fears that the prices may drop in the event of a no-deal.

While many people solely blame Brexit, there may be more to it than that. There has been a cause of concern about the UK housing market since the 2008 crash and we haven’t seen a noticeable increase in transactions since. With Boris Johnson replacing Theresa May as Prime Minister, could we see a shift in momentum or is it too soon to tell?

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