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

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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Boating Holiday Tips And Secure Storage

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Whether you’re thinking of living on a houseboat or going on holiday, you should always keep secure storage in mind. Packing for holiday is pretty simple when you are staying at a hotel or Airbnb but it’s more challenging for a boating holiday.

There is only so much storage space but how do you know what to pack? You should only focus on taking the essentials (and a bit more) which is often tricky in itself. So let’s have a look at this simple guide for a happy boating holiday and a few secure storage tips.

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How To Google Search Storage Near Me

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The self storage industry is continuously growing as more people (and businesses) want affordable storage space for household goods or business stock. Today, finding a storage facility has become easier thanks to Google search and using the term “storage near me”.

Considering the sheer volume of people actively using the internet every day to find something, using “near me” or “near me now” search terms are essential. Whether you are searching for “storage near me” on your desktop, laptop or mobile device, Google will provide the answer based on where you are located.

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How To Use Self Storage For Your Stock

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Any business that sells products needs to consider the best possible stock storage option. They need a clean, dry and safe place to store all of their stock. Whether it’s an established online retailer, new e-commerce start-up or brick-and-mortar stores looking for more space, self storage could be the answer.

Normal storage units can really help ease some of the issues associated with a growing business. In fact, retail business owners, artisans, e-commerce brands and other entrepreneurs can greatly benefit. Considering that not everyone can afford warehouse space or even need it, self storage is the more practical and cost-effective solution.

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Storing Clothes The Right Way

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Winter has gone (or so it appears) and we’re all hoping for some warmer weather. With that comes storing clothes which can be more challenging for some than for others. If your wardrobe and chest of drawers are stuffed with winter woollies, perhaps it’s time for a clear out.

For some, storing clothes for all seasons is not a problem especially if they have additional wardrobe space. They simply move their summer clothes to the front while relegating the winter woollies to the back. Unfortunately, not everyone has that luxury and you need to get creative with storage ideas.

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