Update on Lucinda’s Progress with her Charity Cycle Ride

charity cycle ride for british heart foundation

Previous British Heart Foundation Ride to Paris courtesy of BHF

Back in December we let you know that Space Centre Self Storage co-owner, Lucinda Dangerfield and her brother Piers Marks are doing a charity cycle ride and taking on the enormous task of cycling from London to Paris in aid of the British Heart Foundation.

At 3 months in and with just over 3 more to go until the actual leaving date, practice is going well. Lucinda is getting used to being in the saddle for longer spells of time and is making good use of technology to track her routes, distances and times.

The weather in the first three months of this year hasn’t been friendly. “I’ve been training in the horrible cold and wind and I’m covered in chillblains“ said Lucinda

“It does weird things to your ears; sometimes it means it takes a little while for my ears to adjust when I stop. You can’t hear properly for a little while” Continue reading

Top Ways to Get Rid of Unwanted Furniture

unwanted furnitureThere are many reasons people have items of furniture they’re looking to rehome. You could be moving house, getting things out of long term storage, downsizing or simply having a good old clear out. Whatever the reason, the chances are you’ll have some unwanted furniture and need to find a way to dispose of it. How you dispose of it will depend on the state of repair it’s in.

Most things will fall into one of 4 categories Continue reading

Space Centre’s Lucinda Dangerfield Cycling for Charity

Lucinda from Space Centre Self StorageSpace Centre Self Storage Co-Director Lucinda Dangerfield is taking on the London to Paris Bike Ride in July 2016 in aid of the British Heart Foundation.

Cyclists of all abilities will be taking on the challenge of completing the 400km ride in just 3 days, cycling from central London to the Eiffel Tower.

Lucinda won’t be alone though. She is being joined on the ride by her brother Piers Marks who owns and runs Stroud based engineering company Northsound Ltd, as well as a host of other riders. Lucinda openly admits that this will be a huge challenge for them as neither of them currently do a huge amount of cycling. But they are determined to meet that challenge and raise funds for a great charity whose research has helped save the lives of thousands of people. Continue reading

Space Centre Self Storage Christmas Opening Hours

Space centre self storage christmas hoursWe are fast approaching Christmas so we thought we’d post the Space Centre Self Storage Christmas opening hours to help you prepare for the festive period.

In addition to this blog post they are also on our website and pinned to the top of all our social media accounts, so you should be able to find them wherever you look. Please get in touch if you have any queries about accessing your unit over the Christmas period.

Christmas Eve: 9.00am – 2.00pm
Christmas Day – Closed
Boxing Day – Closed
Sunday 27th December – Closed
Monday 28th December – Closed
Tuesday 29th December: 9.00am – 5.00pm
Wednesday 30th December: 9.00am – 5.00pm
Thursday 31st December: 9.00am – 2.00pm
New Year Day – Closed
Saturday 2nd January: 9.00am – 4.00pm
Sunday 3rd January – Closed
Monday 4th January: 9.00am – 5.00pm

 

Stroud Based Dan Cooper Celebrates His Best Isle of Man TT So Far!

Dan Cooper racingDan Cooper has just returned home as the Isle of Man TT Privateers Champion for 2015. This is a huge achievement for Dan and great news for Space Centre Self Storage who have been sponsoring Dan for the last year .

Dan has been competing in the TT since 2010, it can be described as one of the toughest race tracks in the world. This year Dan decided to run his own team under the Dan Cooper Racing banner. It has taken him a huge amount of commitment to start his own team and build bikes competitive enough to compete in international road races. Not only does Dan have to battle against the larger factory supported teams that have huge financial backing. He also suffered a disappointing setback at the Northwest 200 that nearly ended his TT chances before they began. Continue reading