Self-Storage for Students

Whether you’re a University fresher, a recent graduate, or you’ve decided to spread your wings and spend some time experiencing a gap year or completing seasonal work abroad, you may be looking for somewhere that you can store your belongings for some time. University students can accumulate a lot of belongings during their time away from home, so much so that moving back into their parents’ home can often seem like an impossible task for one simple reason: limited space. Similarly, if you’re due to start University and want to have your belongings a little closer to your campus halls, … Continue reading

Who Needs A Garage? Try A Storage Container

Garages are all too often used to store junk, old bikes, and disused garden furniture or tools. If you want to reclaim your garage space a storage container is a great solution. Moving all your garage belongings into a container, either on your property or in a self-storage facility, frees up your garage for its proper use – storing your car. Continue reading

Moving In A Hurry: 4 Tips For Success

Moving in a hurry

There are all sorts of reasons you might need to move in a hurry. Maybe you need to break your lease because your apartment isn’t working out. Maybe you’re selling a home and got an offer earlier than you expected. Maybe you need to move to start a job immediately. No matter the cause, moving quickly can be stressful–but the following tips can help you succeed. Continue reading

Mr Box Acquired By Multi-national Company Mobile Mini

Container sales and hire business, Mr Box Ltd, has been acquired by Mobile Mini, a leading hirer of portable site accommodation and secure storage containers, with its global headquarters in Arizona, USA and UK operations based in Stockton-on-Tees.

Mr Box, based at Great Blakenham near Ipswich, services customers across the UK and has a fleet of approximately 2,600 containers for hire, as well as a substantial container sales and conversion business. The company has built a reputation for superb customer service and has established a position as a niche supplier to the fast-growing self-storage industry. Continue reading

Moving House? Self Storage Can Help With The Transition

The purchase of a house or flat has an incredible number of moving parts: The buyer and seller have to agree on a price and other terms; the schedule has to work out; and any lenders involved have to approve the whole process. In the meantime, the buyer and seller have to move their belongings. Self-storage can help with that last part, assisting buyers, sellers, and real estate agents alike: Continue reading

Saving For A Mortgage? Consider Moving Back In With Your Parents

£600,625. That’s how much the average home in London costs as of 2016.

Looking to buy a home outside of London? The average home cost across all of England and Wales is still very high: £298,030.

If you’re worried about the stigma attached to moving back home, don’t be: More people than ever are doing it, with saving money as a primary motivator. Continue reading