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Welcome to the Arden Self Storage news page. Here you will find all the latest news form the company as well as storage news in general. Remember to keep checking back to the site because we will be doing promotional offers at some point.

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Preparing to Move Overseas

One of the most exciting, scary but incredibly thrilling steps you can take in life is to move overseas. It’s a gamble; you don’t know what your life will look like. Will you like it? Where will you shop? What will you eat? Where will you spend your time and what will you be doing? … Continue reading Preparing to Move Overseas

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Declutter Your Home With 4 Easy Tips

There is no better feeling than decluttering an untidy and messy home environment. Whether it’s a room you hardly use that somehow has gathered so many things or a cupboard that you just ‘dump’ stuff inside. Or, perhaps, that pile of DVDs that you never watch anymore (thank you, online streaming services!) are staring at… Continue reading Declutter Your Home With 4 Easy Tips

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How To Hide Christmas Gifts, Creatively

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas!  We’re two weekends away from the most wonderful time of the year. December is a time for making new memories with family and friends, eating delicious food and sharing presents with the ones we love.  But, hiding Christmas presents can be tricky, especially from young, curious and… Continue reading How To Hide Christmas Gifts, Creatively

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Guide to Container Hire

What are the different types and sizes of shipping containers? There are several different sizes for shipping containers: 8ft, 10ft, 20ft and 40ft. Shipping containers provide ample space for storage, no matter the requirements, these containers can provide you with enough space. Who hires containers? Hiring a storage or shipping container is cost-effective and popular… Continue reading Guide to Container Hire

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How to Store Your Comic Books

Superheroes would be pretty lame without their superpowers. You don’t have to be a superhero to appreciate comic books and want to collect or preserve these graphic book stories from your childhood.  Marvel and DC are the big players in this industry, closely followed by Dark Horse Comics. We all know and love the characters,… Continue reading How to Store Your Comic Books

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Self Storage Tips: The Dos and Don’ts

Self-storage, both short and long term, is a great way to house belongings during a period of transition or to simply free up some space in your home. But when it comes to doing it right, it turns out that figuring out how to pack a storage unit is only part of the battle. To… Continue reading Self Storage Tips: The Dos and Don’ts

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Moving into a Care Home? Top Storage Tips

For people that are preparing for a move into a care home, you may be in need of some storage advice. It can be a confusing, difficult, stressful and emotional time for everyone involved in the move and transition. When supporting or moving an elderly relative into a care home, there are several things to… Continue reading Moving into a Care Home? Top Storage Tips

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Space Saving Storage Hacks for Your Home

We all want our houses to work practically and suit our lifestyle, one of the ways we can keep our space tidy is by getting creative and utilising some unconventional storage hacks. Whether you’re looking for a little more room in your home, or perhaps you’d like to be more efficient with your current use… Continue reading Space Saving Storage Hacks for Your Home

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What Are Storage Auctions?

Sometimes, but very rarely, a storage unit is left unclaimed or a customer defaults on their payments. When this happens, every effort is made to sort the situation, however, as a final resort, the storage unit is then offered to the highest bidder via a storage auction. From popular TV shows and movies, we envisage… Continue reading What Are Storage Auctions?

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5 Tips for Better Home Office Organisation

With many of us now working at home in our dining rooms, kitchens, conservatories or living rooms the divide between home and work is slightly blurred with less of a divide between the two.  Some of the working population have home offices already set up in their home, but if you’re like me, then the… Continue reading 5 Tips for Better Home Office Organisation

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Deep Cleaning and House Organisation Tips During Lockdown

With all of us staying at home during the Coronavirus lockdown, now more than ever before, we are getting out the cleaning gloves and having a thorough and deep house clean. Some of us have been staring at the copious clothes bursting out of the seams of our wardrobe, making plans to organise it. While… Continue reading Deep Cleaning and House Organisation Tips During Lockdown

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5 Tips for Student Summer Storage

Need student summer storage, but don’t know what to do next? Don’t worry, read our 5-step student summer storage advice guide. When you’re a student, you often have a variety of household items that you accumulate from moving into halls of residence then into a house. But, in between university terms, and especially during the… Continue reading 5 Tips for Student Summer Storage

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Customer Update: Coronavirus

CUSTOMER NOTICE Due to coronavirus CV19, there is NO customer access to the office until the end of April The office will be closed on Saturday’s until further notice. Please make payments by online banking or over the phone by card. Please keep the advised social distancing – stay 2 metres (6ft) away from other… Continue reading Customer Update: Coronavirus

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Household Storage: How to Store Furniture Correctly

When putting furniture into storage, one of the first things to consider is how to protect it. No matter what the item, whether it’s a sofa, table or cabinet, it is integral that you take a few additional steps before placing it into a storage unit – especially if it’s going to be in there… Continue reading Household Storage: How to Store Furniture Correctly

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8 Tips For Taking Your Car Out of Winter Storage

Is your car locked safely away in a storage unit? There are not many months left to go until Summer is upon us again, which is great news for car lovers who have been keeping their pride and joy locked up in a secure storage unit all winter. As summer approaches, the time has come… Continue reading 8 Tips For Taking Your Car Out of Winter Storage

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Living on a Houseboat – Here’s How to Solve Your Storage Problem

Storage space on a houseboat is understandably limited. A houseboat, otherwise known as a barge canal boat, is a narrow boat that is often used for leisure or living purposes. As the boats are long and thin, there is typically only space for your most essential household and personal items on board. These items can… Continue reading Living on a Houseboat – Here’s How to Solve Your Storage Problem

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Christmas & New Year Holiday Opening Times

We are changing our office hours over the Christmas and New Year period. Please see the amended hours below. Office Hours: Tuesday 24th December 2019Office Closes at 1pm Wednesday 25th December 2019 – Friday 27th December 2019OFFICE CLOSED Saturday 28th December 2019Office Open: 8.30am till 4.30pm Monday 30th December 2019Office Open: 8.30am till 5.30pm Tuesday… Continue reading Christmas & New Year Holiday Opening Times

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Reasons To Use Seasonal Self Storage at Christmas

All across the country, families and individuals are preparing for Christmas. It may only be one day, but it’s a special and busy 24 hours. A day jam packed with delicious food and drink, annual family traditions, board games, watching films and tv shows whilst lazily lounging on the sofa post-Christmas dinner.  Amongst all the… Continue reading Reasons To Use Seasonal Self Storage at Christmas

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How Self Storage Can Help When Moving House

Moving house is stressful. There are so many things to think about, so much to do, plan and prepare for. However, using a self storage unit can make this process a little easier, and far more efficient! Here are our top reasons why using a self storage unit when moving house can drastically help you… Continue reading How Self Storage Can Help When Moving House

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5 Reasons To Use a Self Storage Unit

There are plenty of reasons that people to decide to make the most of a self storage unit, whether they have simply run out of space, need a stop gap when moving house, or even for their seasonal equipment. It’s a great way to keep belongings out the way, but safe and secure, without needing… Continue reading 5 Reasons To Use a Self Storage Unit

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The Service Provided Was Excellent

Hi Simon, Thanks for your help when storing our belongings during our house move. You were more than helpful and I would not hesitate in using you again or recommending you to friends and family. The service Simon & Ian provided was excellent. Regards Jayne & Mike

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Three Top Self Storage Packing Tips

Making the most out of your self storage unit is all about efficiency and in order to do this, you need to utilise the space correctly. Here at Arden Self Storage Limited, we are self storage experts thanks to our environmentally-friendly self storage facility in Solihull. In light of this, here are our essential self… Continue reading Three Top Self Storage Packing Tips

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Making the Most of Seasonal Storage

Seasonal items take up a lot of space in our homes and, when you stop to think about it, this doesn’t make much sense – they are only required for certain times during the year, so why not put them away the rest of the time?

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Christmas Opening Hours

We are changing our hours for the Christmas period. Please see the amended hours below. Office Hours: Saturday, 22nd December – 8:30 am – 4:30 pm Sunday, 23rd December – Closed Monday, 24th December – Closed Tuesday, 25th December – Closed Wednesday, 26th December – Closed Thursday, 27th December – 8:30 am – 5:30 pm… Continue reading Christmas Opening Hours

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The Benefits of Commercial Storage for Birmingham Businesses

Commercial storage is becoming an increasingly popular choice for businesses, especially those in large cities such as Birmingham. There are many benefits to a storage facility that can help businesses circumnavigate the challenges that come of working in the city, so Arden Self Storage Limited help you understand why this would benefit you. Cost As… Continue reading The Benefits of Commercial Storage for Birmingham Businesses

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Here’s How Self Storage Can Benefit Students

As we enter the beginning of another academic year, students all across the country and making their way to new accommodation. Whether this is your first year, or you are returning from the summer break, this can present many issues with space and storage. Self storage can help you combat these issues, so Arden Self… Continue reading Here’s How Self Storage Can Benefit Students

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What to Look For in a Self Storage Facility

There are some purchases and/or financial commitments that require more thought and consideration than others, and we believe choosing the right self storage facility for you is one of them. It may seem unnecessary, but the right self storage unit is essential as this is the place that will be keeping your belongings safe and… Continue reading What to Look For in a Self Storage Facility

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Spring Cleaning Tips

Spring has well and truly sprung, which means it’s time to break out the Marigolds and perform a deep clean of your home. A spring clean is incredibly important for preparing your home the upcoming summer and matching your new, airy space with the improved weather.

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The Advantages of Solar Power for Businesses

Introducing solar energy to your businesses can pose a variety of both advantages and disadvantages that cover a host of different factors for your consideration. Here at Arden Self Storage, we employ the use of solar panels in order to reap the rewards they provide, and reduce our impact on the environment. In this blog… Continue reading The Advantages of Solar Power for Businesses

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Top 3 Reasons to Move to Birmingham

Birmingham is the second largest city in the UK, with it becoming increasingly popular to relocate from the capital to the ‘city of a thousand trades’ (as it was formerly known). But, you might be wondering why people – especially young professionals – are deciding to move to Birmingham. At Arden Self Storage, we are… Continue reading Top 3 Reasons to Move to Birmingham

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Moving Tips to Help You With a Change of Home

We all know that moving can be stressful, and with all the moving parts it’s easy to forget important things. Thankfully, Arden Self Storage are here to offer you some essential moving tips to help ensure your move runs smoothly. Streamline Even if you’re upsizing, moving is a great opportunity to streamline your possessions. It’s… Continue reading Moving Tips to Help You With a Change of Home

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The Benefits of Business Storage

Business storage is widely applicable for a variety of different, commercial predicaments that thousands of businesses are facing as we speak. This starts everywhere from an entrepreneur starting their first venture, to a rapidly growing business outgrowing their current property. Storage is a vast industry, especially in the US and Australia, and is beginning to… Continue reading The Benefits of Business Storage

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History of the Self Storage Facility

With the popularity of self storage today, it can be easy to assume that this industry has been around forever. As a matter of fact, you wouldn’t be that far off, but it’s still important to appreciate the history of everything – especially the self storage facility – and it might even be a little… Continue reading History of the Self Storage Facility

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How to Make the Most of Your Storage Unit

This latest informational article from the guys at Arden Self Storage explains how you can make the most of your storage space by packing effectively.

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Free £25 M&S Gift Voucher

Just Recommend a new customer to Arden Self Storage and we will give you £25 M&S Voucher If new customer takes a unit 50sqft or larger for 2 months or more we will send you the Voucher make sure they give us you details so we can send them the free £25 M&S gift voucher

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Solar panels saving you money

On a day like today our solar panels are helping to keep our running costs down, and that helps our customers by not increasing the unit rents for 5 years. Enjoy the sunshine today.

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take a look our facility

Do you need some storage. Take a drive out into the country side and come and see our facility, no industrial unit here, maybe a tractor or two and a few cows. office is open Monday to Friday 8.30 to 5.30 Saturday 8.30 to 4.30

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6 months for the price of 5 months

6 Months for the price of 5 Months. Take one our 85sqft units in July and pay in advance for the 6 months and we will give you month 6 for free. T&C apply

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Christmas Opening Times

Office Opening Times 24-12-16 8.30am to 2.30pm 25-12-16 Closed 26-12-16 Closed 27-12-16 Closed 31-12-16 8.30am to 2.30pm 01-01-17 Closed 02-01-17 Closed All existing customers that have units will have normal access to their units. Storage unit access times 8.00 to 8.00 Monday to Saturday 10.00 to 2.00 on a Sunday

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Just a word of thanks…

Just a word of thanks Simon, Linda was very pleased with the M&S voucher. Our experience with Arden Self Storage and in particular with yourself has been very good indeed. Needless to say the good word will be passed on. We wish you and yours a very Merry Christmas. Kind regards Peter & Linda

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May bank holiday opening times 2016

Over bank holiday all existing customers have normal access hours. office open Saturday 30th  8. 30 am  to 4.30 pm The office will be closed Monday 2-04-16        

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How To De-clutter In Time For The Ho-Ho-Holiday Season

With Christmas only 15 weeks away, now is a great time to think about clearing out your old, unwanted possessions in preparation for the holiday season. To help you get started, our team at Arden Self Storage have comprised some top tips to help you carry out an effective home purge.     Getting Started… Continue reading How To De-clutter In Time For The Ho-Ho-Holiday Season

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Your one of the best

Thank you so much for all your kind help your one of the best. See you again. Gail & Steve Taylor

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Flexible and friendly service

As a customer or Arden Self Storage for two years I am reluctant to take my storage needs elsewhere. They have provided an efficient, professional, safe flexible and friendly service to me which will be hard to match when I relocate to the south of England. My goods were kept dry and safe and in… Continue reading Flexible and friendly service

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Excellent customer service

We wanted to say thank you to Arden Self Storage for being a pleasure to deal with. From renting 1 unit from you in preparation for our house move. We were so impressed we rented a second. You provided us with excellent customer service & your storage units are exceptional clean, secure & great value… Continue reading Excellent customer service

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Have already recommended you

I recently had need to use your facilities as when moving house there was a short gap between leaving the one and moving in the other.’Helpful’ does not quite cover the service I received from everyone at Arden Self Storage. Nothing appears to be too much trouble and I was even lent a sack truck… Continue reading Have already recommended you

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Great service

I would like to say that we have been extremely happy with the facilities and service provided by you. It has been trouble-free, the building is easily accessible and clean and it has been very useful being able to buy boxes from the office. We would have no reservations whatsoever about recommending you to other… Continue reading Great service

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Welcome to our new site

Welcome to our new website and please have a look around. If you have any questions regarding the storage solutions we offer then please get in touch.

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What Size Storage Space Do I Need?

If you’re looking for storage space it’s important you choose the right size for your need, here at Arden Self Storage we can help, read on for more info

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New Year – Time to Have A Clear Out?

Its 2013 and time for that New Year clear out, but when it comes to the things that you just can’t part with you could consider a self-storage solution…

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Commercial Storage VS Warehouse and Office Space

With the rising cost of rental properties like offices and warehouses why not think about placing your stock or files in commercial storage? Read on for more info

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Top Tips When Using Storage for Your Belongings

Sorting through your belongings and deciding what and how to put your things in storage can be a daunting task so here’s some top tips from Arden Self Storage

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Convenience of Self Access Storage Facilities

A self-access storage facility from Arden Self Storage is the most convenient way to store furniture, files or other possessions, as this news post explains.

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Benefits of Having Commercial Storage in Birmingham

What are the advantages of investing in commercial storage from the specialists at Arden Self Storage? Take a look at this latest news post to learn more.

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sponsorship local football team

Arden Self Storage sponsor a local under 11 football team , Kenilworth Wardens U11 juniors have been together for 3 years , moved in to division 1 in 2010 they had a successful season 2010-2011 finishing 4th in the league and coming runners up in both the warwick Ajax and Wardens tournaments. The team has… Continue reading sponsorship local football team