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How to keep your office space tidy

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Having an office space is great, whether it’s a designed space at home or at your company’s headquarters. However, having an extra bit of space also means it can get a bit messy. If you struggle with keeping your office tidy, this blog article is for you. Having a cluttered desk has plenty of downfalls. Working in a messy environment may also decrease your levels of productivity and effectiveness. If your desk is tidy, you will spend less time looking…

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How to start the new year off right

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Every new year we want to start it off right and we make resolutions we end up not following. We think of the new year as an occasion to reinvent ourselves, which we totally can, but maybe instead of making big plans, we could start small instead. This way, it’s easier to achieve what we set for ourselves. Here are some ideas and some totally realistic resolutions we can all work on for 2022. Start the new year off right…

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Domestic self-storage during Covid-19

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As a result of the global growth the self-storage sector is experiencing, its expected value by 2026 stands at £4.10 billion in Europe alone. In 2019, the Self-Storage Association (SSA) reported that there are over 1500 self-storage facilities in the UK, for both domestic and business purposes. Although this number is smaller when compared to other countries such as the US or Australia, the UK still ranks highest in Europe with the number of facilities it has, followed by France…

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Fall in love with the freedom of wardrobe space!

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The last of the winter chill is leaving us and the spring sunshine is peeking through the clouds, so it is time to get the summer wardrobe ready! Now is the time to embrace the new season with a new wardrobe. Pulling out your embarrassing summer shorts or your garden party dresses is fun, but few of us have wardrobe space large enough to store a year’s worth of clothes! If you struggle to accommodate your summer and winter wardrobe…

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WITH STORAGE UNITS OFFERING BUSINESS SERVICES, WHY CHOOSE ANYONE ELSE?

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You might think that working for a storage facility doesn’t involve a great deal of customer interaction. However, here at Urban Locker you’ll be pleasantly surprised. It’s a hub for business, full of friendly chatter and like minded business minds enjoying a socially distanced coffee! That’s because storage in the UK is a rapidly growing entity, offering more than just an empty, lockable space ready for boxes of ageing paperwork. At Urban Locker you’ll find entrepreneurs using their spaces as workshops,…

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HOME SECURITY FROM THE OUTSIDE

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Have you ever wondered how secure your home is? With our homes containing our most valuable possessions, we all need to be a little more savvy in how to make our home safe. The police say that homes with no security measures are five times more likely to be targeted than those with some simple security in place security. At Urban Locker we take security very seriously – All of our storage units are individually alarmed and protected by round…

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Are you ready for Christmas?

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Did you start the year off with every intention of being organised, being on time, and finding a better hiding place for presents rather than the boot of your car? Every year, many of us will say ‘I will be more organised this Christmas’ but every year Christmas comes around with bang, and organisation is the last thing on own minds. If there is anything this year has taught us, give yourself a break! As we are all in the…

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Top tips for moving day

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Moving house is one of the most stressful events in your life, or so we are told. So, how can you make moving day just a little easier? With a little bit of pre-planning, we’ll help you take the pain out of packing and help your first day in your new home happen without a hitch. Label your boxes It sounds obvious, but labelling the outside of your box with basic information makes moving a little bit simpler. Write down…

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Survive the festive season with self-storage

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  We all love a family Christmas, and plenty of homes will fill up this year with grandparents and guests joining us for the day. But with so many people squeezed into one space for a day or two, we can start to feel a little stifled. Make things easier this year, and avoid the traditional family row over the sprouts, by giving everyone a little extra room. Make way for the tree What is Christmas without a tree? Sparkly…

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Keep your valuables – and your secrets – safe with us.

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We all have a secret or two that we would prefer that no one found out about it. Mine, I’m not ashamed to say, is books. Stacks and stacks of books of all ages, many genres, and of varying value – but to me they are all priceless. I’ve had this bookworm ‘habit’ since I was at school. I do own a Kindle, but there is still nothing more enjoyable than sinking onto the sofa or lying in on a…

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How to avoid decluttering regrets in 2018.

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As we head into 2018 and clear away all those decorations, it’s the traditional time to start thinking about decluttering. New year, fresh starts, clean outlooks – it all speaks to our need for space. How often, though, do you start January with great intentions just to find all that enthusiasm has disappeared by February? Join the gym for a year, only to find that by March you no longer go? You don’t want to get rid of your shoe…

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Christmas Opening Hours 2017

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The Urban Locker Self Storage opening hours over the Christmas period are as follows: 23rd December: 10am t0 2pm (24hr access stops at 2pm) 24th December: CLOSED (no access for 24hr customers) 25th December: CLOSED (no access for 24hr customers) 26th December: CLOSED (no access for 24hr customers) 27th December: 10am to 4pm 28th December: Normal Operating Hours 29th December: Normal Operating Hours 30th December: 9am to 5pm 31st December: CLOSED (24hr access available until 4pm) 1st January: CLOSED (no access for 24hr customers) 2nd January:…

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Summer Storage for Students

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Summer Storage for Students If you are a student looking at the approaching summer with glee, you’ll know there are just a couple more pesky details to take care of before you can relax. Sorting out somewhere to live next year is one of them – and it can be a bit of a headache, not least because of all the belongings you’ve collected this last year. Whether you’re moving into a shared house, lucky enough to stay in halls…

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Top tips for preparing your clothes for storage

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Top tips for preparing your clothes for storage Whether it’s storing seasonal clothes, saving baby outfits for future siblings or just keeping the ‘one day it’ll fit’ wardrobe, your clothing will last longer if you prepare it for storage carefully. Clean and tidy It’s always a good idea to launder your clothes before you store them. Over time dirt and stains will dry and mark clothing, making it harder to remove them later, and food markings may still smell tasty…

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Christmas Opening Hours 2016/17

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The Urban Locker Self Storage opening hours during the Christmas and New Year break are as follows: 23rd December – 9.00am to 5.00pm 24th December – 9.00am to 2.00pm (No customer access after 2.00pm) 25th to 26th December – CLOSED (No access for existing customers) 27th December – CLOSED (Existing customer access only) 28th December to 30th December – 9.00am to 5.00pm 31st December – 9.00am to 2.00pm (No customer access after 2.00pm) 1st January – CLOSED (No access for existing customers)…

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Document Storage

Document Self Storage

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Is self storage for storing company documents? Whether they are private or public, documents are valuable assets that keep records of all dealings. Private documents can easily be stored in the home in a special place made available for that purpose. Company documents however are so varied and voluminous in nature that over time, they can clutter office space and make it difficult for staff to navigate the company office floor. A document self storage solutions is perfect so you can…

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Beginners guide to self storage

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As populations increase, the availability of space is constantly put under pressure on land, the oceans and even the skies above let alone available space in homes. The phenomenon has reached such proportions that self storage companies are popping up everywhere to confront the challenge of the need to store extra belongings somewhere else safe. The procedure has become such a normal part of life it is expedient for you and other potential user of self storage to have access…

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How to store wine correctly

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Wine, especially expensive wine shouldn’t just sit in a cupboard until it is ready to drink. Some wine benefits from long-term aging whilst others should be drunk within a few years of being bottled. If you are looking to wine storage in the long-term then there are some things to remember when laying it down. Keeping the temperature right If you keep wine that you are maturing above 21 degrees Celsius then it will age much more quickly than you would…

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10 reasons why everybody needs a storage unit

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Storage units are really useful spaces, though they haven’t always had the best reputation. The TV show, Storage Hunters, has shown people some of the terrible things that people hide in their storage spaces in the United States and with its popularity growing in Britain, there has been a Storage Hunters UK series commissioned. However though the series is entertaining it doesn’t exactly make the idea of having a storage unit seem appealing. But there are many great reasons that…

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Who is Urban Locker?

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  Urban Locker Self Storage is a self storage company located in central London. As you can see from the photograph we provide our customers with a secure location in which to store their belongings, be it for business or private reasons. Urban Locker Self Storage was launched in April 2014 with the aim to bring the self storage to central London. Until recently, if you wanted to rent a self storage unit you had to travel further afield, away from the centre…

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