How to Safely Store Furniture: Five Top Tips

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Self storage is an easy way to keep surplus furniture and home decor items safe. Whether you’re in between house moves, are moving away from home on a temporary basis or have downsized and need time to decide which furniture to keep and which to sell, storage units can come in handy. But if you…

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Why More People Are Using Self Storage Than Ever

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Self storage is on the rise here in the UK. Since storage facilities first began popping up here in the ‘80s, the market has steadily increased – and the popularity of storage-based TV shows from across the pond has further raised awareness of the sector. Today, it’s bigger than ever, and it’s come a long…

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Transformation of Peterborough’s Station Quarter On Track

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Plans to transform the area around Peterborough’s busy train station, known as Station Quarter, have been greenlit following a successful application for £48m in Government funding. Supplied by the Government’s Levelling Up Fund, the money is expected to cover the first stage of the Council’s renovation plans. Further funding is expected in the coming months,…

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Five Great Ways to Declutter Your Home

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Decluttering your home can seem like a daunting process, especially if you’ve lived there for a while. Over the years, we all tend to accumulate stuff that – if we’re honest with ourselves – we don’t really want or need. Getting rid of all that can be a time consuming process, but trust us when…

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How to Make Moving House Less Stressful

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Moving home is stressful, there’s no getting away from it. Packing up your entire life and relocating it is never going to be a walk in the park, and when you add other stuff into the mix (sorting out energy bills, redirecting the post, updating accounts and so on) it’s no wonder we view house…

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New to Self Storage? Common Myths Busted!

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There are quite a few self storage myths floating around out there. Whether you take them at face value or not, rumours and hearsay can affect your confidence and willingness to give something a try – which is why we’re dispelling some of the most common myths in this post. From what you can store…

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Getting Your House Ready for Sale: Five Top Tips

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We all know how stressful house moves can be – and one of the most nerve-wracking parts typically is overseeing the sale of your own home. But it doesn’t have to be that way – there are a number of things you can do to speed up the process and sell your home that little…

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The Dos and Don’ts of Storing Furniture

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Whether you need to find a home for a surplus sofa that won’t fit into your new home or are moving office and need to store some desks and chairs temporarily, there are a number of things you need to consider before putting furniture into storage. To help you prepare and choose the right location…

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Two Major Peterborough Projects Get Greenlit With £3.5m Funding

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Peterborough City Council has announced that two major projects have been given the go ahead, following the allocation of £3.5m in funding from the Government’s Towns Fund. The Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC) approved proposals for a new Activity Centre at Ferry Meadows and a Green Technology Centre at Peterborough College. As…

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Moving Out in a Hurry? Here Are Some Tips

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Moving home is regularly cited as one of life’s most stressful events – a point of view that we’re willing to bet most of you agree with. There’s so much to think about. From the upheaval (and sometimes heartache) of waving goodbye to your old home through to endless admin, tonnes of packing and unpacking,…

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