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5 must-do Christmas Events in Bournemouth

5 must-do Christmas Events in Bournemouth

It’s that magical time of year again! We love Christmas, and I’m sure most of you do too. Luckily for us, Bournemouth offers many great events in the run up to Christmas. Family days or nights are what Christmas is all about. Reconnecting with loved ones, making your children happy, […]
Blackmore Vale Business Awards, Small Business of The Year 2018!

Blackmore Vale Business Awards, Small Business of The Year 2018!

Blackmore Vale Business Awards Winners! As some of you know, we were recently nominated for two awards at The Blackmore Vale Business Awards 2018. A very prestigious awards ceremony celebrating the finest individuals and businesses across Dorset, Hampshire and Wiltshire. We were finalists in Small Business of The Year and […]
How Self-Storage can help Businesses and Online Sellers

How Self-Storage can help Businesses and Online Sellers

Boring warehouse, metal rooms full of furniture and boxes. That’s all Self-Storage is, right? Wrong! Many people think Self-Storage is purely for home movers. Conversely, as un-interesting as storage facilities look, they couldn’t be further from the truth. Whether you need to store stock, send out orders or clear out […]
A-Talk: E-Nexus – Marketing on a shoestring

A-Talk: E-Nexus – Marketing on a shoestring

As well as Self-Storage, we also offer a variety of business services in Bournemouth, including; Virtual Offices, Serviced Offices, Meeting Room for Hire and Archiving. Meaning, we get to help many businesses establish themselves even further. As part of our promise to assist local businesses, we are now running frequent […]
A-Talk: NLP Seminar with Raven Dragon

A-Talk: NLP Seminar with Raven Dragon

At A-Storage we provide a variety of Business Services, alongside our Christchurch and Bournemouth Self-Storage. We also provide serviced offices in Bournemouth, meeting room hire, postal address and archive storage. All of which could really benefit a business and make their working lives a bit more ‘stress-free’. To further improve […]
4 Great Deals on Student Storage in Bournemouth!

4 Great Deals on Student Storage in Bournemouth!

Ahhh, this year at University is finally coming to an end. Living in the library is no more (for another few months at least) and now you can look forward to partying and festival season, returning home or jetting off on holiday somewhere far away. During the excitement of planning […]
5 inventive & quirky upcycling ideas for your garden

5 inventive & quirky upcycling ideas for your garden

Upcycling is a fun and clever way to re-use unwanted objects from around the home. Instead of throwing away those old chest of drawers, why not use them to create a new, levelled plant bed? Upcycling has become more popular in recent times and it is easy to see why. […]
What to expect from Removals and Man and a Van companies!

What to expect from Removals and Man and a Van companies!

We know that moving house can be one of the most stressful times in adult life. Not only are you buried in paperwork, but you also need to pack everything, arrange for it to be moved and then put it all back somewhere else. All this whilst trying to remain […]
How to Declutter your home (and where to start)!

How to Declutter your home (and where to start)!

So, you know when you have a lot of items and your house/flat never looks tidy because there is just too much stuff in it?  Well, you are really not alone!  Most of us, in one way or another, collect clutter. According to Lovespace, 33% of households argue once a […]
From Derelict Building to Thriving Self-Storage Business!

From Derelict Building to Thriving Self-Storage Business!

The Old Carpet Right building near Charminster crossroads has been renovated into a thriving Self-Storage business. Formerly Kwik Fit and then for a short time Carpet Right, the building remained empty for 9 years. ‘We completely renovated this building and have provided affordable self-storage units, as well as serviced offices, […]
Creating your own home office

Creating your own home office

Starting your own business is an exciting venture! Working for yourself has many rewards. However, you will probably need to have some sort of home office at some point to do the necessary paperwork and keep your business files in one place.  Having a stylish and comfortable home office is […]
Why we love living in Charminster, Bournemouth!

Why we love living in Charminster, Bournemouth!

One year ago, we opened our doors to our second Self Storage site in Bournemouth. Storage in Bournemouth tends to be clustered in Westbourne and Poole areas and there was only Store and Secure servicing the Throop, Muscliffe and Queens Park areas. We found a site on Charminster high street […]
Give your Mum the BEST Mother’s Day in Bournemouth on a budget!

Give your Mum the BEST Mother’s Day in Bournemouth on a budget!

So, Mother’s Day is upon us on 11th March this year!  No money and no idea what to get?  We can help! It really IS the thought that counts! Have you ever noticed that your mum has held on to weird and/or ridiculous drawings and creations you made as a […]
Who are The Kindness Offensive and why you need to get involved!

Who are The Kindness Offensive and why you need to get involved!

Random Acts of Kindness Day is often a day that is overlooked. Don’t worry though, you probably aren’t the only one who has never heard of it. BUT, in order to raise awareness and encourage people to take part in events on this day, we’ve come up with a plan! […]
GDPR Seminar with Laceys Solicitors at The Hilton Bournemouth

GDPR Seminar with Laceys Solicitors at The Hilton Bournemouth

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is due to come into force on 25 May 2018. The new GDPR will mean that some companies might have to change their current practices to ensure they comply with the new laws! This could be scary for a variety of businesses, especially if […]
Thoughts of Bournemouth Estate Agents

Thoughts of Bournemouth Estate Agents

Have you ever wished that you knew everything an experienced Estate Agent knows? The property market is a tough place to be and for non-experienced movers it is one of the most stressful times in adult life. There’s so much to think about before selling or moving on to a […]
Living in a Storage Unit

Living in a Storage Unit

Turning a Storage Unit into an Apartment! Have you ever thought about what it would be like to live in Storage Units in Bournemouth? No sky high gas rates, peace and quiet throughout the night, and considerably smaller rent prices. Sounds great, right? Even though this sounds great, it is […]
5 Things to do in Bournemouth and Christchurch at Christmas

5 Things to do in Bournemouth and Christchurch at Christmas

There are so many fantastic things to do in Bournemouth and Christchurch at Christmas it may well get a little confusing? We took some time to find some of the best local events that our beautiful towns have to offer to help you decide! Surrounded by incredible scenery and vibrant […]
8 Weird Things Found in Self-Storage

8 Weird Things Found in Self-Storage

Self-Storage units can be a gold mine for strange and amazing things. People often forget what they have in their units and sometimes, they forget to pay! When this happens all their belongings will eventually be sold to someone else. Occasionally, these units will throw up some of the craziest […]
Bournemouth University Students Filming at A-Storage

Bournemouth University Students Filming at A-Storage

A-Storage or Hollywood? We provide a lot of services, from self-storage through to virtual offices. One thing we never planned on providing was a film studio! I know, how can a Self-Storage Company offer a film studio? Well it’s not exactly Warner Bro’s Studios or Pinewood Studios, but it has […]
A-Storage at The MacGuffin Project

A-Storage at The MacGuffin Project

Part of A-Storage’s culture is connecting with other local businesses. Whether it is just casual meetings or working with them, we like to find ways to enhance our customer experience. It is also a big reason we love working in Bournemouth, everyone is so friendly! This is where The MacGuffin […]
Free Human Resources Workshop at A-Storage

Free Human Resources Workshop at A-Storage

At A-Storage we love helping Businesses, especially our own Business Centre Clients. As part of the services we offer, we are holding a FREE Human Resources workshop with Tracy Jordan from Northwood HR. Northwood HR are an experienced Company with expert knowledge in Employee Relations, Organisational Change and many more […]
Business Values at A-Storage

Business Values at A-Storage

Business Values at A-Storage At A-Storage we have a set of closely followed and precise Business Values. We apply these Values everyday to ensure the success of our Business, and to ensure that the customer has a great experience with us. Instead of just putting some paragraphs together and telling […]
Administrator Position Available in Bournemouth Store

Administrator Position Available in Bournemouth Store

Administrator Position Available Would you like to be part of an exciting, dynamic team? Do you want more than just a ‘9-5’ job? Want to work within 10 minutes of beautiful beaches? Then our new Administrator role could be the perfect job for you! Who and what you will be […]
Bournemouth Street Performer Brings Self-Storage To Life

Bournemouth Street Performer Brings Self-Storage To Life

Self-Storage can provide a solution to many types of people, typically business owners and home movers. At A-Storage, we like to take things a little further. Introducing one of our most unique customers, 54 year old Bournemouth street performer, Maricel Harabagiu. Maricel is a Bournemouth street performer, a ‘Human Statue’ […]
Business Services: Flavourfy Digital at A-Storage

Business Services: Flavourfy Digital at A-Storage

  Flavourfy Surgery  – Using our business services, to provide yours.   We provide various Business services at our Charminster branch in Bournemouth, including use of our meeting room. The meeting room sits six people, comes with free refreshments and use of a TV compatible with Google ChromeCast. This is all […]
Bournemouth: Why we Love Living on the South Coast

Bournemouth: Why we Love Living on the South Coast

It’s no secret that Bournemouth is a beautiful place. Bournemouth is regarded as one of the top holiday destinations in the UK. It is home to luscious beaches, amazing restaurants and the world’s first and only Pier-to-shore zipline, we’re serious! Feeling in a particularly ‘patriotic’ mood we thought, what better […]
Self-Storage price comparison in Bournemouth, Poole and Christchurch

Self-Storage price comparison in Bournemouth, Poole and Christchurch

Self Storage is becoming more and more popular, but as it stands, many people have still never used it. So when it comes to your first time, you probably have no idea how much it’s going to cost you or what kind of things to look out for.  At A-Storage […]
We have a Manager Position open! Come fill it!

We have a Manager Position open! Come fill it!

Earlier this year we opened our second facility in Charminster, Bournemouth. Fast forward 5 months and we have now DOUBLED in size. Already in 2017, we have helped over 220 clients with their self-storage, serviced offices and parking needs. As a result, we have a manager position available and are […]
Expert top tips for moving or renovating

Expert top tips for moving or renovating

This list of top tips for moving home is going to help make, one of the most important but stressful times in adult life a lot easier. You need to plan every detail AND go to work AND look after your family. It can feel like it has overtaken your […]
Getting your Start-Up off the Ground and into a Workspace

Getting your Start-Up off the Ground and into a Workspace

How to get your start-up off the ground and into a work-space Here at A-Storage we provide storage units. We’re pretty sure you know that by now, but what if we said our storage units don’t have to be used solely for storing things? We’re talking about using it for […]
Our exclusive student storage package

Our exclusive student storage package

Exclusive Bournemouth student storage package! Attention Bournemouth students, it’s almost that time of year again. You’ve finally handed in your dissertation and now you’re having to plan the next few hectic months before you start a semester at uni. You’ll be searching for summer jobs, planning the group fancy dress […]
Self Storage, the best ways to cut costs

Self Storage, the best ways to cut costs

Self storage is increasingly popular and most of us will have a need of some type of storage in our lifetime.  Even lower cost storage is an expense we could really do without and here at A-Storage we strive to help our customers make the most effective use of space […]