Can you use Self Storage as a Workshop?

September 11, 2019

Can you use Self Storage as a Workshop?

Industrial units in the UK have soared in price over the last 5 to 10 years, and as the high street continues to decline, many analysts are predicting further growth in rents and prices. With this in mind as well as heightened economic uncertainty, many businesses have been turning towards the flexible model of Self Storage and improvising the space they need.

Renting space in a Self Storage facility allows you to leave, or even grow, at a moments notice which gives your business the flexibility it needs to adapt to certain situations. Self Storage also simplifies the process for business owners who want to resolve their need for a premises. Contracts are standardised which mean no legal fees incurred when renting space. In most cases businesses can move in on the day of the enquiry providing the area they need is available. All costs are rolled into one, there are no separate bills such as rates and utilities you would expect when taking out a lease.

In summary the full benefits to businesses of using Self Storage compare:

✓ Rent exactly the space you need and no more!
✓ Flexibility
✓ No legal Fees
✓ Simple Bills

When we are asked the question, “can we rent a storage unit to use as a workshop”, we say “yes, but depends what you’re doing”. We strictly prohibit the use and storage of any flammable liquids or gases, such as gasoline, in our store. This tends to limit the use of any motor garage’s from renting space in Self Storage. E-Commerce businesses, retailers, craftsmen, painters/drawers are all types of businesses that can rent space and turn their unit into a workshop, but must always check with the store manager in advance of doing so. While we encourage businesses to use our store as a place of businesses, we are not an Airbnb host, and you can therefore not use your unit as a place of residence.

We, at Cinch Storage are able to provide bespoke workshops to businesses.

Workshop in self storage

With an open floor plan on some floors, we are able to tailor storage units around your business to suit your requirements. Give us a call on 01869 254245

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1 Arkwright Road, Bicester, OX26 4SU

Unit C Hubert Road, Brentwood, Essex, CM14 4JE

The Depositary, South Road, Brighton, BN1 6SB

Bumpers Way, Chippenham

St Margarets Way, Stukeley Meadows Industrial Estate

1 Works Road, Letchworth, SG6 1FR.

Grovebury Rd, Leighton Buzzard, LU7 4SQ

July Court, Willie Snaith Road, Newmarket, CB8 7RL

666-678 Garratt Lane, SW17 0NP

25 Mollison Ave, Enfield, London, EN3 7LW

Newspaper House, Faraday Rd, Newbury RG14 2DW

Unit 4, Crown Quay Trade Centre, 1 Eurolink Way, Sittingbourne ME10 3DY

Unit 22 Mitcham Industrial Estate, Streatham Rd, Mitcham CR4 2AP

Invicta Business Centre, Bredgar Rd, Gillingham ME8 6PG

Cherry Tree Road, Watford WD24 6SB

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