Published: 00:01, 29 May 2014 |
Updated: 09:45, 29 May 2014
A self-storage operator has transformed a city centre business park into a 40,000sqft larder for family junk.
Lock and Leave has refurbished Marshwood Business Park in Canterbury after acquiring the site in March last year.
As well as self-store space, it includes serviced offices and industrial bulk units along with a large car park just off the A28.
However, existing commercial tenants will continue to operate from the site, with the new owners branching out to try and attract new clients.
The new block of serviced offices and working spaces are aimed at start-ups and SMEs who want to avoid costly business rates.
Lock and Leave operations manager Andy Doulton said: “We’d been searching for a new expansion site in the South East for some time, and the Marshwood site presented itself as a real win-win opportunity.
“For Lock & Leave, there’s bags of potential both in terms of market prospect and physical expansion, and for people living and working in the area our substantial investment in the self storage operation will create a much-needed and valuable new service close to Canterbury city centre.”
The company already operates self-storage sites in Twickenham, West Molesey in Surrey and near Battersea.
It also offers document management services including archive storage, file retrieval and pick up, indexing, racking and confidential shredding.
Every morning at 10am we play you an hour of tunes from the 90s. We call it, #WeLoveThe90s.
Play 'Say It' with Garry and Laura on kmfm Breakfast and you could win £1,000!
Wake up to kmfm Breakfast with Garry and Laura - it's Kent's alarm call.
Your No1 guide to getting married in Kent. From dresses to discos and venues to veils, we've got everything you could possibly need for your big day
Education, Training & Childcare is a special supplement published by KM Media Group four times a year. Click here for latest e-edition.
A guide for your future. For year 11 students in Kent and Medway. Click here for the e-edition.
Get the latest food and drink news, recipes from some of the nation's top chefs plus updates from Kent's vineyards and breweries.
Search in your local area to find your perfect partner in Kent, with FreshStart Dating!
PLUS, register for free!.
Read our pick of the best holiday destinations. Whether its a weekend break, or something a little bit longer, we have reviewed a wide range of holidays.