Are you thinking about starting your own business?
One result of Covid-19 is that many people are reviewing the way they live and work. You may want more of a work-life balance, or have been affected by redundancy. Starting your own business can offer many opportunities.
To minimise your initial costs, it makes sense to think carefully about overhead costs such as business premises and storage. The Space Program can help with affordable solutions for both of these.
Many start-ups have got off the ground using self-storage for their tools or stock. Many continue using this option long after they’re successfully up and running.
Hiring a container for self-storage offers the ultimate in flexibility. It works for anyone who has a lot of trade-related stuff and needs somewhere to keep it that isn’t their front room or garage — especially when they’re first getting off the ground.
As a result, container storage is ideal for a wide range of people launching new ventures, including;
- Traders — everything from eBay and Amazon and other digital traders to car boot specialists and market stall holders.
- Tradespeople, such as plumbers, electricians, and roofers
- Retailers, such as booksellers, fashion outlets, antiques dealers and furniture stores
And with 24/7 access at many self-storage container sites, getting at your kit couldn’t be easier. Just drive up in your car or van, open your container doors and drop off or pick up your stuff.
If you need to take in deliveries of stock, you don’t want to waste time hanging around, waiting to sign for them. The Space Program can accept deliveries on your behalf, sign and lock them away securely in your storage unit. This is our Secure Sign and Store service and it helps save small businesses a great deal of time, effort, money and hassle.
You also don’t need to work out of your spare bedroom in order to save money, either. A great value solution for affordable work premises is our new Business Club – which costs just £10 a week when you use our storage facilities. You can find out more details about our Business Club here.
If you have a business idea that you are looking to set up, feel free to get in touch and see how we can support you.
We are much more than just self-storage. We are a hub for businesses across the South West!