Safestore, the UK’s largest self-storage group, has boldly ventured beyond borders, leaving an indelible mark on the international stage. With a staggering total of 181 stores, including 130 in the UK and an impressive presence in countries like France, the Netherlands, Belgium, and Spain, Safestore has exhibited unwavering commitment to expansion.
Through strategic acquisitions and joint ventures, this industry leader has solidified its position as a force to be reckoned with. Safestore’s remarkable growth journey is a testament to its dedication in serving the needs of customers worldwide.
What They Do
Safestore’s impressive expansion showcases their ability to provide secure and reliable self-storage solutions across multiple countries.
With a total of 181 stores, Safestore is the largest self-storage group in the UK. They’ve 130 wholly owned stores in the UK, including 72 in London and the South East, as well as 29 wholly owned stores in the Paris region.
In addition to their presence in the UK and France, Safestore operates 9 stores in the Netherlands, 6 in Belgium, and 7 in Spain. This extensive geographic distribution allows them to serve customers in various locations, offering convenient storage options.
Safestore’s commitment to providing safe and reliable storage solutions has made them a trusted choice for individuals and businesses in need of extra space.
Founded in 1998, Safestore has a rich history of growth and expansion. The company started in the UK and quickly established itself as the largest self-storage group in the country.
In 2004, Safestore expanded its operations by acquiring the French business Une Pièce en Plus. It then entered the German market through a joint venture with Carlyle, acquiring the seven-store myStorage business.
Safestore continued its expansion by acquiring M3 Self Storage in the Netherlands and OMB Self Storage in Barcelona in 2019. In recent years, the company has opened new stores in various locations, including Nijmegen, London, Barcelona, Madrid, and Birmingham.
With a development pipeline that includes projects in the UK, France, Spain, and the Netherlands, Safestore is poised for continued growth in the future.
Wrap Ups Thoughts
Safestore have been on board with Wrap Up from the start.
They have always helped Hands on London with sorting spaces and are very willing to lend a space if they have a storage facility near a Wrap Up location.
Safestore’s impressive expansion and growth across international markets have solidified its position as a leader in the self-storage industry.
With a strong presence in various countries, strategic acquisitions, and a commitment to development, Safestore continues to push boundaries and reach new heights.
Like a soaring eagle, Safestore’s reach knows no limits, and its future prospects are boundless.
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