Kennards Self Storage News & Updates

Kennards to Open “New” Self-Storage Centre – Murarrie Queensland

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We are excited to announce Kennards Self Storage will soon open its 85th location, expanding our footprint into busy South East Brisbane.

Located at 801 Lytton Road, Murarrie, this busy road is the main arterial travelling east to west south side of Brisbane River. The location is highly visible and very convenient for customers in the surrounding areas of Cannon Hill, Hemmant, Tingalpa, from east Brisbane through to Wynnum.

Our new self-storage centre is a real statement standing five levels high over 11,000 square metres, a true Orange Beacon of Freedom as we like to call them.

The centre will offer over 600 storage spaces in various sizes, meeting the storage needs for both personal and business storage customers. The sizes range from one cubic metre lockers to larger enterprise spaces over forty square metres, perfect for that small to medium business and everything in between.

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A White Wine Worthy of your Cellar – Marsanne

Marsanne Grape

Marsanne is the most widely planted white grape in Northern Rhone, but is a rare find with it only taking up roots in three other countries, Australia, America and Switzerland. What you may not realise is that Australia’s Tahbilk holds the largest and oldest single holding of the variety in the world. Although you won’t find a lot of this variety sitting on the shelves at your local bottle shops, it’s growing in popularity and is slowly building a name for itself in Australia.

You will often find Marsanne blended with Rousanne, but it is the Marsanne that adds character and depth to this richly coloured wine. This wine has flavours of honeydew melon, spice, nuts, pears and a silky exotic mouthfeel.

Marsanne is made for your wine cellar and will improve distinctly over time. While not many of today’s white wines are made to stand the test of time, Marsanne has a special place in your cellar right beside your Chardonnay and Riesling.

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Choosing The Right Wines For Your Cellar


There is a certain romantic allure surrounding drinking a really old wine. However most people don’t really know why the aged wine they are enjoying is any better than it was in the first year. What is the oldest wine you have tasted; did you like it or understand the differences of its age? It’s a question I’m often asked my new customers starting down the path of wine collection. Learning the answer to this question is half the fun of cellaring wines.

First, you need to stock your cellar with age worthy wines. You might be surprised to know that only 1% of the wines produced in the world are built to last the test of time. Most of the cellar worthy wines will actually have poorer ratings on release and only gain perfection with age.

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Springvale – The Past, Present And Future

Rail Crossing

Springvale Rail Crossing

The name Springvale came about in the mid 1850’s, stemmed from the time when cattle were a commodity and good pastoral land was valued highly. The land around Springvale benefited from the permanent natural springs in the area, which provided water supplies for stock and travellers en-route between Melbourne and Dandenong giving rise to the suburb’s name. A hotel was built in the 1850’s near the intersection of Princes Highway and Springvale Road however this was more a resting point for travellers and did not turn into a settlement.

In early 1900 Springvale became a town, two small towns in fact continued to establish in two areas, initially separated by a couple of kilometres. By the 1920s the Sandown Park racecourse and Wesleyan Church opened near the railway station. The expanding Springvale community had a lodge, brass band, recreation reserve, mechanics institute, shops and housing. Kelly and Lewis engineers opened a factory in 1922 followed by Rocla concrete in 1924. A picture theatre also opened in 1924.

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Selling Is Big Business For So-called Mumpreneurs


We all remember the good old days when our mothers dressed us in hand-me-downs, that migrated from sibling to sibling and cousin to cousin, until so washed out, the original colour was anyone’s guess.

We frequently wore sweatshirts advertising exotic locations where our relatives had holidayed. The third-hand garment feeling like a rather poor substitute for the trip itself. Sometimes even forced to wear T-shirts of football teams we never barracked for.

No more.


When once we might have awaited the next consignment of pre-loved kiddie wear from friends and neighbours, parcelled in nifty recycled supermarket bags, today we go online and select just what we want from the infinite number of second-hand items on sale. And when we’re done with our own babies’ clothes? We no longer pass them on, we sell them on.

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The Shires Only Wine Storage Cellar is Now Open

Kennards Wine Storage

We recognise a gap in the wine cellar market in the Sutherland Shire. Wine lovers in Southern Sydney deserve the same private cellaring options, so Kennards Wine Storage are excited to announce our new wine cellar at Miranda is now open and renting up fast!

The past five years has seen strong growth in the need for private wine cellars as the trend for collecting and cellaring wine grows. Wine lovers of Australia are calling out for more locations to store their wines and we are listening.

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Kennards Self Storage Petersham, The Big Orange Beacon of Freedom!

Kennards Self Storage Petersham

For the suburb of Petersham, there are numerous icons but none more prestigious than the big orange building a top of Taverners Hill. Kennards Self Storage Petersham is located at 606 Parramatta Rd, Petersham and has been an established storage facility since its birth with Millers storage in 1984. Prior to Miller’s storage it was formidably recognised as Miller’s Brewery (separate to storage) which was purchased from Toohey’s Brewery in 1967.

Petersham is located 7km South West of Sydney’s Central Business District. It is bordered by Leichhardt to the North, Stanmore to the East, Marrickville to the South and Lewisham to the West.

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Need Somewhere Discreet To Store The Grange?

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We are excited to announce our new wine cellar at Fyshwick is now open and renting up fast! This is the only wine cellar offer available in the ACT and we are thrilled to provide this new service to Canberra wine lovers!

Kennards Wine Storage is proud to be a part of this wine cellaring experience. After entering the wine cellaring service in 1999, we have developed this specialist wine cellaring niche and ensure we are now specialists and leaders in wine cellaring.

The new wine cellars at Fyshwick are fitted out with sophisticated climate control systems to manage the temperature and humidity. Preserving and nurturing such wine investment is paramount. Our wine cellars provide the ideal environment to age wine; letting each bottles characteristics emerge.

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Kennards Adelaide Portfolio Grows with its Newest Location at Croydon Park

Kennards Self Storage has commenced construction of its newest Storage Centre at 1 Days Road Croydon Park, Adelaide, set to open this November.

The centre has a wide range of features including:

- An easy access loading area to drive in and unload your goods.

- Enterprise Spaces commonly known as “Mini Warehouses”, perfect for small business customers.

- A wide variety of individually alarmed spaces to meet residential and business needs.

- 24/7 access to your storage space so you can come and go as you please.

- Security enhancements including back to base alarm monitoring, CCTV and patrol response, backed up with daily lock checks and comprehensive weekly audits.

- A wide range of boxes, packing and moving supplies available in the Box Shop.

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