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Get Ahead Of The Move In Rush – Southport Opening Tomorrow

Opening Kennards Self Storage Southport requires an ‘all-hands-on-deck’ approach. From checking the unit door operations to setting up our Box Shop and Meeting Room, putting up unit numbers and much more, there is an endless list of tasks to complete.

The most critical part of a pre-opening is making sure that we can welcome our first customers on Friday 25th September. We are very excited to welcome our first early birds. Our New Kennards self Storage Southport team Catherine and Bol are now on site putting the finishing touches on before our big open day tomorrow Friday 25th September 2020. There will be a mystery VIP Opening Prize for our first customer. The process is simple, to win be the first in the door to sign up and pay for your first month.

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Think Outside Your Square Metre

While you are packing your items into a moving box, have you ever thought, “Hmmm…Wouldn’t  it be nice if I could sell this item and make some money out of it?”  Well what is stopping you? You may not have time to sell the items right now, but you still could gather those items, store them and sell them later at your own convenience.

Since you will be using self storage for a considerable amount of time, take the opportunity to do something about it. One of the basic functions of self storage is for you to sort out your needs and items you don’t use, and reward yourself by turning the excess items into side income.

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Stockland’s Aura Development Baringa Welcomes Kennards Storage

Kennards Storage Baringa is part of Stockland’s Aura Development, noted in the local area as the city of Colour. At Kennards we take our Orange and Blue Brand colours seriously and are a great fit for the city of colour. The centre in the north-eastern precinct will comprise of 750 storage spaces for rent. We offer a range of Drive up, Ground Floor and Lift access storage solutions in a wide size range including but not limited to lockers, single car garage size and much, much more.

Many a time in life, circumstances unfold where you’re on the lookout for storage solutions. It could be to declutter and make your home ready for sale, or you are in between house moves, the family is growing, the business is growing, or you’ve decided to buy a boat!

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Kennards Self Storage Southport – The ‘Burj Khalifa’ of Self Storage Facilities!

Here is our story so far on the Gold Coast. Kennards Self Storage opened its facility at 6 Newcastle Street Burleigh Junction back in 1989. Our customers say it is an amazing facility that’s been serving our Gold Coast and QLD for many years. The Gold Coast has changed significantly since we opened our Burleigh Junction centre. With this change Kennards Storage have continuously worked on improving its services, products and technology to make the storage experience simpler, more convenient and enjoyable.

Fast forward to 2020 and we are working with our building partners Mcnab on our brand new, Purpose Built six level, almost 800 unit facility in Southport, located at the busy intersection of 1-3 Olympic Circuit. Kennards will be ready to open its doors to this amazing centre mid-September 2020.

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Buy Back Packing Boxes? Yes, It’s True!

Besides providing our customers with comfortable, professional and affordable self-storage, Kennards Self Storage sells a wide range of brand new and good quality packing boxes, and we buy back boxes after you have finished with them.

There are many advantages when you purchase Kennards cardboard boxes:

– After you have unpacked your items, don’t dispose of your boxes. As long as the boxes are in resalable conditions, we will buyback from you. This will save you hassle from throwing away your boxes.
– Our highly trained centre personnel will provide free advice to assist your packing needs 7 days a week.
– A wide variety of sizes and strengths are available for you to choose.
– Get your money back through buy back.
– You will directly help our beautiful environment.
– Our 93 Kennards Storage centres in Australia and New Zealand accept buy back boxes from you.
– You can mix and match 10 moving boxes of any size and get 20% off!
– Catching public transport is not an issue. We will pack it safely and securely for you to hand carry.
– Not sure if it will fit into your car? No worries, we will assist you on the spot to pack the boxes safely into your car.
– Shop with confidence. Kennards packing boxes will give you a peace of mind knowing that you are purchasing boxes from a well-established and trusted quality household Brand.
– Not sure what to do with the extra unused boxes? We will give you a refund.

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Covid 19 – Level 3 – Kennards Self Storage Victoria

The Victorian Government has declared Level 3 conditions are in effect from 11:59pm on July 8th 2020 in response to the Covid 19 Pandemic.

This now means we are open for all business within the community subject to safe working conditions for our team members and customers plus ensuring all transactions with customers are contactless during this period.
Everyone can still access our full range of services at our website or by phoning your local centre during normal business hours or our call centre on 1800 658 855.

What we can do:
Its business as usual, our teams will respect social distancing etiquette when we interact with our customers. Customers have the option to choose a 100% contactless sign up experience. Simply speak to our team and we can walk you through the process.

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COVID-19 – Message from our CEO

Message to our customers and visitors:

Latest Update, Victoria commences Level 3 Lockdown from 8th July 2020.

The situation with Covid-19 is changing constantly and our company is adapting to this every day.

We are committed to the safety of our customers and employees, and also to sustaining the activities of the customers that use our services for a range of reasons. Despite the changes being implemented, all of the Kennards Self Storage team is committed to minimising any inconvenience and indeed will be providing an exceptional experience while also ensuring the highest level of safety.

Opening Hours – We remain open and are operating as normal. While many businesses have high contact with people, and are considered non-essential, self storage has very low contact. We are mindful that many of our customers support a range of industries that are essential. These include contractors, emergency activities, suppliers to health industry and also charities. We are a link in the chain of essential services and will endeavour to operate as normal.

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So How Much Can You Fit In a Cubic Metre Locker?

One cubic metre doesn’t sound like much, but you’d be surprised how much you can squeeze into a space that size.

Kennards Self Storage in Ultimo is the perfect location for your locker storage needs, with nearly 100 lockers across two buildings there is almost always one available.

So how much can you fit in a cubic metre storage locker? Confused? Don’t worry, we’ve figured it out for you.

A single cubic metre locker can snugly fit up to 18 Kennards Archive Boxes!! To put that into perspective, that will fit around:

– 267,840 Pokemon cards
– 504 Beanie babies
– 4,320 supermarket mini shop collectables or;
– 324 rolls of toilet paper

That’s a lot of stuff!

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Brisbane is Booming

The next 5 years are looking brighter for Brisbane Southern suburbs. Major construction works on Cross River Rail project are due to complete in 2024. The upgrade will deliver major accessibility upgrades to six stations in Southern of Brisbane including Yeerongpilly, Salisbury, Rocklea, Moorooka, Yeronga and Fairfield. Brisbane’s population is booming and Cross River Rail development is making the southern suburbs even more attractive for families, students and even singles.

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