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What’s So Important About The 30th June, 2020 And Truganina?

The 30th June, 2020 is a date to remember in Truganina as Kennards Self Storage is opening its 93rd Storage Centre located at 332 Leakes Road. It’s the birth of Kennards’ growth in the western suburbs of Melbourne, and our 14th storage facility to be built in Melbourne.

This purpose built self storage facility will house a huge range of storage units from 1 sqm to 30 sqm. The new Storage Centre will attract people with a keen interest for 24/7 storage access and for warehouse type storage with a variety (24 different sizes) of storage spaces to choose from.

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Why Do Humans Feel The Need To Dig A Hole, Especially In Truganina!

Throughout our Kennards Self Storage (KSS) history of building new storage sites, our relationship with the soil has affected our ability to build and even influenced the future success of our storage facilities. Over the years, some of our Storage Centre designs have been affected by what’s under the ground which ultimately can have an adverse effect on our storage layouts. Undiscovered fuel tanks, contaminated soil, asbestos dumping’s, arsenic, tree roots and even bones (it ended up being those of a dog at Kennards Newcastle) are just to name a few. Unfortunately, we have never located gold or oil at one of our sites but we’re still trying.

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What Is A Travellers ‘Fly-In’ Locker!

We encounter many different types of lockable situations or lockable areas during our daily lives. Ranging from large locked areas, small compartments, and fenced areas, it can become frustrating at times, and not being able to access areas we want to explore. Any limitation restricts our ability to convey between places of interest.

Most lockable areas that are used by Airport travellers are typically used for luggage and it’s storage. Lockers can be used when either arriving or departing at Adelaide Airport, and for any given period of time. Kennards Self Storage Adelaide Airport have lockers of all varying sizes to suit the items you wish to store. If you prefer, you can store for a minimum of one day, if that suits your specific travel arrangements and pay just $1 a day for any period you nominate. Rental periods are paid a month in advance but it’s all pro-rata refunded of rent from the day you move in or move out.

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All The Stars Are Aligned


Shopping for your goods in this day and age can simply be done in the comfort of your home. With the reliance for convenience, speed and quality one may ask, “How do I choose which business to transact with?”

A research study conducted by sciencedirect.com titled “Influence of consumer reviews on online purchasing decisions in older and younger adults” confirmed a major factor in a consumer’s decision to purchase was as quoted “According to recent meta-analyses, the most important features influencing sales and attitudes are the valence and the volume of reviews. In general, more positive reviews increase sales and attitudes, whereas negative reviews reduce them”.

This really confirms what we already do, how many times have you read through the reviews of a business that you wish to transact with before making your decision.

Google benchmarks businesses with an average star rating of 4.5 and above as a superior service provider.

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What’s In An Opening?

There are many ways to describe an opening.

“A happening at the beginning of an event or activity, a space or gap that allows passage or access, a hole, vent, slot, window or even just a cavity”.

During our lives, we all may experience an official opening of a business or a see new location open. The ‘official opening’ term is used to attract people by alerting them about an opening. It can also be described as an occasion when a new shop or public building starts operation making the site available for people to use or visit. We could even use words to describe a business opening as a beginning, start, outset, inception, launch, or simply a birth of a business. One such storage opening or birth is occurring in the northern Melbourne suburb of Thomastown.

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Secrets Out! Park And Fly at Kennards Self Storage Adelaide.

Whether you are travelling for business or leisure, parking your vehicle at the airport can quickly add up to your travel costs. Especially if you are going away on holidays, the extra savings in paying for parking results in extra spending money $$$.

Traditionally when you think of parking and travelling, it’s that hold your breath moment of “How much am I going to pay when leaving my car at the airport” Well many users have discovered another parking alternatively not traditionally considered….and that’s leaving your car at Kennards Self Storage Adelaide Airport, located on 2 Fred Custance Street, Adelaide Airport SA 5950.

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Making History In Thomastown!

The suburb of Thomastown came into existence in 1848 when the Thomas family purchased 106 acres of land north of Melbourne for market gardening. The area quickly became a popular settlement area for German settlers attracting farmers, horse-racing breeders, and milk production. Because of the popularity of the region close to Melbourne’s north, it wasn’t long before residential development began at Thomastown with the arrival of Italian, Macedonians and Greek immigrants after the Second World War – a cultural background of the region which still exist today.

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Self Storage Now An Option For Hawthorn

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The suburb of Hawthorn has been a municipality of Melbourne since 1860 and a City since 1890. From 1843 land sales were first conducted out of a newly established township of Hawthorn. Public transport played a significant role in developing the Hawthorn region from a dormitory suburb during the 1880’s, to it’s now significant status in the Melbourne community. However, it has taken until 2017 to establish a Hawthorn storage HUB in this ever expanding landscape of Melbourne. With the establishment of Kennards Self Storage at 453 Auburn Road, Hawthorn, the local Hawthorn, Camberwell, Canterbury, Kew, Burwood & South Yarra community’s will experience a significant new chapter in the historical landscape of Hawthorn.

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History In The Making – Southbank, Docklands And Kennards Self Storage Port Melbourne

History is the creation of man’s need to understand and learn from past occurrences and is often quoted in the justification of many actions and events today. As we are urged to learn its lessons for the future, Man is also anxious about how history will be remembered.

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But what do we actually mean by history?

“It is the events of the past and the telling of the stories of such events, a fact with an element of fiction”.

In Melbourne’s short history, we have learn about the development of our City and integral leisure and new housing regions that have been developed as a result of history such as the Southbank and Docklands precincts. Until the 1880’s ships anchored in Hobsons Bay near Williamstown and then made their way up the Yarra River to Victoria Dock where goods were stored in large warehouses. Since the introduction of container shipping the area become desolate until the revamp with housing in the early 70’s. Personal storage areas again became prevalent after both these precincts began developing from 1975.

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The Gun Storage Empire Strikes Forward

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Empires and reputations have been built on humanity’s need to expand to new horizons. In history the Chinese dynasty, Roman Empire of Europe, Africa & Asia, Japan’s Yamato dynasty, and Russia’s Romanov Hierarchy have seen great expansions over time and have been the forefront of establishing realms. The more formal and current usage of the term ‘empire’ can be used to refer to a large scale business enterprise typically formed from diverse ethic, national, and cultural components.

Along with reputation, Kennards Gun Storage and its branding has also been instrumental in developing a national empire. Kennards Gun Storage in Adelaide, Melbourne and in the Sydney markets has and still is evolving over many years due to Kennards ever increasing gun storage expansion ideas.

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