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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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The New Park And Store Location In Thomastown!

As our new Kennards Self Storage facility in Thomastown takes shape, we’ve opened our ‘doors’ to outdoor open storage spaces for Cars, boats, caravans, buses and trucks.

Located at 187 Settlement road Thomastown, we sit directly on the edge of both commercial and residential sectors which makes it a great location with easy access. Our premium vehicle storage spaces range from 13 Sqm (2.6m x 5m) to 20.80 sqm (2.6m x 8m) and can be easily accessed via Settlement Road and Apex Court entry gates in Thomastown. A great storage solution not just for the Thomastown area, but all surrounding suburbs such as Lalor, Reservoir, Bundoora and Mill Park.

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Under New Management – Introducing Kennards Self Storage Mile End

In the Adelaide suburb of Mile End, a Self Storage conversion is underway as Kennards Self Storage secures another managed site in South Australia.

The property is nestled 1km down the road from our Thebarton Centre and will mark our 7th property in Adelaide. Located at 11 Congdon Drive Mile End, the immediate surrounding area comprises of a mixture of residential, light industrial, intensive retail and office type uses.

The property, owned by Cohen Group is a modern 24/7 access storage centre offering 258 storage spaces.

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Ready To Disco At Thomastown Victoria

Kennards Self Storage has opened its 91st storage centre located on 187 Settlement Road, Thomastown Victoria. This purpose built self storage facility will house a range of storage units from  1sqm up to 30sqm. There will be storage units that even the fussiest of customers will find for themselves.

Kennards Thomastown will boast VIP driveway units where customers simply drive straight up to their space to load and unload their goods. There are also ground floor units that are located a short trolleys stroll from the driveway. For the more cost effective units they are located on the upper floors accessible via the good lift. Long term storers love this option as it’s a set and forget when they choose this solution.

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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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It’s not a Kangaroo its Coorparoo….

Coorparoo is a suburb located just on the fringe of Brisbane’s CBD. Located just 4 kilometres south east of the CBD, Coorparoo has been a suburb of choice for young growing families.

Future plans for the area include:

• Achieving a balance between growth and maintenance of character and low-density residential development
• Rezoning more areas to the character residential zone to protect streetscapes and housing
• Rezoning 5.8 hectares of Stephens Mountain to the conservation zone
• Focusing change in centres along:
– Logan Road corridor
– Greenslopes Private Hospital
– area around Greenslopes busway station

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Kennards Team On Site!

Today our Kennards team went into over drive at 21 Turbo drive. Our first day on site to start the set-up process. Over the next 10days our team will be working hard to number all the units, testing the individual alarms on every unit and setting up the retail space ready to open her doors to our first customers on Friday the 21st of June 2019.

Our newest Coorparoo Self storage facility in Queensland is purpose built. Designed to store anything from a suit case full of your winter ski gear to your entire house hold contents or even your business. We have strategically created enterprise spaces up to 250sqm and unit sizes down to as small as a 1smq locker with everything in between.

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Kennards BIG New Space Ship in Turbo Drive

Recently our CEO, Sam Kennard, made another visit to our big new space ship emerging at Turbo Drive Coorparoo.

The six level Coorparoo storage centre will boast over 1,100 storage spaces, and provide individually alarmed spaces with 24 hour 7 day access.

Sam, like a proud dad, was clearly a little excited about the imminent arrival of this new self storage centre, he grabbed a selfie with Nicky Goodwin (KSS Queensland Operations Manager) and Michael Macheledt (KSS Development and Construction Manager).

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Turbo-ing To The Finish Line! Kennards Self Storage 21 Turbo Drive Only Weeks Away!

21 Turbo Drive Coorparoo, Queensland’s newest Kennards Self Storage centre is only weeks away from opening its doors to the public.

Our Newest Orange and Blue Beacon of Freedom dominates the sky line of Turbo Drive.

On site this week with the Hutchinson Builders team for an update, all the scaffold is now down, and we are now at lock up stage.

This Purpose-built facility boasts four designated loading docks, to cater for all sized cars, trucks and trailers. No need to worry about height restrictions or the weather, they are all undercover and plenty of height clearance.

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