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Category archive: New Storage Centres

South Australia Welcomes KSS to Seaford Meadows

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Construction is underway in Adelaide’s southern suburbs for Kennards Self Storage 4th location in the South Australian market. The company will invest over $4M in a Seaford Meadows property it acquired in 2015.

The Onkaparinga Council took over six months to assess the rather innocuous application from Kennards to develop 31 Seaford Rd in to one of their new state of the art self storage centres.

The company was attracted to the growth expected in Seaford and surrounding suburbs and lack of quality of self storage provided in the area.

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New Storage Centre for Melbourne’s North

Kennards Self Storage Building SignKennards Self Storage are advancing plans to lodge an application with The City of Wittlesea Council for a new self storage development at 187 Settlement Road, Thomastown.

The project will convert an existing 7,700 square metre retail building and add 2 new buildings on the property. When complete the storage centre will have approximately 8,000 square metres of rentable space and 850 storage units.

The new storage centre will form part of a mixed use property with a large format gym and warehouse, which already occupy other parts of the property.

Each storage space will be individually alarmed and customers will have access 24 hours every day of the year. The centre will also offer hardstand space to store caravans, boats and other RV’s.

The Thomastown centre will be typical of Kennards Self Storage high standards and will offer residents and businesses a superior choice for their storage.

With an expeditious approval, Kennards hope to have the centre open before the end of 2016.

Mittagong Self Storage – the new place for your space!

Kennards Self Storage MittagongKennards Self Storage are excited to be placing the finishing touches on our newest centre; Mittagong NSW.

With such a wide frontage along the main road at 245 Old Hume Highway featuring Kennards distinctive orange and blue branding. Locals won’t be able to miss their new neighbour!

We are proud to announce it is the most secure storage centre in the Southern Highlands packed with the best security features including individually alarmed units, 7 day – 24 hour access through PIN code controlled gates, CCTV camera’s throughout and back to base monitoring with alarm response. This on top of Kennards daily lock checks, comprehensive weekly audits, some of the best and brightest security lighting and a broad selection of padlocks to suit every customers’ needs.

This centre was built with local customers in mind featuring wide and straight driveways with a larger mix of drive up units. Simply back up to the door and unload your goods.

Open 6 days Monday to Saturday customers can browse the widest range of boxes and packaging featuring high quality boxes with Kennards famous buy-back. Simply fold them flat and bring them back when you’ve finished using them.

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Hawthorn Property to be Kennards 12th in Melbourne

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Kennards Self Storage has acquired an office warehouse in the Melbourne eastern suburb of Hawthorn.

With 5,056 square metres of land and 9166 square metres of improvements, Kennards will convert and re-use the buildings to create its 12th Melbourne storage centre.

The property is located adjacent to the Toorak Road and Monash Freeway intersection, giving excellent access in every direction.

Kennards identified the undersupply of storage in Hawthorn and its surrounding suburbs over 10 years ago. Until now, the company has not been able to secure a suitable property.

The Kennards project in Hawthorn will ultimately offer over 900 storage spaces and as always will offer compelling value for money to the local residents and businesses to store their goods.

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Opening the Kennards Self Storage Flagship Centre at Macquarie Park

Kennards Self Storage Macquarie ParkThe responsibility of opening a new Kennards Self Storage centre no matter where, brings to all involved great responsibility.

When Trish and I were assigned the task of opening Kennards Self Storage Macquarie Park, we felt very excited and proud that we were chosen from a pool of equally talented KSS Team Members, to work on such an elite project as the new KSS flagship Macquarie Park centre linked with the absolutely stunning new KSS Team Headquarters.

With any new centre comes trial and error and stumbling blocks that need to be worked through. As time progressed the centre began to shine and the customers were starting to move-in.

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Kennards Self Storage Now Open at Pymble

Kennards Self Storage Pymble December 2014 (7)Kennards self-storage is pleased to announce the opening of their new self-storage centre, nestled in the leafy suburb of Pymble. This state of the art storage centre is located at 1 Suakin Street Pymble. Come on down and say “Hi” to the Team, Steve and Varsha.

The building was previously The Australian Government Analytical Laboratory. After acquiring the building, it has gone through a major transformation to a new state of the art storage centre.

The blue and orange Kennards building at the top of the hill of Suakin Street cannot be missed as you drive up. The new building and the landscaped garden adds colour and vibrancy to the area.

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Kennards Self Storage Relocates Corporate Team Headquarters













Kennards Self Storage has moved its Team Headquarters to Macquarie Park.

After 18 years in the Homebush office, which was surplus space in the rear of the companies storage centre, the relocation positions Kennards for the future with room to grow.

Kennards has developed a flagship self storage centre at Macquarie Park, and converted an elevated front office portion into a contemporary open-plan headquarters. It is a dramatic make-over for the former Brother International Head Office.

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Kennards Self Storage Pymble Opening Spring









Kennards Self Storage will open its 82nd storage centre in Pymble this spring. The conversion from the old Australian Government  Analytical Laboratory is almost complete. The building has been transformed into a state of the art storage facility servicing customers around the Upper North Shore suburbs.

The storage facility will house 320 storage units ranging from 1 square metre to 70 square metres. There is sure to be an ideal storage size to suit personal or business customers.

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Construction Commences for Kennards New Storage centre in Mittagong

2Kennards Self Storage MittagongKennards Self Storage has commenced construction on a new $4 million Self Storage Centre in Mittagong.

The company secured the property in 2012 and has since successfully gained approval from Wingecarribee Council.

The development will be undertaken in stages. When complete it will boast 550 storage spaces and over 6,000 square metres of rentable space.

Kennards were surprised to learn that Wingecarribee Council were about to list the properties small cottage as a place of heritage importance. In response, Kennards collaborated with Council, changed design and have re-used the cottage in the plans.

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