The Self Storage Association 2017 UK Annual Survey now available

The report, which is now based on 3 surveys – the industry operators, the general public and the customers – is the most comprehensive insight into the UK self storage industry ever produced.

Key results include:

  • Occupancy increased from 73.1% in 2015 to 75.8%, and revenue per square foot has increased to £22.68.
  • 84% of the public survey respondents said they have heard of self storage – down from 90% last year.
  • Understanding of the product remains low; only 32% of people understood that only they have access to their unit, a marginal increase on last year.
  • 70% of people surveyed could not name a single self storage brand.
  • Over 70% of self storage users live within 20 minutes of their unit.
  • Net rental Rates in London are double the level of rates in the East Midlands or the North.
  • There are over 1,430 self storage sites in the UK offering approximately 42.2 million square feet of space.*
  • Divorced or separated people are more than twice as likely to use self storage than single people.

Click here to download the SSA 2017 UK Annual Survey.

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