Kennards Self Storage News & Updates

Posts by Fiona Harding

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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A Free GoGet Membership When You Store With Kennards Self Storage – Who Doesn’t Love That!

Meet Chase, Chase the van is the newest edition to the Kennards Self Storage family at Pymble NSW, brand new and ready to roll.

Through our unique Partnership with GoGet, Chase will help thousands of customers to quickly and easily complete their move.

Any Kennards customer renting a space can now claim a free membership for a whole twelve months with GoGet.

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At Kennards We Believe Every Young Person In Australia Should Have A Safe Home

On the 26th October Kennards FREEDOM Fighters are taking part in the inaugural Stepping Stone House, Sleep Under the Stars event with 400 other participants.
We believe every Young Person in Australia should have a safe home.

One by one Not for Profit organisation Stepping Stone House are restoring lives of our homeless youth.
Breaking them from the shackles of welfare, helping them build a career and the skills to support themselves in independence.

Domestic violence, abuse, trauma, neglect and family breakdowns cover many reasons why our young people end up living rough.
Most, through no fault of their own.

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Kennards Business Class Lands at Adelaide Airport

In construction and purpose built our latest development is soon to make its mark at Adelaide Airport. Australia’s most exclusive Self Storage Airport location!

From extra leg room to priority unit selection, the centre will be welcome news to our Business Class clients. With a design approach focused on business, the centres offers the ultimate in self storage convenience, access and no fuss service.

The facility will be our 6th in Adelaide and the location couldn’t be better, only 7km from the CBD and an easy delivery destination for freight companies and couriers within the Burbridge Business Park, close to Aldi, TNT Express and Toll Priority. Open 24 hours 7 days clients have access to their goods anytime.

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Kennards Self Storage and KeepSafe Storage Formalise Business Relationship in Western Australia

Kennards Self Storage Business Class clients can now enjoy self storage options in Western Australia invoiced under the Kennards banner. We are delighted to have joined forces with Western Australia’s newest member to the storage scene, KeepSafe Storage.

Winners of the Self Storage Associations “Storage Facility of The Year” KeepSafe provide similar values and exceptional customer service to Kennards. Modern, purpose built properties, ethical operations and outstanding customer service.  It was the perfect opportunity to provide our Business Class clients more value and greater choice in areas where we are not.

Through the partnership KeepSafe will match our Business Class program rewards scheme providing clients a seamless storage experience.

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“Buy With Confidence, Return With Ease” Hits The eBay Website

eBay returns are now even easier with your local Kennards Self Storage centre.

“Buy With Confidence, Return With Ease” is the latest shopper focused service to hit the eBay website earlier this week.

Made possible through the technology platform Parcel Point, consumers can now return their unwanted eBay purchases quickly, easily and with confidence knowing it will reach the retailer in a timely fashion. ParcelPoint is Australia’s largest network of extended-hours locations where online shoppers can collect and return their purchases at a time that suits them beating limitations of traditional Australia Post channels.

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Giving Homeless Kids A Life Changing Experience

On the 7th of October Hicksons Reserve under Sydney’s Harbour Bridge transformed as a fantastic group of kind-hearted and resilient people chose to make a difference by sleeping rough for the night, supporting Stepping Stone Houses (SSH) Sleep Under the Stars event to raise money for Homeless Youth and Youth at risk in NSW.

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Sadly there are over 42,000 homeless people in Australia, nearly 50% of that 42,000 are 24 years of age and under. In NSW alone there are over 10,000 homeless youth under the age of 12 to age 24.

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Taking Self Storage To New Heights

Gone are the days of factory buildings, sparse landscaping and a shoe box sized office out the front. In the last 40 years Self Storage has come a long way.

We’ve learnt a lot and today we reflect on just how far we’ve come with the help of drone technology. Take a bird’s eye view at our latest five storey extension in Macquarie Park NSW.

Our bright orange beacon of freedom showcases all the latest innovations, sleek design and customer service features that Kennards Self Storage offer.

We are passionate about innovation with every element thought out with our customers’ in mind.

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Kennards makes it’s mark in Chullora

H:MCHPKennards Self StorageChullora2015 DAIssued2015.11.09On the outer edge of Sydney’s Inner West a new development is looming.

With street frontage on the Hume Hwy work has commenced to fill an infrastructure gap in the business district of Chullora. The $10 million dollar Kennards Self Storage centre is due to commence building in August with an expected opening early 2017.

The time and location are perfect. Located at the cross roads of the Hume Hwy and Roberts Road, the centre will provide unprecedented levels of access to Sydney’s inner and outer west and Sydney’s South. It’s not a building you will miss, brightly clad in orange it will be an icon for the suburb.

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Locked up since 2005!

Kennards Self Storage 10yearsAt the Kennards Self Storage Achievement Dinner on the 29th August, 14 Team Members and I were presented with our 10 Year Service Award. Until that day I hadn’t thought too much about it – time flies when you’re are having fun right?

As a small but growing industry in Australia, Self Storage is not the kind of job most people set out to do. It comes about by opportunity. For me it was while I was studying Interior Design and working part time in the Kennards Customer Care Centre.

I think if someone asked me 11 years ago would I be working for a storage company I would have said storage what? What surprised me were the responses I got when I told people who didn’t know me. “10 years, really, you stayed that long?”. Like it was a bad thing. Those who knew me suggested I should never leave.

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