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Storing Success: Ready Steady Store Makes it to the 2023 SSA UK Award Finals!

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  1. 2023 Self Storage Association Awards
  2. What Does This Mean for Us?
  3. What Our Customers Are Saying
  4. Our Growth and Future Projections
  5. The Award Ceremony
  6. Our 2022 Achievement – FEDESSA European Awards

We proudly announce that Ready Steady Store has been nominated as a finalist in two 2023 SSA UK Awards categories! Our Doncaster store has been selected as one of three finalists for the ‘UK Multi-Site Operator Store of the Year Award’, and Tina Sheridan, our Northampton Store Manager, has been chosen as one of five finalists for the ‘UK Manager of the Year Award.’ 

2023 Self Storage Association Awards

Established in 1995, the Self Storage Association (SSA UK) is the principal trade association representing both self storage operators and industry supplier members’ interests in the UK. The association seeks to promote best practices and facilitate the growth of one of the UK’s fastest-growing alternative asset-based industries. Over 80% of the self storage stores in the United Kingdom are members of SSA UK, along with many suppliers to the sector, and currently has over 500 members from storage operators and suppliers to the industry.

The SSA UK Awards is one of the most prestigious award events in the self storage industry. Chosen from multiple entries across numerous categories, our Doncaster and Northampton stores have been named finalists out of three and five, respectively. It’s an incredible honour for our staff and customers who have made this achievement possible through their hard work and dedication over the past year.

The awards provide a great opportunity to acknowledge and celebrate organisations within the industry who are making a difference, recognising hard work, achievements, and milestones of those who have contributed to the success of the organisation. This highly esteemed industry event brings together storage industry professionals to recognise and honour the individuals who have made a significant impact in the field.

What Does This Mean for Us?

As a strong competitor in the self storage industry, we are dedicated to delivering an outstanding storage experience, from getting a quote all the way to maintaining customer relationships. These nominations highlight our company’s significant progress over the years and strengthen our commitment to delivering the best customer service with professionalism and dedication.

Our self-storage facilities provide top-notch amenities with top-of-the-line security measures in place. Booking a unit online is easy, and we offer flexible rental options to suit your needs. Our stores feature easy convenience, online booking, 24/7 access, pin codeless entry and exit, Box Shop that has items required for storage and safekeeping. Our storage units come in various sizes, ranging from small units like a post box to large units comparable to a garage, to meet the diverse needs of our customers.

Doncaster store

Doncaster Store Manager“We are incredibly proud to announce that our Ready Steady Store Doncaster site has been selected as a finalist for the SSA UK Multi-Site Operator Store of the Year Award. This recognition reflects the our state-of-the-art facility, the easy-to-access features, and of course the  hard work and dedication of our team, who strive to provide an excellent storage experience for homeowners, renters, families and business owners.

Tina Sheridan, Northampton Store Manager“I am honoured to be chosen as one of five finalists for the ‘UK Manager of the Year Award’ from SSA UK. I have always believed in the value of continuous improvement throughout my career. As the Northampton Store Manager for Ready Steady Store, I am dedicated to delivering exceptional customer service and building an environment that promotes progress and achievement. I am honoured that RSS has given me the opportunity to grow and better my skills.”

Tina Sheridan, Northampton Store Manager

What Our Customers Are Saying

Being a Feefo Platinum Trusted Service Award Winner three years in a row, our team has worked hard to ensure that ours customers have been taken care of and it’s terrific to see that this has been recognised by those who have used our services. 

One customer said, “All the staff were pleasant and helpful on all my visits when fixing up my storage requirements. The units are all clean and kept in good condition, and security is of the highest calibre, with CCTV covering all areas and storage units, plus your own personal password for entry to the storage unit lock up.”

Find out what our customers are saying here.

Our Growth and Future Projections

Over the past year, the self-storage business has seen a significant rise in demand, and Ready Steady Store has been at the forefront of this growth. With our continuous commitment to providing exceptional customer service and state-of-the-art facilities, we offer various storage options for businesses or individuals, making it easier to find reliable storage solutions, and also take great pride in providing exceptional service, ensuring our customers are satisfied with their storage solutions. We heavily invest in our existing facilities by upgrading our stores with new technology and security measures, ensuring customers can access the best possible storage solutions.

Ready Steady Store’s growth over the past year is a testament to our commitment to providing exceptional customer service, state-of-the-art facilities, and flexible storage solutions. We have tapped into new markets and attracted new customers by focusing on innovation, expansion, and employee growth.

As the demand for self-storage solutions continues to grow, we are confident that Ready Steady Store is well-positioned to continue the growth trajectory and maintain our position as a recognised player in the storage industry.

The Award Ceremony

The award ceremony will take place on 16th May 2023 at the UK Conference Centre in Birmingham. It promises to be an exciting evening filled with passionate people across the storage industry coming together to celebrate outstanding work within our industry!

As always, we remain dedicated to providing world-class storage solutions and exceptional customer service so that all customers can feel confident choosing us for their storage needs.

We look forward to seeing how this nomination develops! We can’t wait to find out if our Doncaster branch and Store Manager, Tina Sheridan have won! Follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn to find out more.

Our 2022 Achievement – FEDESSA European Awards

The FEDESSA European Awards is a ceremony that recognises outstanding performance in the storage sector throughout Europe. As an organisation, its vision is to foster a culture of social responsibility and position the industry as a responsible and ethical market.

Last year, we were proud to have been nominated for the FEDESSA Major Operator Store of The Year Award. Although the competition for 2022 was tough, our Eastleigh branch shone brightly. It secured a finalist spot for Major Operator Store of the Year – a testament to our team’s dedication and expertise!

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