New cinema The Depot opening in Lewes

Local cinema charity Lewes Community Screen is about to open The Depot next door to Self Storage Space in Lewes.

Actor Martin Freeman will officially open the cinema on Thursday 25th May 2017. Actor Mark Rylance will come to Lewes the following day, on Friday May 26th, to launch the Depot's community and education strategy.

Lewes Cinema The Depot. Photo taken from Self Storage Space roof

The new cinema looks very impressive - the photo above was taken from our rooftop on top of Self Storage Space. The cinema is very high spec with all the 'bells and whistles' comprising three screens including 140 and 130 seat auditoriums, very smart restaurant, cafe and bar.

Martin Freeman sitting in The Depot Cinema in Lewes, East Sussex 25th May 2017

The new privately funded cinema reportedly cost a cool £8 million to construct. The Lewes community have desperately needed a purpose built cinema since the 1970s. The project is the brainchild of Robert Senior and Carmen Slijpen (Architect) who obtained the land from Harvey's Brewery. Self Storage Space is proudly sponsoring a seat for 10 years in the Auditorium.

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University of Brighton Student, Staff & Alumni Discount

We're pleased to announce Self Storage Space in Lewes now offers a 10% discount to all University of Brighton Students, Staff & Alumni. Please bring along your University ID, Alumni number or NUS card.

The discount details are on the University of Brighton Alumni website here. Call 01273 470000 for details or to arrange a viewing.

Jennifer Chung from University of Brighton said "I've stored my items at Self Storage in Lewes when returning home to Hong Kong over the summer. I know they'll be safe here and it's much cheaper than renting my room in Brighton". Many students choose the flexibility of a self storage unit between tenancies. Staff and Alumni use the facility when moving home, de-cluttering or simply to get more space in their home.

If you have any questions please contact our sales reception on 01273 470000. Not in conjunction with any other offer.

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Eight reasons UK businesses choose self storage

More & more small businesses are using self storage units to help run their business - why? - because there are significant business advantages. Below are just some of the business benefits:-

1) No business rates.

2) No utility bills  (no gas, no electricity)

3) Security. Our facilities provide 24 hour CCTV, intruder alarms, security key fob entry systems etc.

4) Affordable. A self storage unit is often much cheaper than leasing a commercial premises such as a warehouse.

5) Flexible terms. Upgrade or downsize the size of your unit to suit your needs. This is often very useful for seasonal businesses.

6) No complex leases - and no solicitors fees or estate agents!

7) No service charges - everything is included in just one simple invoice per month.

8) Extras such as mailboxes and deliveries help run the business smoothly. 

If you require advice please ask our sales reception who will be happy to help.

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Ad campaign at Lewes Football Club

We thought we'd post a picture of our visit to Lewes Football Club (The Rooks) at the weekend. We've done a 'trade swap' with Lewes FC giving The Rooks a poster on our wall opposite the train station.

The club is very close to our facility in Lewes & is one of the only clubs where you can drink beer (Harveys) whilst enjoying a match.

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Customer Access during Mumford & Sons Gig in Lewes. 19th and 20th July 2013

If you haven't heard about Mumford & Sons playing in Lewes on 19th & 20th July 2013 then you must have been living under a rock! We're extremely excited that such a high profile, popular and talented band have chosen to play in our little town.

It's anticipated that approximately 25,000 fans will visit Lewes over the weekend - Self Storage Space is located directly opposite the train station so we're very close to all the action. Station Road will have limited access over the weekend. Traffic, parking and taxis ranks are expected to temporarily change over the weekend to best accomodate the high volume of visitors.

We advise all our customers who wish to visit their self storage unit to avoid the weekend if possible - ideally visit on Thursday 18th, morning of Friday 19th or on Monday 22nd July. As usual, the Lewes branch will be open on Friday and Saturday so please call us before travelling if you have any questions. Lewes Sales Reception are always happy to advise - please call 01273 470000 or email

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