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About our storage centres
  • Our first store to open was in Horsham at Blatchford Road in March 1995, with a second store following very soon in the May of that year in Staines, Middlesex. In 1996 Lok’nStore head office was situated at a storage centre in the centre of Kingston-Upon-Thames, and the following year three new stores opened in Basingstoke, Reading and Woking.
  • In 1999 – 2000 Lok’nStore domination of the south coast started with the opening of storage facilities in Fareham, Portsmouth and Southampton.
  • 2001 ended as Lok’nStore busiest property year (to date?) with new centres opening in: Ashford, Milton Keynes, Northampton, Sunbury and Swindon.
  • Lok'nStore opened a store in Eastbourne in the October of 2003.
  • 2005 / 2006 saw our first purpose built storage centre on the Hawley Lane in Farnborough, which also then became the Lok’nStore Group head office after the sale of Lok’nStore Kingston. Other purpose built storage facilities followed shortly in Harlow, and Portsmouth at Rudmore Square.
  • In 2008 Lok’nStore opened another storage facility in central Northampton to become the areas biggest storage provider with 2 Northamptonshire stores. What next for Lok’nStore?
  • In late 2012 Lok’nStore opened a store in Crawley and in 2014 another in Maidenhead. The facility in Maidenhead is a joint development with Lidl, the successful chain of grocery stores.
  • In late 2014 we opened a new Reading store and embarked on one of our biggest new store challenges to date: How to move the goods of hundreds of customers from the old site to the new just across the A33. This was successfully completed in just under six weeks!
  • 2015 New purpose built store opens in Aldershot, Hampshire.
  • 2016 starts with the opening of a converted site in Chichester.
  • At the start of May we open a 'new build' facility in Bristol.
  • May 2016 sees the opening of our new Southampton store on Third Avenue.
  • In spring 2016 Lok'nStore announces the purchase of two new sites for the building of self storage facilities - Gillingham in Kent and Wellingborough, Northamptonshire.
  • Then in August 2016 the purchase of another two new sites; Broadstairs in Kent and also Hemel Hempstead.
  • Lok'nStore Broadstairs opened May 2017.
  • New build store in Hemel Hempstead opened November, and quickly followed by Gillingham in December.
  • March 2018: Purpose built store opens in Wellingborough at Whitworth Way.
  • December 2018: Purchased the 'The Box Room' in Hedge End, Southampton.
  • December 2018 - Lok'nStore open a purpose built store in Dover.
  • February 2019 - The opening of Lok'nStores first self storage centre in Wales (Cardiff).
  • April 2019 - Purpose built facility opens in Exeter, Devon.
  • August 2019 - Purpose built facility opens in Ipswich, Suffolk.

Lok'nStore currently operates self storage centres in the following locations: Aldershot, Ashford, Basingstoke, Bristol, Broadstairs, Cardiff, Chichester, Crawley, Crayford, Dover, Eastbourne, Exeter, Fareham, Farnborough, Gillingham, Harlow, Hedge End, Hemel Hempstead, Horsham, Ipswich, Luton, Maidenhead, Milton Keynes, Northampton Central, Northampton Riverside, Poole, Portsmouth, Reading, Southampton, Sunbury, Swindon, Tonbridge, Wellingborough and Woking. New stores opening soon in Gloucester, Bournemouth, Leicester, Bedford and Cheshunt.