Sorry, shorter office hours 4th-8th October

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Due to a combination of staff shortage and business away from site, we are running restricted hours during the next week ( Tuesday 4th October to Saturday 8th October inclusive.) The office will be open 8.30am to 5.00pm (closing one hour earlier than normal) but please note also that on  Tuesday 4th October and Thursday […]

Can you adam and eve it?

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Last year George Osborne snuck in an increase to insurance premium tax, from 6% to 9.5%. This year, shortly before his demise as a result of Brexit, he squeezed in another 0.5% increase, taking IPT to 10%. For a small business such as ours, making these adjustments creates a lot of administration. So we are […]

Buy with confidence!

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Fort Locks Self Storage joins Trading Standards’ push for fairness and quality! We’re immensely proud, but I’ll try to keep the back story short and sweet. As members of the Self Storage Association UK, we use the industry best practice Licence Agreement. As part of an major overhaul to make the Licence Agreement more readable, […]

The Power of Partnership

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We are delighted to announce that Distinct Estate Agents and Fort Locks Self Storage have forged a special partnership to help clients in the Banbury, Brackley, Bicester, North Oxfordshire area with the house-buying process. Fort Locks Self Storage is always trying to improve its service to clients. Some clients are planning new futures and others […]

Fort Locks takes the biscuit!

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How simply fantastic! The team at Fort Locks Self Storage were especially touched when Joyce, a recent customer, gave us a lovely gift box of biscuits to say thank you and farewell, as she vacated her Storage Unit. Beautifully wrapped and with a very lovely card, the gift of delicious biscuits was hugely appreciated. The […]

Insurance Premium Tax increase

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Boring but important news for all our storage customers. George Osborne lit up our lives in the March 2015 budget by quietly introducing (no-one noticed, so he’s bound to do it again!) an increase to Insurance Premium Tax. IPT goes from 6% to 9.5% from 1st November 2015 – a whopping 58% rise! But actually […]

New extended Office hours for Fort Locks Self Storage

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We provide 24 hour access for all our customers. As a customer with a storage unit at Fort Locks Self Storage, you can come and go 24/7. We provide free access – we don’t charge, unlike many other storage companies who may charge you each time you access your goods. Now, for the convenience of all our customers and about-to-be […]

Making space – Cool Box takes a ride!

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Just a bit of fun really – at Fort Locks Self Storage, our strap line is ‘Making space for you’ but when we spotted one of our customers taking this large fridge off for a ride in their sports car, we thought they really have got it down to a fine art. We assume they were going […]

Banbury Chamber

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Nick Poole, Director of Fort Locks Self Storage, has been elected as Vice Chairman on the Banbury Chamber of Commerce. In the last 12 months Nick has made a positive impact on Chamber activities, helping with press releases, supporting shows and events and working with Cherwell District Council  and Banbury Town Council to develop interesting […]

Self-Storage Association UK

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We are delighted announce that Nick Poole, Director of Fort Locks Self Storage is now a Board Director of Self Storage Association UK. The Self Storage industry is growing rapidly in the UK and has become an essential service for both residential and business customers who need storage for either short or long term storage. […]