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UK Self-Storage Operator Big Yellow to Build 9 Sites, Expand 2 Others
Big Yellow Group operates 96 self-storage locations in the United Kingdom

January 7, 2019: Big Yellow Group planning to develop nine new facilities and expand two others. The company will invest a total of 102 million Euro on the projects, which are expected to add about 680,000 square feet of storage space to its portfolio. 

Big Yellow has received approval for a mixed-use project in Battersea that will include a 72,000-square-foot self-storage facility, 168 housing units and 18,500 square feet of artist-studio, office and retail space. Construction on the new facility is expected to begin in the summer. 

The company is expanding London facilities in Battersea and Wapping, and will build new London-area locations in Camberwell, King’s Cross, Queensbury and Uxbridge. The company also has a plan to develop new facilities in Bracknell, Hove, Manchester, Newcastle and Slough, England.

The company operates 96 self-storage locations in the United Kingdom under the Big Yellow Self Storage and Armadillo Self Storage brand names. The company mainly focused in Greater London. Big Yellow has a total portfolio of 5.6 million square feet.