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Could you develop your Suffolk or Norfolk business with a Grant?

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NewAngliaGrowthHub are offering various grants to small to medium size businesses in Suffolk and Norfolk. Are you… Planning to grow or expand your business? Looking to cut costs or improve efficiency? Seeking to increase production or sales? Launching a new product? If the answer is yes to any of these questions above, you could be eligible for a grant and applications can be approved within days. As part of these plans to expand, do you need to buy? A shipping container for storage A number of shipping containers for storage A Portable office or Canteen A Chemical Storage container…

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Many good reasons to diversify into Self Storage on your Farm

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Shipping containers are perfect for self-storage businesses, and an increasing number of farmers are cashing in.  Setting up a self-storage business is a great way for farmers to make extra money from their farms, with minimal effort and investment.   Setting up a self storage businesses can be as simple as a placing a group of shipping containers on a piece of land.  You can then make good money renting the secure space to local people and businesses.           Self-Storage; good reasons to diversify You can earn additional income from land that may otherwise be…

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Billie Box sponsors FFSC safety boat

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Billie Box is sponsoring the Felixstowe Ferry Sailing Club (FFSC) Safety boat named: Carl Giles. Yes that’s right Carl Giles OBE, the world famous Cartoonist!   Carl Giles safety boat at FFSC               But why Carl Giles? Carl Giles was the President of the FFSC from 1984 to 1995. FFSC own the second largest collection of Carl Giles cartoons and many of the characters in the cartoons were members of the club. The largest collection is owned by the Daily Express, which is the newspaper Carl used to work for. FFSC is based…

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Storage Containers for Schools, Colleges & Universities

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In our conversations with customers who work in schools, colleges and universities it’s quite common to hear the same problems. Throughout academia organisations are finding themselves increasingly short of storage space. Storage is needed for sports equipment, exam furniture, archive paperwork, Text books etc. In the past, when schools and universities enjoyed larger development budgets the answer may have been to construct additional buildings on site. Ignoring the money side of this solution for a moment, building new storage buildings can be slow. Very slow. We have many customers who solve their storage problems by buying shipping containers. Shipping…

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Billie Box sponsors the Mid Summer Party in aid of AGE UK Suffolk

Billie has been fundraising for many charities over the last 6 years. The most recent event was the Mid Summer Party at Seckford Golf club on 23rd June 2018 in aid of AGE UK Suffolk. AGE UK were celebrating their 70th anniversary. Well what a night, it was so much fun. The party consisted of welcome drinks on arrival, 2 course dinner plus cheese and biscuits, Heads or Tails, Raffle, Auction and the highlight of the evening was a group called ‘Troubadour’. Troubadour were excellent, they sung a variety of songs from ‘The Jersey Boys’ show to ‘Earth wind…

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Billie Box & Chemical Storage 4 Farmers were showing at Cereals 2018

Billie Box offers new 8ft, new or used 10ft or 20ft secure chemical and pesticide stores for sale.   From their headquarters in Suffolk they also offer new and used 20ft and 40ft secure shipping containers for sale or hire.  Additionally they supply new 20ft secure portable offices for sale, with delivery around the UK. Billie Box exhibited their Chemical Stores at Cereals 2016 and 2017 and enjoyed a great deal of interest from attendees.  So deciding to exhibit at Cereals 2018 was an easy decision to make, as Jane Billing of Billie Box explains, “The last 2 years…

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Architrail Velosolutions UK uses Billie Box container storage at London BMX track

Architrail Velosolutions UK uses Billie Box container storage at London BMX track We are excited to announce that we have worked with Architrail Velosolutions UK to provide a Billie Box container as a storage solution at their new BMX track at Langdon Park in Poplar, London. Having designed the BMX track, which opened for use in April this year, Architrail Velosolutions UK were on the lookout for a storage solution for equipment, including the generator for the track start gate, as well as numerous BMX bikes. Based in Bristol, Architrail have planned, designed and constructed trails across the UK…

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Chemical stores for Golf Clubs

Somehow the groundskeeper has a longer working day than anyone else working at a golf club.  The domains on all groundskeepers are varied and come flying in from all directions. So anything that can be done to minimise stress for groundskeepers must be a good thing. Over the last few years one of the demands that has become more prevalent in the lives of groundskeepers is the need to store chemicals legally and safely.  Nowhere is this need more acute than on Golf Courses. Farms face the same challenges as golf clubs when it comes to chemical storage. But…

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Classroom shipping container conversions

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All too often these days the news carries worrying details of schools being put under increasing pressure to perform.  Not only from a results perspective, but also from a financial perspective.  Teachers are under pressure to provide dedicated teaching to all students, with appropriate attention given to students with additional needs. Headteachers are under pressure to provision the correct resource for both teachers and pupils.  While the attention and opportunities available for children with additional needs is certainly great news, finding the resources can be extremely challenging.  Appropriating the teaching resource is only one issue, another issue is finding…

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Chemical stores for Schools

Chemical storage is increasingly becoming an issue in schools of all sizes.  Our Chemical Stores are suitable for many industries in particular Schools, colleges and Universities. For the last 5 years we have been selling chemical / pesticide stores to the Farmers and Universities. For the farming industry we have set up a website called: www.ChemicalStorage4Farmers.co.uk. This has significantly increased our chemical storage container sales and the Billie Box reputation in the Chemical storage market. Our customers buy from us with confidence. Many Schools, Colleges & Universities are under pressure to store their chemicals safely and securely. Billie Box…

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