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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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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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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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Self Storage

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Self storage businesses are popping up in many places around the UK. It is a growing industry in the UK and has been since the 1980’s. Many self store businesses actually use shipping containers . The containers act like rooms for each customer. They are lockable and secure. They can be placed side by side and stacked at least 2 high. Many customers of self storage sites want to keep their possessions but just don’t have anywhere to store them. Customers range from retailers, wholesalers, private individuals, construction firms to many, many more. The  Farming community, in particular, are…

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Cereals 2017

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In 2017 we are investing further in meeting the needs of the agricultural community.  As a result we are proud to announce that we will be exhibiting at the Cereals 2017 arable farming event in Lincolnshire in June. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eokFPGNz-3c&t=8s The annual Cereals event is one of the biggest in the agricultural calendar, with over 24,000 attendees. Roughly half of the people who attend Cereals are farm owners and managers. Exhibiting at the event gives us a valuable opportunity to meet farmers, and gain a better understanding of how we can serve this vital sector. Our time at Cereals 2016…

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Storage containers for Football clubs

Football clubs often require storage containers for their unmanned sites. Football Foundation Did you know that the Football Foundation have set up a funding scheme for the purchase of a storage container? Click on Funding scheme for more information. So, English and Welsh Football clubs can purchase steel secure storage containers from us at Billie Box. We offer 20ft and 40ft steel shipping containers fitted with a lock box and padlock. These containers are perfect as a secure lock up. Billie Box has a variety of sizes and types of containers:   Example of a Second hand 20ft x 8ft storage container (approx.…

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