Buyers in race to move by September to avoid stamp duty bill
The main stamp duty holiday may have ended but there is still time to save money by moving house before October this year (2021). Here's more information for all those looking to buy over the next few months.
Pleased to support stamp duty relief extension
Andrew Porter Ltd is pleased the Chancellor has announced an extension to the stamp duty relief programme in his Summer Statement.
Coronavirus update for self store and removal customers
Following the latest Government guidance which became law on 6 January 2021 our Self Store centres will remain open but only for use by essential businesses. Removals work will continue subject to restrictions.
Kendal self store centre supports charity for bereaved parents
Our self storage centre at Kendal has given a donation to a local charity which supports bereaved parents.
Staff at Andrew Porter Ltd had been planning to complete the Coniston to Barrow charity walk – a 21-mile hike through the Lake District – in September to raise money for Tigerlily Trust. But the event was postponed until May 2021 due to the COVID 19 pandemic.
Kendal self storage expands again despite lockdown
We're delighted to announce that our Kendal self storage facility has expanded for the fifth time since opening 18 months ago.
Self Store makes dramatic donation to nearby school
Andrew Porter Limited’s Self Store has donated props and scenery to a school’s performing arts department.
TV show searches for people quitting city life for the country
Are you planning a fresh start in a countryside location?
TV presenter Ben Fogle is getting ready to film a new series of the Channel 5 show Ben Fogle: Make a New Life in the Country, The programme will feature interviews with adventurous people who are shunning life in the city to move into the British countryside and start a new business.
Support Derian House at our Donation Station
We're delighted to have created two drive-in Donation Stations for anyone to drop in and donate unwanted items in support of Derian House children's hospice.
World-leading security upgrade for warehousing and fulfilment specialist
Warehousing, storage and fulfilment specialist Andrew Porter Ltd, has boosted its on-site security with state of the art new technology.
A combination of high definition cameras, tracking software and motion-detection devices provide the next level of peace of mind for customers with furniture, pharma supplies, raw materials, e-commerce stock or other items stored at the firm’s extensive warehouse and self storage facility.
Storage and relocation firms back Wigan NHS tribute
Andrew Porter Ltd and sister company, laboratory relocations specialist Aport, have supported the creation of a tribute to NHS staff and keyworkers.
The firms have sponsored a community project close to their UK headquarters that has been a real team effort to create.