People using self-storage units permanently because their homes are too small

“… The average household in the UK is 2.4 persons, larger than both Germany and France, yet we have the smallest average property size, making the UK population “one of the most squeezed in Europe”, according to the SSA.

So it’s not surprising that people are turning to self-storage, with it cheaper to rent extra space than it is to buy or rent a bigger home, says Rennie Schafer, chief executive of the SSA.

A “room away from home” is how he describes it. …”

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-46100793