Flexiss Group are at the forefront of self-storage new building design and have just announced the opening of its first net zero carbon operating store for Legal & General at their newest site in Wokingham under their SureStore brand.
The new Wokingham store on Molly Millars Lane covers a 1.5-acre brownfield site. The Self Storage facility will offer over 50,000 sq ft of premium space, with areas allocated for last mile logistics and small form retail.
Flexiss Group are focused on developing new environmentally conscious buildings that are net zero carbon in operation. Being at the forefront of developing generation 4 assets, Flexiss continue to innovate further providing flexible workspace opportunities to its new facilities in line with demand drivers post covid.
The new facility was purpose built with substantial building enhancements that enabled in to achieve a Net Zero Carbon store operation. These included large solar installations, building management systems and improving construction insulation values to all areas. In addition, a BREAM rating of very good was achieved with SureStore adding in EV charging capability to further enhance this store’s offering.
SureStore already has 10 stores in Bolton, Cannock, Northwich, Bury, Lichfield, Stafford, Wigan, Burton, Trafford, and Ashton-Under-Lyne and has plans to expand with 7 further locations due to open in the next 15 months at Southport, Telford, Leeds, Loughborough, Stoke, Stevenage, and York, in conjunction with both Seneca Partners and Legal & General
Flexiss continues to expand their independent management platform, and now has a total of 16 stores operating for 2 institutions, Legal and General and Schroders.
Andy Wood, Co-Founder at Flexiss said, ” SureStore is rapidly expanding and is one of the fastest growing self-storage brands in the UK. We are proud to have developed this site to net zero carbon operating standards whilst also considering and managing our impact on the environment.”
Flexiss is at the forefront of developing generation 4 assets through innovative techniques. Other plans for the Flexiss Group include separate workspace and office management platforms which they are seeking to roll out across the UK. Some of these sites are standalone, whilst others will be an integral part of any self-storage operation.
Flexiss opened it’s first SureStore site in Bolton in 2018. Today it operates 16 facilities across the UK. All SureStore facilities combine domestic and business storage, co-working spaces, office rentals and trade counters. In 2019, SureStore’s Stafford facility was awarded Best Independent Self Storage Facility by The Self Storage Association.