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Social storage: The people profiting from surplus space

The traditional warehouse model of self-storage is under threat from a new rival. A crop of companies are trying to recruit people with spare attic and garage space to become "citizen storers".

Video journalist Dougal Shaw went to check out Stashbee, as well as a more traditional warehouse run by Access Self Storage.

This is part of a series looking at how technology is changing the way we store valuables.

You can follow Dougal Shaw on Twitter and Facebook.

  • 18 Dec 2016
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