Bloomsbury Football Academy is a fantastic organisation based in the heart of London which “uses the power of football to improve the lives of young people”. Their vision revolves around providing sustainable programmes that support active lifestyles, promote positive impact and develop full potential.
Programmes run across the boroughs of Camden, Islington and Westminster, including team sessions for talented players, foundation sessions for children with mixed abilities, football sessions in primary and secondary schools, holiday course and open sessions on council estates.
The range of sessions provides every child the opportunity to experience a professional environment, with the highest calibre coaches and facilities in Central London, no matter their background. Their policy of payment makes this possible – those who can afford to support those who cannot.
Bloomsbury FA provides over 70,000 hours of football to children over the course of a year. Over 57 percent of Academy football students receive financial assistance from the club and other students so they can play the sport they love.
Working with 350-400 children aged four to 14 every week requires a lot of kit and supplies, so we asked Charlie Hyman, from Bloomsbury Football Academy, how self-storage has helped them manage their organisation.
What made self-storage a good option for you?
Since we run a lot of training sessions at schools and facilities, especially in Bloomsbury, we need a central location to store all our football equipment, with 24/7 access whenever we need it. Local storage is important to a business that operates in a number of different areas.
We also need storage that’s cost-effective, secure and convenient to all members of our team, and we found all of that with CitySpace Storage.
How do you use your storage unit?
We store a multitude of equipment in our unit, everything from goals, balls, bibs and cones to a stock of all the kids’ football strips and tracksuits in a bunch of different sizes.
We’re constantly coming in and out of our unit too. Our coaches visit CitySpace Storage every day of the week to collect the kit they need for each session they are delivering and then drop it off after they’ve finished their sessions for the day.
CitySpace Storage and the community
At CitySpace storage, we pride ourselves on offering the self-storage solutions that local businesses rely on to keep them serving the Bloomsbury community. Our business storage options are flexible and adaptable, meaning that every business will be able to find a local storage solution in Central London that suits them.
We love being able to support organisations with their self-storage needs, such as the Bloomsbury Football Academy, as they give back to the community around them.
If you’re looking for local business storage for your Bloomsbury business, whether that’s for equipment storage, stock storage, or for documents and files, we’d be happy to lend a hand at CitySpace Storage.
We have a range of self-storage units in our Bloomsbury store, in a multitude of sizes, and can accommodate whatever time frame you’re working with. Get a quote today to start storing, like Bloomsbury FA.