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A surge in environmentally friendly packing supplies in the removals & storage sectors as UK leads the race on a greener future

In  2018, the UK invested £60 million in the sustainable packing supplies industry with year-on-year increases. The goal is to become world leaders in environmentally-friendly solutions by encouraging innovators to develop packaging that reduces the impact of harmful plastics on the environment.  In response, Brits have become more aware of their purchasing decisions and how

A passion for food & love for the local community leads local lads to opening the freshest restaurant-bar in Dinas Powys

When lifelong friends, born and raised in the tight-knit community of Dinas Powys, decided to ambitiously pursue their culinary passion, they set out on a journey that would not only tantalise taste buds but also uplift the very community that shaped them into the people they are today. This is a local business news story

Discover the best walking routes and walking trails in the Vale

The last year and a bit spent in lockdown and living with restrictions has been challenging and unprecedented; however, we’re also incredibly grateful for the opportunity that it’s given us to discover the natural beauty here on our doorstep! We always knew that the Vale was full of stunning views and rolling greenery, but it’s

Raising Money for Maggie’s Centres One Step at a Time

Here at Masons Self Storage, we’re always looking for new ways to get involved and support our local community, from supporting the fantastic team over at  Barry Town Pan Disability Football Team to sponsoring Belle Vue Music in the Park Festival in Penarth.    Before Christmas someone close to us received some challenging news and

Keeping Christmas Local: There is lots on in the Vale and Cardiff this Christmas

There’s no doubt about it, it’s been a challenging year. Which is why for many of us, Christmas is extra special this year and offers the opportunity to finish the year on a high.    Even a global pandemic isn’t enough to stop Father Christmas visiting the Vale and bringing with him some festive joy!

Shopping Local this Christmas

    As a family business who have been in the Vale for over 115 years, we have seen our local community pull through some challenging times over our long history. However, there is no doubt that 2020 has been one of the most unusual and dare we say it, unprecedented years, in a long

Masons: Supporting our Community in the Vale of Glamorgan

Did you know that here at Masons Self Storage, we are a family business who have been in the storage & removals industry for 115 years? We’re always looking for ways to get involved in our local community, from supporting Armed Forces charity, Woody’s Lodge to sponsoring events such as Friends of Belle Vue’s Music

Preparing for a Car Boot Sale

  At Masons Self Storage, it’s no secret that we’re big fans of Marie Kondo and keeping our lives clear of clutter! In fact, the Penarth View even recently featured our top tips for decluttering FAST!    In lockdown, we’ve all had a bit more time for having a sort out and finding some more

Barry Town Pan Disability Football Club look to secure a hat trick with support from Masons Self Storage

As some of you may know, as part of our ongoing support of community initiatives within the Vale of Glamorgan, here at Masons Self Storage, we have been supporting Barry Town Pan Disability Football Club since 2019. Most recently, we sponsored the team’s wet tops for training as well as providing a donation towards their

Masons Self Storage: supporting our customers in the Vale of Glamorgan

For over 115 years, the Masons Group has been looking after homes and businesses, here in the Vale of Glamorgan, in South Wales and across the world! We now have a fourth generation of Masons heading up the family business and have become one of the most reputable self-storage facilities in South Wales! Our customers

Masons Self Storage Supports Penarth Christmas Festival!

Ho! Ho! Ho! Children at Penarth school, Ysgol Pen-y-Garth, will enjoy an extra-special visit from Santa this Christmas! Here at Masons Self Storage, we have made a donation to ensure the Santa’s Grotto at Ysgol Pen-y-Garth’s Christmas Market/Gwyl Nadolig at the Paget Rooms on December 12 is full of festive cheer! Our donation will be

What’s on in the Vale this Bank Holiday: Rain or Shine!

Other than our short heatwave in July, summer seems to be a bit delayed! August has been a lot rainier than we’d really want and looking at the weather forecast, it’s looking likely that grey rain clouds will be sticking around for a little while longer. However, we’re not going to let that ruin our

Cycling in the Vale of Glamorgan!

The summer holidays are finally here! There is so much going on in the Vale of Glamorgan that is fun for all the family, if you’re not sure where to start, take a look at our Summer Guide to the Vale here. However, if you’re looking to get back to nature and spend some time