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Breaking Boundaries in the Creative Industry: Self-Storage Units as Unconventional Studio Spaces

Posted on 31st July 2023 by The Aussie Team
Breaking Boundaries in the Creative Industry: Self-Storage Units as Unconventional Studio Spaces

Finding a workspace free from distractions can be expensive, especially if you reside in or near a city with premium rental prices. The costs of renting commercial spaces can be exorbitant, making it difficult for creatives to find a suitable and affordable workspace. This predicament has led many artists to explore alternative solutions, such as utilising storage units as a workspace.

In this blog, we’ll explore this unconventional approach from the perspective of artists and how they have transformed these spaces to cater to their creative needs. Considering this option closely and challenging conventional thinking is essential, as it could unlock previously overlooked opportunities. And Bath’s artists and creatives will find a welcoming environment by choosing to work with Aussie.


  1. Unlocking The Potential of Self Storage

  2. Affordable Alternative Creative Studios in Bath

  3. Storage For Artists and Other Creatives – An Affordable and Secure Solution

  4. Man & Van Transport Solutions for Collections and Deliveries

  5. Bringing the Vision to Life with a Dedicated Inspiration Space

  6. Aussie Man & Van – Innovative and Affordable Studios in Bath

 Unlocking The Potential of Self Storage

Storage is often seen as mundane, conjuring up images of a dreary garage lockup. However, from a fresh perspective, a storage unit can become a blank canvas of potential. From an optimistic viewpoint, it offers an affordable alternative to traditional commercial rental properties, making it an ideal space for creative pursuits that require concentration and focus.

Let’s explore how entrepreneurs and artists have discovered innovative ways to transform storage units into inspiring and functional workspaces. By thinking beyond the conventional use of storage, we can unlock a world of possibilities for those seeking an affordable and flexible solution for their creative endeavours.

Finding an affordable studio space for creatives in Bath can be daunting. The city is well-known for its thriving arts scene, but with that comes a high demand for suitable workspaces. It’s common for artists to work from home or in a garage to find a space to focus and create. But self-storage units can offer a solution.

Storage gives you another cost-effective alternative to renting a traditional studio space. With some imagination, you can transform a storage unit into an inspiring environment that suits the artist’s needs.

Affordable Alternative Creative Studios in Bath

In the past, many creatives and entrepreneurs struggled to find suitable workspaces, often resorting to makeshift setups at home or in garages due to the high cost of renting studio space. However, the rise of self storage units as an affordable option has opened new opportunities for artists of all mediums.

Setting up a creative studio in a storage unit is simple and cost-effective. All you need is access to electricity, protective coverings, space for your current and finished pieces, and any equipment specific to your medium. This might include lighting and a blank backdrop for photographers, while painters might require easels and storage for canvases.

Before renting a storage unit, discussing your plans with the provider is essential to ensure they permit the activities you have in mind. However, if you are honest and maintain the unit well, there’s no reason it shouldn’t work. To find the right provider, consider seeking multiple quotes and running the idea of a makeshift studio past them. And with a little creativity, you can maximise the use of your storage space.

Storage For Artists and Other Creatives – An Affordable and Secure Solution

For artists and other creatives, storage is an excellent option to keep all their equipment and materials secure when unused. With self storage, there are no worries about theft, damage, or constant arguments about storage space at home. Storing your creative supplies in a dedicated unit can be a wise choice, even if you don’t need a dedicated studio space.

At Aussie, we offer additional advantages that other storage providers may not have. Our flexible system allows you to use the storage unit for as long as you need without a minimum storage period. Our quotes are transparent, without hidden fees or additional charges, allowing you to store your items without worrying about a significant monthly expense.

Making a living in any creative industry is notoriously difficult, so having the flexibility and space to manoeuvre is essential. With Aussie, you can have an affordable and secure storage solution that allows you to focus on your creative endeavours without any added financial stress.

Man & Van Transport Solutions for Collections and Deliveries

Another obstacle some artists and creatives need help with is transporting work and materials. Some examples of when this is relevant are sending pieces to a gallery or directly to a paying client’s address. This makes little difference when you start, as you’ll create rather than display or sell. However, that’s until there’s an exhibition or you have materials for collection or a client order for delivery.

Luckily, Aussie Bath has a Man & Van service that can help with these needs. This package is ideal for anyone needing a suitable vehicle and only occasional collections and deliveries. Plus, our pricing is by the hour, so you only pay for the time you use, making it a cost-effective solution.

Our experienced drivers and handlers will take care of the packing and handling of your items, ensuring they arrive safely and on time. Different from using a courier service where you’re never sure of the status of a job, our team will keep you updated as they progress, leaving you to coordinate other tasks.

Bringing the Vision to Life with a Dedicated Inspiration Space

Aussie Bath’s storage solutions provide cost savings and the opportunity to invest in your artistic endeavours. With no need for commercial rent or vehicle costs, you can allocate your funds towards materials and other items that push you forward. And with the affordability of storage, creatives of any level can have their own dedicated studio space.

This is particularly useful for those working from home and needing help to remain productive. With Aussie Bath’s temperature controls, excellent security measures, and CCTV coverage, you can trust that your works in progress are safe and secure. We have staff on-site to assist with loading or unpacking, and drive-up units are available for easy access. You’ll have all the support you need to create your best work.

Aussie Man & Van – Innovative and Affordable Studios in Bath

The Aussie Man & Van in Bath offers an innovative and affordable solution for creatives seeking a dedicated workspace. You can create a personalised studio space tailored to your needs with convenient self storage units. Our team works with various creatives to create a safe and secure space for their artistic pursuits.

Whether you need a single storage unit or a long-term solution, we have the perfect one. We understand that finding dedicated, affordable studio space can be complex.  Aussie gives you a personalised workspace without breaking the bank. Our storage solutions suit your needs and budget so that you can maximise your creative pursuits.

We’re the number one storage provider in Bath, so contact us today for more information and a free quote.