Articles tagged with “school lockers”

Newly Refurbished Newcastle High School Chooses eXtreme

“The installation team were very accommodating of the fact that the canopy installation was not as per design and that the locker layout needed to be revised to suit.” – John Crosby, Director of Finance and Operations

Newcastle High School for Girls is one of the country’s leading independent girls’ schools, formed from the merger of Central Newcastle High School and Newcastle upon Tyne Church High School in 2014. The school is part of the Girls’ Day School Trust, a network of 24 leading independent schools and two academies that educate 20,000 students from ages 3-18.

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Supporting Physical Education in China with eXtreme Lockers

On June 23, China’s State Council released the new 2016-2020 National Fitness Plan, the latest in a long line of large-scale programs to increase the health and fitness of the whole nation. This drive builds on previous initiatives, including the 1995 Outline of National Fitness Program, by encouraging ever greater numbers of the population to engage in regular physical activity.

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Water Hall Primary School Installs Atlas Steel Lockers

“The quotation was very quick, and we were kept in the loop at every step. The installation team were fantastic – very approachable guys and great problem solvers.” – Sam King, School Business Manager

Before a large scale renovation in 2008, staff at Water Hall Primary School struggled gallantly to deliver a first class education amidst broken windows and holes in the roof. Today, Water Hall Primary School is the definition of a forward thinking learning space – a ‘unique work of art’, as described by the young students that study there.

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School Lockers: The Ultimate Buyer’s Guide

Buying school lockers can be a daunting prospect. With so many options available today, a seemingly simple purchase can throw up a lot of questions: What’s the difference between steel and laminate? How many compartments do I need? Which lock type works best?

At Action Storage, we’ve helped answer these questions and many more for hundreds of schools across the globe. If you’re struggling with questions of your own, the following is our definitive guide to buying the perfect lockers for your school.

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Get Ahead This Summer Holiday!

The summer holiday is finally upon us! We hope you’ve planned some well earned time off to enjoy the British summer with family and friends. Or, even better, some time where the sun is always shining.

When you’re feeling good and relaxed, the school holidays are a fantastic time to get ahead and fix those everyday school niggles. In particular, it’s the best time to overhaul messy corridors, cloakrooms or changing rooms.

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The Academies Show: London 2016

Photo by Herry Lawford / CC BY 2.0


A new year means another two Academies Shows to look forward to. Each show is an unparalleled opportunity for us to catch up with our customers and keep abreast of the latest developments in the education sector. This year’s first show, held at ExCeL London, was focused on the big issues, with keynotes from Nicky Morgan, Education Secretary and Minister for Women and Equalities, and Tom Clark, Chairman of the Board at FASNA.

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Our mission at Action Storage is to provide you with the perfect storage solution at the best possible price. The trouble is, when it comes to school lockers, there’s far more to consider than you might think. Which got us thinking: if only you could have it all laid out in front of you – which lockers have the features you need, and who’s charging you the least for them.

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A business’s inventory is one of its most valuable assets, and effectively managing it can often mean the difference between success and catastrophic failure. Many smaller businesses adopt an ‘if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it’ mentality, relying on tried and true inventory management strategies. It’s understandable, but reconsidering your approach can reap enormous benefits when coupled with sound advice.

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