Half of the Great Britain population regrets throwing away old clothes, photographs and other family memorabilia due to lack of space, according to an online survey conducted by a self storage company.
Disposing of personal belongings doesn't appear to faze those in East England (44 percent), the Midlands (49 percent) or London (41 percent); whereas those in Scotland (55 percent), Wales (52 percent) and North England (53 percent) are much more sentimental and expressed regret about not keeping certain personal belongings.
The survey found the items people most wish they had kept include old computer-game consoles, clothing and accessories, furniture, photographs, wedding dresses, sports equipment, musical instruments, old coins, Persian rugs and old school books.
Percentage of Great Britain Residents Who Regret Disposing of Personal Belongings
East England 44%
The Midlands 49%
North England 53%
Londoners, perhaps because they live in smaller flats and have less space appear to be the least sentimental. Canny Scots know the value of their belongings and think about the long term.
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