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Demolition of warehouse in the Town of Herndon under consideration

A Security Public Storage facility is planned for 331 Victory Drive in Herndon (via Town of Herndon/handout)

A new self-storage facility could take the place of an existing warehouse in the Town of Herndon.

Security Public Storage is hoping to get the town’s blessing to demolish a warehouse at 331 Victory Drive to build a self-storage facility.

The existing warehouse was built in 1965 and is currently divided into tenants’ spaces and rough metal edging.

So far, town staff say they’re in favor of the preliminary proposal. In an April 1 report, town staff said the new facility seems to “soften” the current building’s “stark industrial facades further.”

“Efforts seem to have been made to break up and soften the basic industrial design of the building,” the report says.

The application requires more planning approvals because it is part of a zoning map amendment.

The town’s Architectural Review Board will discuss the project at a meeting on Thursday (April 21) at 7:30 p.m. in the Herndon Town Council’s chambers. The board will then provide findings to the town’s Planning Commission for additional discussion.

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