Not every home has space for a combined hallway storage unit or a large shelf, but we all need somewhere to store keys, mail and other odds and ends. These compact wall mounted units suit the smallest of spaces and combine a few essential storage needs.
Wooden Hallway Key Shelf – this attractive wooden shelf has a groove in the top to hold letters and a series of magnets hidden underneath for holding keys. Available in 3 lengths. W40 – 80 × D9 × H7cm. From £40 via notonthehighstreet.com
Floating Shelf with Magnetic Underside – just about the right size for the stuff you carry around such as a smart phone, a wallet or sunglasses, so it’s ideal as a discreet hallway shelf where you can unload your pockets as you return home. The clever thing about this shelf is that the underside is magnetic so you can hang your keys without the need for unsightly hooks. Approximate size is: 17 cm x 14 cm x 3 cm. Comes complete with invisible wall fixing. amazon.co.uk
Umbra Magnetter – a wall mounted letter holder with a powerful set of embedded magnets enabling it to double as a key holder. It’s a clever idea and maybe useful if you don’t have a lot of space in your hallway for a more traditional form of letter rack or key hooks. Made from 15mm plywood in a choice of 4 finishes. amazon.co.uk
2-tier Organiser and Key Hooks – a wall-mounted organiser with 2 compartments for notes & letters plus a set of 5 key hooks. W26 × D6 × H26 cm. amazon.co.uk
3-tier Letter Rack – a black metal 3-tier rack complete with 5 key hooks. W26 × D6 × H36 cm. amazon.co.uk
Round Wall Mirror With Shelf – ideal for a small entrance area, a wall-mounted mirror with a shelf and hanging rail all in one. W25 × D30 × H60 cm. £90 from laredoute.co.uk