No I haven't been using the machines.
Yes I did think I may have been able to do a deal on the machines but I made a bid approx 6 months ago that was rejected and i made it clear I wouldn't be offering any more.
They have known now for over two months that if my offer wasn't going to be accepted that I would be raising an invoice for storage from the date I had the machines until the date they would be collected. I made this clear in an email and so have a paper trail for this. But they haven't made a move to recover the machines as of yet.
As regards ***** ***** I wouldn't be trying to over charge. The machines are fairly large so I would charge the going rate for the floor space they occupy.
I gave them a figure of 2k to 2.5k per month. This sound fair?