Northern Trust Company Ltd is pleased to welcome David Jones to their Land and Development team.
David has joined the company as Senior Land Manager and will be working on a variety of projects. Northern Trusthas a land bank of over 5,000 acres, and is actively looking for further residential and commercial land opportunities to purchase, promote or develop throughout the UK.
The company has an impressive track record of achieving planning consent on sites and has been successful promoting its own, and third party landowner’s sites. In the last 24 months the team has achieved planning for c 4,500 residential units, and our current projects covering more than 30 sites incorporate a mixture of uses including the potential of bringing forward a further 5,000 new homes.
David brings with him a wealth of experience having previously worked with National house builders, land promoters and in consultancy for over 25 years. He has worked on a range of development projects throughout the UK.
David commented on his move to Northern Trust “I am delighted to be working with Northern Trust and look forward to securing and delivering a strong pipeline of development opportunities.”
Northern Trust is pleased to confirm that it has completed the sale of a 3.94 acre land site off Garstang Road in Pilling, near Poulton-le-Fylde to Create Homes.
Northern Trust successfully gained outline planning consent on the site for up to 40 new homes, and following completion of the reserved matters application the sale has now been finalised.
Stephen Glenn, Land Executive at Northern Trust commented “We have worked closely with Create Homes and Wyre Borough Council on bringing this site forward for future development, and we are now looking forward to seeing this exciting new scheme come to life.”
The new Create Homes development St. William’s Gate, Pilling will contain 37 units in a mix of quality detached and semi-detached 2, 3, & 4 bedroom properties.
The project follows on from the successful completion of Create Homes’ first two sites – Ash Meadows and St Petersfield’s, Inskip – near Preston. Just a short drive from the coast, the development is planned to include a mix of the company’s popular & spacious house types such as The Rossall and The Stalmine, as well as The Brock – a new 4 bedroom house type, which extends their portfolio.
Northern Trust is pleased to announce that it has acquired three multi-let industrial estates in Yorkshire at Rossington near Doncaster, Thurnscoe near Barnsley and Hornsea. The three estates provide a combined floor area over 29,000 sq ft in 26 units with each of the estates situated in close proximity to existing Northern Trust assets.
Lidget Lane Industrial Estate in Thurnscoe provides 10 units with individual sizes ranging from 746 sq ft up to 2,257 sq ft; Bridge Court Industrial Estate in Hornsea comprises 5,018 sq in 4 individual units with sizes from 1,001 sq ft up to 2,009 sq ft; and Bankwood Lane Industrial Estate in Rossington provides 11 units with sizes from 495 sq ft up to 2,003 sq ft.
Bankwood Lane Industrial Estate, Rossington
The three estates will be actively managed by Northern Trust’s in-house surveying team Whittle Jones Asset Management. The Yorkshire portfolio comprises of 34 assets totalling over 850,000 sq ft of predominantly industrial space in more than 440 units. The assets are located throughout the whole of Yorkshire, as well as Gainsborough in Lincolnshire.
Northern Trust has confirmed that local developer SJ Roberts Homes Ltd have now entered into a contract to purchase the 67.46 acre former Sugar Beet factory in Allscott.
Northern Trust gained outline planning for the site on behalf of landowners British Sugar.
The outline planning permission means that the currently derelict site will be transformed to include:
Up to 470 new homes
A new primary school
A new sports and social club
Significant public open space
New bus services
New ecology park
Northern Trust has worked closely with the local planning authority, local councillors, local community and other key stakeholders to bring forward the regeneration plans of this disused brownfield site.
A spokesperson on behalf of Northern Trust commented “We are pleased to confirm that SJ Roberts Homes Ltd has been identified as the preferred development partner. They are a proven local house builder and their previous schemes have focused on quality and communities. We continue to work alongside them in bringing this high quality scheme to fruition.”
Northern Trust Company Ltd has announced that it has successfully gained outline planning permission for up to 84 new homes in Calverton, Nottingham.
The planning consent which is subject to completion of a legal agreement was granted by Gedling Council. The plans cover 6 acres of the 24 acre site on land off Flatts Lane.
The development includes provision for affordable housing and will also provide contributions towards education in the area, health facilities and bus stop improvements.
A spokesperson for Northern Trust commented “We are delighted to have secured outline planning permission for this site, having worked closely with Gedling Council and other key stakeholders to bring forward these plans.”
Northern Trust will now look to commence a disposal strategy, inviting proposals from prospective house builders. Savills have been appointed to sell the site. For more details please contact Ann Taylor at their Nottingham office.
Northern Trust is pleased to announce that it has acquired a multi-let industrial estate at Forge Way in Darlington.
The estate covers 16,580 sq ft and comprises 8 units arranged in a single terraced block. Individual unit sizes range from 1,500 sq ft up to 3,800 sq ft. The estate is situated within Cleveland Trading Estate, less than a mile north of Darlington town centre and close to the A167 main arterial road.
Tom Parkinson, Director at Northern Trust commented “We have been expanding our multi-let industrial portfolio, and in the last 12 months we have added over 300,000 sq ft through new acquisition and development. Forge Way offers good quality industrial space in a strategic location, complementing our existing portfolio across County Durham, and is part of our on-going strategy to acquire / develop multi-let industrial assets to support the SME business community in the area.”
Northern Trust has announced exciting plans for their recently acquired Maritime Enterprise Park, in Bootle. The 70,222sq ft multi let industrial estate comprising 21 units split into 4 separate blocks was acquired at the end of December 2018.
Work is now underway to convert the estate into a Trade Park. The vacant units 21 & 22 will benefit from a new glazed trade counter frontage with roller shutter, new personnel doors, external redecoration and internal refurbishment incorporating LED low bay lights to the warehouse.
Northern Trust is pleased to confirm that work on the second phase of their new development at Grangemouth is progressing well.
This new phase of development will comprise over 25,500 sq ft; with Barons Court covering c18,000 sq ft of industrial / workshop accommodation, alongside a further c7,350 sq ft terrace of pavilion style offices at Earls Court.
The development is situated between the existing Grange Court (industrial) and Earls Court (office) estates, which form part of the wider Earls Gate Business Park. The new industrial scheme is set over two terraced blocks and offer a range of units from 1.095 sq ft up to 2.210 sq ft. The modern office accommodation will be contained within a single terraced block and split into a maximum of 6 suites across the ground and first floor.
The multi-let industrial estate covers 70,222 sq ft and comprises 21 units split into 4 separate blocks. Individual unit sizes range from 1,291 sq ft up to 8,560 sq ft. The estate is prominently situated off the A565, one of the main arterial roads into Liverpool. Liverpool City Centre is only 2.5 miles away and the site is close to Liverpool Freeport and Docks and the M58/M57 is easily accessible 5 miles away.
Tom Parkinson, Director at Northern Trust commented “We have been expanding our multi-let industrial portfolio, and in the last 12 months we have added over 300,000 sq ft through new acquisition and development. Maritime Enterprise Park offers an excellent mix of business accommodation in a strategic location, complementing our other estates in and around Liverpool, and is part of our on-going strategy to acquire / develop multi-let industrial assets to support the SME business community in the area.”
Northern Trust is pleased to confirm that work on the second phase of their new development at Grangemouth has now commenced.
In total the new development will total over 25,500 sq ft; with Barons Court covering 18,205 sq ft of modern industrial and workshop accommodation, alongside a further 7,378 sq ft terrace of pavilion style offices at Earls Court.
The phase 2 land is situated adjacent to Grange Court and Earls Court which form part of the wider Earls Gate Business Park. The new industrial scheme will be split into two terraced blocks and offer a range of units from 1,095 sq ft up to 2,210 sq ft. The modern office accommodation will be set within a terraced block and split into 3 separate buildings with ground and first floor accommodation.
The new development which is expected to be completed in Summer 2019, will be actively managed by Northern Trust’s in house managing agents Whittle Jones Scotland.
The new development at Grangemouth benefits from excellent transport links with direct access to junctions 5, 5A and 6 of the M9 motorway, which in turn connects to Scotland’s principal motorway network, with the City of Stirling approximately 13 miles to north and Edinburgh Airport 18 miles South East.