Northern Trust Acquires Again in Wishaw, Motherwell

Northern Trust ( is pleased to announce that it has acquired an additional 4 units at Excelsior Park totalling 30,054 sq ft. The new acquisition takes the company’s ownership at Excelsior Park to circa 150,000 sq ft.

Northern Trust has in recent months announced a number of acquisitions in Scotland as it continues in its plans to expand its Scottish portfolio which now covers over 360,000 sq ft in 70 units.

Canyon Road, Wishaw

Canyon Road, Wishaw

Canyon Road, Wishaw Canyon Road, Wishaw

The new units which range in size from 5,388 sq ft up to 11,003 sq ft form part of the well-established Excelsior Park and sit adjacent to Northern Trust’s existing ownership. The scheme is situated 5 minutes’ drive from Wishaw town centre and 2.5 miles from Motherwell town centre. Wishaw is located within North Lanarkshire, approximately 12 miles south east of Glasgow and 33 miles west of Edinburgh. The town benefits from excellent communication links, with access to the M74 motorway via Junction 6 and access to the M8 motorway via the A73. Originally developed as an Enterprise Zone, in recent years Excelsior Park has grown into a well-established industrial and trade counter location.

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Lanley Homes Starts Work on Their Lytham Road Development in Freckleton

Lanley Homes are pleased to announce that they have started work on their new development at Lytham Road in Freckleton, following the successful planning permission.

The development will comprise of 7 detached and semi-detached homes, with each benefiting from its own garage and private driveway. Close to Freckleton’s town centre facilities, the properties are set in a pleasant residential area and offer an idea commuter base for Preston and Blackpool whilst also benefitting from being only 5 miles from the beautiful coastal town of Lytham St Annes.

Lytham Road aerial Lytham Road

Lytham Road

Artists Impression of the New Lytham Road Development

Development Manager, Neil McManus commented “We are delighted to announce the new development for Lanley Homes at Lytham Road, which will provide a range of high quality homes in the heart of Freckleton. Work on site has now commenced and we expect the houses to be completed by late Summer 2018.

We aim to build a better family home and as such the properties are larger than comparative developments. With the 3 bedroom semi’s at 1,150 sq ft and detached at 1,450 sq ft to 1,600 sq ft; these properties are very spacious by modern standards”.

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Northern Trust Secures Planning Consent for New 450 Unit Housing Scheme in Telford

Northern Trust Company Ltd has announced that it has successfully gained outline planning permission for up to 450 houses on their 76 acre site located off Redhill Way in Telford.

The outline plans include a range of house types, of two, three, four and five-bedroom homes with 35% affordable. The plans also see the creation of a retail unit and a public house.

Planning Consent Secured for Up to 450 New Houses in Telford

Planning Consent Secured for Up to 450 New Houses in Telford

A spokesperson for Northern Trust said “We are delighted to have secured planning permission for this site following extensive discussions and working very closely with Telford and Wrekin Council. This is an exciting development in a sustainable location not only providing a gateway development on the eastern edge of Telford but also providing significant investment into the area and significant benefit to the local community.”

Northern Trust will now look to commence a disposal strategy, inviting negotiations with prospective house builders.

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