Work Starts On Site For New £3 Million Commercial Development in Grangemouth

Northern Trust is pleased to confirm that work on the second phase of their new development at Grangemouth has now commenced.

Second phase of development at Grangemouth

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.

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Northern Trust Officially Launches New £4 Million Industrial Development in Wellingborough

Northern Trust has officially opened the new 13 unit, 42,447 sq ft industrial development on their popular Leyland Trading Estate in Wellingborough.

The new development which is being part funded by the South East Midlands Local Enterprise Partnership (SEMLEP) Local Growth Fund was formerly unveiled at a breakfast reception on the 22nd November when Northern Trust welcomed local dignitaries, council representatives, and members of the business community to the new development.

Leyland Trading Estate in Wellingborough

From left to right: Tom Parkinson, Director Northern Trust Co Ltd; Councillor Tim Allebone, Borough Council of Wellingborough, The Mayor of Wellingborough (Malcolm Ward) and Judith Barker, SEMLEP’s (South East Midlands Local Enterprise Partnership) Director of Programmes & Governance.

Tom Parkinson, Director at Northern Trust commented “We are delighted to have worked with SEMLEP on this new development, which we anticipate to accommodate over 100 new jobs, adding to the estimated 20,000 jobs currently held within our portfolio of assets. We are committed to providing modern industrial accommodation to the SME sector and this new scheme will prove popular with the local business community, especially with the significant growth within the town at Stanton Cross.”

Leyland Trading Estate, which is ideally located for access to the A14 and M1, now extends to over 230,000 sq ft and is home to over 110 businesses. The new scheme has added an additional 3 separate terraced blocks of industrial and workshop units with sizes ranging from 542 sq ft up to 8,928 sq ft.

Leyland Trading Estate

Minister for Local Growth, Jake Berry, said “We’re committed to boosting economic growth across the whole of the UK and building a Britain fit for the future. The facilities opening today will enhance the already popular Leyland Trading Estate and further develop the economy of the Midlands. The Local Growth Funding worth £1.2 million will help create over 100 new jobs and demonstrates our continued support for local businesses in the area.”

Judith Barker, SEMLEP’s Director of Programmes and Governance added “There is a well-evidenced gap in employment space for small businesses. These new workshops meet the needs of local businesses in Wellingborough, providing new space for firms to start-up and grow. It is a great investment for the area and was delivered on time and on budget.”

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