Northern Trust Adds 37,000 sq ft at Barrow

We are pleased to announce that we have completed the acquisition of 2 detached units in Barrow adding circa 37,000 sq ft to their existing ownership at Furness Business Park.

Northern Trust already own the 13,215 sq ft Furness Gate office building and adjacent 70,171 sq ft Furness Business Park. The additional units will take the total floor area at Barrow to over 120,000 sq ft.

Tom Parkinson, Director at Northern Trust commented “The strategic acquisition of units 3 at 10 at Furness Business Park has provided us with the opportunity to expand our North West portfolio and business space offering in Barrow.  We have been expanding our industrial portfolio through new acquisitions and developments with an on-going strategy to acquire and develop quality multi-let industrial assets to support the SME business community. Currently our portfolio supports over 20,000 jobs across the UK.”

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Northern Trust Completes Sale if Site at Burton Joyce to Local Developer

Northern Trust Company is pleased to announce that it has successfully completed the disposal of a 1.7 acre site in Burton Joyce, Nottingham via Savills Nottingham Development Team to a local developer.

Outline planning consent was granted by Gedling Council for 15 new homes on the 1.7 acre site, located off Orchard Close.

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Mike Grindrod, Director at Northern Trust commented “We are absolutely delighted that all of the hard work of the team has delivered this strategic site and concluded the sale to a local Derby based house builder.”

Ann Taylor, development director at Savills Nottingham, who led on the sale, said: “After the pandemic-related challenges experienced in 2021 it is great to see this site sold to local developer, NA Homes who will deliver niche new homes into this buoyant housing market, with a sales launch towards the end of 2022 to early 2023.”

Freeths Managing Associate Louise Mee acted for the private landowners in this sale with Donna Fraser Associate at Geldards LLP acting for the buyer to ensure a successful completion. 

Northern Trust is one of the most successful and long established land promotion company’s in the Country, with a land bank of over 5,000 acres, and is actively looking for further residential and commercial land opportunities to purchase or promote throughout the UK. If you are a landowner and want to maximise the value of your land either on a sale or promotional basis, then please contact a member of our team to discuss.

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Northern Trust Launch New 29,000 sq ft Estate in Newbridge

We have officially launched the first phase of our new industrial development, Turnhouse Court in Newbridge.

Turnhouse Court provides 14 industrial units totalling 29,044 sq ft; with units ranging in size from 1,089 sq ft up to 4,175 sq ft. The units are arranged 3 terraced blocks with the central block incorporating back to back units.

The high specification units have been constructed with each unit incorporating integral office space, as well as benefitting from dedicated parking directly outside the property and generous circulation space.

Turnhouse Court will be actively managed by Northern Trust’s in house managing agents Whittle Jones Scotland alongside Colliers as joint lettings agents.

Anne Maclaren, Regional Property Manager at Whittle Jones Scotland, commented “I am delighted that Turnhouse Court has officially launched, and with strong interest being shown in the available space, I hope we are also able to confirm our first couple of lettings in the very near future. This new development will complement Northern Trust’s existing ownership in Scotland; which now extends to over half a million sq ft of multi-let industrial and office accommodation in 13 locations containing over 130 individual units / office suites. Northern Trust has been steadily increasing their offering in Scotland through both new acquisitions and developments and are already working on plans for the next development site at Eilburn.”

Lewis Pentland, Director for Industrial and Logistics at Colliers added “Colliers are delighted to be working with Northern Trust on Turnhouse Court, which delivers much needed supply to the market. The tenancy agreements allow tenants immediate entry to units that suit their occupational needs.”

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