Northern Trust Has Identified Development Partner, SJ Roberts for Former Sugar Beet Factory in Allscott

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
  • Improved highways
  • 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.”

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Northern Trust Achieves Planning Permission for 84 New Homes in Calverton.

Northern Trust Company Ltd has announced that it has successfully gained outline planning permission for up to 84 new homes in Calverton, Nottingham.

Calverton, Nottingham Siteplan

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.

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Northern Trust Acquires 16,580 sq ft Multi-Let Industrial Estate in Darlington

Northern Trust is pleased to announce that it has acquired a multi-let industrial estate at Forge Way in Darlington.

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.”

The estate will be actively managed by Northern Trust’s in-house surveying practice Whittle Jones Asset Management.  For current availability or to arrange a viewing please contact Whittle Jones North East on 0191 221 1999 or email Yorkshire@whittlejones.co.uk E

Northern Trust Showcases Investment Plans for Maritime Trade Park

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.

Maritime Enterprise Park, in Bootle
CGI Showing How The Investment Plans will Look at Maritime Trade Park

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.

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Work Progressing For New £3 Million Development in Grangemouth

Northern Trust is pleased to confirm that work on the second phase of their new development at Grangemouth is progressing well.

Barons Court & Earls Court Development Update

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.

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Northern Trust Acquires 70,000 sq ft Multi-Let Industrial Estate in Bootle, Liverpool

Northern Trust has kicked off the New Year by announcing the new acquisition of Maritime Enterprise Park in Bootle, Liverpool.

Maritime Enterprise Park in Bootle, Liverpool.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.

Maritime Enterprise Park in Bootle, Liverpool. Aerial

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.”

The estate will be actively managed by Northern Trust’s in-house surveying practice Whittle Jones Asset Management.  For current availability or to arrange a viewing please contact Whittle Jones North West on 01257 238666 or northwest@whittlejones.co.uk.

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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Northern Trust Acquires 18,000 Sq Ft Multi-Let Industrial Scheme in Livingston

Northern Trust (www.northerntrust.co.uk) is pleased to announce that it has acquired Eliburn Industrial Estate in Livingston.

The multi-let industrial estate covers 18,300 sq ft in 16 modern units which range in size from 1,145 sq ft up to 4,576 sq ft. Strategically located just off Appleton Parkway and close to Junction 3 and 3A of the M8 motorway, the acquisition also incorporated 2 acres of future development land.

Eliburn Industrial Estate

Tom Parkinson, Director at Northern Trust commented “We have been expanding our multi-let industrial portfolio in Scotland, and Elburn offers excellent small unit business accommodation which we will be able to add to by developing the adjoining additional land. The asset compliments our on-going strategy to acquire / develop multi-let industrial assets to support the SME business community across Scotland’s Central Belt.”

Eliburn Industrial Estate is situated to the North West side of Livingston within an established commercial location. Livingston is located approximately 16 miles west of Edinburgh and 34 miles east of Glasgow. For current availability or to arrange a viewing please contact Whittle Jones on 0131 220 4844 or email Scotland@whittlejones.co.uk.

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Northern Trust Acquires 34,390 sq ft Multi-Let Industrial Scheme in Perth

Northern Trust (www.northerntrust.co.uk) is pleased to announce that it has acquired the 34,390 sq ft Acorn Business Centre in Perth.

Perth Aerial

The property is located within the North Muirton Industrial, 2 miles North of Perth City Centre in an established industrial, trade and commercial location. The multi-let industrial / trade estate comprises of 19 units which range in size from 508 sq ft up to 13.650 sq ft.

Acorn Business Centre will be managed by the Whittle Jones Scotland office. For current availability or to arrange a viewing please contact Whittle Jones on 0131 220 4844 or email Scotland@whittlejones.co.uk.

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