10th February 2021

Whittle Jones, agents acting on behalf of Northern Trust Company Ltd, are pleased to announce that Ashgarth Engineering Ltd have expanded their operations at Number One Industrial Estate in Consett.

Ashgarth Engineering who offer a subcontract engineering service to its customers in the supply of volume precision machined components have been occupiers on Number One Industrial Estate since 2017. Following a period of growth for the business, they have now doubled their space moving into the recently refurbished Unit 34B. 

Niall Ash of Ashgarth Engineering commented on the expansion “Ashgarth Engineering was established in 2017 with two employees and a single CNC machine in a 2,400 sq ft factory unit. Over the past 4 years we have seen consistent growth through investment in new machines to support our key customers across a broad range of market sectors. This progress has meant that we have now outgrown our factory unit and the recruitment of our eighth member of staff and the delivery of our sixth machine, next month, has been the catalyst for us to take the next step into a 5,200 sq ft unit.”

You can visit Ashgarth Engineering Ltd’s website at http://www.ashgarth-engineering.co.uk/

Barry Nelson, Regional Property Manager at Whittle Jones, added “It’s great to see businesses developing, and I am pleased that Northern Trust were able to provide quality refurbished space to accommodate the growth for Niall and Paul and their team at Ashgarth Engineering that has enabled them to realise their expansion plans.”

Number One Industrial Estate extends to over 790,000 sq ft of commercial space split into 105 units and is home to over 70 different businesses, and approximately 1,200 employees. Available units on site range from 495 sq ft workshops up to the 11,191 sq ft.

The estate is located around 1⁄2 mile north of Consett town centre and is readily accessed from the A691 and A692 trunk roads. Consett has attractive countryside on its doorstep whilst being within easy reach of the major northeast conurbations.

For more details about Number One Industrial Estate visit the dedicated website at www.numberoneindustrialestate.co.uk or call Whittle Jones North East on 0191 221 1999.


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