13th June 2011

Northern Trust has secured a brace of lettings at their new industrial/trade counter development at Linden Park, Consett. The BSS Group trading as Plumbing Trade Supplies has completed the letting of Unit 3D on the estate, whilst Whitefield Distribution Ltd has moved into Unit 3E.


Linden Park comprises a high quality industrial estate providing a total of 58,379 sq ft of industrial/warehouse accommodation set within the established Number One Industrial Estate.


Plumbing Trade Supplies (PTS) have moved into their new 2,418 sq ft unit on a 10 year lease agreement following an extensive fit out. The company supply a comprehensive range of plumbing, heating and bathroom products to a wide range of customers, both public and private sector, from national house builders to the sole trading plumber.


Nick Atkinson of DTZ, joint agents on the scheme commented on the letting “Linden Park provided PTS with a central location alongside leading trade park occupiers Howdens. The remaining units offer the opportunity for trade occupiers to collocate with two of the UK’s best known trade brands.”


Meanwhile, Whitefield Distribution Ltd were pleased to announce the grand opening of their brand new depot at Linden Park, leasing a 4,931 sq ft unit on a 3 year agreement. A leading family run Parcel Distribution Courier in the North West and South East of England, the new depot adds to the expansion plans within the North East. WDL offers flexibility to all clients whilst maintaining their confidence to deliver that important consignment first time.  Dayne Smith, National Fleet/Operations Manager at Whitefield Distribution, commented “The depot is an a prime location to service the whole of North East England including Newcastle, Northumberland, North Tyneside, South Tyneside, Gateshead, Durham, Hartlepool and Sunderland.”


Barry Nelson, Regional Property Manager at Whittle Jones, joint agent acting on behalf of Northern Trust, added “Lettings at Linden Park have got off to a great start for 2011 with PTS and Whitefield Distribution taking a combined total of 7,349 sq ft, resulting in 11 of the 14 units now being let. The new tenants have joined the likes of Howdens Joinery, 1759 Signs, Chris Cousin Interiors and Spartan Performance on the estate and importantly new jobs have been created for the area. The number of lettings achieved over a period of tough trading conditions indicates the confidence in the location and the quality of the properties.”


Linden Park occupies an ideal location fronting onto Werdohl Way on the Number One Industrial Estate and which is located just 9 miles from the A1(M).


For further information on Linden Park please contact one of the joint lettings agents: DTZ on 0191 223 5700, Knight Frank on 0191 221 2211 or Whittle Jones on 0191 221 1999. You can also visit the dedicated website at www.numberoneindustrialestate.co.uk



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Notes to Editors: Press Enquiries to Rosalyn Booth/Jonathan Livesey, Northern Trust, 01257 238555.

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