Blog Posts

Keep your fingers firmly on the pulse of the UK commercial property industry with up-to-date news and views relevant to your business. We’ll also cover key aspects of business support from the UK government, as well as in-depth location guides of the towns and cities where our high-value, low-cost business space is situated.

  1. Birmingham’s GVA forecast to be up 7.5% in Q4 2021

    Birmingham’s GVA forecast to be up 7.5% in Q4 2021

    England’s ‘Second City’ of Birmingham is said to have recorded an increase in gross value added (GVA) to its economy of 7.5% in Q4 2021. That’s according to a joint study undertaken by Irwin Mitchell and the Centre for Economics & Business Research (Cebr) titled ‘UK Powerhouse: Overcoming Disruption in 2022’. In addition, the report states that Birmingham’s employment forecast...
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  2. All you need to know about the Additional Restrictions Grant

    All you need to know about the Additional Restrictions Grant

    Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak has announced £1bn worth of additional funding to support businesses hit by the recent spread of the Omicron variant of Covid-19. With the rise in Covid cases soaring nationwide, devolved governments and the UK government are weighing up new restrictions to maintain public health and protect the NHS. A large part of the £1bn...
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  3. An area guide for the Wedgnock Industrial Estate in Warwick

    An area guide for the Wedgnock Industrial Estate in Warwick

    Warwick’s Wedgnock Industrial Estate is home to a host of prominent multinational corporations, which lean heavily on the town’s impressive transport links and proximity to the heart of the West Midlands economy. The most notable tenants include the UK headquarters of IBM, the operational headquarters of Telent and Volvo Group Financial Services. If being a neighbour of these illustrious, global...
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  4. Rugby-based firms intrigued by Rugby Borough Council’s ‘Regeneration Plan’

    Rugby-based firms intrigued by Rugby Borough Council’s ‘Regeneration Plan’

    Rugby Borough Council has submitted proposals for an ambitious Rugby Town Centre Regeneration Plan, designed to revamp and regenerate its town centre. The borough council believes the time is right for a “once-in-a-lifetime” overhaul of the town, with its “bold vision” focused on giving the town’s economy a brighter future. Councillor Seb Lowe, leader of the Rugby Borough Council, says...
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  5. Business Secretary outlines new legislation to settle outstanding Covid-19 commercial rent debts

    Business Secretary outlines new legislation to settle outstanding Covid-19 commercial rent debts

    Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng has revealed new legislation and a new Code of Practice designed to handle the issue of outstanding commercial rent debts accrued during the Covid-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdowns. The UK government has shielded commercial property tenants from potential eviction until 25th March 2022, giving businesses and their landlords ample opportunity to discuss the way forward regarding...
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  6. Why Redditch is a great place to do business

    Why Redditch is a great place to do business

    The Worcestershire town of Redditch was once the global epicentre of the fishing tackle and needle industry. Positioned due south of Birmingham city centre by approximately 15 miles, Redditch offers an enviable business location, with direct road and rail links into England’s second city and elsewhere in the West Midlands and beyond. At one time, the 19th century saw 90...
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  7. UK government consults on reform of flexible working regulations

    UK government consults on reform of flexible working regulations

    Proposals to reform regulations surrounding flexible working are under consultation, in response to the relevant suggestions within the ‘Good Work Plan: Proposals to support families’ consultation in the summer of 2019. As long ago as 2003, new laws came into force enabling parents and guardians to request flexible working arrangements, surrounding their work hours and patterns. More than a decade...
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  8. What will the post-pandemic office look like?

    What will the post-pandemic office look like?

    The last 18 months have been a testing time for commercial property tenants and landlords alike. Although tenants’ issues and demands naturally ebb and flow over time, few landlords could have anticipated the ferocity and scale of change that has occurred in tenant behaviour since March 2020. The successful roll-out of the Covid-19 vaccine has enabled sufficient relaxation of social...
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  9. Small Business Saturday set for 4th December 2021

    Small Business Saturday set for 4th December 2021

    The UK’s Small Business Saturday campaign will roll into Britain’s high streets again this winter on 4th December 2021. The now-iconic campaign, designed to champion the benefits of shopping with small retailers, will see its nationwide tour commence in the coming days, starting with Glasgow ahead of the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26). In total, this year’s Small Business Saturday...
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  10. Budget 2021 priorities laid out by small business champions

    Budget 2021 priorities laid out by small business champions

    The UK’s largest small business group, the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has published a set of measures designed to accelerate the recovery of small businesses and simultaneously save taxpayer funds. Within its submission to Chancellor Rishi Sunak ahead of the Budget 2021, the FSB said small firms have a desire to “turn the page after a torrid 18 months”...
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Our Property Types

Industrial

Swift Park

Coventry, West Midlands, CV21 1DZ

Swift Park would make an excellent regional or national base for manufacturing, distribution or storage…

Curie Courtyard

Northampton, East Midlands, NN17 5DU

Industrial warehouse with a trade counter, roller shutter door, mezzanine floor and customer parking.

37 Tything Road

Alcester, West Midlands, B49 6ES

Warehouse space with two storey office and reception area available to let in Alcester, Warwickshire.

Rovex Business Park

Alcester, West Midlands, B49 6ES

Modern industrial units suitable for warehousing and trade centre set in the iconic former Rovex factory.

Retail

Walsgrave Road

130-132 Walsgrave Road, Coventry…

Set in a retail parade within a mile of Coventry city centre, Walsgrave Road is an excellent facility for any company…

Brighton Road

Coventry, West Midlands, CV21 1DZ

Retail units with residential flats above and car parking for up to 30 cars 1 mile south of Birmingham city centre.

Blackfen Parade

Sidcup, South East, DA15 9UL

Ground floor retail units with residential maisonettes above located on Blackfen Parade, Bexley.

Office

London Road

Gloucester, South West, GL1 3EH

Offering some of the finest office space in Gloucester, Prospect Point is an outstanding property choice for any…

George Road Business Park

Birmingham, West Midlands, B23 7RZ

A mixture of office and storage space available in George Road Business Park. Starting from 4,600 sq ft, to 93,000 sq ft.

Wedgnock Industrial Estate

Warwick, West Midlands, CV34 5PY

Modern industrial unit with offices available to let, located in a popular and established commercial area just off the A452.

Studio

Hither Green Lane

London, South East, SE13 6QB

Hither Green Studios comprises of three connected buildings located on the corner of the busy Hither Green Lane...

Yard

George Road Business Park

West Midlands, Birmingham, B23 7RZ

George Road Business Park, is a 93,000 sq ft estate covering 4.6 acres (1.9 hectares) comprising three office…

Workshop

Pixley Street Studios

East London, E14 7DF

Pixley Street is a warehouse/light industrial unit to let in a fantastic location. The building itself is a single…

Residential

Sycamore Gardens

Stoke-on-Trent, West Midlands, ST6 4LY

Sycamore Gardens offers fantastic residential flats across 3 floors with a shared car park to the rear…

Trade

Pasteur Courtyard

East Midlands, Northampton, NN17 5DX

Pasteur Courtyard offers a great trade counter opportunity in an established industrial and retail location…