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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. Why Slough is a great place to do business

    Why Slough is a great place to do business

    Slough has comprehensively brushed aside the tired, lazy view of this Berkshire town, reinventing itself as a hub for world-renowned brands on the cusp of the capital and the Thames Valley. If you’re wondering what it’s like for businesses based in Slough, read on as we explore why the town is experiencing increasing demand from firms seeking to get a...
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  2. Why Blackfen is a great place to do business

    Why Blackfen is a great place to do business

    The area of Blackfen is located due north of Sidcup town centre in the London Borough of Bexley. It offers exceptional road links into and out of Greater London, with the A2 and M25 just a stone’s throw away. Blackfen was a region of south-east London that experienced significant development in the 1930s, when the capital underwent an extensive period...
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  3. Why Leyton is a great place to do business

    Why Leyton is a great place to do business

    The town of Leyton is a modest one, with a population of just over 14,000 within its ward. However, despite its relatively small size, its proximity to other areas of East London means Leyton offers an abundance of opportunities for businesses in the area. Leyton is within the London Borough of Waltham Forest, which encompasses the likes of Walthamstow, Leytonstone...
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  4. Why Rubery is a great place to do business

    Why Rubery is a great place to do business

    Rubery may be a modest village in the Bromsgrove district, but it’s an area that offers many logistical benefits to businesses requiring great transport links and the chance to forge industry connections throughout England’s ‘Second City’ of Birmingham. In fact, despite being in north-east Worcestershire, Rubery still has a Birmingham postcode. It’s only nine miles from Rubery into the heart...
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  5. Why Lichfield is a great place to do business

    Why Lichfield is a great place to do business

    Lichfield is a picturesque medieval city in south-east of Staffordshire. With a modest population of 32,219 at the time of the 2011 Census, Lichfield is by no means one of the biggest local economies in the West Midlands. Nevertheless, from a strategic perspective, it offers many benefits to growing businesses seeking cost-effective, well-connected workspace. The Cathedral City of Lichfield has...
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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. The UK’s most sought-after locations for commercial property in H1 2021 revealed

    The UK’s most sought-after locations for commercial property in H1 2021 revealed

    A leading analyst of the UK’s commercial real estate market has published its most recent trends from H1 2021. EG’s Propertylink Occupier Sentiment Report, titled ‘The new normal: The property landscape after lockdown’, provides a snapshot of the sectors and locations most active and in demand.   The report utilises EG Propertylink data to compare the activity in the UK...
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  10. Birmingham ranked comfortably inside the UK’s top ten for work-life balance

    Birmingham ranked comfortably inside the UK’s top ten for work-life balance

    England’s second city of Birmingham has been named the UK’s eighth best city for work-life balance. That’s according to a new study from Shawbrook Bank, which researched the 15 cities offering the best blend of work opportunities and a comfortable standard of living.   The report assessed a host of metrics including average monthly salaries, weekly working hours and average...
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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…