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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. All you need to know about loading bays

    All you need to know about loading bays

    Are you a business start-up wondering whether you need storage or warehouse space for goods? Or perhaps you are an established company looking to import and export for the first time? Loading bays play a crucial role in the supply chain and the ongoing supply and transportation of goods at a regional, national and continental level. When browsing our available...
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  2. The key to a trade counter that works for you and your customers

    The key to a trade counter that works for you and your customers

    When it comes to running a fully functioning trade counter, the number-one priority is to get your customers exactly what they are looking for as quickly as possible. A good wholesaler or distributor is someone that can make their shop front look like an organised, tranquil environment, while the behind-the-scenes work of replenishing and organising stock goes on behind closed...
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  3. How much floor space does my business need per person?

    How much floor space does my business need per person?

    Are you in the process of planning your first commercial premises as a fledgling start-up business? As a new entrepreneur, it can sometimes feel as if you’re putting your finger in the air and hoping that you are making the right decisions based on gut feel and instinct rather than cool calculations.   When it comes to selecting a suitable...
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  4. What to look out for in a commercial property survey

    What to look out for in a commercial property survey

    If you are thinking of buying your very own commercial premises outright, a property survey will be a vital investment before signing on the dotted line. First and foremost, it’s important to differentiate between a property survey and a property valuation. A valuation will determine a market value for the workspace, based on its structural condition, but it won’t dig...
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  5. 7 questions to ask before signing a commercial property lease

    7 questions to ask before signing a commercial property lease

    If you are a new or growing business, you will appreciate the importance of committing to a new commercial property lease. It’s an agreement that ties you to a premises for a defined period, so it’s vital that you make sure you choose the right workspace for you, your employees and your clients. As an owner-manager of 5.5 million square...
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  6. How to change commercial use class on a property

    How to change commercial use class on a property

    You might not be aware that certain commercial properties have specific use classes, as determined by the Town and Country Planning Order 1987. This outlines what a specific premise may be legally used for. Planning permission is typically required from your local council’s Local Planning Authority (LPA) department if you wish to submit a ‘change of use’ application. Planning permissions...
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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…