WELCOME TO THE FURNESS AREA'S BUSINESS PROPERTY MARKET
The coastal communities of Furness have some really outstanding, cost effective, business sites available for growing and expanding firms. Within the towns and villages there are also a selection of business premises at competitive rents or to buy.
Furness Enterprise will help you find available sites and business premises in the coastal business parks and communities of SW Cumbria so you can expand your business.
Fully serviced land typically costs 75,000 pounds to 100,000 pounds per acre, depending on location.Industrial rents vary from 3 pounds per sqauare foot to around four pounds fifty pence a square foot.
The Waterfront Business Park - a 60 acre area
(See www.waterfrontbarrowbp.com)This 60 acre site is very large , situated at Barrow Island as the the gateway to "Britain's Energy Coast" , it is a Business Park which has 7 hectares fully serviced ready to build upon.
We are intersted in hearing from developers which may be interested in developing different zones or parcels of land here.
Download the newest version of the waterfront brochure
Barrow in Furness -Furness Business Park 12000ft2 offices to let
Situated at the northern end of the Park this building built around 2002 was last used as a call centre by Barrow Travel.
To view contact either Stuart Klosinski at Furness Wnterprise or Mason and Partners
Where are the best locations in Furness for expanding businesses?
Most businesses are located in Barrow and in Ulverston. The newest development sites in Barrow are:
Barrow's other main business parks are at:
- Park Road West - in several ownerships
- Park Road Sandscale Park owned by Blyth Inc
- Park Road Sowerby Woods and adjoining land owned by Holker Estate
- Port of Barrow, owned by Associated British Ports PLC
- Rampside Energy Park, owned by Centrica Energy
Note: * sites in public sector ownership.
Ulverston's main business parks are at:
- Canal Head
- North Lonsdale Road
- Low Mill Business Park(Phase 2)*
- Sandside Road
Note: * sites in public sector ownership.
A number of small sites and premises of 1,000ft2 upwards are also available in Dalton, and the villages of South Cumbria.
At Ashburner Way; in Barrow, Dean Steele's 5000ft2 warehouse offers small businesses an immediate opportunity for expansion.
Office, Factory and Workshop Space Costs.
What will workshop or factory premises cost me to rent?
3.75 - 4.75/ft (40.00/m) for modern space. 2.75/ft (27.5/m) for older larger units. The newest industrial units in Barrow are located at Furness Business Park for lease by Barrow Borough Council.
What will office premises cost me to rent?
8.00/ft (60.00/m) to 12.60/ft for new offices in town centres or on Business Parks. In Barrow Emlyn Hughes House is the main office block with floors available to lease at 10/ft2
The 12,000ft2 former Barrow Travel offices on Furness Business Park offer an opportunity for large scale office development.
Managed Business Centres in Barrow in Furness
Trinity Enterprise Centre at Furness Business Park
This is the largest managed business centre in Furness.
This has only 1 unit vacant out of 54 units within the building. Since 1993 it has been the area's most popular business centre attracting companies such as L3 from USA and a host of locally based companies.
For space call Dean Properties the owners on 01229 430777
Phoenix Business Centre www.phoenixbusinesscentre.co.uk/
Barrow's Phoenix Business Centre, situated at Furness Business Park, offers companies serviced, furnished office space accessible 24 hours a day/365 days a year from as little as 315pound /month for a 2 person 143.16ft2 office to 710 pounds per /month for a 351.66ft2 space.
To find out more about available space at Phoenix Business Centre please call 01229 840240.
Craven House Michaelson Road Barrow
This caters for office users needing 4,000ft2 upwards.
David Joyce is the contact at Barrow in Furness Borough Council.
Situated off Duke Street, Barrow caters for a similar market .
This mid-1990s' office suite situated at the Furness Business Park is owned by Northern Trust, has a lettable area of 13,200ft2 on three floors. There are eight offices varying in size from 660ft2 to 4630ft2
This offers smaller office suites at Rawlinson Street, Barrow
Dalton Gate Ulverston
This is owned by Northern Trust offers attractive office space on the southern edge of Ulverston.
Need a home for your workforce?
If you are searching for a home to live in too you can see what is available with local estate agents by going to www.barrow.furness.co.uk or you can look in Wednesday night's Northwest Evening Mail property supplement's pages.
Property Agents dealing with industrial and commercial sites and buildings:
Corrie & Co, David Corrie 68-70 Duke Street, Barrow in Furness, Cumbria LA14 1RX Tel: 01229 825333 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Hyde Harrington, Paul Evans 4 New Road, Kendal, Cumbria LA9 4AY Tel No: 015397 40500 Email: email@example.com
Carigiet Cowen, Trish Winder, Suite 2, Telford House, Riverside, Warwick Road, Carlisle CA1 2BT Tel No: 01228 544733 Fax: 01228 520294Website: www.carigietcowan.co.uk
Dunlop Heywood Lorenz Limited.
Unit 20, Lillyhall Business Centre, Jubilee Road, Workington, Cumbria, CA14 4HA.
Tel No: 01900 870884. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Peill & Co
19 Castle Hill, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA1 1YN Tel No: 01524 841230. Email: email@example.com
Poole Townsend. 65-75 Duke Street, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, LA14 1RP. Tel No: 01229 811811.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: http://www.peill.com/
Poole Townsend.66 Market Street, Dalton-in-Furness, Cumbria, LA15 8AA.
Tel No: 01229 467565. Email: email@example.com
Resource Marketing - Mr George Colquhoun Double Tree Court. Cavendish Street, Ulverston, Cumbria, LA12 7AD. Tel No: 01229 400203.
Robert Pinkus & Co. Marcus Walsh, Riversway Business Village, Preston, Lancashire, PR2 2YP.
Tel No: 01772 769000. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Ross Estate Agents. 25 King Street, Ulverston, Cumbria, LA12 7DZ. Tel No: 01229 582889.
Whittle Jones NW. Joyce Westwell, Lynton House, Ackhurst Park, Chorley, Lancashire, PR7 1NY.
Tel No: 01257 238666. Email:email@example.com
NPS NW Ltd South Lakeland, Peter Knapton Aynam Mills, Little Aynam, Kendal, Cumbria LA9 7AH.
Tel No: 01539 797431 Email: Peter.Knapton@nps.co.uk
Comparable maximum land prices in the NW are:
all figures are in pounds sterling
- Bolton - 600,000
- Manchester - 690,000
- Trafford - 800,000
- Rochdale - 550,000
- Wigan - 450,000
- Blackburn - 570,000
- Lancaster - 675,000
- Preston - 750,000
- Birkenhead 250,000
- Liverpool - 340,000
- Stockport - 600,000
- Warrington - 540,000
- Kendal - 625,000
- Carlisle - 450,000
(Source: Valuation Office Agency (January 2010) Industrial Land, NW England Land Report)