Global firm has designs on workshop


A globally-recognised firm that designs and makes moveable display walls has acquired a large workshop complex on an industrial estate near Salisbury.

Panelock Display Systems has bought the unit at South Newton Trading Estate in a deal brokered by property consultancy Myddelton & Major.

Quoting freehold price for the 7,014 sq ft (651.60 sq m) two-storey warehouse building was £185,000.

Myddelton & Major Partner Dean Speer said: “Panelock Display is a company recognised throughout the world as being at the forefront of display wall design and manufacture for museums, art galleries, exhibitions, retail areas, schools and colleges.

“The company has an impressive range of clients, including the Victoria & Albert Museum, Wimbledon, the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew, Coventry Cathedral and the Royal College of Art.

“It is my pleasure to welcome them to Wiltshire because it is a real shot in the arm for the local economy to have such a prestigious firm in our midst.”

The property comprises a two storey workshop building of steel frame construction with profile steel clad walls.

There is ground and first floor workshop space and also first floor fitted offices. A forecourt area in front of the building provides a loading and parking area.

South Newton is a village situated in the Wylye Valley about five miles north west of Salisbury, on the A36 trunk road from Southampton to Bristol.