SEGRO secures trio of lettings at Slough Trading Estate

Aerial View of Slough Trading Estate © Sloughmani / Wikimedia Commons / CC-BY-SA-3.0

The addition of three new businesses to the Slough Trading Estate further strengthens its reputation as one of the UK’s most sought-after business locations.

The Allen Ford Group, one of the UK’s leading suppliers of Ford cars and vans, has taken a 20,129 sq. ft. warehouse and light industrial unit on Bedford Avenue on the Estate, agreeing a 15-year lease. The business will trade under the name of SMC Ltd.

Joining Allen Ford are the other two new arrivals to the Estate, Click Print Limited, a nationwide provider of commercial print services, who have taken a 7,500 sq ft unit on Yeovil Road, and A&G Communications Ltd, an IT and telecommunications business who have taken a warehouse unit on Montrose Avenue.

Paul Lewis, Regional Director, Thames Valley and Data Centres, SEGRO said:

“Slough Trading Estate has continued to attract new companies throughout this year, with its appeal to businesses across a whole range of sectors showing no signs of diminishing. Indeed, these latest lettings represent a perfect example of the breadth of customers who make up our business community.”

Mike Phillips, Group Managing Director Allen Ford (UK)Ltd, said:

“The quality of workspace and unrivalled location make Slough Trading Estate the perfect site for our facility and we’re looking forward to establishing our presence here.”

Slough Trading Estate is Europe’s largest trading estate in single ownership and is home to many of the world’s most successful companies including Mars, Telefonica O2, Ferrari, UK Mail, Lanes Group and UCB.

The Estate is wholly owned and managed by SEGRO, Europe’s leading provider of Flexible Business Space. With an unrivalled location at the heart of the Thames Valley, the estate benefits from access to a large employment base. A potential labour force of 2.6 million people reside within one hours drive of Slough Trading Estate, providing companies with access to the very best talent the region has to offer.