Council snaps up Westbury warehouse

A large, modern detached warehouse unit on a popular Westbury business park has been sold to Wiltshire Council.

Unit 1, Hawksworth Park on Northacre Industrial Park in was sold by property consultancy Myddelton & Major. Wiltshire Council was represented by BNP Paribas Real Estate.

The property comprised 16,572 sq ft (1,539.54 sq m) with a good size enclosed yard.

Myddelton & Major Partner Philip Holford said: “Hawksworth is a well-managed business park, popular with corporate occupiers and this warehouse only became available due to a previous relocation.

“I was pleased to facilitate the sale to the council, who had an urgent need to relocate an existing service within the county.

The unit is arranged as a 12,716 sq ft (1,181.35 sq m) warehouse with ground floor office, canteen and WCs – plus a 3,856 sq ft (358.23 sq m) mezzanine floor providing additional storage space.

Outside, a tarmacadam surfaced yard enclosed by gated palisade fencing provides parking and loading access.

The sale price was not disclosed.

Northacre Industrial Park is situated on the south west edge of the town 1.5 miles from the centre, via a main roundabout on Storridge Road.

The park is within walking distance of Westbury railway station and directly opposite the established 174-acre West Wilts Trading Estate.

Occupiers at Northacre include Westbury Dairies, Royal Mail, ALH Systems, Tech Prep, Hills Group and Smart Fleet Solutions.

Market town Westbury is located in West Wiltshire between Bristol and Salisbury and just four miles from the county town of Trowbridge. There are good road links via the A350, A36 and A361 and mainline rail services.