Prime Property wins Blackburn consent

Manchester-based Prime Property Consultancy has secured planning permission to build two new speculative industrial warehouses on the Lower Eccleshill Road, Blackburn, Lancashire.

The units measure 55,229 sq ft and 51,000 sq ft respectively. Both units will be of a traditional steel portal frame construction with an eaves height of 12m.

Additionally, both units will benefit from a 500Kva power supply and low density site coverage which will allow for substantial yard areas and staff car parking. Completion is expected in the spring of 2023.

Occupier demand for new build manufacturing and warehousing space within Blackburn and the M65 corridor continues unabated, typified by schemes such as Frontier Park which has seen over 800,000 sq ft let in the last three years.

This latest development is well located within close proximity to Junction 4 of the M65 providing easy access to the M6 and M61 in 10 minutes, and as such is already attracting significant interest from both local and regional businesses with the larger unit is already under offer.

Prime Property Commercial Director Imran Younus said: “Our company goes from strength to strength despite the challenging times. This is an excellent location and we are encouraged by the level of enquiries we have received at this stage as the appetite for warehouse space in the North West continues to grow.”

B8RE and BC Real Estate have been appointed as joint marketing agents.