New tenants set to be announced as Derbyshire industrial scheme reaches Practical Completion

A new, high-quality industrial scheme in Ilkeston, Derbyshire, has reached Practical Completion, with the first in a series of lettings set to be announced.

Pent-up demand for quality industrial space has brought forward five new industrial units at the Stanton Forge development.

The speculative scheme, by local company D M Hartshorn Investments, follows a successful first phase on Littlewell Lane at the business park, which was completed in 2016.

David Hartshorn from D M Hartshorn Investments said: “It’s great to see this second development complete and new tenants getting ready to move in.

“We are in the process of obtaining planning permission for a third phase on the site.”

D M Hartshorn Investments has a long-held pedigree for supporting the Stanton and Ilkeston areas and for being a champion of small businesses in the region through building high quality starter units. The second phase of Stanton Forge will be yet another example of this.

Each of the five 1,383 sq ft units at Stanton Forge’s second phase have been available on new leases through NG Chartered Surveyors, the property people.

Richard Sutton, Managing Director at NG Chartered Surveyors, said: “It’s no surprise that the second phase of Stanton Forge is proving so popular. When we launched the first phase we had over 60 enquiries for the units and agreed disposal terms on all of them before they were completed and this second phase is following a similar path.”

The new units are perfect for start-up companies, says Richard. Each has three car parking spaces and is available on lease of options of three or five years. What’s more, Junction 25 of the M1 is only 10 minutes away.

He added: “I’m looking forward to announcing the initial wave of new tenants at the second phase of Stanton Forge and I wish them all the best for the future in their new home.

“Limited space still remains at these new units, but it won’t be around for long. I’d urge interested parties to get in touch asap.”