Two more businesses are heading to Bolton’s flagship business park.
Plastics supplier Northern Building Plastics and Vaclensa, one of the UK’s biggest suppliers of professional cleaning machines, have signed ten-year leases at Logistics North.
The deals were signed just two weeks after two new units totalling 52,871 sq ft were completed at the site.
Northern Building Plastics and Vaclensa are just the latest big names to move to the North West’s largest commercial development which is owned by Harworth Group plc.
They join the likes of Aldi, Amazon, Lidl, MBDA, Komatsu, Costa and Greene King.
More than 2m sq ft of commercial space has been built at Logistics North since it received outline planning consent in December 2013. More than 1,500 people are already employed on-site and the development is expected to deliver around 5,000 jobs when it is completed.
Deputy Leader of Bolton Council, Cllr Ebrahim Adia, said: “This is more good news for Bolton; Logistics North continues to be a success and I am delighted that two more businesses are joining.
“The development is the largest industrial site in the North West and in an excellent location so it is no surprise that companies are choosing it to be their home. Securing tenants so quickly to these units shows confidence in Bolton and will bring more new jobs for our residents.”
Ian Ball, Executive Director of Income Generation at Harworth, said: “These are two excellent deals for Harworth Group, reflecting Logistics North’s status as one of the north’s leading manufacturing and distribution locations.
“We are now keen to maintain this momentum as the remainder of the site is developed over the next three years.”
David Travis, Director of Business Space at Harworth, added: “Securing Vaclensa and Northern Building Plastics as tenants just two weeks after practical completion of both units reflects the strength of the North West property market and justifies our decision to build these units speculatively.
“We look forward to welcoming other tenants as we develop the remainder of the site.”