Building at St. Modwen’s £150m Littlecombe Business Park in Dursley has reached a new milestone this month as steel frames go up on nine new commercial units.
The new units, developed speculatively in partnership with St. Modwen and Stroud District Council, will offer occupiers 18,350 sq ft of additional business space in accommodation sizes ranging from 1,300 sq ft to 8,600 sq ft and will sit alongside the eight businesses already established at the Business Park. They are being constructed on behalf of St. Modwen by integrated building solutions company, J Tomlinson, under a contract worth £1.6 million.
Upon completion, the entire Littlecombe development will provide 92 acres of mixed-use facilities comprising 450 new homes and apartments; employment space and local job opportunities within easy reach of the M5; a community hospital and around 40 acres of green open space where people can live, work and relax for generations to come.
Pete Davies, Senior Development Manager for St. Modwen in the South West and Stroud District Council’s development partner at Littlecombe, explains:
“Demand for good quality commercial space in Gloucestershire remains buoyant. This next phase of smaller commercial buildings will further strengthen the site’s appeal for growing businesses looking to establish a presence in the Gloucestershire area whilst providing the potential for attracting up to 70 more jobs for the local area.”
Cllr Steve Lydon, leader of Stroud District Council said:
“This is one of the largest brownfield regeneration projects in the county and is a great example of creating an attractive environment to live and work in. I’m looking forward to seeing the new units finished and bringing more jobs and investment to the district.”
The units will complete in spring 2018 and interested parties should contact agents, Ash & Co, regarding availability.
The £150m mixed-use development at Littlecombe, and the £22m Gateway 12 development at Waterwells Business Park, are two of four key sites being developed by St. Modwen in Gloucestershire, alongside Quedgeley West and neighbouring Quedgeley East Business Parks at junction 12 of the M5. Other St. Modwen developments with design and build opportunities in the South West include Skypark at junction 29 of the M5 near Exeter; Firepool in Taunton; Locking Parklands in Weston Supermare off junction 21 of the M5; Clevedon Business Park off junction 20 of the M5, and Access 18 Avonmouth off junction 18 of the M5.