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The re-location of Stobart Group to Carlisle Airport and the long-awaited Carlisle Northern Development Route is a double boost for Kingmoor Park, one of the largest industrial estates in the north west.

Kingmoor Park Properties Ltd, the management company behind the estate, also owns the current Stobart premises on Kingstown and is looking forward to adding this portfolio of buildings to its stock of available property.  The Stobart move means there are now six prestigious, high quality commercial units available for lease or sale.

The timing is particularly good as it coincides with the recent announcement that work will start in October on the long-awaited Carlisle Northern Development Route (CNDR) that will cut through Kingmoor Park, further enhancing the site’s already excellent communications network.

Commenting, Tony Goddard, Chief Executive of Kingmoor Park Properties Limited, said:

“These are two excellent pieces of news for us.  The Stobart re-location provides us with a great chance to expand the variety of stock we can offer potential customers and the new road will open up the whole of North West Cumbria to new and existing firms on the site. Kingstown is a very popular site and previously we have been limited as to what we can offer.  Now, we have a wide variety of buildings and land which means we can be flexible in our response to enquiries from companies, whatever their size or needs. The more options we can offer, the more chance we have of retaining successful companies in Carlisle, as well as attracting firms from outside the area.  It is also a rare investment opportunity, for as well as leasing the land and buildings, we will consider selling."

“We are confident of attracting a lot of interest as we have had a positive year so far.  In January, we had more enquiries than we have ever had in any previous January and interest has continued at a high level over the past months.  We have 70% occupancy across the Kingmoor and Kingstown sites, so this injection of new stock means we are anticipating a big response."

“The added boost is that the new road will improve links to Kingmoor Park and make it the linchpin for regeneration in North Cumbria, with the potential of creating a further 5,000-plus jobs.  The positive impact this will have for economic development is massive.”
 
The blocks available are:
  • Building A, a detached workshop/ warehouse building of 13,400 sq ft, including a 2-storey office block, set within 0.86 acres.
  • Building B, a 106,080 sq ft detached warehouse complex in 3 inter-connecting sections, set within 5.32 acres.
  • Building C, a 30,927 sq ft detached warehouse with large external yard area, set within 2.23 acres.
  • Building D, a 24,960 sq ft, detached warehouse, including a single storey amenities block, a detached 2-storey office block, set within 3 acres.
  • Building E, a 66,000sq ft of warehouse/ industrial space within a building of 103,500 sq ft accessed from a communal yard.
The buildings will become available over the next 12 months.

A marketing campaign, to include newspaper, radio and specialist property advertising, is being launched through the summer to attract interest from companies throughout the UK.

The Chief Executive of Cumbria Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Rob Johnston, welcomed the news.  He said: “This is really good news for the future of Carlisle’s economy as it extends the options we can offer potential businesses, whether new or expanding, and is bound to boost confidence at a time when, nationally, there is so much pessimism.”