Hurstwood Holdings Launches Self Storage Concept

Manchester based property investment and development company, Hurstwood Holdings has launched a new self-storage concept, Hurstwood Self Store with its first premises set to open Wigan town centre before the end of the year.

Led by Hurstwood’s in house team of property experts and self-storage management, Hurstwood Self Storage will provide flexible storage solutions in strategic locations both in city and town centre locations and on the outskirts to accommodate growing demand from in both private residents and local entrepreneurs.

Stephen Ashworth, Chairman and CEO of Hurstwood Holdings, comments: “The first Hurstwood Self Storage, situated on Standishgate in Wigan, will see our team – led by project director, Sam Ashworth and Phil Brassell – repurpose a former night club to provide an 17,750 sq ft of state-of-the-art storage facility.  The self-storage sector is one that continues to benefit from strong growth with demand consistently far outstripping supply and by entering this area of the market, we will add a new layer of value to our already extensive real estate portfolio.”

Having already secured planning permission, Hurstwood is also in negotiations to convert the upper floors of the building, known as Bryan House, in to 45 one bed apartments.

Hurstwood plans to roll out its self-storage concept nationwide with further sites already identified in Lancaster, North Shields and Dumfries.

Hurstwood Holdings is a commercial and residential property group with over £250 million of properties on 135 site nationwide housing more than 1,000 occupier clients.

For further information please contact:

Anna de la Perrelle / 07876528773

Hurstwood to acquire 96,000sqft office space in Newcastle

Q4 | Quorum Business Park.

We are delighted to announce we have recently acquired Q4, Quorum Business Park, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne. The property, in one of Newcastle prime business parks, spans over 96,000sqft and is located just 2 miles from Newcastle City Centre and 15 minutes from Newcastle International Airport.

Following a refurbishment programme, we will be making the remaining 48,000sqft space available to the local business community with suites ranging from 5,000 to 24,000sqft. The property includes a 2 passenger Lift, Grade A Office Space, dedicated bus services to metro stations, as well as 384 car parking spaces.

This takes Hurstwood Holdings assets to £150m on 100 sites nationwide housing over 600 occupiers. Chairman Stephen Ashworth commented, “We are delighted to now be operating in Newcastle in addition to many other major cities around the UK and to constantly improving our extensive property portfolio and providing a first-class service for all our occupier clients nationwide”.

Sian Hindle, Sales Manager at Hurstwood Comments: “We are excited to offer this latest property to the businesses of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne. Q4 is one of our largest acquisitions to date and is one of many properties Hurstwood Holdings will be investing in this year.”

For more information, visit Q4 Quorums dedicated property page or call us at 0161 220 1990.