Whittle Jones Welcomes Thomas Swan to Consett’s Number One Industrial Estate

Whittle Jones Chartered Surveyors; agents acting on behalf of Northern Trust Company Ltd are delighted to announce Thomas Swan & Co Ltd have completed a 9 year lease on Unit 14D covering 8,263 sq ft, on the Number One Industrial Estate, Consett.

Thomas Swan & Co Ltd is an independent chemical manufacturing company, with offices and warehousing in the UK, USA and China and a global network of distributers, the company services the domestic and international markets and exports to over 80 countries worldwide. Founded in 1926 in Consett, still home to their manufacturing facilities; Thomas Swan today produces over 100 products. From their early beginnings in road surfacing, the company has diversified into a wide range of businesses including photonics, protein separation, flat screen displays, contract research, MOCVD reactors and hydrogen storage. For more details on Thomas Swan & Co Ltd please visit their website at www.thomas-swan.co.uk

From left to right: Barry Nelson, Regional Property Manager at Whittle Jones Welcomes Dave Herron, Logistics Manager at Thomas Swan to Number One Industrial Estate

Dave Herron, Logistics Manager at Thomas Swan & Co Ltd commented “Unit 14D will provide additional Warehouse space in addition the main Thomas Swan site in Consett. Due to increased demand and in line with our growth strategy the unit will provide additional pallet spaces to store key products. Increased stock levels will mean we can provide shorter lead times and improve customer service. In addition, part of the unit will also be allocated to our Engineering Department as storage for equipment used in our manufacturing processes.”

Number One Industrial Estate is a modern industrial estate covering 733,000 sq ft of commercial space in a range of workshop, industrial, trade and warehouse units. The estate is situated in an established area in Consett with easy access to the A1(M).

Barry Nelson, Regional Property Manager at Whittle Jones added “Units 14A-F and recently acquired Units 15A-G are currently undergoing refurbishment. The Block 14 Phase One works are complete and we are pleased to be able to welcome such an established company as Thomas Swan & Co onto the estate.”

For more details about Number One Industrial Estate visit the dedicated website at www.numberoneindustrialestate.co.uk or call Whittle Jones North East on 0191 221 1999.