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24th September 2014

Whittle Jones Chartered Surveyors; agents acting on behalf of Northern Trust, are pleased to announce that they have completed a 38,510 sq ft letting to FedEx at their high quality Common Bank industrial estate in Chorley, Lancashire.

The World’s largest express transportation company, which delivers to more than 200 countries, has completed the letting of unit 23/24 on the popular development on a 10 year deal.

Simon Walmsley, Management Surveyor at Whittle Jones commented “We are delighted that we have been able to secure the letting to FedEx. FedEx are a worldwide brand and we are pleased they chose Common Bank for their latest distribution facility.

The well-established Common Bank Employment Area benefits from excellent transport links with junctions 8 of the M61 and 27 and 28 of M6 within a short distance; which was one of the key factors in FedEx’s choice of location.”

Common Bank covers over 67,000 sq ft and forms part of the larger employment area. The Whittle Jones North West regional office is located on the nearby Ackhurst Business Park, which offers a range of modern office premises in the heart of one of Lancashire’s principal business locations.

For further details of available commercial properties within the Chorley and surrounding area please contact Whittle Jones on 01257 238666 or email at northwest@whittlejones.co.uk.


Joint agents on the scheme were Bailey Deakin Hamilton.


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Press Enquiries; Northern Trust: Rosalyn Booth, 01257 238555 or rbooth@lyntonhouse.com


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