New Build Development Completes at Worksop

A 1,933m² purpose-built builders merchant facility has been completed in the Vesuvius development off Sandy Lane, Worksop with Travis Perkins due to open in July 2022.

Real estate development and investment company, CEG, managed the construction of the bespoke unit, which will be rented by Travis Perkins. The development will create 20 new jobs, provide a new supply chain facility for existing local businesses and bring economic benefits to the region.

Will Moss, Director of Acquisitions at Travis Perkins plc, said: “We are truly delighted to have secured this new two-acre site in Worksop, which will be a key branch for Travis Perkins, providing a fantastic offering to our customers. It’s slated to open in July, which means we’ll be able to create new jobs in the community and help support Worksop construction workers and tradespeople with the knowledge and expert advice they’ve come to expect. Travis Perkins.

CEG is currently managing the complete regeneration of the 17.75 ha Vesuvius site. With planning permission for over 200,000 square feet of employment space, the first phase of 46,000 square feet of multi-tenant industrial units adjacent to Asda was completed last year and is almost fully let. The Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service has also acquired land on the site and built a new fire station.

Subsequent phases will also offer larger employment units, including speculative projects as well as pre-lease, design and construction projects for office, light industrial, storage and distribution.

Will Martin, Head of Strategic Lands at CEG, said, “We welcome Travis Perkins to this thriving business community. This brownfield regeneration has proven successful with many successful businesses on the site. This is the largest speculative development of this scale and quality at Worksop for many years and we continue to see strong interest in the space from well-known domestic commercial and industrial occupiers alongside small local businesses.

In 2018, supported by D2N2, CEG delivered a £5.5million works package to create a new roundabout and access road opening up the site and rehabilitating it for redevelopment. This makes the site easily accessible to the A60, A57, Worksop and surrounding areas.

Will Morlidge, Acting CEO of D2N2 LEP, said, “It’s great to see that the new Travis Perkins branch is complete and will soon be open for the benefit of the local community. The Vesuvius site represents an exciting historic development for Worksop and the wider region, and we are very proud to have supported it. The success of the site demonstrates the renewed appetite for investment in North Nottinghamshire, supporting our collective ambitions to rebuild and grow our economy.

Chris Proctor & Anthony Barrowcliffe of FHP and Ben Flint of Fisher German market the site. Chris Proctor said: “It’s fantastic news to have attracted big name Travis Perkins to Vesuvius. This strong brand complements an already strong lineup of names in this Worksop business destination.

“We have only four industrial/commercial units left on this first phase of the development offering from 3,750 square feet to 5,100 square feet. This presents a great opportunity for local and national occupiers. There are also land opportunities for units up to 200,000 square feet. We would be delighted to speak with any company considering relocating to Vesuvius, Worksop”.

Alice F. Ponder