Kingsway Business Park growth continues
Rochdale’s Kingsway Business Park is continuing to grow and cement its reputation for being one of the most important locations for new businesses in the north west.
JD Sports recently signed an agreement that will see a further 15 acres of land developed as the next phase of JD Sports...
Posted by Aahmed on 1 Jul 2015 at 14:57
Quat-Chem Shortlisted for National Innovation Award
Rochdale chemical manufacturer, Quat-Chem, was shortlisted alongside some of the industry’s largest multinationals for the Innovation Award at the prestigious Chemical Industry Awards 2015. The Chemical Industries Association is the organisation that represents chemical and pharmaceutical businesses across the UK who attended the awards ceremony last Thursday. The ceremony was...
Posted by Aahmed on 3 Jun 2015 at 13:00
Work starts on huge speculative industrial scheme
Harbert Management Corporation has started work on a 212,830 sq ft speculative industrial scheme at Heywood Distribution Park.
The park near Heywood is managed by CBRE Asset Services and currently comprises 1.8 million sq ft of warehouse and industrial space across almost 200 acres.
Russells Construction has been appointed to build two units...
Posted by Aahmed on 2 Jun 2015 at 15:06
John Hudson Retires
John Hudson, the Chief Executive of Rochdale Development Agency (RDA) is retiring after 22 years at the head of the borough’s economic and business development agency.
The RDA was created in 1993 to spearhead the economic and physical regeneration of Rochdale borough, working on behalf of Rochdale Council and with other...
Posted by Aahmed on 1 Jun 2015 at 13:15
WCCTV secures the perfect location for £2.5M business growth plan in Rochdale
Wireless CCTV (WCCTV) is the latest organisation to invest in new-build office, manufacturing and warehouse space in Rochdale.
A leading provider of rapidly deployable portable CCTV and surveillance systems, the business has announced its decision to commit £2.5 million for a state-of-the-art new facility on the borough’s Kingsway Business Park....
Posted by Aahmed on 3 May 2015 at 13:19
£7m orders fuel Holroyd Precision growth
An award-winning Rochdale company whose history stretches back more than 150 years has secured a string of orders worth more than £7m as it continues to expand its global footprint.
Holroyd Precision, which this year won a Queen’s Award for international trade following several previous awards for innovation, said the...
Posted by Aahmed on 2 May 2015 at 13:27
£Multi-Million Expansion Underlines JD Sports’ Confidence in Rochdale
JD Sports Fashion plc has just completed a multi-million-pound expansion of the warehouse facilities at its distribution centre on Rochdale’s Kingsway Business Park.
Through the construction of four fixed mezzanine floors at the Kingsway site, the leading retailer and distributor of branded sportswear and fashionwear has increased its warehousing...
Posted by Aahmed on 1 May 2015 at 13:31
Thousands of students attend Rochdale Skills Event
Over 2,000 Year 9 students from across Rochdale attended the third Rochdale Skills Event, held at Heywood Industrial Estate on 11th March, in a 25,000 sq ft unit transformed for the day.
The aim of the event was to showcase a wide variety of careers with exhibiting businesses providing advice and hands on...
Posted by Aahmed on 2 Mar 2015 at 13:43
GJD Manufacturing – Secures Euro deal
GJD Manufacturing – Secures Euro deal
A leading Heywood business will see its products on sale throughout Belgium after landing a deal with a top European company. GJD landed the deal worth an undisclosed sum with ADI Global. It means that the Heywood firm’s gadgets, including its Clarius illuminators and...
Posted by Aahmed on 1 Mar 2015 at 13:52