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Economic update event to highlight thriving future of Wakefield’s economic strategy

Wakefield’s economic strategy will be the focus of a business lunch that will mark the end of Wakefield Business Week, a celebration of the town’s thriving business community. Policy makers, stakeholders and business owners will come together at an Economic Update lunch hosted by the Mid Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce to

150,000 sq ft M62 distribution scheme complete

Gregory Property Group has just completed a speculative development of Park 32, a 150,000 sq ft production and distribution project close to Junction 32 of the M62 motorway between Castleford and Pontefract. Marshall Construction built the £15m development, just opposite Pontefract Racecourse, ahead of schedule and Gregory has already agreed terms

Chiorino relocates to Glasshoughton

Conveyor belt supplier Chiorino, has leased the 37,000 sq ft Unit F2, Whistler Drive at Glasshoughton on a ten-year lease, from landlord Marsdens Developments. The modern unit was formerly occupied by DHL and subsequently refurbished by the landlord. Rob Oliver at Avison Young, who brokered the deal, said: “The unit is prominently

Funding boost for Wakefield tech business supports immersive learning

What started out as a first-year university project for students at Backstage Academy (Production Park) in Wakefield, has transformed into a commercial spin-out, Interactive Immersive Classroom Ltd. as a partnership with Enquire Learning Trust and Production Park. Using £11,000 in match-funded grants from AD:VENTURE, the ERDF funded programme of practical and

Wakefield HSBC branch to go up for auction

The former HSBC bank in Ossett, Wakefield, will feature in Pugh’s next property auction at Leeds United Football Club on April 11. The four-storey 3,000 sq ft former bank, which closed in 2017, is being auctioned with a guide price of between £140,000 and £150,000. The property is a traditional stone