Plans for a £ 2million development of new business units in a popular industrial area in Northumberland have been unanimously approved by planning officials.
The news will see the SIJP Partnership developers move forward later this year with the construction of a mix of 18 high-quality steel-framed light industrial, manufacturing, storage and distribution units with on-site parking on land nearby. Ennerdale Road in Blyth Riverside Business Park.
New access roads, landscaping and on-site waste collection facilities will be included as part of a commercial development package to create an additional 1,693m² of floor space in the park, which currently houses a number of other units used for similar industrial and industrial activities. general business activities.
Work on the units, which will benefit from access to good local transport links when completed in 2022, will create up to 20 construction jobs during the initial construction phase. Planning estimates indicate that tens of thousands of pounds could be pumped into the regional economy as occupants move in and spend on local services and amenities.
Sean Hedley, Managing Director of North East Planning Specialists Hedley Planning Services, has obtained approval from the Northumberland County Council Planning Department.
He said: “This is another big boost for Blyth, which continues to be sought after by businesses looking to enjoy quality commercial accommodation in an ideal strategic location with excellent transport and port links.
“Regional demand for decent industrial space remains at an all time high, so new units in places like Riverside Business Park, which benefit from investments in good planning, modern design and building materials, will always be in high demand. . “
Peter Razaq of SIJP Partnership added: “We are delighted to have been given the green light for this project, which will meet the strong demand for high quality industrial units at major sites in the North East.
Photo caption: Hedley Planning Services obtained approval for £ 2million development of new business units at Blyth