Commercial property

Commercial property news from Swindon and Wiltshire.

Developer to create 12 new apartments in centre of Swindon

Written by Peter Davison.

103-104 Commercial Road


Property developer Avivco is to create 12 apartments at the former headquarters of Wise Employment on Swindon's Commercial Road, after purchasing the building in a deal brokered by commercial property consultant Kilpatrick & Co. The asking price was £675,000.

Avivco has been granted planning permission to convert part of the rear ground floor and both upper floors of the 5,800 sq ft building for residential use.

Motor firm drives into business park

Written by Peter Davison.

Unit 201 Beacon Centre


An established truck and trailer supplies firm is set to motor into the future with the purchase of an industrial unit at a popular Amesbury business park.

Property consultancy Myddelton & Major has successfully negotiated the sale of an end of terrace unit at The Beacon Centre, Solstice Park to Wessex Truck and Trailer Supplies. The agents were quoting a price of £269,950.

Office let in horse racing capital is under starters orders

Written by Peter Davison.

The Trainers Office


A well-presented rural office unit in the heart of horse racing country has come to the market with Marlborough-based Stibbard Property.

The Trainers Office in Lambourn – the second-largest centre of racehorse training in England – offers more than 1,500 sq ft of accommodation over two floors, and benefits from a large reception area, main office space of 828 sq ft, a downstairs office area of 419 sq ft, toilets, plenty of desk space, electricity, water and five allocated parking spaces.

Mortgage advisor makes its own property move

Written by Peter Davison.

102 Victoria Road


An established firm of mortgages advisors has made its own move – to premises in Swindon's in-demand Old Town area – in a deal brokered by commercial property consultants Kilpatrick & Co.

South West Mortgages has moved into 102 Victoria Road, which offers approximately 915 sq ft consisted of a ground floor shop and sales area with an office and store at the rear with a kitchen and with additional storage provided by a basement.

Innovative disabled toilet charity moves to trackside property

Written by Peter Davison.

Bridge House Westbury


A charity which provides specialist vehicles with toilet facilities for disabled people who would otherwise miss out on events has moved into an office suite in the market town of Westbury.

Property consultancy Myddelton & Major has successfully negotiated a new three-year lease on the offices in Bridge House, Station Road, at a quoting price of £11,000 per year.

Van business snaps up industrial site with a view to further expansion

Written by Peter Davison.

Michael Austen


Big Van World, which is the UK’s largest used van supermarket, is celebrating the turn of the year by investing £1.4m in a new industrial site near Swindon.

The business which operates from a 20-acre site at Chelworth Industrial Estate at Cricklade, has now signed a deal to buy the nearby site which was formerly run by Watson Fuels.