Screwfix have opened a new branch in Irlam after securing alease of a 4,852 sq.ft unit at Orbit Development’s FairhillsBusiness Park.
Screwfix are the UK’s leading supplier of online tools,accessories and hardware products. With their HQ based in Yeovil,Somerset the hardware suppliers required a West Manchester branchin addition to their Trafford Park, Manchester and Stockportoutlets.
Fairhills Business Park is ideally located, sandwiched betweenWarrington and Trafford Park and directly opposite a large TescoExtra; providing an ideal location for passing trade. The Fairhillsbusiness units have recently benefitted from extensiverefurbishment works. Two units remain available to let, which arejust under
5,000 sq.ft each. The business park benefits from excellentprominence adjacent to a popular consumer destination.
Dean Richards, Leasing Surveyor at Orbit Developments,commented: “Orbit are delighted that Screwfix chose Fairhills astheir preferred location for their new centre. This decision isfurther evidence to the growing profile of Irlam as a trade counterlocation. After initially having four vacant units and subsequentlyrefurbishing them, we now only have two available units to let. Weanticipate interest from other National trade counter operators nowthat Screwfix are in occupation.”
Screwfix commented: “We identified Irlam as an ideal locationfor a new Screwfix store and Fairhills Business Park offers theperfect location for accessibility and prominence.”
Knight Frank acted on behalf of Orbit Developments and ScrewfixDirect Ltd were represented by Colliers International.