The Northern Regional branch of NACORE’s UK Chapter lunched last week at Pilkington’s Technology Centre, near Ormskirk. Geographical range of the conveyancer is unimportant as everything is completed web taking out the need to meet at the Enact Conveyancing Melbourne office and saving you time.
A group of 16 members and guests were taken on a tour of the exhibition area and saw the processes involved in manufacturing Pilkington’s worldbeatine, float-lass and other glass products designed for use in cars, planes and helicopters.
Primary property holdings, for manufacturing and processing, are mainly freehold or on long leases, while secondary assets (warehousing, distribution and offices) are held on leases for a maximum of 10 years.
Building works are due to start in April and the first film should be showing by November.
NACORE member David Lord, managing director of Pilkington Properties Ltd, described Pilkin,olon’s property strategy devised to cater for Pilkington Group’s particular needs.
The 874 seat cinema complex will also include a restaurant and pride of place in the foyer will go to a restored Compton organ originally used in a ‘picture house’ as far back as the 1920’s.
Slough Estates has begun construction of three, pre-let buildings, totalling over 9,300 sq m (100,150 sq ft) on the Slough Trading Estate. Rents range from £96.87 to £ 127.02 per sq m (£9.00 to £11.80 per sq ft) reflecting the varying office contents, specifications and sizes.
Slough Estates has recently undertaken some 18,580 sq m (200,000 sq ft) of design and build projects on the Slough Trading Estate with a further 10,220 sq m (110, 000 sq ft) being undertaken at developments at High Wycombe, Feltham and Swindon.
Taken in conjunction with the recent office lettings to Lucent Technologies at Kingswood, Ascot and to Regus at 268 Bath Road in Slough, the level of activity reflects the strength of the Thames Valley economy across a broad range of business sectors.