Eshton Appoints Contractor for Phase Two at Burnley Bridge

Eshton Appoints Contractor for Phase Two at Burnley Bridge


Property development and investment business, Eshton, has appointed Stainforth Construction to carry out phase two works at the £50m Burnley Bridge Business Park.

The company, which has experience across multiple sectors, from groundworks to build, fit-out and landscaping, tendered against other firms to secure the project.

Works include building Magnesium Court Block C construction of adoptable highway and plateau works in preparation for future phases, a cycle path to link with the linear parkway to the east of the site and bringing in a new gas supply to the site.

Burnley Bridge Business Park, situated at Junction 9 of the M65, is the largest industrial development on the M65 corridor for more than ten years and includes the 64,100 sq ft Cobalt Building and Magnesium Court.

Block C of Magnesium Court adds 10,000 sq ft of providing a total of over 100,000 sq ft in speculative accommodation. The remainder of the scheme will be developed to occupier requirements.

Jonathan Chapman, director of Eshton, said: “Stainforth Construction has years of sector-specific experience in commercial and industrial projects so we are confident that they will deliver high-quality work to meet our needs and timescales.

“With 74,000 sq ft of space already under offer, we expect the go-ahead for the next phase of construction work to generate renewed levels of interest and bring forward new enquiries.”

Lee Barnes, partner at Stainforth Construction, added: “We are thrilled to be awarded the contract to complete the phase two works at Burnley Bridge which has plenty of growth potential and is of both regional and national significance.

“This work adds to our expertise and growing project portfolio and we are looking forward to contributing to the already successful development to create further opportunities for businesses.”