SOFA FIRM SITTING PRETTY IN STOURBRIDGE

A Midlands upholstery business has taken on a 10-year lease at a Stourbridge warehouse as it continues to expand. Ashley Manor, the fastest-growing sofa group in the UK, has taken on the 18,500 sq ft industrial unit on Hayes Trading Estate, Folkes Road, in addition to existing space on Pedmore Road in Dudley. Sara Garratt, of Harri...

SUPPLY FIRM SIGNS 10-YEAR LEASE ON WEST BROMWICH WAREHOUSE TO AID EXPANSION PLANS

A commercial plumbing merchant has committed to a 10-year lease in West Bromwich as part of its drive to expand its UK operation. Smith Brothers Stores Ltd, who specialise in the distribution of pipework, valves, air conditioning along with all associated fittings and ancillaries, have taken on a newly refurbished 28,000 sq ft warehouse at Alpha Park on Bevan Way having outgrown its previo...

FANCY FOOTWORK FOR A GREAT CAUSE

This week saw Harris Lamb compete in the Higgs & Sons charity football tournament in aid of Dudley Mind. The event raised a massive £10,000 and saw 43 teams take part. Captain Tom Morley (or Tomaldo as we’re calling him this week) reports: We were in a tough qualifying group which included Lloyds Bank; the previous tournament winners and hot favorites. It also included BDO, Legal ...

POUNDSTRETCHER TAKES ON ST MARTIN’S QUARTER RETAIL UNIT FOR POUNDSTORE OUTLET

Discount retailer Poundstretcher has sited its latest Poundstore outlet in Worcester’s St Martin’s Quarter. The retailer launched its new site in Unit 7 with a grand opening courtesy of the Mayor of Worcester, Councillor Steve Mackay, to eager shoppers, who queued in the rain to be amongst the first through the door. Harris Lamb acted on behalf of Poundstretcher to secure the unit. [c...

HEREFORD INDUSTRIAL ESTATE SOLD TO KINDALE LTD FOR OVER £1.6M

 A multi-let industrial estate in Hereford has been snapped up by investment firm Kindale Ltd for in excess of £1.6 million. Station Industrial Estate in Bromyard was placed on the market by property agents Harris Lamb on behalf of a private vendor. Alex Eagleton of the Investment team said: “There has been a huge appetite for multi-let industrial opportunities over the last 18 month...