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Chorley is the perfect place for your next manufacturing project

Chorley offers space to manufacturers and industrial occupiers at a fraction of the cost of competitor locations, while giving access to some of the world’s most well-known companies. Freehold and leasehold options are available with rents ranging from £1 to £10 per square foot.

You’ll be joining a group of select companies serving the rest of the UK who are already benefitting from:

• Access to manufacturing supply chains in many key industries
• Availability of a skilled workforce from apprentices to graduates
• High proportion of ‘skilled trades occupations’ in the town
• Range of cost effective sites and property options
• Choose Chorley grant for manufacturers creating jobs here

Key sites and premises for manufacturing

Chorley has a range of available sites and premises to suit manufacturers from small industrial units to larger development sites - key locations include:

• The Revolution – a 128 acre (52 ha) high quality logistics and industrial park with easy access to the M6 (J28) and M61 (J8) within one mile of the site. High profile occupants include Kimberly-Clark
• Buckshaw Link – set on 15 acres (6 ha) the development comprises 20 speculative brand new warehouse/industrial units built to the highest specification. Units available from 6,425 sq ft (597 sq m)

Who’s already here?

NIS – engineering group employing more than 100 staff, serving nuclear, aerospace, medical and other markets

Orchid BioEnergy – is at the forefront of sustainable and renewable energy projects from its base in Adlington

Telent– technology services firm that serves clients with advanced engineering and electronics solutions

Porter Lancastrian – a leader in the design, development and manufacturing of products and services for the global drinks industry

Scorpion Automotive– the UK’s leading supplier and manufacturer of vehicle security alarm systems

GDW Engineering – engineering and fabrications firm that has worked on F1 cars, Airbus planes and Tornado jets

Alan Gordon Engineering – provides support to the nuclear, aerospace, automotive, pharmaceutical, printing and food sectors

Lyndhurst Precision Engineering – specialists in waterjet cutting and other engineering services with clients including BNFL

Dodd Engineering – one of many local engineering firms that support BAE systems and the region’s aerospace industry

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