Advanced Manufacturing

Silkwood Park

J40 of M1

Silkwood Park is situated on Junction 40 of the M1 in an extremely prominent location being a flagship business park in West Yorkshire and is located only a short distance from the intersection of the M62 which means it is in a strategic location for access throughout the North of England.

This greenfield development on 98 acre site offers units suitable for Advanced Manufacturing from approx 30,000 sq ft to 109,000 sq.ft. and there is currently land remaining on site for development.  There is also a number of high specification office units also readily available for occupation.

The scheme is a mixed-use development and also offers amenities such as a hotel, pub/restaurant and gym.

Wakefield Hub


Wakefield Hub is a new prime industrial/distribution development at Junction 30 of the M62 motorway, the primary TransPennine route around 1 mile from Junction 29 and 7 miles from Junction 33, the intersections with the M1 and the A1m respectively.

The development extends to around 200 acres and can accommodate up to 1 million sq ft of space, with bespoke design and build opportunities to suit tenant requirements.

The site has excellent power and labour supplies making it ideal for manufacturing uses.  Wakefield Hub will comprise a new high-quality development of bespoke units built to an institutional standard.

With a unit already constructed on-site for Newcold Limited with 42 metre eaves, occupiers will benefit from the ability to design unique buildings based on a flexible specification.

South Kirkby Business Park

Pontefract WF9 3TJ

South Kirkby Business Park is situated at the heart of the West Yorkshire conurbation with excellent access to the A1, M1, M62 and M18.  The site benefits from excellent communications to Leeds, Wakefield, Doncaster and Barnsley as well as the motorway networks. Already home to Advanced Manufacturing businesses such as United Autosport and VFS, the site offers industrial opportunities of approx. 10-15,000 sq.ft.  for sale or lease. 

Mountpark FerryBridge

J33 - M62

A 400 acre (162 ha) site at Junction 33 of the M62 motorway, SSE Ferrybridge is land assigned in the Local Plan for employment use, strategically located, and with access to the east coast ports. Subject to a feasibility study and adopted masterplan.

Plots accommodating upwards of 150,694 sq ft (14,000 sq m) are available and the internal highway configuration can be shaped by a potential user. With its own freight line, access and nearby power station, the site is perfect for advanced manufacturing occupiers with high energy

Havertop Lane

J31 - M62

Havertop Lane is a site accessed via Junction 31 of the M62 in the manufacturing hub of Normanton which is already home to major occupiers including Asda- Walmart, United Autosport, Bosch and ITT Industries. Earmarked for employment in the Wakefield District Local Plan with likely land class uses of Business Offices, General Industrial and Storage or Distribution.  Outlined for planning approval are 11 new industrial units ranging from 20,000 sq ft (1,858 sq m) to 60,000 sq ft (5,574 sq m) providing a total floor space of 527,754 sq ft (49,028 sq m) with 525 car parking spaces and could create around 992 jobs.

J39 Broad Cut Farm

J39 - M1

A potential development site included in the emerging Wakefield District Local Plan 2036 as a Special Policy Area.  Situated at Junction 39 of the M1 motorway in Wakefield, approximately two miles from the city centre and 15 miles to the south of Leeds, the location also offers direct access to Leeds and Sheffield and the M62 motorway. The adjacent Calder Office Park site is also well served by public transport, has a regular bus service from the city centre and on-site amenities including hotel, pub, restaurants and car showrooms. A 100 acre (40 ha) on-site nature reserve also sits within Calder Park, creating an idyllic countryside working environment.