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.

Park 32

Park Road, Pontefract

Park 32 is located just to the south of its junction with the M62 at Junction 32 and is adjacent to Wickes, Halfords and the Racecourse Retail Park.

Park 32 is a speculative commercial scheme offering four new units ranging from 12,000 sq ft up to 82,500 sq ft to suit a variety of occupiers such as trade counter, manufacturing and distribution. The development is in an established location adjacent to Park Side Retail Park which includes Wickes, Currys, PC World, Halfords and McDonald’s.  Travis Perkins already occupies a unit within the development.

Trident Park


Trident Park is a 50 acre mixed-use development providing high quality industrial, warehouse and office units in a fully-landscaped business park environment with high prominence. The units can be designed in accordance with end occupiers required specification.

The Park is located at junction 31 of the M62 Trans-Pennine motorway at Normanton and is within five miles of the M62/M1 motorway intersection and six miles of the M62/A1. New developments that are near completion include manufacturing facilities for SEW Eurodrive and Bosch Rexroth along with the new divisional headquarters for the Wakefield division of the West Yorkshire Police.

Glasshoughton Business Park

J32 M62, WF10 4PR

Glasshoughton Business Park is a 335 acre high-profile scheme with direct access from junction 32 of the M62. Over £30M of infrastructure and mixed-use development is now in place. A wide range of companies currently operate on the Park including Wakefield District Housing, TEVA UK, NPS North East, Alternative Software and Dalziel Ltd. The site also includes Junction 32 Retail Outlet, Glasshoughton Railway Station and a hotel.

Langthwaite Grange Business Park

South Kirkby West Yorkshire WF9 3AP

Langthwaite Grange Business Park is situated off Langthwaite Road in South Kirkby, a town in the City of Wakefield in West Yorkshire. The estate is located in a well-established industrial area, and benefits from good transport links. The A638 Doncaster Road is 6 minutes drive away, providing direct access to the A1(M) at Junction 38. There are also good public transport links with Moorthorpe railway station 10 minutes’ walk away.

The estate also offers a range of local amenities with South Kirkby town centre less than 1.5 miles away providing an array of retail outlets, eateries and financial institutions. Closer by is the Travellers Inn Pub 10 minutes walk away, and Qube Bar and Restaurant on the B6273.

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. The site also benefits from being an Enterprise Zone and businesses locating here may benefit from Business Rates Relief for 5 years up to £275,000.

SSE 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, the site will be ready to come forward for development in 2020.

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 Business Offices, General Industrial and Storage or Distribution. Outline planning permission is being sought for 39 acres (15.86 ha) of greenbelt land.  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.

Durkar Calder Park is a total of 35 acres (14.13 ha) and 100 residential units is the proposal for the site as well as a technology park of over 24 acres (10 ha). A park and ride facility is also possible when a masterplan is prepared.

PLP Wakefield

J40 – M1

PLP Wakefield is a two unit logistics/warehousing scheme of 236,000 sq ft and 76,000 sq ft.

The units will be speculatively developed at PLP Wakefield with completion anticipated for Summer 2021.

The units will be developed in line with PLP’s sustainability policies which includes installing roof mounted solar panels, multiple electric charging points for vehicles and the infrastructure for occupiers to augment post construction. In addition, the buildings will be ‘carbon net zero ready’ as defined under the UK green building council framework.

PLP Wakefield is situated in a prime location which is adjacent to J40 of the M1 motorway, in an established commercial location with a strong occupational base and good access to a large, skilled labour force.