NEWS ARCHIVE

23-06-2014
RESIDENTIAL ACQUISITION FOR REDROW HOMES

Atkinson Associates advised Redrow Homes with regards to their recent acquisition of the former Papyrus Works in Newton Kyme. The 10.3 acre site was bought from CEG and 128 new homes and 9 B1 units will shortly be developed.

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02-06-2014
2 DEALS AT RIVERSIDE BUSINESS PARK, KEIGHLEY

Following the acquisition of the former Magnet premises, Atkinson Associates have advised Turner Developments in the sale of a 90,000 ft² and 29,000 ft² unit to J Stell & Sons Ltd and Dowson Food Machinery Ltd. The new business park will be branded Riverside Business Park.

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30-05-2014
MAJOR KEIGHLEY INDUSTRIAL DEAL

Representing Turner Developments, Atkinson Associates have acquired vacant industrial buildings in Keighley totalling 350,000 ft². The former Magnet manufacturing base will soon be refurbished to provide 7 high quality industrial/warehouse units.

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08-04-2014
NURSERY IN FORMER POLICE STATION, SILSDEN

A children’s Day Nursery are the new leasehold occupiers of the former Silsden Police Station. Representing Chartback Ltd, Atkinson Associates agreed a new lease with the nursery business.

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13-03-2014
NEW HQ FOR SKIPTON PROPERTIES

Acting for Rowanway Ltd, Atkinson Associates have sold a brand new 6,000 ft² HQ office to Skipton Properties at Riparian Court, Crosshills.

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04-02-2014
JB DISPLAYS ADDS SPARKLE AT CASTLEFIELDS

JB Displays, a company that supplies Christmas decorations to shopping centres have acquired premises at Castlefields Industrial estate totalling 10,500 ft². Atkinson Associates represented Talisman Properties in the sale.

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01-01-2014
NEW OCCUPIERS AT CASTLEFIELDS INDUSTRIAL ESTATE

Castlefields Industrial Estate has welcomed two new businesses. Stainless Band, a stainless coil processor and J N Feather, drainage contractors have occupied units totalling 32,761 ft². The estate continues to be fully occupied under the asset management of Atkinson Associates.

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18-12-2013
NEW HQ FOR OFFICE INTERIORS

Expanding office furniture business, Office Interiors, have acquired the freehold of a large modern warehouse and offices on Airedale Park, Keighley. The 45,000 ft² building was sold by Bollinwater Estates LLP represented by Atkinson Associates and Colliers International.

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15-10-2013
77 OTLEY ROAD - SHIPLEY

Acting on behalf of a Family Trust, Atkinson Associates have sold the long leasehold interest in a prominent 4,000 sq ft showroom to Colin Appleyard, the car dealership.

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01-08-2013
FASTWAY TO CASTLEFIELDS

Fastway Coaches have taken a new 5 year lease on land and premises at Castlefields Industrial Estate. The 265,000 sq ft estate is now fully let following an extensive marketing campaign led by Atkinson Associates.

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14-06-2013
PRESTIGIOUS NEW OFFICES FOR EUROPLUS DIRECT

Europlus Direct, the worldwide IBM support group, have acquired new headquarters at Airport West, Yeadon. The 6,141 sq ft detached office building was acquired freehold from Leeds Bradford Airport. Atkinson Associates advised Europlus in the acquisition.

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07-06-2013
MAJOR TENANTS RENEW AT CASTLEFIELDS

Styleline Blinds and Primeur who collectively occupy over 100,000 sq ft on Castlefields Industrial Estate, Bingley have committed their long term future on the estate by signing new leases. Atkinson Associates represented the owners of the estate Talisman Properties with regard to the lease renewals.

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22-04-2013
BAILDON BUSINESS PARK INSTRUCTION

Pendle Projects Ltd have appointed Atkinson Associates as agents on a new 10 acre Business Park off Otley Road, Baildon. This exciting new scheme has already attracted serious interest with a 25,000 sq ft new factory development expected to be announced shortly. Heslop and Co are joint agents.

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11-03-2013
ASSET MANAGEMENT ROLE

Following advising Talisman on the Castlefields Industrial Estate acquisition Atkinson Associates have been appointed sole agents and asset managers for the estate. This is a major instruction for Atkinson Associates in the Aire Valley and cements their presence in this very active industrial marketplace.

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11-03-2013
NEW 26 ACRE BUSINESS PARK INSTRUCTION

Atkinson Associates have been appointed joint agents for a prestigious business park in Skipton. Henry Boot Developments will provide bespoke office and industrial properties in this ever popular thriving North Yorkshire market town. Jones Lang LaSalle are joint agents.

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28-11-2012
NEW OWNER FOR CASTLEFIELDS INDUSTRIAL ESTATE IN A £7M + DEAL

Castlefields Industrial Estate, Bingley has been acquired by Talisman Properties. The Estate is home to 17 businesses in 250,000 sq ft of property. Atkinson Associates and RY Partnership represented Talisman who will invest significant funds in improving the estate.

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15-10-2012
HISTORIC MILL SOLD

A historic Grade II listed textile mill occupying a site of 6 acres has been sold to a private investor/developer. Acting on behalf of London & City, Atkinson Associates and Dacres Commercial have been marketing the mill, formerly the original home of the Ponden Mill soft furnishing group.

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15-09-2012
AIRESIDE BUSINESS PARK - 100% OCCUPIED

Following the sale of a 33,000 sq ft unit to West Yorkshire Spinners and the letting of the 15,000 sq ft HQ Offices to the Mitchell Farrar Group, the refurbished business park in Keighley is now fully occupied. Atkinson Associates and Hayfield Robinson acted as agents for the developer, Belton Road Properties.

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19-08-2012
REDROW BUY AT WEST ARDSLEY

A 3.5 acre residential site has been acquired by Redrow Homes. Redrow were jointly represented by Atkinson Associates and Titchmarsh & Co in the site identification and negotiation process.

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25-07-2012
ROWANWAY SECURE FIRST OCCUPIER AT RIPARIAN COURT

Following the speculative development of 7 high quality business units on the Crossings Business Park, Crosshills, the developer represented by Atkinson Associates has sold the first unit to Fawcett Engineering, a bespoke fixtures and fasteners business supplying the European Motorsport industry.

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28-06-2012
GRAY & ADAMS ACQUIRES ADDITIONAL SITE IN DONCASTER

Acting on behalf of Gray & Adams, a Scottish based manufacturer of refrigerated trailers, Atkinson Associates have acquired industrial premises from Warners Fish Merchants. The purchase represents the final phase of a site acquisition process which will enable future expansion for the Doncaster depot.

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19-06-2012
BUSINESS PARK ATTRACTS FOUR NEW MANUFACTURERS

Four manufacturing businesses have acquired newly refurbished units at Aireside Business Park, Keighley - the former Ponden Mill HQ. C and C Hydraulics, Oakleaf Reproductions, Real Engineering and Thorpe Mill have bought a total of 80,000 sq ft of space. All the remaining offices and industrial units are under offer.

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02-04-2012
66 - 70 VICAR LANE BOUGHT BY FREEMAN GRATTAN HOLDINGS

A substantial 39,000 sq ft Grade II Listed office building in Bradford has been acquired by FGH - represented by Atkinson Associates. Relocating from Ingleby Road the new HQ building will be fully refurbished and signals a major boost to the regeneration of Bradford City Centre.

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28-03-2012
CHARTFORD OBTAIN PLANNING FOR MICKLETHWAITE SITE

Chartford Homes will shortly commence development of 27 Mews style houses on a greenfield site with canal frontage on the outskirts of Bingley. Atkinson Associates represented a Family Trust in the sale of the site to Chartford.

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18-01-2012
ATKINSON ASSOCIATES MOVE TO TORONTO SQUARE

Atkinson Associates have relocated to prestigious new offices within Toronto Square - a landmark building off Infirmary Street. The move signifies a marked increase in Agency and Development Consultancy within the Practice.

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08-12-2011
TRIO OF DEALS TO SIGN OFF 2011

Atkinson Associates are ending another successful year on a high with three deals. The joint acquisition of a residential site in Scarcroft for Shepherd Homes, a sale and leaseback of the Horse and Farrier Public House in Otley for Market Town Taverns Plc and the sale of a roadside development site on York Road, Leeds for Hobson and Sons have all completed recently.

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27-10-2011
FORMER PONDEN MILL HQ ACQUIRED

The 205,000 sq ft former Ponden Mill Headquarters in Keighley has been bought by Belton Road Properties. The modern warehouse and office premises has been empty for 2 years and the new owner has commenced splitting the unit up into smaller factory/warehouses to suit the local market. This represents a multi million pound investment in Keighley - a much needed boost to the local property market. Atkinson Associates acted for Belton Road Properties in the transaction.

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27-10-2011
NEW RECRUIT

We are delighted to welcome Siobhan Riley to our team. Siobhan Riley is an experienced property professional having trained with Knight Frank and spent the last few years with BHT. Siobhan will assist Mike Atkinson on development and agency instructions.

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18-07-2011
NEW 14 ACRE BUSINESS PARK LAUNCHED

William Cook Holdings have appointed Atkinson Associates to commence marketing Mosborough Wood Business Park in South Yorkshire. The prominent site has planning consent for B1, B2 and B8 uses and can accommodate units of up to 200,000ft2.

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19-05-2011
MAJOR NEW ACQUISITION INSTRUCTION

Freemans Grattan Holdings have appointed Atkinson Associates to acquire a 35,000ft2 HQ building in Bradford. Relocating from Ingleby Road the intended move reaffirms the longstanding commitment to Bradford with Grattan being founded in the City in 1912.

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18-04-2011
NEW OCCUPIERS FOR THE CROSSINGS

Two new occupiers are being welcomed to Crossings Business Park – Phase 2 at Crosshills. A brand new 6,000ft2 detached industrial unit has recently been completed for DDS Ltd. Another local company expanding is PJ Wiseman Ltd who have agreed to purchase a 7,500ft2 unit. Work on the building is now underway. Atkinson Associates represented Skipton Properties.

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18-04-2011
COAST TO COAST CHARITY CYCLE RIDE

Mike Atkinson together with 4 other cyclists will be attempting to ride from Scarborough to Morecambe over 2 days commencing the 25th May. The other cyclists are Simon Prest and Neil Robinson of Redrow, Neil Clark of Bracken Developments and Mark Taylforth of Pendle Projects ltd. Thomas Riding of Atkinson Associates is driving the support vehicle. The Being Bel fund is Mikes chosen charity. Bel is a little girl from Ilkley who became paralysed following a fall from a climbing frame in June 2010. Funds are needed for the specialist equipment she needs.

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18-04-2011
REDROW PLANNING APPEAL SUCCESSFUL

Redrow have successfully appealed a decision not to allow residential development at a site off Netherfield Road, Guisley. Redrow, represented by Atkinson Associates hope to commence development of a 100 unit scheme by the end of the year.

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18-04-2011
DEVELOPMENT RECOVERY SOLUTIONS

Atkinson Associates in conjunction with Bowman Riley Architects and Rex Proctor and Partners have established a new development consultancy business. Development Recovery Solutions Ltd advise banks, receivers and local authorities with regard to maximizing sale proceeds of land and/or buildings with development potential. This unique firm has cost consultancy, architectural, planning and agency expertise and will simplify the work required to present development opportunities to the market.

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01-02-2011
MANSE LLP ACQUIRE 72 ACRE ABERDEEN SITE

Manse LLP represented by Atkinson Associates and the RY partnership have acquired the former Davidsons paper mill in Mugiemoss, Aberdeen in a £10,000,000 unconditional deal from St. Gobain. The site is currently income producing however a residential dominated mixed use scheme is planned for the site.

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01-11-2010
WEST YORKSHIRE SPINNERS RELOCATE TO NEW FACTORY

Acting for a private client Atkinson Associates have sold a 34,000ft2 modern factory on Airedale Business Park, Keighley to West Yorkshire Spinners in a £1.15m deal

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01-09-2010
LDJ RELOCATE TO KEIGHLEY IN LARGEST INDUSTRIAL DEAL IN AIRE VALLEY THIS YEAR

Representing Valleydale Properties Atkinson Associates have let Aireworth Works - a high bay warehouse extending to 120,000ft2.Following the addition of new internal offices LDJ will move into their new home in February 2011.

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01-06-2010
REDROW AQUIRES LARGE RESIDENTIAL SITE IN GUISELEY

Redrow Homes have exchanged a conditional deal to acquire a 5 acre site off Netherfield Road, Guiseley represented by Atkinson Assosiates.

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