A LEIGH based industrial estate has announced a multi-million-pound investment for the construction of six ‘Grade A’ industrial units.

Owned by a family-run business that has been operating for more than a century, Moss Industrial Estate is home to more than 100 businesses of varying sizes and industries.

To commemorate this century in business, George Moss & Sons has announced plans to regenerate an existing site on the St Helens Road estate, with the construction of six new state-of-the-art units to be named 'Centenary Court'.

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Leigh Journal: An old site has been regenerated for the new unitsAn old site has been regenerated for the new units (Image: GM Property Management)
The units, which are set to be completed in September, are described as spacious, light, and energy-efficient; complete with solar panels and electric car charging.

They have also been constructed with high-specification steel portal frames and are highly insulated with noise-cancelling materials throughout, with the development and construction creating around 40 new jobs.

GM Property Management will be the main contractor for the development, after it took over property management activities from George Moss & Sons.

Leigh Journal: The new site is a nod to George Moss & Sons' 108 year historyThe new site is a nod to George Moss & Sons' 108 year history (Image: GM Property Management)
Neill Wood, managing director of GM Property Management Ltd, said: “With state-of-the-art features and flexible layouts to accommodate modern industrial business, these six new units represent the 40-year evolution of Moss Industrial Estate into dynamic hubs of productivity and sustainability.

“We are extremely proud of our latest development at Centenary Court, which is nestled within the ever-evolving Moss Industrial Estate and bordered by Pennington Flash. With easy access to key transport links, including the M6 and M62 motorways, Centenary Court is in a prime location, offering convenience and connectivity in addition to building innovation.

“We are excited to welcome prospective tenants to view the remaining units on Centenary Court as we near the end of the development phase.”