Business Parks: Ellesmere Port, Neston, Thornton and surrounding areas

Artillery Park

Artillery Park is a 46 acre development surrounded by green belt. It will offer up to 470,000 sq ft (43,680 sq ms) of bespoke office buildings, within a high quality landscaped setting.

Individual plots are available from 20,000 sq ft (1,858 sq ms) upwards and bespoke buildings can be developed to meet occupiers' specifications.

Planning uses - B1: Business

Broadband - ADSL, LLU Services and Cable enabled area

Location - leave M53 at junction 5, at the roundabout take the first exist (signposted Willaston and Queensferry A41).  Turn right at the next traffic lights.  Continue on for 1/2 mile passing Hooton Railway Station and continue over the bridge.  The park can be found on the left hand side approximately 100 metres past the station.

Canalside Industrial Estate

Canalside Industrial Estate offers a variety of warehouse/trade units with planning consent for business, general industrial and storage and distribution (B1, B2 and B8) uses, on the fringe of Ellesmere Port town centre.

The Estate includes Canal Bridge Enterprise Park which offers light industrial units.  The first phase of the Park comprised six 3,000 sq ft (278 sq ms) and four 4,400 sq ft (409 sq ms) which can be combined to accommodate larger requirements.

Planning uses - B1: Business, B2: General Industrial; B8: Warehousing and Distribution

Broadband - ADSL, SDSL, LLU Services and Cable enabled area

Location - Leave the M53 at junction 9.  At the roundabout follow signs to Ellesmere Port town centre, along Station Road.  Take the first road on the left (before the railway bridge) into Meadow Lane.

Cheshire Oaks Business Park

Cheshire Oaks Business Park has been developed under a master plan which seeks to provide a dynamic and vibrant working environment.

The Park provides the ideal location for office premises and communications are superb. The M53 intersection lies within a mile of the development and provides access to the regions motorway network. Chester lies 6 miles to the south and provides Intercity rail services via Crewe to London Euston.

The Park is situated in close proximity to the established McArthur Glen Designer Outlet Village, Blue Planet Aquarium, David Lloyd Leisure Centre, Sainsbury's superstore, a cinema complex, pubs and restaurants. The quality of the natural environment has been enhanced by a substantial programme of planting.

Planning uses - B1: Business

Broadband - ADSL, SDSL, LLU Services and Cable enabled area

Location - leave the M56 at  junction 15 and join the M53 heading north towards Birkenhead and Liverpool. Exit the M53 at junction 10.  Take first exit onto the A5117 (signposted Queensferry).  Continue straight on at the first two roundabouts.  At the third roundabout (signposted Ellesmere Port town centre and The Blue Planet Aquarium), turn right.  At the next roundabout turn left into Cheshire Oaks Business Park.

Clayhill Industrial Park

Clayhill Industrial Park is situated approximately 10 miles from the M56 and 1/2 mile from the A540 Chester High Road. The Park is also within close proximity to Neston town centre and the railway station.

Neston is situated centrally within the Wirral peninsula, enjoying easy access to Chester, Liverpool, Birkenhead and North Wales.

Planning uses - B1: Business, B2: General Industrial; B8: Warehousing and Distribution

Broadband - ADSL, SDSL, LLU Services and Cable enabled area

Location - carry on the M56, past junction 15, until it becomes the A494 (signposted Queensferry).  Take the first exit (signposted Hoylake/Chester) and at the roundabout take the third exit onto the A540 (signposted Hoylake).  Continue on for 6 miles through 6 sets of traffic lights.  At the Shell garage traffic lights (signposted Parkgate and Neston), continue on until you reach the next set of traffic lights and turn left onto the B5136, Liverpool Road.  After approximately 200 metres, turn right into Clayhill Industrial Park.

Elm Court

Elm Court offers a range of 18  workshop and warehouse units ranging in size from 1,101 sq ft (102 sq ms) to 2,772 sq ft (258 sq ms). Units are available to let with easy-in, easy-out terms and have good car parking and security.

Planning uses - B2: General Industrial, B8: Warehousing and Distribution

Broadband - ADSL, SDSL and LLU Services enabled area

Location - leave the M53 at junction 10, at the roundabout, take the third exit onto Stanney Mill Road. Continue on this road, as it bends sharply to the right over the bridge, until it becomes New Bridge Road.  Elm Court is approximately 400 metres on the left, opposite TTE.

Junction 8 Business Centre

Junction 8 Business Centre offers a variety of industrial/ warehouse units from 1,800 sq ft (167 sq ms). All units have mains services, turning, loading and car parking facilities.

The Business Centre is strategically located close to junction 8 of the M53, in a well established industrial/warehouse area on the outskirts of Ellesmere Port. It is ideally positioned within easy reach of Chester, Liverpool and Manchester.

Planning uses - B2: General Industrial, B8: Warehousing and Distribution

Broadband - ADSL, SDSL, LLU Services and Cable enabled area

Location - leave M53 at junction 8. At the roundabout take the first turning on the left (signposted Ellesmere Port) and continue on for approximately 1/4 mile.  At the traffic lights turn left onto Rossfield Road and take the first left into the Business Centre.

Meadow Lane Industrial Park

Meadow Lane Industrial Estate and Canal Bridge Enterprise Park comprise a variety of light industrial units on the fringe of Ellesmere Port town centre.

Occupiers benefit from close proximity to junction 9 of the M53 and are ideally positioned for access via the regional motorway network to Chester, Liverpool and Manchester.

Planning uses - B1: Business

Broadband - ADSL, SDSL, LLU Services and Cable enabled area

Location - leave the M53 at junction 9. At the roundabout take the first exit onto Station Road (signposted Ellesmere Port town centre). vAt the traffic lights turn left (before the railway bridge) into Meadow Lane.  Continue on for 1/4 mile and Meadow Lane Industrial Estate is on the left hand side just past Canalside Enterprise Centre.

Newport Business Park

The Newport Business Park is a 10 hectare development of new business space on previously reclaimed land.

The Park has 7 industrial units with ancillary office accommodation, and is arranged in a monopitch terrace with service access to the rear and office accommodation fronting onto Newbridge Road. Each of the units comprises a workshop area, ground floor reception, and first floor mezzanine office accommodation.

The units benefits from allocated parking with an additional 17 spaces for visitors.  Sizes vary from 3,660 sq ft (339 sq ms) to 6,243 sq ft (579 sq ms).

The development is superbly situated opposite Cheshire Oaks Outlet Village.

Planning uses - B2: General Industrial

Broadband - ADSL, SDSL, LLU Services and Cable enabled area

Location - leave the M53 at junction 10, at the roundabout, take the third exit onto Stanney Mill Road. Continue on this road, as it bends sharply to the right over a bridge, until it becomes New Bridge Road.  Newport Business Park is approximately 200 metres on the left.

Pioneer Business Park

Pioneer Business Park is an 87 acre development on the outskirts of Ellesmere Port and represents an excellent opportunity for manufacturing, distribution, office and other businesses to establish a major facility at a strategic brownfield site. Fully serviced plots are available from one acre upwards.

The £12 million Evans Business Centre offers 23 offices and 18 workshops and the first phase of the office development offers four self-contained high quality serviced office units of approximately 3,850 sq ft (358 sq ms).

The second phase of the Park, Pioneer House, offers fully serviced offices from 75 - 29,590 sq ft (7 - 2,750 sq ms) on the ground floor and 2,776 - 8,532 sq ft (258 - 793 sq ms) on the second floor.

Planning uses - B1: Business, B2: General Industrial; B8: Warehousing and Distribution

Broadband - ADSL, SDSL, LLU Services and Cable enabled area

Location - Leave the M53 at junction 8 and at the roundabout at the end of the slip road, take the second exit (signposted Poole Industrial Estate).  Follow road for 1/4 mile until you reach Pioneer Point on the left hand side.  Continue on for a further 1/4 mile to reach Pioneer House.

More information on Pioneer Business Park.

Poole Hall Industrial Estate

Poole Hall Industrial Estate comprises a series of industrial and warehouse buildings. It is a well established industrial/warehouse area owned by Cheshire West and Chester Council, on the outskirts of Ellesmere Port.

The Estate is ideally positioned close to junction 7 of the M53 providing access via the motorway network to Chester, Liverpool and Manchester.

Planning uses - B1: Business, B2: General Industrial; B8: Warehousing and Distribution

Broadband - ADSL, SDSL, LLU Services and Cable enabled area

Location - leave the M53 at junction 7. At the roundabout take the B5132, Netherpool Road (signposted Overpool).  Take the first left into Poole Hill Road.  The Business Park is located on the right hand side 200 metres further on.

Portside Business Park

Portside Business Park offers a mixture of terraced business units, workshops and manufacturing premises in an established industrial location, one mile from Ellesmere Port town centre.

Occupiers enjoy excellent communication links via the regional motorway network.

Planning uses - B1: Business, B2: General Industrial; B8: Warehousing and Distribution

Broadband - ADSL, SDSL, LLU Services and Cable enabled area

Location - leave the M53 at junction 8, taking the A5032, Merseyton Road. Portside Business Park is located off Merseyton Road to the left.

Quay One

Quay One occupies a prominent position on the Newport Business Park. The exciting new development fronts onto Newbridge Road, one of the main arterial roads of the Stanlow business and industrial area.

The units boast two-storey office accommodation to the front and a separate service yard to the rear. The development offers businesses the opportunity to relocate to quality accommodation suitable for a wide range of activities.

The £5 million development is accessible from both junction 9 and 10 of the M53 interchange, linking the area with the national motorway network.

Planning uses - B1: Business

Broadband - ADSL, SDSL, LLU Services and Cable enabled area

Location - leave the M53 at junction 10 and at the roundabout, take the third exit onto Stanney Mill Road.  Continue on this road, as it bends sharply to the right over a bridge, until it becomes New Bridge Road. Newport Business Park is approximately 200 metres on the left.

Rossmore Business Park

Rossmore Business Park is located adjacent to the M53 motorway and not only offers large units for business, manufacturing and distribution, but also houses the Technology Centre.

The Centre is designed to attract and support high-tech or technology-based small and medium sized businesses in units from 335 sq ft (31 sq ms) to 355 sq ft (33 sq ms), by providing the right environment to stimulate innovation, enterprise and leading edge technological advances.

Planning uses - B1: Business, B2: General Industrial; B8: Warehousing and Distribution

Broadband - ADSL, SDSL, LLU Services and Cable enabled area

Location - leave the M53 at junction 8. At the roundabout take the B5463, Rossmore Road East. Take the first turning on the left into Rossfield Road North. The Park is located on the left hand side off Inward Way.

More information on Rossmore Business Park.

Rossmore Business Village

The Business Village offers high tech office premises close to junction 8 of the M53. Units are available singly or combined, in a 'village' layout in a landscaped setting. All main services (except gas) are connected to the premises.

Features include: fully carpeted open plan accommodation, suspended ceilings and category two lighting, perimeter trunking and convector heating, double glazing and an impressive entrance.

Planning uses - B1: Business

Broadband - ADSL, SDSL, LLU Services and Cable enabled area

Location - leave the M53 at junction 8. At the roundabout take the B5463, Rossmore Road East.  Take the first turning on the left into Rossfield Road North.  The business village is located on the left side off Inward Way.

Stanney Mill Industrial Estate

Constructed in the 1990's, Stanney Mill Industrial Estate is situated in the heart of a major industrial and distribution area, with excellent access to the regional motorway network.

The Estate is a short distance from Shell and Innospec, with other major companies located close by. The Estate provides modern units suited to a range of light industrial uses, providing a degree of flexibility for both new companies and those wishing to expand.

Planning uses - B1: Business, B2: General Industrial; B8: Warehousing and Distribution

Broadband - ADSL, SDSL, LLU Services and Cable enabled area

Location - leave the M53 at junction 10, at the roundabout, take the third exit (signposted Stanney Ten Industrial Estate), onto Stanney Mill Road. Continue on this road, as it bends sharply to the right. Stanney Mill Industrial Estate is located on the right hand side, approximately 1/2 mile from the motorway junction.

The Groves Business Park Cheshire Oaks

The Groves Business Park is part of the Cheshire Oaks Business Park and has been developed under a master plan, which seeks to provide a dynamic and vibrant working environment.

Plots are available from one acre upwards, to allow owner occupiers to develop their own purpose built accommodation on self-contained sites.  Design and build packages can also be offered.

The Business Park provides the ideal location for office premises; communications are superb. The M53/M56 intersection lies within a mile of the development and provides access to the regions motorway network.

Liverpool's ever expanding airport is only 21 miles to the north east and Manchester Airport is also within easy reach with a direct link via the M56. Chester lies 6 miles to the south and provides Intercity rail services via Crewe to London Euston.

The Park is situated in close proximity to the established Cheshire Oaks Outlet Village, The Blue Planet Aquarium, David Lloyd Leisure Centre, Sainsbury's superstore, Vue cinema complex, pubs and restaurants.

The quality of the natural environment has been enhanced by a substantial programme of planting, including the provision of a new entrance statement at the roundabout on the junction of Longlooms Way and the A5117.

Planning uses - B1: Business

Broadband - ADSL, SDSL, LLU Services and Cable enabled area

Location - leave M56 at junction 15, and join the M53 heading north towards Birkenhead and Liverpool.  Exit the M53 at junction 10 and at the roundabout take the A5117 (signposted Queensferry).  Continue straight on,at the first roundabout.  At the second roundabout turn right (signposted Ellesmere Port town centre and The Blue Planet Aquarium).  At the next roundabout turn left and left again at the next roundabout.

The Oaks Office Park

The Oaks Office Park occupies a highly prominent position off Stanney Mill Road, close to Cheshire Oaks and junction 10 of the M53.

The development consists of 4 self-contained two-storey office buildings from 2,600 sq ft (242 sq ms) to 5,200 sq ft (483 sq ms) and has ample parking.

The offices are available in their entirety on a leasehold basis or alternatively may be subdivided and let on a floor by floor basis.

Planning uses - B1: Business

Broadband - ADSL, SDSL, LLU Services and Cable enabled area

Location - leave M53 at junction 10, take the third exit of the roundabout onto Stanney Mill Road, then take the first right.  The Oaks Office Park is on the left opposite the Lexus dealership.

Thornton Road Industrial Estate

Thornton Industrial Estate is located on the eastern fringe of Ellesmere Port town centre and consists of a number of industrial/warehouse units.

The occupiers benefit from convenient access to the regional motorway network via the M53, which is within a mile of the Estate.

Planning uses - B1: Business, B2: General Industrial; B8: Warehousing and Distribution

Broadband - ADSL, SDSL, LLU Services and Cable enabled area

Location - leave the M53 at junction 9. At the roundabout follow signs to Ellesmere Port town centre along Station Road.  Take the second road on the right into Cromwell Road.  Follow the road round to the right, as it turns into Wellington Road North. At the junction, turn left into Cambridge Road.  Continue straight on at the mini-roundabout into Thornton Road and take the first turning on the left into the industrial estate.

Venture Point Business Park

Venture Point provides a uniquely designed modern development, comprising two-storey business units with office facilities at first floor level and shell warehouse space with core finishes at ground floor level. Units are available from 3,960 sq ft (368 sq ms) to 46,475 sq ft (4,318 sq ms).

The Park is set within an attractively landscaped environment and has CCTV, perimeter fencing and an electrically operated gated entrance.

The development is superbly situated opposite Cheshire Oaks Outlet Village and The Colliseum with neighbouring occupiers including Lexus and Mitchell Mazda.

Planning uses - B1: Business

Broadband - ADSL, SDSL, LLU Services and Cable enabled area

Location - leave M53 at junction 10, and at the roundabout take the third exit onto Stanney Mill Road.  Continue on for 100 metres. Take the third turning on the right into the Park.

Waters Road Business Park

Phase one of the Business Park comprises 36,000 sq ft 3,346 sq ms) of trade and industrial warehouse units from 3,000 sq ft (279 sq ms) to 4,500 sq ft (418 sq ms).

Occupiers are welcomed with attractive support packages to help with recruitment and training of local staff.  (Formerly Canalside Trade and Business Village).

Planning uses - B2: General Industrial, B8: Warehousing and Distribution

Broadband - ADSL, SDSL, LLU Services and Cable enabled area

Location - leave the M53 at junction 9.  At the roundabout take the fourth exit and continue on past the Boat Museum.  The Park is on the left hand side 200 metres past the Museum.

Westminster Industrial Park

Westminster Industrial Park is situated within Rossmore Industrial Estate and provides a range of industrial units in a courtyard setting.

Owned and managed by Cheshire West and Chester Council, the units were constructed in the 1980s and provide ideal starter premises for new businesses.

Strategically located close to junction 8 of the M53 motorway in a well established industrial area, the Park is ideally positioned for access to the regional motorway network.

Planning uses - B1: Business

Broadband - ADSL, SDSL, LLU Services and Cable enabled area

Location - leave the M53 at junction 8.  At the roundabout take the B5463, Rossmore Road East.  Take the second turning on the left into Rossfield Road.  Westminster Industrial Estate is situated 200 metres on the right hand side, just before the road bends sharply to the left.

Thornton Science Park

Thornton Science Park is a major research and innovation hub. Formerly the Shell Technology Centre, it offers a unique blend of industry, innovation and academia being home to the University of Chester’s new Faculty of Science and Engineering, the Local Growth Fund-supported Smart Grid Demonstrator project and the recently announced Energy Security and Innovation Observing System for the Subsurface (ESIOS), which will be established in 2016.

The park is a centre of excellence for energy systems and also provides on-site business support for the energy sector, targeting commercialisation and internationalisation. Areas of expertise include: energy storage; energy networks; asset management and unconventional gas extraction. Thornton is also a spoke for the National College for Onshore Oil and Gas.

Thornton Science Park is part of the Cheshire Science Corridor Enterprise Zone; eligible businesses may be able to access discretionary Business Rate relief and Enhanced Capital Allowances.