Hellier Langston completes double lockdown lets

  • Author: Andy Hellier
  • Date: 19th June 2020

Hellier Langston has recently completed two lets that they have been progressing during the coronavirus lockdown period. The two contracts, which are for two separate units at Fareham Industrial Park were signed last week.

Hellier Langston completes double lockdown letsUnit 42 has been let to IPA Cleaning & Hygiene, a leading supplier of janitorial and medical products. IPA were existing tenants who were looking to upsize their premises to accommodate their growing business. In taking on this 9,000 sq ft unit, they have almost doubled the space they had previously.

Unit 43 has been let to UK Custom Covers, a Hampshire-based company specialising in the manufacture of customised covers for various vehicle needs including custom hardtop covers, boot liners, soft top roof protectors, seat covers and camper van covers. They previously had a storage unit outside of the area, but after significant business growth, they decided to upsize their premises and bring them together.

Units 42 and 43 were previously let by one tenant and at expiry of their lease, the landlord - Aberdeen Standard Investments - fully refurbished the units to a high standard which was integral in attracting the new occupiers. It was this, coupled with the units’ close proximity to J11  of the M27, providing excellent access to the south coast, that sealed the deal on these two lets.

Although both of the occupiers agreed to the lets before the lockdown was announced, it was Hellier Langston’s dedication during this challenging time that got everything agreed and in place so effectively and efficiently. When the restrictions were eased slightly on 13 May, Hellier Langston were able to organise inspections that needed to be undertaken on the properties on behalf of both clients.

Both tenants have now taken occupation of their respective units and IPA have already relocated after fitting out the premises. UK Custom Covers are currently fitting out their unit ready and expect to fully occupy the space in the next couple of weeks. 

Director of Industrial and Office Agency and Investment at Hellier Langston, Andy Hellier said: “The landlord refurbished both units to a very high standard, appealing to a broad range of industrial and logistics occupiers. In such challenging times, the quality of the space definitely helped secure these two lets.”

Will Turner, Director of IPA Cleaning & Hygiene said: “Unit 42 is the third industrial unit we have completed with Andy and the team and the second one with Aberdeen Standard Investments as the landlord. Throughout, we have found the communication from Hellier Langston second to none, and the standard of refurbishment excellent.”

Shane Dance, Managing Director for UK Custom Covers said: “The move has allowed us to bring the whole operation back under one roof; having our offices and warehouse together will give us greater control. Hellier Langston have made the whole process completely seamless, particularly in such a challenging period.”

Hellier Langston are also marketing Units 32-34 Fareham Industrial Park for let, which are owned by the same landlord. Units 33-34 are currently being offered together, providing 11,067 sq ft of warehouse and office space. View the property page online to find out more about the property, take a 3D look round the premises or view our brochure.

Unit 32, which offers 5,484 sq ft of warehouse and office space is currently undergoing refurbishment and will be ready shortly. You can discover more and take a 3D look at the space by visiting the property page and viewing the online brochure.

Landlord Aberdeen Standard Investments said: “These initiatives have increased occupancy, added value and secured income over a longer term.”

Although Hellier Langston have now resumed physical property viewings with social distancing measures in place, they are also able to offer virtual viewings on many properties - please get in touch to find out more and inform us about your property of interest. 

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