Top firm job boostfor business park

PUBLISHED: 13:51 12 September 2012

Liverton

Liverton

Archant

One of the UK’s largest independent builders’ merchants, Bradfords, will become the first big name business to lease premises at Exmouth’s newest business park - Liverton 2.

The company’s 28th branch is expected to open next spring and will create 10 jobs and another 15 in the future.

The firm will occupy a purpose-built 1858 sqm unit on a two-acre site.

It will be the first time Bradfords have traded in Exmouth although they already have branches in the nearby towns of Honiton, Sidmouth and Seaton as well as Exeter.

The firm’s network stretches across the whole of the South West, Herefordshire and Worcestershire and is operated from headquarters in Yeovil.

Leigh Rix, head of property and land for Clinton Devon Estates, the owners of Liverton Business Park said: “Bradfords is a highly respected family business with a 250 year history of supplying the building trade here in the South West and we are delighted that they will become our first tenants at Liverton 2.

“We are currently working on the specification of their new building to ensure it meets their needs as well as the needs of their customers.”

Dennis Smith, MD Bradfords said: “Exmouth has been a missing jigsaw piece in our south west network and we were prepared to wait to find the right premises in the right place.

“I am confident that we have found this at Liverton 2 and we look forward to offering our customers, both existing customers and new ones, a first rate service in a first rate location.”

Clinton Devon Estates’ retained Agent Malcolm Williams from Harrison-Lavers and Potburys said: “Liverton 2 has provided East Devon with a rare opportunity to develop bespoke business space in a prime location.”

Other News Stories

Yesterday, 17:08

A round up of all the readers’ pictures sent in for last week’s bird challenge.

Read more
Yesterday, 15:26

Paul Furler and Michael Graham have been recognised by Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service at its annual awards ceremony.

Read more
Yesterday, 14:30

The A376 Exmouth Road was partially blocked after a collision involving ia Volkswagen Polo and a wall near the Saddlers Arms, Lympstone on Monday (September 25).

Read more
Yesterday, 13:29

Exmouth lifeboat volunteers were called out to help a couple who became stranded after the tide came in on Friday, September 22.

Read more
Sunday, September 24, 2017

After an absence of more than 20 years, Budleigh Salterton carnival returns on Saturday, September 30.

Read more
Sunday, September 24, 2017

East Devon District Council (EDDC) is checking that householders who claim a 25 per cent council tax discount for living alone are still entitled to it.

Read more
Sunday, September 24, 2017

Ofsted inspectors have given Woodbury Salterton Primary School a ‘good’ rating following a recent inspection

Read more
Saturday, September 23, 2017

Plans have been put forward for a major extension of an Exmouth care home.

Read more
Friday, September 22, 2017

A group of women looking to get active in a social environment have taken part in a triathlon event in Torbay.

Read more
Friday, September 22, 2017

From the War Journals: Making the news in the Exmouth Journal on this week in 1944.

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 17°C

min temp: 14°C

Most Read News

Useful Links

Advertise in the Paper
Submit a Story
Subscriptions Order
Competitions
Photo Orders
Family notices
iwitness24
Google Plus
Facebook
Twitter
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Read Online

Image
Read the Exmouth Journal e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Local business directory

Exmouth's trusted business finder

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists


Find planning applications