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Welcome to Suffolk Park

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Suffolk Park is strategically located adjacent to Bury St Edmunds’ established primary out of town commercial, retail and trade location. It is situated between the main A14 dual Carriageway and the new Eastern Relief Road between Moreton Hall and Junction 45.

The A14 gives direct access to the Port of Felixstowe, Cambridge, the M11 and the national motorway network. There is a catchment of 36.75m people within a 4 hour HGV drive time.

Maps indicative and not to scale.

SITE PLAN

Enterprise Zone

Key Benefits

  • RatesUp to £275,000 in rates relief over the first five years.
  • SuperfastGuaranteed superfast broadband connectivity.
  • PlanningSimplified and fast tracked planning process.

The 37 acre Enterprise Zone forms part of the wider Suffolk Park development which has outline consent for 2 million sq ft of business uses. It is situated adjacent to the primary out-of-town business and retail area at Moreton Hall, with direct access to the A14 at junction 45, just 1.4 miles to the East.  Bury St Edmunds town centre only 2.5 miles to the west.

Suffolk Park Enterprise Zone offers a high quality business environment allowing a mix of Grade A office, Research & Development, B1 light industrial and B8 Warehouse & Trade Counter space as well as other business space uses.

Indicative Masterplan

  • Innovation Centre Grade A Offices, Research & Development
  • B1/B8 Units, Trade Counters
  • Mid Size B1/B8
  • Treatt Global Headquarters

Logistic Park

Proposed Scheme

  sq ft sq m
Warehouse
Office
Total

Occupier requirements can be met on a build-to-suit basis for requirements from 50,000 – 750,000 sq ft.

A Reserved Matters Application for two B8 Warehouse units with ancillary B1(a) Offices has been submitted. SP 147 and SP 206 have a target delivery date of Q3 2018.

147

  sq ft sq m
Warehouse 142,644 13,252
Office 3,929 365
Total 146,573 13,617
  • 12.5m Clear Height
  • 16 No. Dock Levellers
  • 2 No. Level Access Doors
  • 50m Yard Depth
  • 60 HGV Parking Spaces
  • 105 Car Parking Spaces (6 Disabled).

206

  sq ft sq m
Warehouse 200,727 18,648
Office 5,102 474
Total 205,829 19,122
  • 12.5m Clear Height
  • 20 No. Dock Levellers
  • 2 No. Level Access Doors
  • 50m Yard Depth
  • 60 HGV Parking Spaces
  • 146 Car Parking Spaces (8 Disabled).

Proposed Scheme

  sq ft sq m
Warehouse
Office
Total

Occupier requirements can be met on a build-to-suit basis for requirements from 50,000 – 750,000 sq ft.

A Reserved Matters Application for two B8 Warehouse units with ancillary B1(a) Offices has been submitted. SP 147 and SP 206 have a target delivery date of Q3 2018.

147

  sq ft sq m
Warehouse 142,644 13,252
Office 3,929 365
Total 146,573 13,617
  • 12.5m Clear Height
  • 16 No. Dock Levellers
  • 2 No. Level Access Doors
  • 50m Yard Depth
  • 60 HGV Parking Spaces
  • 105 Car Parking Spaces (6 Disabled).

206

  sq ft sq m
Warehouse 200,727 18,648
Office 5,102 474
Total 205,829 19,122
  • 12.5m Clear Height
  • 20 No. Dock Levellers
  • 2 No. Level Access Doors
  • 50m Yard Depth
  • 60 HGV Parking Spaces
  • 146 Car Parking Spaces (8 Disabled).

200

  sq ft sq m
Warehouse 190,000 17,651
Office 10,000 929
Total 200,000 18,580
  • 12.5m Clear Height
  • 20 No. Dock Levellers
  • 2 No. Level Access Doors
  • 50m Yard Depth
  • 60 HGV Parking Spaces
  • 103 Car Parking Spaces (4 Disabled).

50

  sq ft sq m
Warehouse 47,500 4,413
Office 2,500 232
Total 50,000 4,645
  • 12.5m Clear Height
  • 5 No. Dock Levellers
  • 1 No. Level Access Doors
  • Min. 40m Yard Depth
  • 20 HGV Parking Spaces
  • 32 Car Parking Spaces (2 Disabled).

750

  sq ft sq m
Warehouse 712,500 66,193
Office 37,500 3,484
Total 750,000 69,677
  • 18m Clear Height
  • 76 No. Dock Levellers
  • 8 No. Level Access Doors
  • Min. of 50m Yard Depth
  • 400 HGV Parking Spaces
  • 462 Car Parking Spaces (12 Disabled).

Richard Sullivan 
richard@savills.com

John Madocks Wright 
jmwright@savills.com

Communications

Road
(HGV drive times)
Distance Time
Ipswich 26 miles 39 minutes
Cambridge 29 miles 45 minutes
Norwich 47 miles 60 minutes
Peteborough 68 miles 76 minutes
London 83 miles 104 minutes
Airports Distance Time
Stansted 50 miles 52 minutes
Luton 65 miles 83 minutes
London Heathrow 105 miles 107 minutes
London Gatwick 112 miles 113 minutes
Seaports Distance Time
Felixstone 42 miles 52 minutes
London Gateway 86 miles 95 minutes
Dover 139 miles 148 minutes
Southampton 166 miles 176 minutes
Railports Distance Time
DRIFT 93 miles 108 minutes
Hams Hill 120 miles 130 minutes

Source: Google Maps.

Suffolk Park is located within 1 hour of Felixstowe, the UK’s largest container port.

The Port of Felixstowe is the United Kingdom’s busiest container port dealing with 42% of Britain’s containerised trade. In 2015 it was ranked as the 37th busiest container port in the world and Europe’s 6th busiest.

Source: World Shipping Council and Dept. for Transport

Bury St Edmunds

Bury
St Edmunds

Bury St Edmunds is located in the heart of the Eastern Region and forms one of the main commercial centres within the strategically important A14 corridor.

The town is the primary commercial and administrative centre for West Suffolk and boasts a variety of service sector, production and manufacturing occupiers including major national operators such as Greene King, British Sugar, Claas and Taylor Wimpey, as well a number of public sector bodies.

Bury is also one of the main historic and cultural centres in the region providing a rich mix of leisure, retail and amenity facilities.

Labour

Labour supply

  • Economically active 92,200
  • In employment 91,400
  • Employees81,500
  • Self employed6,900
  • Unemployment (est.)2,800

Average wages (£/week)

  • Bury St Edmunds
  • Cambridge
  • Ipswich
  • East of England
  • Great Britain
  • Source: Nomis
  • PlanningDetailed planning application submitted to build two B8 units totalling 352,402 sq ft.
  • ConnectivityDirect access to the A14 from the newly opened J45.
  • UniqueA single building of 750,000 sq ft can be delivered.
  • SuperfastThe park benefits from superfast broadband connectivity.
  • SustainabilityTarget BREEAM Rating – very good Target EPC Rating – A.
  • DeliveryInfrastructure, services and landscaping commencing in Autumn 2017.

Built with reputation

Developer

Suffolk Park is a development by Jaynic.

Jaynic specialise in promoting employment and residential areas through the planning process, implementation of pump priming infrastructure and subsequent plot development. They pride themselves on an open, transparent and professional approach, working closely with local communities and stakeholders to ensure that projects create the most desirable places for people to work and live.

Jaynic have been responsible for the creation of several major employment sites including:

  • Bermuda Park, Nuneaton
  • Cambridge Research Park
  • Buckingway Business Park, Cambridge
  • University of Essex Knowledge Gateway, Colchester
  • Haverhill Business Park
  • Haverhill Research Park

Prior to Suffolk Park they have implemented ten different phases of infrastructure to open up these six business parks. A track record that demonstrates why any prospective occupier can be confident in the delivery of the infrastructure to open up Suffolk Park in parallel to the development of their required property, enabling them to be operational in early 2018.

jaynic.co.uk

News

20th April 2018

Jaynic and PGIM real estate partner to develop two logistics units totalling 350,000 sq ft at Suffolk Park, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

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Construction of the first two warehouse buildings at Suffolk Park, Bury St Edmunds is set to start at the beginning of May following the signing of a partnering agreement between the developer Jaynic and PGIM Real Estate acting on behalf of institutional investors.

A £13m contract has been awarded to Readie Construction Ltd for the two units of 147,241 sq ft and 206,491 sq ft respectively on a 19-acre plot which will be ready for occupation in November this year and could bring a jobs bonanza to Bury St Edmunds.

PGIM is providing the majority of the loan finance for the site acquisition and development. Forecast rental values are £5.95 per sq ft based on standard FRI lease.

The BREEAM excellent development has a 12.5 m clear height, 50m deep service yards, level access and dock loading together with ancillary offices.

Ben Oughton, Development Director with Jaynic, comments: “We are delighted to have partnered with PGIM Real Estate for this project. These units will form the only speculative development in this area currently being undertaken. It will provide much needed stock that can be delivered before the end of 2018 and setting the scheme apart from other development sites in the vicinity, where lead in and occupation lags by anywhere between 12 – 24 months,” adds Oughton.

John Griffiths, leader of St Edmundsbury Borough Council, said: “I am pleased to see that there is market confidence to invest in and build these units. Alongside Treatt which is expanding onto Suffolk Park, these two new units will help provide a range of opportunities both for existing local businesses looking to expand, and for businesses outside of the area wishing to relocate to West Suffolk. All of this will of course create new jobs and new opportunities for our residents and continue to ensure that West Suffolk remains a great place both to live and to work.”

Jonathan Lloyd of Hazells Chartered Surveyors, the Bury St Edmunds based retained agents for Suffolk Park, said: “The speculative build of these two units is a truly significant investment into the local and regional commercial property market and underlines strong confidence in Bury St Edmunds as a place to do business. We are confident that with this forward thinking initiative by the developer and their funder, these units will help satisfy some of the underlying demand for logistic and warehouse space within the region.”

Global real estate advisors Savills in London are appointed alongside Hazells as letting agents for the scheme.

The development is part of a multi-partner initiative with St Edmundsbury Borough Council and housebuilder Taylor Wimpey to support a range of new and existing businesses in the popular Bury St Edmunds area and to continue to create jobs and prosperity.

For further information contact retained agents:

Savills 0207 4098817

Hazells 01284 702626

www.suffolk-park.uk

26th March 2018

Treatt plc gains detailed planning permission for its new building on Suffolk Park

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Treatt plc has been granted detailed planning permission for its new 10-acre site on Jaynic’s Suffolk Park.

The Bury St Edmunds company, which makes and supplies ingredient solutions for the flavour, fragance and beverage market, will be bringing its current six separate sites under one purpose built roof on Suffolk Park – a £35 million investment. The contemporary design incorporates a curved glass frontage where state of the art laboratories will be showcased. The scheme also includes a light and spacious open plan, centralised, office space, manufacturing and warehousing facilities.

Daemmon Reeve, chief executive officer, said: “This is just the beginning of an exciting new chapter for Treatt. “Our results are showing substantial progress year on year and the new premises are an important plan for driving further growth. “They will enable greater collaboration and innovation as our scientists work even more closely with our customers and there will be many more efficiencies just by everyone being under the same roof and on the same site.”

Building work on the new facility will start this summer and will be ready to move into towards the end of next year. Mr Reeve added: “As one of the biggest employers in the area and a significant contributor to the region’s economy, the new site will also bring opportunities for new jobs and apprenticeships locally.” The new site will include sustainable travel encouraging staff to cycle to work with secure parking and shower facilities. There are also electric charging points and a car share scheme.Trees and woodland planting as well as landscaping with a sensory garden and barbecue area for staff are also included.

Treatt, which recently won the Business Weekly Awards ‘Business of the Year’ title, moved to Bury in the early 1970s and employs almost 200 people in the UK. Suffolk Park has Enterprise Zone status, secured by St Edmundsbury Borough Council and New Anglia LEP, offering business rates incentives. Cllr John Griffiths, leader of St Edmundsbury, said: “It has long been our ambition to create opportunities for local companies such as Treatt to expand and develop within West Suffolk, to create new employment and offer the chance for young people to learn new skills.”

25th January 2018

St Edmundsbury borough council leader, John Griffiths, plants first tree at Suffolk Park, Bury St Edmunds

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Today, Wednesday, 17th January 2018, Councillor John Griffiths, the leader of St Edmundsbury Borough Council, planted an English Oak as the first tree in the £175,000 landscaping contract at the 114-acre business, distribution and manufacturing project at Suffolk Park, Bury St Edmunds.

The planting which started this week is being undertaken in two phases. The first phase includes planting along the estate road boundaries including Rougham Tower Avenue and Lady Miriam Way, and will take eleven weeks up to the end of March.

The second phase of planting, along the estate’s main road, will follow in November and December 2018 giving each phase of planting the best opportunity to establish and thrive before the dry warmer months set in.

Councillor Griffiths, commented: “This tree is symbolic of the roots that we have planted over several years all with the purpose of attracting inward investment and business growth here in West Suffolk while protecting our environment. We have worked and invested to achieve the Eastern Relief Road, Suffolk Business Park and with it Enterprise Zone status which makes it an even more attractive proposition to expanding or relocating businesses. Now we are investing in securing a high quality environment which will help attract the right mix of businesses to safeguard the growth of our economy now and into the future. That in turn will help to achieve greater level of skills, pay and opportunities for young people as they leave education, creating greater wealth, prosperity and better living conditions for all of our local residents.”

The contract is being undertaken by Aspect Landscape to designs by Indigo Landscape Architects and will include 500 trees, 1.25 miles of hedge, 500 saplings and 22,000 route shrubs.

Zeb Hoffman of Indigo commenting on the first tree planting said: “the English Oak is the quintessential British tree which can live for a 1000 years or more growing 20-40 metres. While we enjoy oaks for their rugged beauty, they also provide a variety of resources for local birds insects and wildlife, supporting more life forms than any other native tree,” he adds.

Nic Rumsey, managing director of Jaynic, said: “The quality of the environment is very important to us. We believe that this investment will be appealing to potential occupiers and their employees.”

Jaynic has benefited from an innovative agreement with St Edmundsbury Borough Council who provided a £3m loan facility agreement towards the road infrastructure and landscaping.

7th December 2017

Jaynic wins detailed consent for two major distribution units totalling 352,402 sq ft (32,739 sq m) at Suffolk Park, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

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Building on the success of securing Treatt as an anchor occupier, and as part of a wider vision to provide a mix of high quality business space which appeals to cutting edge and innovative companies, developer Jaynic, has now secured detailed planning consent for two major distribution premises at its 114-acre Suffolk Park.

Jaynic intends to develop the two units, totalling 352,402 sq ft (32,739 SQ M) which it intends to develop speculatively as a show of confidence in the East Anglia distribution market and against the current lack of available supply of Grade A space in the market.

The reserved matters consent is for two units of 205,829 sq ft (19,122 SQ M) and 146,573 sq ft (13,617 SQ M)  respectively with 12.5 metre eaves heights, 50 metre-deep service yards, level access and dock loading together with ancillary offices.

Simon Wilson, Suffolk Park project director at Jaynic, says: “We have consulted in detail with St Edmundsbury Borough Council’s planning department to agree a scheme which will appeal to forward thinking warehousing businesses, who we anticipate will also help stimulate growth and create a range of jobs by using new technologies.

“Jaynic intends to develop the units speculatively to capture unsatisfied demand from occupiers wanting to lease large distribution space along the A14 corridor. This will enable us to have units ready for occupation in Quarter 3, 2018, comfortably ahead of anything comparable in the East of England Region,” he adds.

Cllr John Griffiths, Leader of St Edmundsbury Borough Council said: “This is the next step towards enabling the successful growth of our local businesses, as well as attracting new enterprises to West Suffolk and the Suffolk Business Park. We want to attract the mix and types of businesses who are innovative and contribute to growing skills and expertise across West Suffolk and with it levels of pay. This will create new opportunities for younger people as they leave education, and with it even greater wealth, prosperity and better living conditions for our local residents.” 

Jonathan Lloyd of Hazells, local agents on the scheme, comments, “We believe that these units will prove very popular with occupiers who want to move quickly. There is approximately 3.5m sq ft (325,158 SQ M) of demand in the region, with Bury St Edmunds being in the centre of that region but with a historically low supply.”

Richard Sullivan, Savills’ national head of industrial and logistics, who are retained to seek occupiers on a national basis adds: “While strong levels of take-up will continue in core national markets, for an increasing number of occupiers, there is continued pressures to operate economically and efficiently which will result in a move towards regional locations with good transport links, a plentiful supply of labour and competitive operational costs. Bury St Edmunds fits all these criteria,” he comments.

“The supply of large, good quality industrial and distribution units in the UK is at an all-time low. The ability to deliver units of this size and specification into the region offers an excellent opportunity to attract new occupiers to Bury St Edmunds as demand from a wide-range of logistics operators remains at an all-time high.”

The development is part of a multi-partner initiative with St Edmundsbury Borough Council and housebuilder Taylor Wimpey to support a range of new and existing businesses in the popular Bury St Edmunds area and to continue to create jobs and prosperity. It is envisioned that the development will have a mix of businesses.

Suffolk Park is adjacent to the new Rougham Tower Avenue leading to Junction 45 of the A14. The infra-structure and landscaping contracts for Suffolk Park have been let and are under construction with completion due in the 1st Quarter of 2018.

The project includes a 36-acre Enterprise Zone where business rates savings of up to £55,000 per annum and is being developed in parallel with Taylor Wimpey’s adjacent 500-home Moreton Hall scheme.

Bury St Edmunds based Hazells Chartered Surveyors are local agents for the scheme and interested parties should contact either Jonathan Lloyd or Richard Pyatt on 01284 702626. Savills, Industrial and Logistics’ department in London has been instructed to advise on the Big Shed potential – Contact Richard Sullivan 0207 409 8125. For further information www.suffolk-park.uk                                                  

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For further information:

Richard Aylwin

Mob: 07966 018252

Tel: 0207 832 6450

Email: richard@aylwincom.co.uk

27th November 2017

Jaynic invests in top quality landscape at Suffolk Park

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Jaynic, the developer of the 2m sq ft Suffolk Park scheme in Bury St Edmunds, attaches significant importance to the park’s natural environment and has awarded a £175,000 landscaping contract to Aspect Landscape which will start on site in January 2018.

Advised by landscape designers Indigo Landscape Architects, Aspect is going to landscape the border areas around the park to include 500 trees, 1.25 miles of hedge, 500 sapling trees and 22,000 root shrubs. 

Jackson Civils is currently building a 200m long and 30m wide landscape bund along the A14 to shield the park from this east-west trunk road.

Zeb Hoffman of Indigo says that the project is seeking to establish the landscape infrastructure for the long-term development of the park with an attractive landscape along the estate roads together with woodland buffers in wildlife corridors along the outer edge of the estate. Occupiers, who will be responsible for their own landscaping, will be guided by a landscape strategy document to help create a consistent appearance throughout the park.

He adds: “We are primarily using native plants that provide habitat and foraging for local wildlife.  This includes 30m landscape buffers that will ultimately develop into woodland belts, sheltering the park and creating connectivity routes for wildlife to move around the countryside.

Installations will also include bat and bird boxes as well as reptile hibernacula, 2m round mounds of earth, stones and branches that provide winter hibernation sites for reptiles.

The substantial landscape buffers will also provide routes for hedgehogs and badgers so that they don’t have to cross major roads.

Jaynic has benefited from an innovative agreement with St Edmundsbury Borough Council who provided a £3m loan facility agreement towards the road infrastructure and landscaping.

Cllr John Griffiths, Leader of St Edmundsbury Borough Council said: “By providing a higher quality environment, West Suffolk can attract the inward investment and the right mix of businesses to safeguard the growth of our economy both now and into the future. We are keen, and are acting, to help deliver a greater level of skills, pay and opportunities for young people as they leave education, in turn enabling greater wealth, prosperity and better living conditions for all of our residents.”

In recognition of the site’s historic links with the World War 2 Rougham Airfield there will be two information boards installed along the site’s cycleways for viewing by members of the public. The information boards were designed in close coordination with Rougham Control Tower Aviation Museum to raise awareness of the site’s historic significance.  Stainless steel markers will also be installed throughout the park marking where the historic airfield runways crossed today’s roads.

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For further information:

Richard Aylwin

ACL

Mobile: 07966 018252

Tel: 0207 832 6450

E.mail: richard@aylwincom.co.uk

3rd October 2017

Jaynic awards infrastructure contract at 114-ace Suffolk Park development in Bury St Edmunds to Jackson Civils

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Hot on the heels of the opening of the new Eastern Relief road from Junction 45 of the A14, Jaynic, the developer of the 114-acre business, manufacturing and distribution project at Suffolk Park, Bury St Edmunds has awarded the main infrastructure contract to open up the development to Ipswich-based Jacksons Civils. Construction starts in early October and is due for completion in March 2018.

The contract includes earthworks and the creation of the main estate road from Lady Miriam Way to the Sybil Andrew’s School roundabout on Rougham Tower Avenue that opened on the 25th September, as well as the installation of utilities with foul and surface water drainage into the site. A separate landscaping contract will be let shortly. The total cost of the two contracts is more than £3m.

Jaynic Project Director Simon Wilson said: “We are delighted to have Jacksons on board. They are regionally based but part of a national group and we chose them because they are very professional and totally understand infrastructure.

“Jaynic’s proactive approach to constructing the spine road so soon after the link to the A14 has been completed brings key infrastructure and servicing into the wider 114-acre site enabling early development of the whole site for a range of uses from 2,000 sq ft to 750,000 sq ft far faster than competing sites in the Region,” he added.

Jaynic has benefited from an innovative agreement with St Edmundsbury Borough Council who provided a £3m loan facility agreement towards the infrastructure.

Cllr John Griffiths, Leader of St Edmundsbury said: “This loan by the Council has helped enable Jaynic to bring forward these vital infrastructure improvements, and are part of our commitment to remove barriers to jobs growth, and bring forward land and services for our existing firms here, as well as attracting new business to the area. We are keen, and are acting, to help deliver a greater level of skills, pay and opportunities for young people as they leave education, in turn enabling greater wealth, prosperity and better living conditions for all of our local residents.” 

ENDS

For further information:

Richard Aylwin

ACL

Tel: 07966 018252

30th August 2017

Jaynic seeks reserved matters consent for two major distribution units totalling 350,00 sq ft at Suffolk Park, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

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Developer Jaynic, as a major show of confidence in the Bury St Edmunds industrial and logistics property market, is seeking detailed planning consent for two major distribution sheds totalling 350,000 sq ft at its 114-acre Suffolk Park scheme.

The development is part of a multi-partner initiative to support a range of new and existing businesses in the popular Bury St Edmunds area and to continue to create jobs and prosperity. It is envisioned that the development will have a mix of businesses.

The reserved matters application submitted to St Edmundsbury Borough Council is for one unit of 205,000 sq ft and one of 150,000 sq ft. Jaynic plans to develop them speculatively to capture unsatisfied demand from occupiers seeking to lease large distribution space along the A14 corridor.

Simon Wilson Suffolk Park project director at Jaynic says “We are aiming for a decision by Autumn 2017. A positive outcome would enable us to have units ready for occupation in Quarter 3, 2018, comfortably ahead of anything comparable in the East of England Region.”

Richard Sullivan, Savills’ national head of industrial and logistics adds: “The supply of large, good quality industrial and distribution units in the UK is at an all-time low. The ability to deliver units of this size and specification into the region offers an excellent opportunity to attract new occupiers to Bury St Edmunds as demand from a wide-range of logistics operators remains at an all-time high.”

Jonathan Lloyd of Hazells, local agents on the scheme, comments, “there is strong de-mand for business and distribution space in Bury St Edmunds and these two units would come at a time where there is very little currently available in the region.”  

Suffolk Park is adjacent to the new Eastern Relief Road leading to Junction 45 of the A14 which can accommodate up to 2 m sq ft of business, distribution and industrial space. Also, it provides a unique opportunity for a “regional hub” single distribution warehouse of up to 750,000 sq ft.

Earlier this year St Edmundsbury Borough Council granted Jaynic, as development pro-moter, outline consent for B1 (office, research & development and light industrial) and B8 (warehousing, storage and distribution) development for the whole 114-acre site. The park includes Enterprise Zone status on 35 acres. 

A 10-acre site has already been presold to Treatt – a leading beverage ingredients manu-facturer for a new 200,000 sq ft global headquarters facility to be constructed within the Enterprise Zone. 

Jaynic is finalising a construction contract for the infrastructure works with the intention that the main estate road between the Eastern Relief Road and Lady Miriam Way and associated infrastructure works will be completed by the end of this year.

Bury St Edmunds based Hazells Chartered Surveyors are local agents for the scheme and interested parties should contact either Jonathan Lloyd or Richard Pyatt on 01284 702626. Savills, Industrial and Logistics’ department in London has been instructed to advise on the Big Shed potential – Contact Richard Sullivan 0207 409 8125. For further information www.suffolk-park.uk                                                                

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For further information:

Richard Aylwin

Mob: 07966 018252

Editor’s Notes:

Enterprise Zone status, which was secured by New Anglia LEP and St Edmundsbury Borough Council, means that any qualifying company taking new accommodation within it will be eligible for relief of up to £55,000 pa against the rates payable for five years amounting to a saving of £275,000 over that period.

The project is being developed in parallel with Taylor Wimpey’s 500-home Moreton Hall scheme.

1st August 2017

St Edmundsbury council signs loan facility for infra-structure costs at Suffolk Park, Bury St Edmunds

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Plans to help boost the local economy and jobs has taken a major step forward thanks to an innovative agreement between Jaynic Suffolk Park Limited and St Edmundsbury Borough Council.

The Council has signed a £3 million loan facility agreement with the promoter of the 114-acre Suffolk Park commercial scheme in Bury St Edmunds adjacent to Junction 45 of the A14. 

This enables Jaynic to borrow up to £3m towards infra-structure costs to make sure facilities are in place to attract business and help create jobs in the area.

Jaynic can use the loan facility for up to two years, repayable in full, towards the main estate road together with two spur roads, drainage, distribution of mains services, internet provision and landscaping.

The loan agreement is part of the joint public and private sector initiative to boost the local economy and maintain St Edmundsbury as a successfully growing area that supports current and new companies.

Simon Wilson, project director of Jaynic, says: “We are delighted to have the continued support of St Edmundsbury Borough Council in this. The loan facility together with the monies realised from selling 10 acres to Treatt PLC, means that the infrastructure for the whole site, covering the current and all future phases is now fully funded.”

“With the infra-structure in place we can provide fast track occupation for companies planning to move to Suffolk Park that will benefit the whole Bury St Edmunds economy,” adds Wilson. 

Cllr John Griffiths, Leader of St Edmundsbury Borough Council said: “This further emphasises our commitment to bringing economic growth to  west Suffolk, removing the barriers so that existing businesses can expand and succeed, as well as attracting new ones to the local area. We invested in the Eastern Relief Road which has opened up the employment land on Suffolk Park and the wider Suffolk Business Park. We also worked with New Anglia LEP to establish the site as part of its Space to Innovate Enterprise Zone

“All of this will lead to thousands of new jobs, the development of new skills, expertise and opportunities, particularly for younger people as they leave education. That in turn will lead to greater wealth and prosperity which brings better living conditions for all our residents.” 

The development masterplan, which received outline planning consent in April, provides for up to 2m sq ft of business, distribution and industrial space at Suffolk Park and includes a potential 750,000 sq ft ‘big box’ distribution warehouse on the east side of the site.

Enterprise Zone status on 14 hectares of Suffolk Park, which was secured by New Anglia LEP and St Edmundsbury Borough Council, means that any qualifying company taking new accommodation within the zone will be eligible for relief of up to £55,000 pa against the rates payable for five years amounting to a saving of £275,000 over that period.

Bury St Edmunds based Hazells Chartered Surveyors are local agents for the scheme and interested parties should contact either Jonathan Lloyd or Richard Pyatt on 01284 702626. Savills London’s logistics department are working alongside Hazells on the potential logistics development. John Madocks Wright can be contacted 0207 4098151 for further information or www.suffolk-park.uk.

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For further information:

Richard Aylwin at ACL

Tel: 0207 832 6450 or Mob: 07966 018252

21st July 2017

Jaynic investments appoints Jason Newman as construction director to handle growing property development portfolio

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Jaynic investments has appointed Jason Newman as Construction Director to oversee the company’s expanding construction portfolio.jason@jaynic.co.uk

Newman will manage all future construction projects undertaken by Jaynic Developments Ltd including its two flagship schemes at Haverhill Research Park, Haverhill, and Suffolk Park, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, ensuring delivery targets are achieved.

Newman joins Jaynic following senior positions at Regal Homes, Bowmer and Kirkland and Kier.

Nic Rumsey, founder and managing director of Jaynic Investments Ltd, said “We are delighted to welcome Jason to the team. He has extensive experience of delivering major projects and his appointment will be a vital part of delivering our growing portfolio of development projects.”

Newman, says: “I look forward to progressing the projects that Jaynic already have under development and further schemes that are under negotiation. The key to successful and profitable projects is delivering them on time and on budget which my record shows that I am able to do.”

Haverhill Research Park can accommodate up to 450,000 sq ft of business space while Suffolk Park can take up to 2m sq ft of business, distribution and industrial space.

ENDS

For further information:

Richard Aylwin

Tel: 0207 832 6450 or Mob: 07966 018252

12th April 2017

Jaynic secures outline planning consent for 114-acre Suffolk Park, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

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This morning St Edmundsbury Borough Council granted outline planning consent for the major 114-acre Suffolk Park business scheme at Bury St Edmunds, adjacent to the new Eastern Relief Road leading to Junction 45 of the A14 which will accommodate up to 2 m sq ft of business, distribution and industrial space.

The St Edmundsbury Development Control Committee granted Jaynic, as development promoter, outline consent for B1 (office, research & development and light industrial) and B8 (warehousing, storage and distribution) development, together with reserved matters approval for the main internal road linking the Eastern Relief Road with Lady Miriam Way South plus site-wide framework landscaping. The site has Enterprise Zone status on 35 acres.

The outline consent includes some B2 (manufacturing) space on the 10-acre site presold to Treatt at the beginning of this year, which will be the subject of a separate reserved matters application shortly. Treatt, a leading beverage ingredient solutions manufacturer, has been located in Bury St Edmunds since 1971. The company is currently located across seven acres and six separate units in Northern Way and will consolidate its operations into a new 200,000 sq ft global headquarters facility to be constructed within the Enterprise Zone. Further B2 development may be possible for named occupiers, subject to planning.

Nic Rumsey of Jaynic, says: “We are grateful for the active support and assistance of St Edmundsbury that has enabled us to present a planning application that could be granted planning consent within only three months. This consent proves that Suffolk Park is a reality. It is currently the only major allocated employment site in Bury St Edmunds with an outline planning permission We have already sold a substantial site to major local company and talks are progressing with other interested parties. The site is unique in the town and region for the scale of buildings it can offer. Occupiers requirements for buildings from 10,000 sq ft up to 700,000 sq ft can now be accommodated within 12-15 months from now.”

A spokesman for St Edmundsbury Borough Council said: “This is a significant step in successfully bringing forward this major employment allocation on the east side of Bury St Edmunds.  The Council has worked hard to achieve this, loaning money to developers to design the Eastern Relief Road, investing money in the road itself and negotiating the land deals. We then worked with New Anglia LEP to secure Enterprise Zone status for 14 hectares of the Suffolk Business Park offering Business Rate incentives over a 25-year period, to encourage both the expansion of existing businesses that previously may have been considering locating away from the area in order to find the space to grow, and to entice new businesses to the St Edmundsbury area. All of this is part of our strategic priority to enable economic growth, lifting skills and expertise across West Suffolk and with it levels of pay, creating new opportunities for younger people as they leave education.”

Chris Starkie, Managing Director of New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership, says: “Suffolk Park offers enormous potential for inward investment and economic growth – that’s the reason the LEP invested £10m to link the site directly to the A14 and selected it for Enterprise Zone status. Planning consent takes the site to the next stage, allowing more businesses to benefit from discounted business rates, simplified planning and Superfast broadband and from the excellent infrastructure Suffolk Park will soon have.”

Daemmon Reeve, Treatt’s Group CEO comments, “We are very excited about the  development of our new global headquarters.  Our results are showing substantial progress year on year with new business wins and a strong performance across all our categories.  We employ around 200 staff and having operated here for nearly 50 years we were very keen to remain in Bury St Edmunds, particularly in view of the commitment to business growth by St Edmundsbury Borough Council, the New Anglia LEP and other stakeholders.  The planned investment of between £21 and £31 million (net of disposing of the current site) will enable us to have facilities which are not only very impressive but are also fit for purpose for the future.”

Jonathan Lloyd of Hazells, agents on the scheme comments that “there is strong demand for business and distribution space in Bury St Edmunds being that it is located on the strategically important A14 east/west cross route into the UK motorway system.”

The adopted masterplan for Suffolk Park provides for a high quality, well landscaped business park with careful consideration given to building design and outside storage.  A key element of the consent is landscaping. The existing landscape features, including the principal trees and hedgerows will be substantially retained and within the development plots planting will be used to soften the frontages and provide enclosure for parking areas. A landscaping strategy is to be formulated to ensure consistency in the planting and in the species used. Native species will be used where possible. This will ensure that landscape is an integral part of plot design and result in a consistent appearance throughout the development.

Also, sustainability plays an important part in the plans including a requirement that facilities are installed in all new premises that allow for staff to walk and cycle to work. A new cycle/footway link will be created from the A14 underpass along the western boundary of the site to the Sybil Andrews Academy. This includes widening and resurfacing the cycleway along Lady Miriam Way South and introducing a new section linking the underpass to the southern section of Lady Miriam Way South.

Jaynic has already gone out to tender for the infrastructure works with the intention of having the chosen contractor on site so that the main estate road between the Eastern Relief Road and Lady Miriam Way and associated infrastructure works are completed by the end of 2017. Individual occupier’s buildings, subject to reserved matters approval can commence whilst the infrastructure works are ongoing. This means companies could be in occupation and operational early in 2018.

ENDS

For further information:

Richard Aylwin

Tel: 0207 832 6450 or Mob: 07966 018252

Editor’s Notes:

The development masterplan providing for up to 2m sq ft at Suffolk Park includes a potential 750,000 sq ft ‘big box’ distribution warehouse on the east side of the site.

The whole park is within a larger area allocated as employment land as an extension of the established Moreton Hall business area by St Edmundsbury Borough Council in its ‘Vision 2031’ local plan.

Enterprise Zone status, which was secured by New Anglia LEP and St Edmundsbury Borough Council, means that any qualifying company taking new accommodation within it will be eligible for relief of up to £55,000 pa against the rates payable for five years amounting to a saving of £275,000 over that period.

Being developed in parallel is Taylor Wimpey’s 500-home Moreton Hall scheme. The new Sybil Andrews Academy School opposite has just opened and it’s gym is available for use by the Public.

Jaynic has appointed Bury St Edmunds based Hazells Chartered Surveyors as agents for the scheme and interested parties should contact either Jonathan Lloyd or Richard Pyatt on 01284 702626 for further information or www.suffolk-park.uk

Contact

For more information and to discuss your specific requirements please contact the sole agents:

Enterprise Zone
Sole Agents:

Large Warehouse/Logistics Joint Agents:

Richard Sullivan 
richard@savills.com

John Madocks Wright 
jmwright@savills.com

Hazells and Savills for themselves and for the vendors or lessors of this property whose agents they are give notice that: (i) the particulars are set out as a general outline only for the guidance of intending purchasers or lessees, and do not constitute nor constitute part of, an offer or contract: (ii) all descriptions, dimensions, references to condition and necessary permissions for use and occupation, and other details are given without responsibility and any intending purchasers or lessees should not rely on them as statements or representations of fact but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each item: (iii) no person in the employment of Hazells and Savills has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatever in relation to this property. December 2017