Aycliffe Business Park

EOS Facades, Heighington Lane, Newton Aycliffe, DL5 6QG

Estate Description

The property comprises a detached industrial unit of steel portal frame construction, with brick and steel panel walls, under a pitched metal roof. Attached to the industrial unit are two, two-storey offices to the northern and western elevations. Internally the building benefits from a large open warehouse area, with 4 roller shutter loading doors, concrete floors, and a mix of energy efficient and fluorescent lighting, including an ancillary welfare and storage area.

The office accommodation is fitted out with raised access carpeted floors, suspended ceilings, and Category II lighting. Externally, the service yard is located along the southern boundary providing vehicular access to the loading doors. The northern section of the site provides extensive car parking to the property and the remainder comprises undeveloped land immediately to the west of the property and a large plot on the southern side of the service road.

The property occupies a flat rectangular site of approximately 3.140 hectares (7.759 acres) with approximately 45% currently undeveloped.

The development land to the west is approximately 0.377 hectares (0.933 acres), and the development land to the south is approximately 1.026 hectares (2.534 acres).


Newton Aycliffe is a well located town in the south of County Durham, sitting to the west of the A1(M). Durham benefits from its middle ground positioning between major Midland and Northern cities having experienced both demographic and business growth in recent years. Darlington lies approximately 7 miles to the south, Middlesbrough is 19 miles to the east, Durham is 13 miles to the north, and Newcastle upon Tyne is 32 miles to the north.

The property is two miles from Junction 59 of the A1(M) offering access to the UK’s most densely populated cities. Intercity rail services are provided from Darlington Station, which provides quick access to and from major cities on the east coast line. Newcastle upon Tyne is approximately 30 minutes on the train, with Leeds under 1 hour, and London’s King Cross within 2 hours 25 minutes. Durham Tees Valley International Airport is less than 12 miles away.

The property is prominently located on Aycliffe Business Park, an established estate benefiting from its close proximity to the A68, A167, A6702 and A1(M). Aycliffe Business Park is spread across 400 hectares, housing over 500 businesses which employ over 10,000 people. The park is the biggest single employment area in County Durham and one of the largest parks in the UK with tenants including Gestamp Tallent, Hitachi Rail Europe, 3M, Inovyn, Husqvarna and PWS.

The property is situated to the south of the estate, and access is gained from the A1(M) via the A167, followed by St Andrews Way, the main thoroughfare on the estate, and then Heighington Lane (B6444)