Office space in Heywood
A small factory town with a big industrial past, Heywood has a strong geographical location and is increasingly attracting businesses to the area. What’s more, it is undergoing plans to further develop the town. If you’re interested in locating your business there, take a look at the information we’ve provided below and our lists of properties to rent in the area.
Why choose offices in Heywood?
Heywood, in Greater Manchester, is conveniently situated just a short distance (7.4 miles) from Central Manchester yet within a few miles of the beautiful Pennines.
It is famed for its part in the Industrial Revolution, particularly the cotton spinning sector. This industrial focus is still evident, but Heywood is currently under plans to rejuvenate the town over a 10-15 year period to appeal to a younger generation. The plan involves creating new retail, business and community spaces.
Today Heywood’s economic activity is more centred on Heywood town and the Heywood Distribution Park, one of the UK’s largest single-owned industrial parks. Companies with property in the park include Character Options, Eddie Stobart, Argos and Shop Direct Group.
Types of business in Heywood are now more varied. At the 2001 census, 24.6% employees were in the retail and wholesale industry, 19.2% in manufacturing, 8.1% in property and business services, 3% in finance and 0.1% in mining (to name just a few).
Economically, Heywood is supported by its proximity to junction 19 of the M62 motorway, which provides transport links for large distribution parks in the south of the town.
Its proximity to Manchester as well as areas such as Bolton and Rochdale is a key advantage. And there a strong public transport services. Heywood railway station is on the East Lancashire Railway, which connects Heywood with Rawtenstall railway station via Ramsbottom.
Bus services include the 471 to Bolton, Bury and Rochdale and the 163 to Bury, Darn Hill, Middleton and Manchester, as well as other local services.
Office space options in Heywood
In line with its assortment of businesses, Heywood and its surrounding area benefits from an array of office spaces for rent.
You might be looking to base just a few employees, via a flexible, deskspace rental. Or perhaps you want a fully serviced premises? At the cheap end of the scale is the more traditional option of renting from a landlord on a longer-term lease. We’ve got all of these options.
We’re adding new stock all the time too, so jump right in and find what we have to offer. Remember, we’re always at the end of the line if you need more advice.
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