The Wood Yard, Airfield Approach Business Park, Moor Lane, Flookburgh, Grange-over-Sands LA11 7LS

The Wood Yard, Airfield Approach Business Park, Moor Lane, Flookburgh, Grange-over-Sands LA11 7LS


An opportunity to acquire a strategically located, self-contained and modern warehouse premises and site forming part of the popular Airfield Approach Business Park. The flexible warehouse accommodation benefits from large car parking areas, secure front loading yard and a self-contained site.


The subject property is situated on Airfield Approach Business Park on Moor Lane to the south of Flookburgh, Cumbria in the north west of England.

Flookburgh is a small fishing village on the Cartmel Peninsula being close to Morecambe Bay and with an approximate population of 1,420. Flookburgh has become a centre for tourism with a number of large caravan sites and a local airfield. Flookburgh is also home to the Hawkshead Brewery and the famous Cartmel Sticky Toffee Pudding Company.

Grange-over-Sands is approximately 4 miles to the north east, Ulverston 12 miles to the west and the A590 main arterial route can reached via the B5278 and Haverthwaite 5 miles to the north or via the B5277 6 miles to the north west. Kendal and Junction 36 of the M6 are circa 17 miles away respectively and there is a local train service which runs from Barrow and the coast to Lancaster and Manchester currently operated by Northern Rail with the nearest station being 1 mile to the north in the village of Cark.

Oxenholme Train Station which is situated on the West Coast main railway line is located 16 miles to the north east providing direct services to London (approximate journey time 2 hours 50 minutes) and Glasgow (1 hour 45 minutes).

The estate is an established and the main trading location in Flookburgh providing a mixture of warehouses and trade counter properties and occupiers including Furness Fisheries, Hawkshead Brewery, Car Craft Body Repairs, Ashleigh Engineering Services, UK Slate, Cartmel Sticky Toffee Pudding, Flowtech Water Solutions, Andrew Southcott Catering and Pintail Candles.


The property provides a self-contained detached modern warehouse unit that is of single storey steel portal frame construction with insulated profile clad elevations and a pitched insulated profile clad roof incorporating translucent roof lights. There is an interconnected steel portal frame canopy and set within 1.08 acres.

Internally, the warehouse accommodation is formed in five bays with solid concrete floors, Halogen floodlights and with an eaves height rising from 5.48m up to a maximum of 7.74m to the top of the steel. The property incorporates three electric roller shutter vehicle doors (front 5.35m high x 5.90m wide, rear 5.30m high x 5.80m wide and side 5.50m high x 4.29m wide) and the internal elevations are protected by perimeter concrete panelling.

The interconnected canopy has solid concrete floors, Halogen floodlighting, an eaves height rising from 5.33m up to 7.71m maximum to top of steel and is open on two sides.

Externally, the yard area has been scraped off and packed with lime stone proofing in line with the current use as a wood yard with associated heavy duty machinery. The site is bounded by mature shrubbery and post and wire/steel palisade fencing in part.


It is understood that the premises provide the following approximate gross internal measurements:

Warehouse 604.40m2 (6,506 sq ft)

Canopy 269.12m2 (2,897 sq ft)

Total approximate Gross Internal Areas 873.52m² (9,402 sq ft)


It is understood that the property is not connected to mains services and generates 3 phase electricity via an onsite diesel fuel generator however, mains electricity and drainage is immediately adjacent within the estate road.

There is currently no heating system or WCs within the premises, and it is advised that surface water drains to a retention tank.

Prospective occupiers should make their own enquiries as to the services available for future use.


All figures quoted are exclusive of VAT where applicable.


From enquiries made to the Valuation Office Agency Website and South Lakeland District Council, the land and property cannot be identified within the current rating listings.

Prospective purchasers should check the exact rates payable with South Lakeland District Council – Tel: 08450504434.


The property does not currently have an energy performance certificate.

It is understood that the land and property are classed within the use class industrial sites, workshops and non-residential agricultural buildings that do not use a lot of energy and therefore the MEES Requirements do not apply.


The property is available at offers in the region of £500,000 exclusive for the freehold interest.


Each party is to bear their own legal costs in the preparation and settlement of the sale documentation together with any VAT thereon.


The property is available to view by prior appointment with the Windermere office of Edwin Thompson LLP. Contact:

Joe Ellis –

Suzie Barron –

Tel: 015394 48811


Edwin Thompson for themselves and for the Vendor of this property, whose Agents they are, give notice that:
1. The particulars are set out as a general outline only for the guidance of intending purchasers and do not constitute, nor constitute part of, any offer or contract.
2. All descriptions, dimensions, plans, reference to condition and necessary conditions for use and occupation and other details are given in good faith and are believed to be correct, but any intending purchasers should not rely on them as statements or representations of fact, but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to their correctness.
3. No person in the employment of Edwin Thompson has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatsoever in relation to this property or these particulars, nor to enter into any contract relating to the property on behalf of the Agents, nor into any contract on behalf of the Vendor.
4. No responsibility can be accepted for loss or expense incurred in viewing the property or in any other way in the event of the property being sold or withdrawn.
5. These particulars were prepared in April 2020.

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Price £500,000
Town/City Flookburgh
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