There are several key development areas in the Borough, with investment opportunities in key locations.
The borough provides a large number of small units – 95% of the 5,690 units employ 10 people or less. This makes Richmond upon Thames a great place to develop your business.
379,000 square metres of office space (B1) is available in the Borough. Rental ranges are generally between £10 and £39 per square feet, per annum.
Niche property developers are developing new sites and renovating old buildings to attract creative business. The units that are provided are small in scale, often offer multiple use potential e.g. office, studio and retail space combined, have flexible lease conditions and, perhaps most importantly, provide communal space where entrepreneurs can meet and network.
Prime office locations include:
293,000 square metres of industrial floor space (B2 and B8) available in the Borough.
Average rental prices range from £7 to £9.50 per square foot, per annum.
There are also a number of key industrial and business parks in the Borough:
Platts Eyot Island has lots of economic viability and listed buildings are encouraged. Business or industrial developments that preserve the areas’ character are encouraged as are those for leisure and residential purposes.
There is an excellent trading estate at Kempton Gate Business Centre which offers 70,685 sq ft of industrial floor space.
To find out about other support for your business around the borough visit our business support organisations page.
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Updated: 21 June 2017