Crosby Kitchens, a UK kitchen design and supplier, has agreed a five-year lease at Houndhill Park, Dearne Valley, near Rotherham, in a deal brokered by Jones Lang LaSalle.
The unit comprises 10,460 sq ft of trade counter and storage space as well as including 2,735 sq ft of first floor offices. Crosby Kitchens has jointly relocated its administrative function from offices in Maltby, as well as a large part of its warehousing from Edinburgh into the unit.
JLL’s industrial agency team was acting on behalf of Praedia Investment.
Richard Harris, director from JLL, said: “The deal works well for both Praedia Investment Ltd and Crosby Kitchens who can now invest in this larger space over the medium term.”
Houndhill Park is a multi-let warehouse park located in the established distribution area of Dearne Valley. Constructed in 2001, the park provides a mix of warehouse units totalling 204,000 sq ft.
Crosby kitchens history stems from the 1930’s, and since then the business has steadily grown into its current position as a kitchen supplier to the retail market with some 20 outlets and a ktichen range which has recently undergone a transformation and now features 18mm cabinets with 18mm backs (base) and 8mm solid backs (wall), 720mm or tall 900mm wall cabinets (available in selected ranges) as standard.
The new drawer box, supplied by Hettich, comes in an Anthracite finish, it is a 3-sided metal drawer box with full extension runners and ‘silent system’ dampening, which closes drawers under gentle control.
Crosby Kitchens website say that whether it’s rustic or retro, country or contemporary, a Crosby kitchen comes with a reputation for design, innovation, and attention to detail that matches your expectations for a solution that is desirable, practical and affordable.
A new flagship store opens in Bridge of Don, Aberdeen has also recently opened which considering UK kitchen manufacturing is on the decline, its kitchen companies like Crosby and others like it that are helping the UK retain some manufacturing base.