Historic Knottingley industrial estate hits the market for £1.1m

10 October 2017

Walker Singleton, the West Yorkshire property consultant, has been instructed to market a Knottingley industrial estate with a guide price of £1.1m.

Fernley Green Industrial Estate, which has a rich boat-building heritage, is being sold on behalf of property company Hansteen Holdings Plc.

The estate comprises of 22 industrial units totalling nearly 28,000 sq ft, plus a compound and slipway. The estate is part-let and has a potential for an estimated rent of approximately £122k per annum.

This site, by the Knottingley and Goole Canal, was formerly the home of Harkers Boat Builders which constructed more than 300 boats there from 1929 to 1979.

Various units on the estate continue to be used for boat-building and repair.

Jonathan O’Connor, Director at Walker Singleton, commented: “We expect strong and swift levels of interest in the site.

“There is a good deal of demand for investments of this nature in the current market and we anticipate interest from throughout the Yorkshire region.”