Former docks house sold to TV advertising network

Iconic art deco offices at the entrance to Preston's Riversway Docklands have been acquired by a digital advertising company for their new office.

Robert Pinkus & Co. LLP, acting on behalf of Minton Investments (Warrington) Ltd. has sucessfully completed the sale of The Old Docks House, formerly the headquarters of NCO Europe.

New owner, The Community Network, is a local success story. The company started off as a local family business and now trade internationally in the UK, Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the USA. Suppliers of hgh tech digital advertising and information systems, they focus on installing their systems in venues such as post offices, medical centres, shopping centres and leisure centres.

Despite being a global entity, The Community Network has never lost sight of its local roots, which makes Preston the ideal location for their new office.

The prominent, two-storey, detached office building situated on Watery Lane at the junction of Port Way, on the edge of Riversway Docklands, will become the company's new Preston base alongside their existing offices at Poulton Busines Park, Poulton le Fylde. Danny Pinkus, partner at Robert Pinkus & Co. said, "This landmark office building is synonymous with the history of the docklands and has an original charm about it, both inside and out. We are pleased that The Community Network UK have taken it on as their new offices and we wish them all the best in the future."