South Rings welcomes Anglian as home improvement business expands
National home improvement company, Anglian, has opened a new regional base at South Rings Office Village in Preston.Originally established in 1966 and called Anglian Windows, the company has gone from strength-to-strength and now has a turnover of in excess of £225m.
As a business it is also responsible for the income of over 3000 people across the UK and is now the market leading home improvement business.Anglian’s new office at Roundhouse Properties’ flagship development, is part of the company’s expansion plans and it looks to increase its market share in the competitive home improvement sector. It has taken a five year lease on a 737 sq ft office.
John Hood, regional sales manager for Anglian said: “The location of South Rings Office Village was a key factor in looking where we’d establish our North West presence. The excellent strategic location and overall quality of the office space gives us a base to develop our footprint in the area.“Lancashire and the wider North West provides us with great growth opportunities and also has a great labour market.”
Harold Lefton, director of Roundhouse Properties added: “Anglian is a fantastic business that has a very simple but effective model and we’re pleased they’ve chosen South Rings Office Village to operate from and expand the business. The success of this development has been achieved by understanding our clients’ needs and having a flexible approach.” Agent for the letting was Nick Kos from Bailey Deakin & Hamiltons.