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Business locations and development opportunities

Are you looking for office space, industrial units, retail premises or development sites?

The Lancaster District Property Portfolio contains up to date details of commercial and office locations currently available throughout Lancaster, Morecambe, Carnforth and the rural areas.

Details of local business locations and premises

Workshops, warehouses and industrial buildings

White Lund Estate, located midway between Lancaster and Morecambe, is the district’s principal industrial estate and has been developed and enlarged since the 1960s. All forms of industrial accommodation are available, including high quality advanced factories and nursery units, and a diverse range of refurbished factory and warehouse units. 

Lansil Industrial Estate is situated on Caton Road between the city centre and Junction 34 of the M6 motorway. Hurstwood Holdings owns and manages the site which offers refurbished former textile buildings, providing an assorted range of manufacturing and storage units up to 1,858 sq. mtrs (20,000 sq. ft.).

For further information about availability of premises at Lansil Industrial Estate contact Hurstwood Holdings on 0161 220 1999 or

White Cross Estate is owned and managed by Lancashire County Developments Ltd and is the showpiece development within the company’s extensive property portfolio throughout Lancashire. Imaginative restoration of this once redundant industrial complex has resulted in an award-winning site of some 6 ha. (15 acres) containing a mix of small workshops and larger units, producing a total of 46,450 sq. mtrs (500,00 sq. ft.) of industrial and commercial accommodation.

For further information about availability of premises contact Janet Nielsen at White Cross Estate, Lancaster LA1 4XQ, tel 01524 585360 or email

Other industrial estates include:

Lake Enterprise Park, Caton Road, Lancaster. For details contact Fisher Wrathall on 01524 69922

Kellet Road Industrial Estate, Carnforth. For details contact Robert Pinkus & Co, telephone 01772 769000.


The Storey
Offices and workspace for the creative industries. Central to Lancaster’s artistic, technical and scientific innovation for 130 years the Storey Institute has been remodelled as a purpose-designed centre for the creative industries.

Set in the heart of Lancaster's conservation area, the Storey provides everything you need to plug in, switch on and be creative, including a manned reception, exceptionally fast internet connection, meeting rooms and 24-hour security. It also features a stylish restaurant and bar and a full programme of art, music, film, literature and more.

  • For further information on the space available visit: or call 01524 582394.

Council owned modern managed offices in Dalton Square, Lancaster city centre.  Funded through the European Regional Development Fund, the building provides 1486 sq.m/16000 sq.ft of high quality office space over four floors. Units range from 11 sq.m/120 sq.ft to 93 sq.m/1000 sq.ft. 

The North West Centre of Excellence for ICT, InfoLab21 at Lancaster University has business space available for companies operating in the ICT/New Media sector that would benefit from building a relationship with the academic departments based in InfoLab21.

These departments cover a wide range of specialist ICT related areas such as wireless and mobile communication, data protection and secure communications and mobile and ubiquitous computing.

Offices range in size from 21 sq.mtrs to 84 sq.mtrs. High specification broadband internet connections are available to all offices. Offices are available under a 12 month Licence Agreement with a one-month break out clause.

Shared office space is available.

  • For further information call 01524 510440. 

Lancaster Environment Centre
Co-location alongside one of Europe's largest concentrations of environmental researchers and innovators provides a high profile business location on Lancaster University campus.  New enterprises, high growth businesses and R&D teams have access to leading expertise and funding spanning science, technology, ICT and business management.  Access to high quality graduates via student placements, consultancy programmes and direct recruitment.  High quality shared or sole occupancy accommodation is available from  £200 per month.

  • For further details call 01524 510209.

White Cross
White Cross contains numerous office units ranging from under 18.6 sq. mtrs (200 sq.ft.) to almost 455 sq. mtrs (5,000 sq. ft.). The site provides an interesting mix of offices and industrial units, together with housing, a canal-side pub and restaurant.

Shared office space is available.

Fraser House
Fraser House, located at White Cross Business Park, offers cutting edge working space providing a base for the digital and tech economy. Fraser House Hub provides a range of space including various sized event and meetings rooms, flexible working and collaboration spaces.

The Hub is financed by Lancashire County Developments Limited and delivered by Lancashire County Council.

For further details contact the Hub via tel 07977184594 or email


Council-owned commercial property

We have a number of commercial properties and sites available for sale or to let. Contact Property Services on 01524 582967, email or view currently available properties and units.

Last updated: 17 November 2022

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