Established connections manufacturer signs up for space at trading estate

Industrial landlord Towngate PLC has welcomed manufacturer Lokring UK, to its growing client portfolio.

Lokring has signed a five-year tenancy contract for Unit C at Copley Hill Trading Estate, in Leeds.

Founded over 30 years ago and operating in 30 countries worldwide, the Ohio-headquartered company offers a range of design-patented weld equivalent pipe and tube fittings, including couplings, flanges, elbows, adapters.

Its team has now expanded in Leeds, taking occupation of the 3,900 sq ft unit on Whitehall Road.

Lokring office manager, Zak O’Neill, said: “This strategic move to Towngate’s Copley Hill site has come at the perfect time for us as a business — ensuring continuity and stability for Lokring UK and allowing us to continue delivering high-quality products and services to our valued customers.

“We look forward to further growth and success in our new location.”

Lokring UK joins fellow occupants Crown Decorating Centre, Howdens, Carpetright, Lincs Electrical Wholesalers Ltd (LEW), BAPP Industrial Suppliers Ltd, Wolseley UK, The BSS Group Ltd, and Nicholls & Clarke Ltd.

Towngate’s property manager, Tom Lamb, said: “We are pleased to welcome Lokring UK to the Copley Hill Trading Estate and are confident that the location – offering close proximity to the motorway network and arterial routes – will be the perfect fit for the team.”

Leeds-based property consultants, GV&Co, advised Towngate alongside joint agents Carter Towler.

Senior surveyor, Jonathan Jacob, added: “We are pleased to have completed this letting on behalf of Towngate.

“Copley Hill Trading Estate is widely regarded as South Leeds’ premier trade counter estate, and we are happy to welcome Lokring to the impressive list of national occupiers there.”

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