THE second phase of business park construction
was declared finished and
opened for business this week.
Regeneration specialists St. Modwen, in
partnership with Wiltshire Council, says that
building phase two of the £35m Castledown
Business Park has finished, and should help
deliver new jobs and inward investment
opportunities for the town.
The 33 acre employment site, owned by
Wiltshire Council, has the capacity to create
around 1,500 jobs once fully occupied.
This latest phase, the 33,650 sq ft Brydges
Court, is designed for office, storage and
industrial use and is ready for new occupants
Units range in size from 700 sq ft to 6,000 sq
Peter Davies, Senior Development Manager
for St Modwen said: “On the back of the successful
first phase of development, we’re
delighted to have delivered a larger second
phase that will help drive jobs and business
opportunities in the area.
“These units will offer existing companies
room to remain on site and grow, whilst also
offering flexible accommodation for new occupiers
to be welcomed to the business park.
“We are also continuing to market the
remaining 20 acres at Castledown Business
Park where buildings can be delivered to
meet occupier requirements to purchase or
In March 2013, the Swindon and Wiltshire
Local Enterprise Partnership (SWLEP) awarded
Wiltshire Council an interest free loan of
£2,535,000 from the Growing Places
Infrastructure Fund to bring phase two forward.