Businessman produces emails and letters from firms that want to move to new commercial units at Wisbech

17:08 07 August 2014

Pond World

Pond World

Archant

A businessman hoping to build three more commercial units on the outskirts of Wisbech has shown planners letters from companies interested in relocating there.

Stephen Necker is proposing to expand the commercial units at Pond World Aquatics in Lynn Road within Bambers Garden Centre.

His agent, Swann Edwards of Guyhirn, has explained to west Norfolk planners – who will decide the application- the level of interest from firms wanting to rent the new units.

Letters and emails from clients include a design firm from Bury St Edmunds, bridal studios from Newmarket and Kings Lynn and a country clothing outfit from Kent.

A cycle store from Great Yarmouth told Mr Becker it had looked at opening up in the town centre “but unfortunately I don’t feel it really suits our business. The selection of shops is quite poor and the image of the shops isn’t the image we have for our business.”

However the cycle firm says the space likely to be available at Pond World is more in keeping with what they hope to acquire.

A camping firm says it would provide five jobs if space was available “and the site is just what we are looking for to start out new business.”

Other firms include a wool and yarn store from Winchester and a local company that makes garden furniture.

Swann Edwards told planners: “It is essential for the survival of the other businesses located here for the site to continue to develop to underpin them and ensure their continued success.

“The businesses on this site have proven to be successful over many years.”

1 comment

  • Linda and I are looking forward to opening our new store Linda's Wool N Yarn Shop early in September.

    Report this comment

    Lindaswoolnyarnshop

    Saturday, August 30, 2014

The views expressed in the above comments do not necessarily reflect the views of this site

17:34
The ram raid at the Tesco Express in Taverham. Picture: Eastern Region Special Operations Unit.

Five men who stole more than £400,000 following a string of cash machine ram raids and burglaries in Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire and Lincolnshire have been jailed for a total of 22 years.

17:37
Cromwell Community College, Chatteris,Trip to New York

The wonders of New York were explored by more than 80 pupils and 13 members of staff from Cromwell Community College in Chatteris.

17:21
Cambridgeshire Search & Rescue at CWA Isle Campus

Uniformed services students at the College of West Anglia Isle campus have been given an insight into the work of the search and rescue teams.

15:58
Care Network

A promotion at Addenbrookes and Hinchingbrooke hospital has led to a surge in the work being done by a Fen-based charity and a plea for more volunteers to help out.

Most read stories

Most commented stories

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Wisbech Standard e-edition today E-edition