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Industrial Units Lettings Advice

The Council currently has five industrial unit sites within the South Holland District area. These units have been designed principally for new firms requiring workshops; However, established firms will also be considered.

Benner Road Industrial Units

The Sites

Unit Specification

Applying For a Unit to Rent




The Sites

  • Site 1: Benner Road, Pinchbeck
  • Site 2: Horseshoe Yard, Crowland
  • Site 3: Pinnacle Close, Crowland
  • Site 4: Fleet Road, Holbeach
  • Site 5: Railway Lane, Sutton Bridge

All sites have planning permission for light industrial use only with the exception of Benner Road which has permission for general industrial use.

The tenancy of a unit is renewable every three years and the rent is fixed for that period.

The business rates for each unit are fixed as at the first of April each year and therefore will vary accordingly. For further details, please contact the Business Rates Department.

The current annual rents are:

  • Benner Road, Pinchbeck: £3100
  • Horseshoe Yard, Crowland: £3450
  • Pinnacle Close, Crowland: Please contact us for details of current rents
  • Fleet Road, Holbeach: £2600
  • Railway Lane, Sutton Bridge: £2500

Unit Specification

Floor Area*: Approximately 600sq ft (60sq m), reinforced concrete.

Construction: Steel frame with brick cladding and insulated roof.

Doors*: Overhead openings 2.6m high x 2.5m wide.

Internal Height*: 2.8m - 5m maximum.

Toilets: One WC and hand basin per unit (If improved access to the WC is required for disability the Council would consider making reasonable alterations).

Lighting: Fluorescent tubes.

Mains Service: Electricity, water, mains sewage and telephone is available in all units. Gas is available at Pinchbeck, Holbeach and Sutton Bridge units. The provision of heating, connection and payment of services is the tenant's responsibility.

Car Parking: Communal car parking is provided for tenants, a maximum of two small vehicles per unit.

    *Please Note - The specification of units at Pinnacle Close is different to the above - please call us for details.

Telephone enquiries can be made direct to the Public Buildings Technician at the Council Offices on 01775 761161.

Applying For a Unit to Rent

If you express interest in one of our units (by completing our Industrial Units Enquiry form, or by contacting our Customer Services Team on 01775 761161) and one is available, you will be asked to fill in a pdf icon Mini Factory Application Form [46kb] to send to us. Please return this form to:

Public Buildings Technician
South Holland District Council
Council Offices
Priory Road
Lincs, PE11 2XE

Completion of this form does not guarantee an industrial unit being available for immediate rental, but you will be put on the waiting list and informed when one becomes available.

It is possible for any prospective tenant to view unit(s) prior to the arrangement being signed. If you wish to view units at any of the five sites, please call the Public Buildings Technician on 01775 761161.

All tenancies are subject to the receipt of three satisfactory references, two of which should be of a financial nature and another of a trade or business nature. The names and addresses of referees must be given on the application form.

The tenancy agreement is set up for a three year term. The tenant may terminate the agreement at any time by giving two months written notice to quit.

No legal fees are required in the preparation of the agreement, but the tenant will be required to pay one month's rent in advance prior to the keys being handed over.

The rent and rates for each unit are payable one month in advance by direct debit.

South Holland District Council runs an incentive scheme which offers business breaks to newly established firms. This scheme means that applicants may be liable for only half rent for the first six months of the tenancy. If a rent incentive is granted, the tenant will not be able to vacate within the first twelve months.

No structural or internal alterations may be undertaken by the tenants without prior written application to the Council. The units will have to be returned to their original specification upon termination of the tenancy.

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