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Work starts on new Market Harborough business park

The scheme is set to be complete in November

Building work has started at Airfield Business Park which is set to create hundreds of jobs
A ground-breaking ceremony took place at Airfield Business Park to celebrate works starting on a multi-million pound scheme

Building work has started on a £5.2m business park set to create more than 200 jobs in Market Harborough.

Airfield Business Park is being created by us and will boost business and employment opportunities in the town and the local economy.

The local authority-funded scheme will offer a range of high-spec industrial units to let ranging from 1,570 to 33,360 sq. ft. (145 to 3,099 sq. m.).

Construction company J Tomlinson has been selected to build the 80,349 sq. ft. (7,464 sq. m.) of units close to the A6.

A ground-breaking ceremony took place yesterday (Tuesday, 26 February) and it is anticipated the work will be completed in November 2019.


We’re delighted to be starting work on this venture. This will have a positive impact on the town which is one of our top priorities, as well as boost the local economy and create jobs.

“Investing in property enables us to generate extra income which we can then plough back into frontline services. 


The purchase was made from our capital programme, which is funded by proceeds of land and building sales, plus Government grants.

Darroch Baker, construction managing director at J Tomlinson, said: “J Tomlinson is very pleased to have been appointed to deliver the design and build of this scheme, which is the latest in a number of speculatively-built industrial projects the company has been involved in during the last two years. We look forward to constructing first-class, modern units in which growing companies can thrive.”

Several companies have already shown an interest in renting the units. For more information on this call 0116 254 0382 or email Reg Pollock at or James Phillips at

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