2 January 2020

Stirlin complete construction of bespoke premises for Metro Rod

Stirlin have completed the construction of a brand-new bespoke 5,000 sq ft office and warehouse for Metro Rod (Hull, Lincoln and Peterborough), located on Riverside Enterprise Park in Saxilby.

Metro Rod is a leading provider of drain clearance and maintenance services, with over 40 franchisees across the majority of the UK.

Having been impressed by its location, with prominence along the A57 and excellent connectivity to the wider road network, Metro Rod approached Stirlin about the possibility of developing a contemporary office and warehouse on the popular business park.

Joining forces with developer, Castle Square Securities, Stirlin were asked to design and develop a business premises to assist the specialist commercial drainage company with its continued expansion.

The project has been a success, resulting in a contemporary building with accommodation across two floors. The building features open plan and individual office spaces, as well as client specific requirements, such as facilities for staff welfare and training.

The striking building has recently been nominated by West Lindsey Building Control for the LABC Building Excellence Awards.

Matt Padley, Development Manager at Stirlin said, “We have been working with Spencer and the team at Metro Rod on this project for the past year, from design through to construction. We are delighted to see the building now complete – it means a great deal to us that we’re able to help facilitate Metro Rod’s exciting business growth and expansion plan.”

“It has been a pleasure to work with them on this project and support them throughout the process. We are also extremely pleased that the striking building has recently been nominated by West Lindsey Building Control for the LABC Building Excellence Awards.”

Managing Director of the Metro Rod franchise for Hull, Lincolnshire and Peterborough, Spencer Horsfield said, “We employ 26 people and it is great that they are all moving with us when we switch to Saxilby in February, when I am also looking to take on 10 more people.  We currently operate a fleet of 26 vehicles.”

“Our new premises enjoy an excellent location, giving us easy access to the A57, A1 and further afield, which will make it easier for us to service our network of clients.”

Castle Square Securities Director George Lockwood said, “The sale of this quality hybrid unit to Metro Rod demonstrates the strength and attractiveness of this expanding business park, located off the A57 West of Lincoln.”