industrial estate


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

industrial estate

a purpose-built site designated for industrial and commercial use which is separate from residential accommodation, often located on the outskirts of major urban conurbations close to motorways and other transportation systems. In the main, industrial estates offer low-cost work space for light manufacturing industries and warehouse distribution facilities. A large proportion of the investment in infrastructure and buildings is provided by local authorities. See INDUSTRIAL LOCATION.

industrial estate

a formally planned area designated for commercial and industrial use, separate from residential accommodation. Industrial estates initially offered low-cost work space for light and medium-sized engineering companies and warehouse distribution facilities. Such estates may be financed privately or by government. In the UK, current attempts to attract high-technology firms into one convenient area, often referred to as science parks, situated close to university facilities, follow a similar theme.
References in periodicals archive ?
Richard Goodall, a partner at King Sturge, who heads the Birmingham office's investment team, said that the industrial estates in the portfolio acquired from Mucklow totalled 576,414 sq ft, with office parks providing a further 86,357 sq ft of accommodation.
The reasons for their success may be attributed to the easy access to road, availability of highly skilled labour, presence of industry prior to the industrial estate, rebate on import of machinery and loan facilities by the banks for units in industrial estates.
Tanveer said that (PIEDMC) has launched six new industrial estates in Punjab since 2010 from its own resources: three of them are in South Punjab and plans to launch four more this fiscal and aims to cover each district of the province and develop industrial clusters based on the skill expertise of the region.
The governor was given a detailed briefing and was told that the FDA would establish five industrial estates at feasible locations in the north, central and south FATA for indigenous resource based mining and agro based industry.
It also attempted to train the employees working in the industrial estates to apply the modern safety procedures in case of any arising crises and disasters including fire incidents, natural disasters, and individual injuries," Al Ghailani added.
Signing the agreement represents the keenness of PEIE to keep and maintain all the facilities of its industrial estates capably and efficiently.
One local resident told the Sunday Mail: "There was a disturbance last night in the town near the industrial estate involving young people and this could be linked to this man's death.
POPULAR LOCATION: Grovelands Industrial Estate on the north side of Coventry
Jason Thorne, head of industrial and logistics at LSH Swansea, added: "Despite there being a high number of vacant units in the Bridgend area, strong interest was received in this modern unit on the Brynmenyn Industrial Estate.
We have been located on Teesside Industrial Estate for 12 years and the purchase of new premises shows our continued commitment to Teesside and our vision for growing the business in the North-east region generally.
A West Mercia police spokeswoman said: "Officers were deployed and searched the area, which resulted in two arrests being made on the nearby Hampton Lovett Industrial estate.
Technical supporting facility of Industrial Estate include management office, bank, post office, telecommunication service office, clinics canteens, house of worship, houses for workers, fences, security posts, fitness centers, bus stop, etc.

Full browser ?