News and views from across the Horncastle Group

Change at the top for Horncastle Group

Leading commercial developer the Horncastle Group PLC has appointed a new Managing Director with ambitious plans to grow the business beyond its East Yorkshire heartland. Tom Horncastle joins the business after a highly successful career in London’s investment and property sector, culminating in a six-year stint as an investment manager at Oxenwood Real Estate LLP. Here, he established the UK and European acquisition platform of the firm, partnering with insurance, private equity and sovereign partners, to deploy nearly £1bn capital, across 50 deals, into the logistics sector. Tom said: [...]

April 4th, 2022|Horncastle News|

Yorkshire and Humber Drainage Boards choose Green Park Business Park to aid reorganisation

Work has got underway to create a new regional headquarters for Yorkshire & Humber Drainage Boards (YHDB) to aid the restructure of the organisation. YHDB is a public sector management group that administers eight partner Internal Drainage Boards (IDB) which work together to manage inland rivers and watercourses across the region for the benefit of local communities. The bespoke, 5,124sqft office and workshop facility is being built at Green Park Business Park, Newport, and will also function as the depot for the local Ouse and Humber Drainage Board – [...]

March 21st, 2022|Green Park|

Brough Relief Road complete as final phase finishes

Work on the third and final phase of Brough Relief Road is now complete, connecting Skillings Lane and Saltsground Road with Moor Road. The road, which is developed alongside the £200m Brough South development, will ease congestion in the town by providing an alternative route for commuters and commercial traffic to access the Humber Enterprise Park. Hessle-based civil engineering specialists, C.R. Reynolds Ltd, started work on phase three last year. It is being funded by the HEY LEP, East Riding of Yorkshire Council, and the Brough South Consortium – [...]

March 18th, 2022|Brough South Development|

Bio-D cleans up with help from the Horncastle Group

A Hull manufacturing business has cleaned up after finding a new home. Bio-D, which makes environmentally friendly cleaning products, has moved to new 32,000sqft unit on Marfleet Environmental Technology Park, which is owned by leading commercial developer the Horncastle Group PLC. The move has enabled Bio-D to double its factory space to meet current demand and to accommodate future growth. Solar panels on the factory roof will see the business produce its own electricity, further enhancing its green credentials. Lloyd Atkin, managing director at Bio-D, said: "Over the past [...]

November 24th, 2021|Horncastle News|

Horncastle Group at the Hull Live Business Awards

Horncastle Group Plc were delighted to once again support the Hull Live Business Awards and it was great to be back in person at the Double Tree by Hilton, Hull, on Thursday 18th November to celebrate the business community in our region. We were proud to sponsor the Start-up Business of the Year Award again, jointly with MKM Buildings Supplies, and the nominees this year were DBB Electrical, Helix CMS and Nazar Design with DBB Electrical being the overall winner.  Congratulations to them and to all the nominees. [...]

November 23rd, 2021|Horncastle News|

Former maternity hospital to become state-of-the-art manufacturing hub

Hundreds of new jobs could be created in Hull after leading commercial developer the Horncastle Group PLC acquired a prime industrial site in the east of the city. The business, based on Green Park, Newport, now intends to turn Kingston Parklands – the former Hedon Road maternity hospital – into a world-class industrial and manufacturing hub. The Horncastle Group purchased the 11-acre site from Stoneferry Marfleet Ltd earlier this year for an undisclosed sum. Going forward, the business will create a range of state-of-the-art industrial, manufacturing and logistics units [...]

July 27th, 2021|Horncastle News|

Brough South Liaison Group’s December meeting

Due to the continued restrictions, the next meeting of the Brough South Liaison Committee will take place on Monday 14th December via Zoom at 7.00 p.m. Members of the public are invited to join the meeting and will be allowed to ask questions when invited to do so by the Chair.  If you would like to join the meeting, then please pre-register by emailing and you will be issued with a link on the day of the meeting.

December 9th, 2020|Brough South Development|

Highways England choose Green Park as location for new depot

East Yorkshire will benefit from an extended service from Highways England if a new development in Newport gets the go ahead. The government agency has submitted a planning application to East Riding of Yorkshire Council to build a new depot and salt barn on Green Park Business Park on the edge of the village. Once constructed, the barn will have a total area of 642sqm and will be able to store up to 3,600 tonnes of salt. It is part of a wider scheme that also includes a single [...]

November 18th, 2020|Green Park|

Civil engineering business makes move to Green Park

An East Yorkshire civil engineering company is to become the latest big name to move to Green Park Business Park in Newport. Kitchen Civils is investing more than £700,000 in building a 1,000sqm, two floor office development and vehicle maintenance compound at the sought-after location, just metres away from the M62. Relocating to Green Park will enable Kitchen Civils to streamline its operations, as well as preparing the business for future expansion after outgrowing its current base at Jet Park, also in Newport. The 28-week construction programme began in [...]

November 18th, 2020|Green Park|