Cumbernauld is a new town in North Lanarkshire created in 1956 as a population overflow for Glasgow. It is situated approximately 11 miles north east of Glasgow, 15 miles to the south of Stirling and approximately 40 miles west of Edinburgh.
The town is located on the A80 between Glasgow and Stirling and affords excellent road communication links with Junction 3 of the M73 and Junction 4 of the M80 both approximately 3.5 miles distant. The main route through the town is the A80 trunk road which is currently being upgraded to motorway status with completion anticipated in 2011.
Cumbernauld benefits from two railway lines offering services to Glasgow and Edinburgh as well as a number of other towns in the Central Belt.
Glasgow and Edinburgh Airports can both be easily accessed from the town and Cumbernauld also has its own airport for private aircraft. The property itself is located at the end of Wardpark Road, Wardpark South Industrial Estate, one of the main industrial areas within Cumbernauld.
The Estate is located on the south side of the A80 dual carriageway approximately 1 mile to the north east of Cumbernauld town centre with the property benefitting from frontage onto the A80. Access to the A80 is within a half mile drive of the subjects. As an industrial and distribution location, Cumbernauld is home to a large number of nationally and internationally recognised companies including GIST/M&S, DHL, Farmfoods, OKI, Pilkington Glass, Barloworld Handling and AG Barr Plc.
- Glasgow - 24 mins
- Glasgow Airport - 35 mins
- Edinburgh - 51 mins
- Edinburgh Airport - 40 mins
- Grangemouth Port - 22 mins
- Greenock Port - 51 mins
- Manchester - 3 hrs 48 mins
- Birmingham - 4 hrs 55 mins
- Hull - 4 hrs 55 mins
- London - 7 hrs 5 mins
- Southampton - 7 hrs 19 mins
Rateable Value £522,000. The uniform business rate for Scotland for the financial year 2012/2013 is 45.8p/£.