DFS takes first let at Chelmsford Estate after industrial conversion

DFS Swindon

Furniture retailer DFS has taken the first letting at Orchard Street Investment Management’s Chelmsford Industrial Estate since it completed a conversion from a former leisure operator into a fully logistics-focused scheme.

Orchard Street took early surrender of a 36,423 sq ft unit, obtained planning permission for a change of use, and undertook a significant refurbishment and reconfiguration of the unit for warehousing and distribution purposes in order to secure a new 10-year lease with DFS.

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