Orchardbank Business Park

Superbly located development land at Orchardbank, Forfar offers opportunities for industrial, office, commercial and hotel/roadside service uses. This attractive, gateway site sits immediately adjacent to the A90 trunk road.

  • Highly visible location
  • Dundee 15 minutes, Aberdeen 45 minutes
  • 600,000 population within 45 minutes drive
  • 20,000 vehicles a day pass the site
  • Services available
  • Plot sizes flexible
  • Superfast broadband provision (up to 100 Mbps)
  • Grade separated junction access
  • Electric vehicle charging points on site

Key Industries and Occupiers

Angus offers diverse work opportunities within a successful mixed economy. The key sectors in the area are manufacturing and engineering, oil and gas, tourism, textiles, agriculture and food processing. There are strong business and lifestyle reasons to invest in Angus.

Current occupiers on the Park include McDonald’s, KFC, Marston’s, the Guide Dogs Scottish Training Centre, Astute (Scotland) Ltd, and Angus Council HQ. Orchardbank Industrial Estate is nearby, with a variety of occupiers including Don and Low, Access XL and the recently expanded Tpak Ltd. Forfar is also home to AG Barr’s Strathmore Water.

Drive Times

  • Dundee 12 miles, 15 mins
  • Montrose 19 miles, 30 mins
  • Perth 28 miles, 42 mins
  • Aberdeen 45 miles, 45 mins
  • Edinburgh 74 miles, 88 mins
  • Glasgow 93 miles, 101 mins
  • Inverness 131 miles, 158 mins
  • Carlisle 177 miles, 179 mins 

The park also benefits from easy access to two major airports at Aberdeen (59 miles) and Edinburgh (70 miles), in addition to Dundee Airport which provides scheduled daily flights to London. 

Planning

Orchardbank is suitable for a wide variety of uses within Use Classes* 4, 5 and 6, as well as hotel, leisure and roadside services. Other uses may be considered, subject to planning permission. Angus Council’s Planning and Building service offers pre-application enquiry discussions and fast track application processing. * The Town and Country Planning (Use Classes) (Scotland) Order 1997

Price

Flexibility and affordability are key at Orchardbank. Plots are available from approximately 1 acre, with the potential to cater for larger requirements of up to 9.90 acres. Competitive pricing forms part of the opportunity, and full details are available.

Enquiries

Further detailed technical information including plans, service provision, and planning background is available from joint marketing partners :

Mark McGee
Angus Council

Angus House
Orchardbank Business Park
Forfar, DD8 1AX
T : 07801 852228
E : McGeeM@angus.gov.uk

Matthew Moggach
Ryden LLP

Unit 20, City Quay
Camperdown Street
Dundee, DD1 3JA
T : 01382 227900
E : matthew.moggach@ryden.co.uk