Jobs will be created as Peterborough IT company moves to new home

An image shows how the new home of the Remark Group should appear.

An image shows how the new home of the Remark Group should appear.

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A jobs creating hi-tech company is poised to move to a purpose-built home on a Peterborough business park.

Expanding IT business technologies firm, the Remark Group, is to relocate to a prime plot on the Kingston Park, at Fletton.

These are exciting times for us.

James McCallum, managing director

The firm currently employ 42 members of staff but intends to recruit more than 10 people within the next year.

At the moment, Remark is housed in three units at the Aston Business Park but has taken a new plot at the entrance to the Kingston Park scheme overlooking a lake.

The firm, which specialises in the design, install and maintaining of electrical, data, audio visual and IT services, has had a glazed fronted, purpose built office and warehouse unit specifically designed.

Managing director James McCallum said: “These are exciting times.

“We have maintained a steady growth over the last few years and due to continued success, we have outgrown our existing accommodation.

“Our new innovative local facility overlooking the lake will offer us the ability to develop our market share and offer more specialist services to our growing client list.

He added: “The new building also allows us to create and provide an innovative working environment for our growing family and to support this, we are creating a number of new roles.”

Richard Jones, director at commercial property agents, Barker Storey Matthews, who are joint agents with Savills, said: “Remark is the first of many names shortly to be announced on Kingston Park. We’re delighted to welcome such a well-known and respected company to the new park. Construction has started with occupation due at the end of this year.”

The site, which already has well established occupiers including Amazon, Debenhams and Willis & Gambier, comprises some 13 acres of industrial/showroom/trade counter land. Only one plot of 1.2 acres remains fully available on site.

Remark are looking to release their existing accommodation at Aston Business park comprising a warehouse unit with high office content of 2,643 sq ft and two independently accessible offices of 366 and 498 sq ft. These units are available both for sale and to let. An additional 1,058 sq ft mezzanine is also available by separate negotiation.

Additionally a new warehouse unit of 5,000 sq ft with eight metre eaves is being constructed to lease at Kingston Park.