Hurstwood signs tenant to Rishton office

Michael Hunt

Document scanning firm Scancapture has moved into an office on High Street in Rishton, Lancashire.

Scancapture has taken the whole 1,700 sq ft first floor of the building at 148 High Street after agreeing a three year lease with property developer and investor Hurstwood. The cost of the rental agreement was not disclosed.

Consisting of two floors, the building's ground floor is let to car dealer Rishton Motors.

Steve Smith, managing director of Scancapture, said: "We were previously based at a site in Great Harwood, but we needed to move when the business expanded.

"Our new offices are much more open and modern and we have settled in really quickly. Hurstwood have been fantastic, and really made sure the move was hassle-free. We were really impressed at how swiftly they turned things around – even redecorating the entrance hall before we moved in."

Mark Carling, Hurstwood's sales director, added: "The deal with Scancapture is great news for the town. It creates new jobs for local people, which is good news for the economy.

"Scancapture operate nationally so need somewhere productive to conduct business and these offices are ideal for their needs."

Scancapture process customer satisfaction questionnaires and staff surveys for clients including Haven Holidays, John Lewis and Waitrose.

Based at Navigation Business Park in Bolton, Hurstwood has commercial property interests in the North West, Midlands and Wales, with approximately 500 occupier clients at over 100 locations.

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