Commercial property in Scunthorpe
Scunthorpe is an industrial town in North Lincolnshire with a population of around 80,000.
Following the discovery of huge ironstone reserves in the mid-19th century, Scunthorpe grew from a small village into a large town that housed those who worked mining the iron ore. By the 1960s, a number of the town’s iron and steel works merged to become part of the nationalised British Steel Corporation and, later, Tata Steel Europe.
Scunthorpe is known for its strong industrial history and it’s currently home to the UK’s largest steel processing centre. Other industries including food production, distribution and retail also have a large presence in the town and are some of the biggest employers in Scunthorpe, including notable businesses like Wren Kitchens and 2 Sisters Food Group.
Scunthorpe is within roughly an hour of other large northern towns and cities including Leeds, Lincoln, Sheffield and Doncaster. You can take a direct rail journey to Manchester Airport from the town and Scunthorpe is just five miles north of the M180, which makes it easy to travel towards Humberside Airport.