Our Strategic Partners

BXB Cowley Hill Ltd

BXB Cowley Hill Ltd is bringing forward proposals to regenerate the redundant land at the Cowley Hill Works. The Cowley Hill Works is the largest brownfield allocation within the emerging St Helens Borough Council Local Development Plan. Its re-development will be a catalyst for the comprehensive regeneration of a significant part of the urban area of St Helens, whilst delivering much needed housing in a sustainable location.

“BXB Cowley Hill Ltd is the first joint venture between brownfield regeneration experts, BXB Ltd and Promenade Estates. Both organisations have a wealth of development expertise, which includes experience in bringing derelict land back into productive use. Key projects include: the former Cottam Brickworks, Preston, which secured the delivery of social housing; Bridge Mills in Tintwistle, which secured the delivery of an site that had been vacant for over 15 years and led to the delivery of much needed local housing; and the Carco Building Liverpool, which delivered private rented housing within Liverpool City Centre.

Bericote Properties

Bericote is one of the most active developers of large scale distribution space in the UK. Since its inception the company has had strong relationships with the food retailing sector and this client base has grown to become more diverse. Bericote now specialises in delivery expertise and developing bespoke facilities for manufacturing companies including the M6 Major Development in Haydock.

Brendon International

Brendon International Limited was established in 1982, providing bespoke freight forwarding services to manufacturers and traders throughout the North of England. In 1988 an export packing and storage facility was added to the company’s portfolio, boosting the company’s growth further.

It’s purpose-built facility houses 35,000 square feet of factory space to include overhead cranage, container loading facilities, two export packing bays and a bespoke case manufacturing shop, allowing export packing to any recognised specification.

Edge Hill University

Edge Hill University is based on an attractive, award-winning 160-acre campus in Lancashire, close to Liverpool and Manchester. The institution has been providing higher education since 1885, with a mission to create opportunity from knowledge.

The institution’s significant success in achieving its mission is recognised by a range of awards and high rankings for teaching, student experience, accommodation and more. Edge Hill is ranked as Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF), the government’s evaluation of excellence in teaching quality, learning environment and student outcomes. The University is also one of the select few to have held the coveted UK University of the Year title, awarded by Times Higher Education (2014/15).

Liverpool John Moores University

Liverpool John Moores University is one of the largest, most dynamic and forward-thinking universities in the UK with 25,000 students from over 100 countries. They are an ambitious and forward thinking institution that challenges convention and believes passionately in the concept of ‘One University’ – a community working together to achieve common student-centered objectives within a clear strategy.


Pilkington is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of glass and glazing products for the Architectural, Automotive and Technical glass sectors.

With around 27,000 permanent employees, they have principal operations around the world and sales in over 100 countries. They operate in three main sectors:
Architectural supplies glass for Buildings and Solar Energy applications.
Automotive serves the Original Equipment, Aftermarket Replacement and Specialised Transport glazing markets.
Technical Glass is world leader in thin glass for display and various applications and optical devices for office machinery and glass fibre for battery separators and timing belts.


Specialist developer, manager and owner of UK logistics real estate.

Established in 2015, PLP is a specialist UK logistics and industrial property business. The full service platform develops, manages and owns prime-grade UK logistics real estate with in-house management expertise across all key capabilities including acquisitions and sourcing, development, leasing and asset management.

Sandon Global

Sandon Global is an award-winning manufacturer of anilox rolls and cylinders used in the flexographic, lithographic and metal decoration print industries, worldwide. Their experienced staff are dedicated to ensuring the high quality of our products, this is emphasised by their success in attaining their sixth consecutive Gold Award win in the category of ‘Supplier of the Year’ at the 2019 EFIA awards voted for by flexographic print companies. A plaudit that no other anilox supplier can match.

Starbank Panel Products Ltd

Starbank Panel Products Ltd is the UK’s Premier Decorative Panel Fabricator for Interior Fit Out. Established in 1976, specialising in manufacturing decorative panel products from – high pressure laminates, wood based panels, solid surface as well as commercial & industrial plastics. Consistently developing in house brands, exclusive to Starbank, which extend the material options for your next project or component outsourcing. Their continued investment in the very latest machines and IT technology enables their team to meet and exceed customer requirements large and small.

To find out more about becoming a Strategic Partner click here, or contact Rachel Wellens on 01744 742028 or email