Workshop helps Bury Farm

A FREE workshop has been held to help businesses having to move due to a new housing estate being built.

Wednesday, 29th June 2016, 1:01 pm
Updated Wednesday, 29th June 2016, 2:03 pm

Winchester City Council, in conjunction with training provider Southern Entrepreneur, organised a workshop for businesses at Bury Farm estate in Curbridge.

The estate has been earmarked as part of the proposed 3,500-home development at north Whiteley.

The council has been working with occupiers to help them find alternative premises. Bury Farm businesses were invited to attend to gain dedicated advice.

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The event, sponsored by the Horse & Jockey pub in Curbridge, was delivered by Jim Culverwell of Culverwell Consultancy, a former commercial agent.

Liza Smith, the council’s business advisor to Bury Farm, said: ‘Bury Farm businesses have learnt that forward planning is the key to any businesses relocation.’