Clifton Rubber Company have purchased the 52,243 sq ft former Knurr factory at 31 Burrel Road, St Ives for an undisclosed sum.

The Company currently occupies a number of smaller industrial units on the St Ives Industrial Estate and intend to occupy the building in 2 - 3 years but until then are looking to let the property on a short term basis. The whole building is available or alternatively individual parts could be offered comprising the offices at 5,606 sq ft or portions of the warehouse area from around 20,000 sq ft.

Barker Storey Matthews Huntingdon office who sold the building have been retained to let space on a short term basis. Alan Matthews commented, "this offers companies an excellent opportunity to acquire good quality short term storage or office accomodation at a highly competitive rate. Occupiers can lease for periods of as little as 3 months although preference would be given to longer term lettings. Quoting rents are from £3 per sq ft for the whole building and quotes for individual parts will be provided on request".