Owners of business units in Huntingdon and the South Cambridgeshire village of Whittlesford are offering vacant properties for a nil rent period to charity or similar occupiers who are involved in efforts to assist and support the NHS during the current coronavirus pandemic.

The owners’ offer of vacant units is being channelled through property agent, Barker Storey Matthews (now part of Eddisons).

The Huntingdon property is in the town’s St Peter’s Road commercial district and is 3,000 sq ft of office space, with furniture included, which could suit a workforce of circa 30 people operating a call-centre type function.

In Whittlesford, to the south of Cambridge, the available property is a mid-terrace industrial unit at Lion Works trading estate. Suitable for workshop or small scale packing or production uses, the unit is 5,591 sq ft (519 sq m) including a mezzanine.

While the location is not too far from Addenbrooke’s Hospital, the Royal Papworth Hospital and also the Cambridge Biomedical Campus, the Whittlesford unit’s proximity to the M11/A11 interchange could suit an occupier requiring access to a good onward transport and logistics network as part of the wider support effort beyond the immediacy of the NHS in Cambridge.

The agent advises that the Huntingdon unit on St Peter’s Road would also suit an occupier requiring access to the region’s road network, positioned as it is within a few miles of the newly completed and improved A14 interchanges and the improving local road network.

Appropriate and interested parties are asked to contact either Richard Adam at the Huntingdon office of Barker Storey Matthews tel 01480 415727, rha@bsm.uk.com or Laurence Gercke at the agent’s office in Cambridge, tel 01223 467155, lg@bsm.uk.com or either through bsm.uk.com.