Oldham Council pushing to build more industrial premises when it cannot secure tenants for empty units

There are currently (09/12/2013) 246 empty business premises with an OL9 Chadderton postcode including 17 industrial units at the Broadgate and Broadway Business Park(s) adjacent to the proposed huge Foxdenton Industrial Business Park planned for current green areas & opposed by residents of the area. Examination of business rates empty properties statistics shows there are currently 1240 empty business premises in Oldham