The first letting at an Issa brothers' owned business park has been announced, with the move creating 200 new jobs.

Stolle Machinery has become the first firm to secure a unit at the new Frontier Park business site in Burnley.

Stolle are a manufacturing business supplying machinery for the canning industry and will relocate into the FP2 unit, which is a 157,740 sq. ft. facility, bringing almost 200 jobs into Burnley.

Frontier Business Park is a development by Monte Blackburn, part of Blackburn’s billionaire Issa brother’s empire, which recently completed Frontier Park Blackburn, at Junction 6 of the M65.

The first letting to Stolle is a statement for the Business Park and is testament to the confidence of the developer to bring the site forward.

Michael Cavannagh of letting agents Trevor Dawson said: “To get this pre-let away is great news with the letting being completed prior to practical completion of the unit.

“Stolle relocating to Frontier is fantastic news for Burnley.

“We are already in discussions with other occupiers with regard to other buildings on the Business Park.”

Managing director of Stolle, Richard Mercer said: "We are all very excited with the plans to move to our new building in Burnley. It is important to us as a business to continue to support our local community and retain a workforce in the local area.

“Our new facility signals a huge commitment and financial investment to the area by our international parents.’’

Frontier Park, Burnley is located off Junction 9 of the M65 and will provide five new units from 39,000 to 158,800 sq. ft.

Each unit benefits from Cat A specification offices; a BREEAM very good standard rating and units include both dock level and level access loading doors.

Joint agents for the scheme are Trevor Dawson Chartered Surveyors Limited and B8 Real Estate with the Landlord being represented by Freeths in respect of the legals.