North Harris Trust handed the keys to the second new business unit to its new tenant recently.
The Harris Tweed Company-Grosebay has taken Unit 1 and will run a mail-order operation from the premises. Fiskmann Limited from London has taken Unit 2 to manufacture a cured salmon product. The picture shows the tenants with staff, directors and the chair of The North Harris Trust and its subsidiary North Harris Trading Company.
The units were built by local company Lewis Builders
Duncan MacKay & Sons spend nearly three months preparing the site – over 1000m3 of rock was removed from site.
The project was funded by Big Lottery, HIE and CnES on the basis that new jobs are created and there has been a lot of local interest due to the lack of available space in Tarbert.
The final unit is being marketed to attract a business into the community from the mainland – one of the funding criteria