Standard Life was advised by Herbert Smith on the purchase of the former Belling Lee factory site in Enfield where Pickfords, advised by Berwin Leighton, proposes to establish a 215,000 sq ft warehouse and headquarters, developed by Kingspark Developments, advised by Wragge & Co, and funded by Standard Life.

Land Securities industrial arm Ravenseft Industrial Estates, advised by DJ Freeman, has acquired a 5.1 acre site from Wilson Connolly Properties, advised by Wragge & Co. Wilson Connolly will develop a 98,600 sq ft high bay distribution warehouse.

Schroder Exempt Property Unit Trust, advised by Allen & Overy, has acquired the Acresfield shop and office scheme in Manchester's St Ann's Sq for u12.1m from Lynton, advised by Manches & Co.