Orkney Islands Council
Working together for a better Orkney

Industrial Premises and Sites

More than 100 properties used by businesses vital to Orkney's prosperity are managed by our Estates team within Development and Infrastructure.

We provide serviced industrial sites and a variety of buildings for rental, and where there is a sound business case, we will assist with the construction of bespoke business premises.

The Property Portfolio

The property portfolio, comprising both land and buildings, is predominantly located at:

  • Hatston Industrial Estate, Kirkwall.
  • Lyness Industrial Estate, Hoy.
  • Garson Industrial Estate, Stromness.
  • The Old Academy, Stromness.

Major Developments

Major developments completed by the Council for local companies in recent times include a purpose built cheese factory at Hatston, modernisation and expansion of an abattoir, and a seafood production facility at Garson.

Furthermore, in addition to an exciting mix of companies active in the science and technology sector, the Old Academy in Stromness accommodates Heriot Watt University's International Centre for Island Technology and the independent European Marine Energy Centre.

Further Property Information

Please contact the Estates team in the first instance for further property information on telephone: 01856873535.