• TESCO comes to Calne

    It is somewhat old news now that Tesco opened their latest supermarket in Calne at the end of November 2017. The part that most non Tesco people will be unaware of is that Carlton Business Centre played an important role in this event. Tesco needed to employ over 250 staff to work in the new […]

  • 25 years

    25 years nurturing Wiltshire business

    This year ‘The Carlton Business Centre’ celebrates its 25-year anniversary. Actually I was completely unaware of this milestone until ‘LinkedIn’ messages began arriving in my ‘Inbox’. It all started during the pernicious 1991 financial crash when we suddenly had an empty building, no income and 15% interest rates. Interesting times indeed! Utilising Margaret Thatcher’s Enterprise […]

  • 10 Ways to Quit Your Job in Style

    We all daydream about quitting that job we hate by sticking two fingers up to “the Man”, but for most of us it’s a fantasy that we would never act out. After all, we usually need a reference and most of us find giving notice stressful enough without the showmanship.

  • Press Release: Zero Notice Exit Policy

    The Carlton Business Centre in Wiltshire is offering a zero notice exit policy for any new tenants whose business has begun trading within the last 12 months. Available immediately, this unique offer aims to help small businesses move from their home office into professional office space by reducing the financial commitment.

  • 3G Aviation

    3G Aviation / 3G Human Factors

    3G Aviation specialise in flight crew training, simulator training and maintenance crew training for the Hercules C130 military aircraft and the Hercules L382 civilian aircraft. There is 99% commonality between the two aircraft. Gordon King is the managing director and he is a flight crew and maintenance crew instructor. All his operators are experienced instructors […]

  • We fit big boats

    Del Norte Technology Ltd

    Del Norte, originally based in Swindon, started at the Okus Industrial Estate before making a number of moves around the town to finally operate from Berkeley House in South Marston in the building where Spitfires were manufactured during World War II. Laurie Smith is the Managing Director and Neil Carter-Davies is the Product Support Manager. […]

  • National Air Ambulance Week

    There are eighteen air ambulances operating nationally, all of them charities.The purpose of the National Air Ambulance Week each year is to promote these charities and raise awareness. Here in Wiltshire there are many people using innovative ways to raise money for this eminently good cause, doing things as diverse as baking cakes to running […]

  • Akula


    Akula, a high end outdoor furniture supplier to mainly Hotels, Resorts and Spas worldwide, is based in Wetherby, Yorkshire. Their Calne office is run by Mike Weston and Costas Kyprianides. Akula historically sold yarns and textiles but branched out into selling outdoor furniture to the UK market two years ago. The decision was then taken […]