It's always nice to discuss start up businesses with new potential tenants at Evans House Business Centre in Warrington. To give some of you budding entrepreneurs an idea as to how this new tenant, Monia's Cakes, negotiated their way into Evans House, we have published below a transcript of the entire meeting:
Monia's Cakes: Can we have a unit please?
Evans House: What for?
Monia's Cakes: We want to create a bakery.
Evans House: Cakes or pies?
Monia's Cakes: It's in the name, Monia's C...A...K...E...S.
Evans House: I see your point, but our tenants on the ground floor want pies and we don't really have the space for you.
Monia's Cakes: We'll give you free cake.
Evans House: Here are your keys, please feel free to pay rent whenever you like.
It's really that simple. As a result of that intense negotiation, we at Evans House Business Centre are now enjoying a free carrot cake (picture above), courtesy of Monia's Cakes. Check out Monia's Cakes at https://www.facebook.com/moniascakeswarrington/
If you or anyone you know might be interested in starting up or moving your existing business to Evans House Business Centre in Warrington, please check out our current Availability Schedule or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephoning 01925 411170. We offer a range of flexible terms to suit you including rent free periods and incentives for referring potential new tenants (terms apply, carrot cake excluded). We can even offer support in setting up your new business in terms of your accounts, health and safety compliance and advertising.
Ghost of Evans House Warrington appears whilst completing construction on top floor; leaving vacant fitness units for rent
Construction works were temporarily halted yesterday for a cup of tea and a toilet break, during which a review of some site photographs revealed a chilling discovery.
Prior to completing the new partition wall in the new fitness suite at Evans House, a photograph was taken (see left) which, when zoomed in, revealed the Evans House ghost (see below).
The floating dismembered head can be seen in broad daylight peering around the final section of the partition wall.
Contractors working on site said they had felt a chilling presence that morning, which was unusual because the weather outside was quite warm.
When asked about the 'chilling presence' the site foreman was too afraid to comment and so went home on sick leave. His wife, who came to collect him, simply commented that the workmen had left the air conditioning unit on all night.
The Police are not remotely interested and are not appealing for witnesses.
Investigators revealed that they believe the apparition is none other than Mr Speaksit (see left), who worked at Evans House, then known as the Alliance Box Works,in the 1940's and 50's. It is believed that Mr Speaksit was fatally injured in a freak moustache trimming incident shortly before his retirement.
If you have experienced anything similar at Evans House or in the Orford area and would like to speak with us about what you have seen please leave your comments below or contact the ghost help line on 01925 12345z.
As a result of the incident, tenants have been running scared and so we have some vacant fitness units to give away (subject to paying rent of course) to anyone interested in renting business, office, fitness or storage spaces at Evans House.
Please see the VACANT UNITS page or contact us at email@example.com or 01925 411170.
It's always sad when we have to bid farewell to tenants at Evans House Business Centre in Warrington. We must therefore say goodbye to the one-fingered push-up man, Eugene Salleh (for the avoidance of doubt, he has several fingers), of Natural Strength and Yoga today.
On the other hand, we are pleased to welcome The Antique Company (UK) Limited on the third floor at Evans House (accessed from the East stairs or lift). TAC(UK) is part of the Greenwoods group of companies which is local to Warrington and specialises in secondhand furniture and catering equipment.
For further information check out their website at greenwoodsofcheshire.co.uk/.
Please remember we still have a circa 1680 sqft ground floor unit available for rent together with some of the smaller units. For further information please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone 01925 411170.
If you successfully refer a new tenant to Evans House Business Centre for a lease of at least 12 months we will give you either £250 or a packet of crisps (whichever has greater value to you). Terms apply, available on request.
In a move which indicates escalation of crime in Warrington, the Box Works Bar and Function room had been subject to an audacious burglary.
Last week the new proprietors of the Box Works Social Club came into work to find that renegade burglars had actually partitoned off part of the function room in order to steal floor space. Police forensic psychologist PC Sheet suggested it is likely that when the burglars realised they cannot pawn floor space at Evans House Business Centre to Cash Converters in town, they decided to strip out everything else including wall paper and the false ceiling. It also appears that the getaway vehicle, a 1.5 tonne scissor lift, was abandoned given it only has a top speed of 5 mph.
The new proprietor of the Box Works, Debbie Davies, has used this opportunity to 'spruce up' the Box Works complete with new toilets, stage and renovated function room.
Evans House Business Centre has also been able to re-enter the newly created ground floor unit and will be looking for a new tenant in the near future. The space is circa 1680 sqft on the ground floor and circa 19 feet tall so would suit a mezzanine.
If you or anyone you know would be interested in such a unit to rent in Warrington, please contact Evans House at email@example.com or by telephone on 01925 411170. If you are able to refer a new tenant to us which results in a lease agreement you will be able to claim a £250 referral fee if you quote the reference "IBOTHEREDTOREADYOURSHAMELESSMARKETINGCRAPANDISPENDFARTOOMUCHTIMEONFACEBOOK".
Loads more going on at Evans House Business Centre in Warrington.
Gracie Barra Brazilian Jiu Jitsu has nearly finished setting up their new martial arts studio and hope to be ready training for August.
New tenant Evolution Natural Strength Calisthenics (see picture left if you don't know what that is) and Yoga Training is also moving into the top floor at the end of this week. For those who don't know, which included me until recently, calistenics is not the art of taking your shirt of and upsetting small children by hogging all the playground equipment. It is acutally fitness and weight training using your own body weight for resistance. Cool eh? The new business is being set up by local (well, Liverpool) trainer Eugene Salleh, previously of Pure Gym Warrington. Don't go to Pure Gym boys and girls, Eugene ain't there! Eugene has a cool claim to fame in that he apparently trained Hollywood's Nicholas Cage to do the famous 'upside down press up' in Con Air.
I was however a little suspicious of this claim given Eugene claimed to have given the Easter Bunny a "bangin' set on abs", but time will well.
In other news, lots more renovation work is going on at Evans House as we have roofing works undertaken, lots of old electrics removed and upgraded, and repairing the brickwork on Hardy and Norman Street.
Evans House finally featured on BBC's "Caught Red Handed" this week. Very embarrassing but appeared to cut out all of Gym Owner Tracey O'Dwyer's swearing. Take a look on BBC Iplayer, the link for which can be found below.
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According to the Warrington Guardian website, this week's episode of the Channel 4 show 999 "What’s Your Emergency" focuses on the lives of Warrington teenagers on the verge of adulthood.
The episode apparently features Warrington PC Ruth Scott visiting a group of teenagers (stern stuff) who have been intimidating homeowners.
Fortunately, our made up sources have confirmed that PC Ruth Scott had previously won a Gold Medal in the Olympic Knackers Kicking Competition, and thus prevented the toe rags from procreating further.
Unfortunately, Warrington is still maintaining an image of crime and misery, and that's largely down to Kerry Katona. Just take a look at the local paper's headlines: "Teen who urinated on memorial fountain had not heard of bomb attacks", Police confirm death of man who fell down stairs of pub to town centre" and "Man found dead at Creamfields."
Come on people! Warrington isn't that bad is it? Can't we write better stories about having the best fish and chip shop in the country or a kitten killing a burglar or something?
Ah well, rant over. If you would like a little glimpse of Evans House Business Centre at night from the sky, take a look at tonight's "What’s Your Emergency" and you will see the building in the background. Another small claim to fame in Warrington's crime history.
Yes dear folks, the Gremlins have descended upon us once again at Evans House and killed the East Entrance Lift to Independance, Cheshire Martial Arts, Lock Down Escape, Sentry Security, Natural Strength Yoga, Mike Ward Fitness Training and my private toilet with the pink fluffy seat.
Whilst rumours have arisen that we have turned off the power only when knackered parents have entered the building for a giggle (which we do most weeks in fairness), we can confirm sightings on small evil looking creatures, not the cute furry thing to the left.
We apologise for any inconvenience and have instructed Ace Electrics to resolve the issue (cough...they broke the lift). We hope to be back up and running shortly. If you need access to the lift in the interim, please contact the business you are visiting and they can make alternative arrangements with Evans House Management.
Natural Strength Yoga's master jedi trainer, Eugene, is now offering natural strength yoga and calisthenics classes at Evans House from unit 3.3c on the third floor (East Entrance - use Hardy Street car park).
Eugene, who refers to himself as "G-Man" was so keen to get started that he began making his new clients walk up the 9 flights stairs using only their buttocks in an an effort to slow them down so Evans House could complete the unfinished training studio. Little did Eugene know that one of his clients was the UK Bum Stair Climbing Champion of 1987.
Either way, Eugene is already training hard, and we ask that anyone interested should pop in or check out his website by clicking HERE.
What’s your name?
What business do you run?
Gracie Barra Warrington. It's martial arts, specialising in Brazilian Jiujitsu for all ages
What do you offer?
Brazilian Jiujitsu (BJJ), martial Arts, children’s anti-bullying classes, classes for men and women, as well as strength and conditioning / personal training and flexibility and recovery such as yoga and physiotherapy.
When did you start at Evans House?
This month! July 2016
What did you want to be when you grew up?
A British soldier in the Parachute Regiment
How did you get into running Gracie Barra?
Passion for BJJ that has meant I have competed internationally and have wanted to share this amazing sport with others!
What is your top tip for running a business?
Work hard, follow your passion and treat your students like family! Respect and discipline is the forefront of martial arts, that and pushing yourself to your limits to allow yourself and your team mates to grow!
Tell us an interesting fact about yourself.
I used to play Rugby for the County : )
What is your most embarrassing moment?
Falling through a fence head-first!
Where can we find out more about what you do?
Come in and chat to our lovely team on the second floor of Evans House, Norman Street, Warrington. Alternatively visit our website www.gbwarrington.com , Facebook @graciebarrawarrington , Instagram @gracie_barra_warrington , or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Evans House's Blog author likes the sound of his own voice and couldn't find his a**e with both hands.