Thornton is a suburb in the City of Maitland, about 1 km north of the New England Highway

A new industrial estate and increased residential subdivisions have resulted in the RTA planning a major upgrade to the Weakleys Drive intersection, which was completed as of December 2008. DBT (Australia) opened their new complex here in December 2006

Central to Newcastle and The Hunter

Thornton Industrial Estate comprises 100 hectares of light industrial land and buildings.

With over 1,100 new jobs created here since the first building was constructed in 1996, this is Maitland’s employment heart.

Major users in this estate are Justin Norris Swim Academy, Invitrogen, Advance Technology Solutions Australia, Aggreko, Bridgestone, Sigma Pharmaceuticals, N.S.W. Department of mineral Resources, Boral, CSR Humes, Humes Doors and Neumann Steel, amongst others.

Development opportunities exist for Land and Construction Packages within this estate

Thornton commercial and industrial real estate sales and leases are serviced by many industrial and commercial real estate agents, who may also contribute industrial property listings to SCIP.COM.AU

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