Lancashire furniture manufacturer JJO has acquired a 120,000sqft site in a deal worth £1.35m.

The Victoria Works premises — at Hill End Lane in Rawtenstall — brings the total numbers of sites operated by the Bacup headquartered company to six.

JJO manufactures kitchen, bedroom and bathroom furniture as well as supplying appliances.

It returned to growth in 2013–14, making £1.7m before tax as it grew sales by 4 per cent to £36.6m. Sales are forecast to grow beyond £40m in 2014–15 with the additional space to be used for its bathroom and bedroom cabinet operations.