Sunday 23rd Oct 2016 - Logistics Manager

Toy superstore moves for Corby warehouse

Toy superstore retailer Smyths Toys is strongly rumoured to have taken Max500, a 500,000 sq ft warehouse in Corby Northamptonshire.

The ex-Wincanton shed totals 511,214 sq ft. The cross docked building has 16m eaves as well as 55 dock and seven level access doors with two 50m yards. It has racking for 55,000 pallet positions as well as heating lighting and an in-rack sprinkler system. It has a three storey office attached as well. Savills and Cushman & Wakefield advised.

At present Smyths Toys has 70 stores in the UK and Ireland and is expanding quickly, in the last six months it has opened seven stores in time for Christmas, Coventry, Oldbury Milton Keynes, Cheltenham, Grimsby, Aberdeen and Inverness.

No party was able to comment.