Monday 24th Oct 2016 - Logistics Manager

Distribution shed gets green light

Scarborough Development Group and Clugston Estates have obtained detailed planning consent at Redhouse Interchange, off J38 of A1(M) in Yorkshire, for a 60,851sq m distribution centre. The companies advised by joint agents DTZ and Gent Visick.

Located on a secure 42.84-acre site, the unit is available for immediate development and will incorporate 1,858sq m two-storey office element with 450 car parking spaces, 89 lorry parking spaces, 24-hour access, 15m clear eaves, full cross docking capabilities with 52 dock levellers and four level entry doors per side, and 55m deep service yards. Situated at the heart of the regions motorway network, Redhouse Interchange benefits from easy access to the east coast ports and is within nine miles of the M18 and M62 motorways.

Totalling 200 acres, the scheme is South Yorkshire’s premier distribution development, boasting outline planning consent for 185,806sq m, and major distribution occupiers such as B&Q, DFS and NuTool who are already successfully operating from the site.

David Wells, director for Scarborough Development Group comments: “This represents a unique opportunity in South Yorkshire given we are able to provide a unit of this size within a nine-month timeframe. Following the success of the pre-let to B&Q and the level of economic activity moving into South Yorkshire, we are confident that this recent planning consent will attract more major distribution operations as they realise the benefit of Redhouse’s great location, large available work force and low property costs.”