Sunday 25th Sep 2016 - Logistics Manager

DPD secures Leeds depot

DPD is to open a 60,000 sq ft parcel delivery depot in Leeds, West Yorkshire.

The company has taken a 25-year lease on a pre-let agreement at J Pullan & Sons’ 120-acre Howley Park scheme in Morely at a rent of £9.50 per sq ft.

The bespoke parcel distribution centre will be the first of its kind in Leeds and work will commence on site this month with practical completion scheduled for early 2017.

Louise Ferguson, General Manager of Property at DPD commented; “Our new Leeds distribution centre will be a state-of-the-art, purpose-built facility that will allow us to expand our existing operation to meet our growing business needs and create a significant number of new jobs.”

CBRE advised J Pullan & sons while sbh acted for DPD.

The final phases ay Howley Park are now available for the development of bespoke warehouse/industrial units ranging in size from approximately 10,000 sq ft to 100,000 sq ft.