Clipper Logistics has taken Logicor’s Sherburn 667 warehouse near Leeds in Yorkshire – in the largest letting of an existing UK warehouse in 2020. The letting also represents Logicor’s largest UK letting to date.
The 666,898 sq ft warehouse has been taken on a long-term lease by Clipper.
Leeds distribution unit to Clipper Logistics, to facilitate further growth with its e-fulfilment activities.
Tony Mannix, Chief Executive at Clipper Logistics, said: “We have seen unprecedented growth in our e-commerce operations in recent months and the Sherburn site will be a key site within the Clipper network to facilitate our growth plans as we continue to support both new and existing customers.
“Clipper remains at the forefront of innovation in the retail logistics sector and the Sherburn site will quickly become our centre of excellence with the planned introduction of automation and robotics as we continue to deliver world class solutions for our customers.”
Sherburn 667 has 15m as well as 58 dock and three level access doors. It has 135 HGV parking spaces and 500 car parking spaces. The warehouse is fitted out with four floors of mezzanine totalling 450,000 sq ft in part including additional offices and racking in the rear bay.
Charlie Howard, Logicor’s Managing Director, UK, said: “This is our second letting to Clipper Logistics, following the letting of Sheffield615 in 2018. We are very pleased to have been able to build on our existing relationship with Clipper and accommodate their requirements in the UK for their e-commerce fulfilment.”
Clipper runs its contract with e-commerce fashion company Prettylittlething.com from the Sheffield warehouse.
JLL advised Clipper Logistics. CPP is letting agent for Sherbrun 667.
Both parties discussed the letting in an exclusive webinar – Day Two of the Logistics Manager Top 50 Service Providers – which took place this morning.