Developer Panattoni submits plans for Crewe mega shed

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Panattoni has submitted plans for a 305,000 sq ft warehouse at Crewe Commercial Park.

The warehouse will be built on a 14-acre plot, adjacent to its newly completed 240,000 sq ft speculative logistics facility

The developer has submitted a reserved matters application for a warehouse of 291,239 sq ft, along with 13,864 sq ft of integrated three-storey offices and a security gatehouse.

The site occupies a prominent position adjacent to the A500, offering easy access to J16 of the M6.  Once built, the development will add £3 million per year into the local economy and bring over 300 full-time jobs.

Dan Burn, development director at Panattoni, said: “We have been hugely encouraged with the interest that we have received to date for our 240,000 sq ft speculative unit.  By submitting this application, we will ensure that we can respond immediately to occupier’s requirements and give ourselves the option of a further phase of speculative development at the appropriate time”.

Matthew Byrom, managing director of Panattoni, added: “As a result of its strategic location between the North West and West Midlands conurbations, Crewe has always attracted a strong list of occupiers.  With proposals for the town to become a hub for HS2, we are confident of robust demand”.

CBRE, Burbage Realty and Legat Owen are the retained agents on the scheme.

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