Commercial property developer Morris Property has snapped up Hortonwood 45 – a 13.8 acre warehouse development site in Telford.
The site has planning permission for a 140,000ft² distribution unit and with funding secured, construction will start mid-August 2023 with completion targeted for September 2024.
The unit will be constructed to a BREEAM ‘Very Good’ rating and will benefit from 11m eaves, a 50kn/m² floor loading, single storey integral offices totalling 4,995ft², and will feature four dock and three level access doors.
Head of Development at Morris Property, Liz Lowe commented: “Sustainability sits at the forefront of our design for the unit ensuring occupiers operational costs are kept to a minimum, fulfilling many of the ESG ratings used in measuring the sustainability and social impact of the building.
“We have incorporated an upgraded roof structure to accommodate PV panels and a 1MVA power supply if required. In addition, there will be parking for 193 cars including 20 EV charging points.”