Iron Mountain is take a 312,875ft² warehouse at Tritax Symmetry’s Symmetry Park in Kettering.
The announcement comes just days after the global leader in innovative storage, data centre infrastructure, asset lifecycle management and information management services, announced that it plans to launch its first UK campus at Symmetry Park in Rugby, Warwickshire.
The agreement will see Iron Mountain take Unit 2 at Symmetry Park Kettering when it reaches practical completion in January 2023, the largest unit in the current phase of Tritax Symmetry’s speculative development.
Buckingham Group Contracting was appointed in April to deliver the facility, building the scheme to Net Zero Carbon in Construction standards, in line with the UK Green Building Council’s guidelines.
This will be the first building delivered by Tritax Symmetry at Symmetry Park Kettering which has reserved matters planning permission for further buildings, delivering 2.3 million ft² of space across the 136-acre site.”
As part of Iron Mountain’s ambitions to achieve Net Zero emissions by 2040 the development at Kettering followed a rigorous assessment of the facility’s potential for sustainability. The leased buildings will achieve net zero carbon construction and come with 20% photovoltaic roof coverings. They will also offer charging points for electric vehicles.
Tritax Symmetry has secured reserved matters consent for an additional 500,000ft² building (cross-dock and single sided options) and a 123,000ft² building at Symmetry Park, Kettering. The outline consent includes for buildings to be delivered in excess of 1 million ft².
Burbage Realty and BNP Paribas Real Estate are joint letting agents for the scheme. Tom Shaw of JLL advised Iron Mountain