Major Yorkshire warehouse development breaks ground

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Commercial real estate investor and developer Firethorn Trust, has broken ground at Barnsley340 – a 24-acre logistics development in Barnsley, South Yorkshire.

The 340,300ft² logistics unit is being delivered by Glencar, and will be ready for occupation in Q3 2023. It is located within the established Gateway 36 development near Junction 36 of the M1 motorway.

With a net-zero carbon construction, Barnsley340 will have BREEAM “Excellent” and EPC “A” ratings, with 15% rooflight coverage, 32 EV parking points and LED lighting featured throughout. A Photovoltaic ‘ready’ roof structure will also provide capabilities for 100% PV coverage.

Paul Martin, Development Director at Firethorn Trust, said: “Barnsley has become a highly sought-after area for growing logistics businesses, and we are proud to be delivering another modern, market-leading scheme that will support economic growth, whilst improving connectivity across the region.”

The scheme’s agents are Gent Visick and Knight Frank.

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