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THE TWO SITES AT A GLANCE

Port Salford

Site area – 150 acres, intermodal terminal 40 acres.

Location – adjacent to MSC at Barton Locks, having road/rail/water links.

Rail-connected warehouses to main Liverpool/Manchester line.

Capability to accommodate full length 775

Sharing Large-scale demand

Moorfield Group, owner of Greater Manchester’s Heywood Distribution Park, has signed up three new occupiers to the park. Automotive industry supplier Pentagon Glass Tech, the trading name of Tintart, has taken 273sq m at

Kent business park doing well

Lympne Distribution Park, off J11of the M20 is heading in the right direction and reports a healthy level of lettings over the past few months, says NAI Fuller Peiser. Schroder Exempt Property Unit Trust purchased the park, which extends to just over 23,2

Large scale demand

The shortage of land supply and increasing costs of locating in the South-east and Midlands, along with growing concerns over the availability of labour, are driving occupiers to look further afield, dispersing the spread of distribution facilities throug

Planning consent granted for Worksop shed

Innovate Logistics will complete the former British Coal site’s redevelopment after purchasing the last plot of land. Bassetlaw District Council has granted planning permission for Innovate Logistics and GMI Property Company to develop a 13,020sq m

North in demand

Property developer Gazeley has bought a major new development site in Sheffield. The site was purchased from Corus and Outokumpo Stainless, which retains ownership of the adjacent site.

Attention to detail

Mercado, part of the Headlam Group, is one of the largest suppliers of floor coverings in Europe. The company has a new 14,900sq m regional distribution centre (RDC) built from a greenfield site and which is one of Headlam’s largest units in the UK.

Making better use of space

A new racking system has been designed, supplied and installed at Dextra Lighting’s new warehouse in Gillingham by Locators Storage Systems (LSS). By making maximum use of the 70m x 40m warehouse has created about 1,500 pallet locations

Conveyor keeps production flowing

Triumph Motorcycles has expanded into purpose-built premises adjacent to its Hinckley Works to ensure that its production lines runs smoothly – its 13 different models are assembled on the one line at the same time. With anything up to 4,000

Shorter work cycles and picking times

American wetsuit manufacturer O’Neill’s national distribution centre (NDC) at Midhurst, West Sussex, features a new complete garment racking, handling and distribution system installed by Warehouse Systems (WSL).

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