Legal & General along with DB Symmetry has got the go-ahead for speculative 110,000 sq ft industrial distribution unit at South Lancashire Industrial Estate in Wigan.
Completion expected in the third quarter of the year. Wigan Council granted permission for a total 182,556 sq ft development at the 34-acre M6EPIC site located just of junction 25 of the M6.
Will Edwards, fund manager at Legal & General Property, said: “Demand for logistics units in core locations is benefiting from the recovery in retail sales and structural changes in buying patterns brought about through digital advances.”
Other occupiers in the area include: Heinz, Sports Direct, Siemens, Bakkavor Group, Compagnie Fruitière, Norbert Dentressangle, Carlsberg and Milliken Carpets.