Yorkshire mega shed starts construction

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Construction has started on Blackbrook and Rula Developments’s speculative state-of-the-art 405,411ft² distribution and logistics facility in South Yorkshire known as Eclipse, Doncaster.

Building contractor Bowmer & Kirkland has been appointed to deliver the scheme while CBRE and Colliers, are joint agents.

The development which is scheduled for completion in January 2024 is expected to achieve a BREEAM Excellent certification and EPC A Rating.

Blackbrook has invested in the carbon neutral building which will deliver 381,150ft² of high quality, modern warehouse and industrial space to meet demand in the region.  The development has capacity for up to 100% coverage of roof solar PV panels and will deliver more than 24,000ft² of Grade A office accommodation with 256 car parking spaces and 26 EV charging points on site. 

Mike Baugh, Executive Director of CBRE Leeds Industrial team said: “Eclipse offers market-leading sustainability credentials, designed specifically to reduce energy use, mitigate climate risk and boost biodiversity. It fulfils a number of ESG criteria sought after by occupiers.”

Ben Ward, Managing Director at Rula Developments said: “With limited speculative development taking place within the industrial and logistics sector, at a time of severe supply shortages, we are proud to be driving forwards with this extensive unit.”

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