Heywood, Lancashire-based transport and logistics provider Yearsley Logistics has said it is “confident” its planning application for a new 35m high cold store in Peterborough will be approved. The 385,000ft² site, which it plans to establish in the Great Haddon Employment Zone and is intended to provide around 300 jobs, has drawn criticism from two local parish councils recently. The most vociferous, Hampton Parish Council, claimed the latest plans for the site bore no comparison to the original plans, since […]
Potter Logistics has welcomed the recent decision by Selby District Council to approve a hitherto controversial planning application for Olympia Park in Yorkshire, where it has a 62-acre distribution centre and rail freight terminal.
Boroughbridge, Yorkshire food distribution firm Reed Boardall has been granted planning approval for a 110,000ft² extension to one of its cold stores.
Waste and recycling firm Viridor has signed a public private partnership with Peterborough City Council to treat the authority’s residual waste. The 30-year deal will see the development of an energy-from-waste facility at the council’s existing recycling site at the Fengate industrial area. The project will require capital investment of approximately £75m and the plant will be built by a joint venture between Babcock & Wilcox Vølund and Interserve Construction. Viridor expects to make money from the deal within the […]