Heywood, Lancashire-based Yearsley Logistics’ planning application for a new 35m high cold store in Peterborough has finally been approved. The 385,000 ft² site, which Yearsley wants to construct in the Great Haddon Employment Zone, has been in planning for months but had drawn fire from a number of sources including Hampton Parish Council, which initially challenged Yearsley’s claim that the site would eventually employ 300 and suggested the height of the building would affect sunlight levels for nearby residents. Hampton […]
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 […]
Building work at Yearsley Logistics’ new Peterborough cold store looks set to start within six months with the new ‘superhub’ up and running in around 18 months, a spokeswoman for the Lancashire-based firm has said.