Retailer John Lewis has revealed that construction work on its £97m Milton Keynes DC, which is set to increase the number of store deliveries it makes, began last week. The own-account operator signed a 30-year lease on the 668,000 ft² plot on the Magna Park industrial site earlier this year. Its second Magna Park DC, located adjacent to the site it opened in 2009, is set to be fully operational in 2015 and will increase capacity to allow more deliveries […]
Palletline-member HMT Shipping is to move from its Longbridge, Preston home to a new site near the city at Roman Way due to a surge in business.
Yearsley Group’s plans for a new cold storage facility south of Peterborough have run into trouble, after the local council raised concerns about its impact on daylight, and the number of staff that might be employed there. Yearsley wants to construct a new cold store at the Gateway Peterborough site in the Great Haddon Employment Zone. The plans are understood to involve two buildings totalling 385,000ft². The firm has suggested to Hampton Parish Council that the site will employ around […]