Sainsbury’s abandons Exeter DC proposals


Sainsbury’s has abandoned plans for a distribution centre near Exeter, claiming that improved efficiency in its logistics network means it is no longer required. Permission for a 528,000 ft²  DC in Clyst Honiton was granted by East Devon District Council in 2011, but the plans were shelved in July last year as the supermarket claimed it had no immediate need for a depot in the area. Sainsbury’s has now completely dropped the plans, despite significant investment in preparatory work. Head […]