CM Downton is to extend its 100,000ft² Quedgeley warehouse, after a surge in business and new contract wins. It plans to add 27,000ft² of warehousing space to the site, which is located on the Quedgeley West Business Park in Gloucestershire. The development represents a £1.5m investment by the firm and is hoped to be completed in the new year. MD Andy Downton said: “It comes at the end of a great year for the business in which we’ve seen a […]
We have pulled together a list of key road transport industry events taking place during 2013. Click the hyperlinks to go direct to the events’ respective websites. February Logistics Link South: 12-13 at Sandown Park, Esher March IMHX: 19-22 at the NEC, Birmingham April CV Show: 9-11 at the NEC, Birmingham FPS: 17-18 at Harrogate International Centre Multimodal: 23-25 at the NEC, Birmingham May Plantworx: 13-14 at Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshirewickshire FTA everywoman in Transport & Logistics Awards: 16; venue TBC […]
CM Downton enjoyed a successful first full trading year since being acquired by EmergeVest, with profits growing by more than 90%.
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 […]