Heywood, Lancashire-based Yearsley Logistics has still not commenced construction of the new 35m-high cold store in Peterborough it got planning approval for nearly two years ago. Work on the 385,000ft² site, which Yearsley began planning in 2012 but then ran into trouble with the local parish council over during the planning process, was originally due to begin during 2014, MD Harry Yearsley indicated when planning permission was granted in mid-2013. But speaking to Motortransport.co.uk this week, a spokeswoman for the […]
Following its acquisition of Browns Chilled Distribution in September, Newmarket, Suffolk-based Turners (Soham) has started taking delivery of 50 new Mercedes-Benz Actros tractive units as part of a replacement programme for the Browns fleet. The trucks, which are all 6x2s, will be based at Browns’ Bicker site, near Spalding, and will operate at maximum GVW on a mix of regional and national work, said Turners’ group fleet engineer Tim King. Around 20 of the new trucks are already on the […]
Norbert Dentressangle has confirmed plans for a new 295,000ft² central UK hub at Crick, in Northamptonshire, which will lead to the closure of two depots at Northampton and Rowley Regis.
Heywood, Lancashire-based cold storage and distribution specialist Yearsley Group has insisted that its planned new cold store south of Peterborough will employ the number of staff it has previously outlined after a local council voiced concerns. The firm wants to construct a new 385,000 sq ft cold store at the Gateway Peterborough site in the Great Haddon Employment Zone that would be built in phases and would include a 35m high automated storage facility. It has suggested the site will employ […]