Long-standing heavy transport firm Heanor Haulage is closing its haulage arm this month to focus on warehousing and storage. The Ilkeston, Derbyshire company has instructed Malcolm Harrison to auction off its fleet of rigids and artics on 25 March, as well as sell off its customer base, phone book, contacts and contracts. Director David Smitham said: “The company is ceasing trading as a haulage company but continuing to diversify into other markets. “In a nutshell, it’s hard work to make […]
Lenham Storage walked away from nonviable business last year rather than compromise its service standards, but the operator’s MD has warned that there has been no let-up in rate pressure since.
Yearsley Group has welcomed a decision by Peterborough City Council’s planning committee to approve the construction of buildings up to 35m high at the Gateway Peterborough distribution park, where it intends to build a new 385,000ft2 cold store. The decision means Yearsley can now proceed with a planning application for its new warehouse, which a spokeswoman said it would probably submit in February. Subject to approval, the new cold store in the Great Haddon Employment Zone will be built in […]
CM Downton has signed a 20-year lease at Bristol Gateway, on a speculative build completed by Howard Tenens in April of this year.