DX Group Essington ‘super hub’ plans blocked for second time


DX Group has had its revised planning application for a ‘super hub’ at Essington in the West Midlands rejected by the local council. The rejection follows the group’s profit warning last month, which it attributed to continuing challenges in the courier market and margin pressure in its freight business. DX Group had planned to move its headquarters and 550 staff from its current base in Willenhall to the 44-acre site, which would create another 150 jobs. However continued opposition from local […]