Take-up of large warehouses in 2017 fell by 36% compared to the year before, according to new research from property agent JLL. The company’s ‘UK Big Box Industrial and Logistics Market’ report found that 15.4 million ft2 of good quality Grade A space was leased or sold during the year in buildings above 100,000 ft2. This was 11% below the average for the last 10 years but in line with the five-year average. Despite last year’s fall, around 7 million […]
Palletways Platinum Club member Reason Transport has opened a new 20,000ft² warehouse at an old RAF base.
West Bromwich-based Sheldon Clayton Group has acquired the Wednesbury, West Midlands operation of Manchester warehousing and transport firm CFT Services for an undisclosed sum. The move will see all 30 staff at CFT’s Wednesbury operation move to Sheldon Clayton’s 12-acre, West Bromwich site. Sheldon Clayton group MD Stephen Pollock said the acquisition would add over £3m to the group’s turnover, which has risen from £5m four years ago to £20m now, including the CFT operation. Sheldon Clayton, which has 240,000ft² […]
London City Bond has won a contract with wine importer Ehrmanns, following the customer’s assessment of the wine distribution market.