The availability of modern warehouses is set to reach a six-year high according to property agent and advisor Cushman & Wakefield – but there are huge regional variations within the UK. Currently there is 5.6 million ft2 of speculative space under construction which will boost the availability of Grade A buildings – consisting of new and modern second-hand space – to 20.6 million ft2 at some point this year, the highest figure since Q4 2011. However, much of the development […]
Bullet Express has opened a 4-acre storage facility in East Kilbride to meet demand for warehousing from its customers.
Construction has been completed on a new £22m food DC for The Co-operative in north Derbyshire, which the firm says will employ over 1,000 people and create around 320 new jobs. The Castlewood site, which will service over 500 Co-operative food stores in Yorkshire, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire, will start operation in January with the first deliveries scheduled for March. It will become fully operational in September. Located just off junction 28 of the M1, the new site will take […]
Uncertainty over EU workers’ future employment rights is a “major concern” given that 10% of the UK’s driver workforce is from the EU, the FTA has warned.