Two major logistics parks, which together could add more than 5 million ft² to the UK’s warehousing stock, can now go ahead after receiving the green light from the planning authorities. Highgrove Group has received full planning approval for up to 2.5 million ft² of high-bay distribution/industrial accommodation in Gateshead, while DB Symmetry has been granted final permission for a 3 million ft² scheme in Lutterworth. The Gateshead site will be known as Follingsby Max (pictured) and is adjacent to […]
Wines and spirits supplier Pernod Ricard Group has renewed its UK warehousing and distribution contract with Wincanton, extending their relationship by five years.
John Mitchell Haulage and Warehousing saw turnover rise £1.5m as it felt the benefits of consolidating its two sites at Grangemouth into one. For the year-ending 31 March 2012, the firm reported turnover of £12m, up from £10.5m in the previous year. Pre-tax profit fell from £284,598 to £187,783, owing in part to its purchase of five acres of land adjacent to its Earls Road Industrial Estate depot in Falkirk. MD Iain Mitchell says: “We are pleased with where we […]
Developer db symmetry has announced two major deals with food retailers.