Fears that a Kent village could become the country’s first post-Brexit lorry park after a four-acre site in Romney Marsh was put up for auction have been allayed after it failed to reach the asking price. The four-acre former industrial estate in the middle of Newchurch, nine miles south of the M20, was marketed as a “potential Brexit lorry park/storage” on Rightmove before an auction took place on 15 September. It said: “This strategic location which also lies to the […]
The FTA has warned its members that a hard Brexit may force them to rethink their business models.
The prospect of long delays to freight traffic heading through Kent to the Channel ports has again been raised in a letter from Cabinet Office minister Michael Gove MP – seen by the BBC – warning that there could be queues of up to 7,000 trucks in the event of a no-deal end to the Brexit transition period at the end of December.
The logistics sector has suffered its biggest fall in confidence since 2015 as concerns grow about the possible impact of Brexit.