Goodman has begun development of a 405,000ft² warehouse in Bedford, due for completion next summer. The cross-docked facility, to be known as Bedford 405, is being constructed at Bedford Commercial Park, a new mixed-use development. The site is adjacent to the A421, seven miles east of Junction 13 of the M1 and 12 miles west of the Black Cat roundabout on the A1. Goodman development director George Glennie says that 32 million consumers are accessible within a two-hour drive time […]
Panther Warehousing has inked a deal with window and door manufacturer Euramax Solutions to deliver its products on behalf of major DIY retailers including Wickes and Screwfix.
Online grocery retailer Ocado has said its second customer fulfilment centre in Dordon, Warwickshire, will commence operations in February next year. Equipment installation at the warehouse is almost complete and testing has been underway since May, the firm confirmed. The project “remains in line with budget”, it said. The retailer, which also announced it had secured an 18-month extension on £100m of loans from its lenders to July 2015, said it had achieved an 11% rise in gross sales year-on-year […]