Eddie Stobart Logistics makes second bid to win planning approval for major new Warrington distribution centre


Haulier Eddie Stobart Logistics (ESL) has resubmitted controversial plans to build a major DC on Green Belt land opposite its headquarters at Appleton Thorn, near Warrington. The proposal for the 193,569sq  ft DC was rejected by Warrington Borough Council in November last year after councillors raised concerns about the “unrelenting” flow of traffic the DC would create in the area and the “overwhelming” size of the development. ESL was also accused of showing “utter contempt” for the local community by […]