Developer PLP has gained planning consent for a 343,000sq ft speculative warehouse at Smithywood Business Park in Sheffield and plans to begin construction before the end of this year. PLP development director Matthew Fitton said that the nature of the location, adjacent to Junction 35 of the M1, gave the company the confidence to build one of the largest speculative warehouses in the region. “Given the proximity of the site to the M1 motorway and Sheffield, PLP Smithywood will offer […]
Union Unite has announced a fresh week-long strike at five Argos distribution centres in its latest protest over the retailer’s ongoing supply chain transformation programme.
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.
Prologis is developing the largest speculative build since the UK’s referendum on EU membership, a 275,000ft² DC at its Marston Gate site.