DPD has secured planning permission for a new distribution centre at Symmetry Park, Bicester. The delivery company plans to move operations from its existing Bicester hub to the new zero carbon, 60,000sq ft distribution centre and create 250 new jobs. The new Bicester hub will be DPD’s 36th new format hub built since 2011 and part of its wider aim to be the UK’s most sustainable delivery company. Louise Ferguson, DPD property general manager said: “Our new Bicester distribution centre […]
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