Developer Panattoni is to speculatively develop a 515,000sq ft warehouse in Derby, with construction beginning this month. The Derby 515 warehouse, at 514,193sq ft, it is set to be one of the largest single-unit speculative developments under construction in the country, ahead of the Panattoni Wakefield development of 512,850sq ft, the company said this week. The building is part of Panattoni’s 900,000 sq ft development at Derby Commercial Park, on Raynesway, two miles east of the city. It is already […]
Construction has been completed on a new £22m food DC for The Co-operative in north Derbyshire, which the firm says will employ over 1,000 people and create around 320 new jobs. The Castlewood site, which will service over 500 Co-operative food stores in Yorkshire, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire, will start operation in January with the first deliveries scheduled for March. It will become fully operational in September. Located just off junction 28 of the M1, the new site will take […]
Warehouse staff shortages are fuelling interest in automation, artificial intelligence and robotics, according to warehousing industry experts.