Controversial £73m Wigan logistics hub gets government go-ahead to be built on Green Belt land


Growing demand for warehousing and a “critical” shortage of industrial land has seen a controversial plan to build a £73m logistics hub on Green Belt land near Wigan, given the green light by the government. Robert Jenrick, the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, requested a public inquiry into Symmetry Park, near junction 25 of the M6, after it was approved by Wigan council’s planning committee last year. The call-in was prompted by local opposition to the […]