Industrial developer St Modwen Logistics has taken on construction firm Glencar to build four new units at St Modwen Park Newport.

The latest development totals 115,000 sq ft, with units ranging in size from 16,558 sq ft to 43,487 sq ft and is designed in accordance with the St. Modwen Swan Standard which focuses on sustainability, net carbon reduction and health and wellbeing. The project starts on site this month and is due for completion in Q4 2022.

Each individual unit will achieve EPC A and BREEAM Very Good ratings, as a minimum through the inclusion of photovoltaic solar system, hybrid air source heat pumps, electric vehicle charging and recycled materials.

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St. Modwen said Park Newport has been designed with a "key focus" on promoting health and wellbeing in accordance with the St. Modwen Park Code with fitness trails, amenity space and structured landscapes included in the wider development as standard.

Richard Carter, construction director at St Modwen Logistics, said: “St Modwen Park Newport is a key strategic gateway site, where 213,000 sq ft of sustainable warehouse space is already complete. "

Glencar managing director Eddie McGillycuddy added: “We are very happy to once again be working for St Modwen Logistics on this key gateway development in Newport. This represents the third instruction we have received from St Modwen in the past 12 months with two of those projects running currently at St Modwen Park Chippenham and SkyPark Exeter respectively."