From left: John Proctor (director of FHP Property Consultants); councillor Tim Hallam; councillor Janet Patrick (mayor of Broxtowe); Milan Radulovic MBE (leader of Broxtowe Borough Council); Ryan Dawson (interim head of planning and economic developments) and Simon Jenkins (development director for Panattoni)

Hermes has leased a commercial unit at Panattoni Park in Nottingham in response to the ongoing internet shopping boom.

The delivery specialist has leased a 75,402sq ft warehouse at the 55-acre park, which has direct access to the M1 motorway at junction 26.

Ashley Walker, Hermes UK director of planning and hubs, said: “This site will be key for our expanding operations across the whole of the UK in line with our ambitious growth plans, in response to consumer demand. Panattoni have partnered with us to provide a site that will help us deliver a better service for all of our clients and their customers.”

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Simon Jenkins, development director at Panattoni, which specialises in industrial development, said: "We are excited to welcome all new tenants to Panattoni Park Nottingham and have the park fully let. The scheme offers its occupiers versatile space with excellent transport links. Developments like these are essential for the continued growth the UK's economy, offering strategic support for businesses and employment opportunities for those living nearby.”

Matthew Byrom, MD of Panattoni, added: “Projects like this typify Panattoni's commitment to the UK market and its ability to meet the needs of businesses across the country. Prior to purchase, the land had lacked purpose having been left unused for some time, but our vision has now breathed new life into the area and secured long-term investment.”