Travis Perkins ups warehouse capacity

Published:  16 July, 2010

NORTHAMPTON: Travis Perkins added another 45 000sqm of warehouse space signing a 17-year lease with warehouse owners ProLogis European Properties for another warehouse in Northampton.

Martin Meech, TP's group property director, said: "We were delighted to be able to source this high-quality facility so quickly. Our procurement and logistics strategy is undergoing complete restructuring and this is all part of an evolving business.

"We are therefore pleased to have consolidated our presence in the Northampton area, where we have added a million square feet of new warehousing space in the last two years."

The off-market deal confirms the continued reduction in availability of warehouse buildings of comparable size and quality in the Midlands said ProLogis.

Sign Up

For the Builders' Merchants News enewsletter.

In the spotlight


Builders Merchants Vacancies – UK Wide

At Arco, we are an industry specific recruitment consultancy, providing sales and managerial staff Nationwide to Merchants, Distributors and Manufacturers of Building Materials within the Construction Sales Sector. Priding ourselves on our unparalleled customer service and hard work, we offer a fresh, innovative and personal approach to recruitment specifically designed to meet our clients’ needs and candidates’ skills.

Guest Blog by Simon Damp

Is DIY a lost art?

As time goes by, the art of do-it-yourself when it comes to activities around the home and garden is fast becoming more and more of a lost art.