“We are delighted that Yusen Logistics has decided to expand its presence in Wellingborough at Prologis Park and we welcome the job opportunities this distribution centre will bring,” said Councillor Martin Griffiths. “With its central location and excellent transport links, Wellingborough is a great place for business.”
Councillor Griffiths added: “This development shows that our borough is thriving, prosperous and able to attract investment. We will continue to work with partners to ensure its successful delivery and the many benefits it will bring to our local economy.”
Located beside the Park Farm Industrial Estate, Prologis Park Wellingborough West is next to the A509 and close to the A45, A14 and the M1. The site is within an easy drive time of the key markets and conurbations including Birmingham and London, as well as the East Coast ports.
“We have worked with Yusen for many years, so we are delighted that we could offer this facility at Prologis Park Wellingborough West for Yusen’s expansion plans,” said James Wright, Vice President at Prologis. “Wellingborough is an excellent location for logistics operators and we have been very impressed by how efficiently the Council has handled the planning applications.”
Prologis owns and manages approximately 24 million square feet of logistics and industrial space in the UK as of June 30, 2017.