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Archive for February, 2012

Older buildings could be unlettable

Posted: Monday, February 27th, 2012

New energy legislation will make it unlawful to let buildings with F and G Energy Performance Certificates after April 2018. The Energy Act 2011 could leave some owners struggling to lease properties even before that date. According to Darren Sheward of Lambert Smith Hampton: “This legislation could have a significant impact on the marketability and Read more…


E-logistics company snaps up Peterborough depot

Posted: Monday, February 27th, 2012

Transworld E-Logistics has secured a 38,165 sq ft depot at developer Highcross’ Morely Court scheme in Peterborough. The company has taken a 10 year lease on the warehouse as well as a 10 year lease on 5,430 sq ft of addition al office space. Helen Anderson, Managing Director at Transworld e-Logistics Ltd adds:  “The location Read more…


Aston Martin secures Coventry shed

Posted: Monday, February 27th, 2012

Specialist super car maker Aston Martin has taken Bilsdale Properties 80,642 sq ft Chase Point warehouse  on the Gallagher Business Park in Coventry. It secured the property at a rent of £5.10 per sq ft and will use it as additional production and distribution facility for its forthcoming new model.North Rae Sanders advised Bilsdale properties Read more…


ProLogis planning Hertfordshire megashed

Posted: Monday, February 27th, 2012

Developer ProLogis is negotiating a 29-acre warehouse development in Hertfordshire. The developer is in talks with East Hertfordshire Council about developing a distribution warehouse facility on a 29-acre site  in Buntingford previously occupied by Sainsbury’s.The current outdated facilities will be knocked down and replaced with one large logistics centre employing up to 600 people which Read more…


Short term lets in Derbyshire

Posted: Monday, February 27th, 2012

Developer St Modwen has agreed a two year lease on a 75,000 sq ft shed at its Hilton Business Park in Derbyshire with logistics company Ascott Transport. This leaves just 13 acres of space immediately available for open storage on the 79-acre park. However, St Modwen has planning for up to 450,000 q ft of Read more…


Only two hauliers are using longer semis two months on from launch

Posted: Monday, February 27th, 2012

27 February 2012 By Roger Brown Only two operators have so-far been issued with vehicle special orders (VSOs) allowing them to operate longer semi-trailers on the road. More than two months since the announcement of its ten-year trial, the Department for Transport (DfT) tells CM Eddie Stobart has been issued with two VSOs for its Read more…


Diesel price hits record high

Posted: Monday, February 27th, 2012

27 February 2012 By Chris Druce Bulk diesel prices have hit a record high, as the Chancellor gives his clearest signal yet that he plans to reinstate the duty-escalator in next month’s Budget. According to the Road Haulage Association (RHA),average bulk diesel prices have now hit a record at 116.33ppl, sailing past April 2011’s previous Read more…


Norbert Dentressangle wins Honda renewal

Posted: Monday, February 27th, 2012

27 February 2012 By Hayley Pink Norbert Dentressangle (ND) has secured a three-year contract renewal to provide warehousing and distribution for Honda Trading Europe, a subsidiary of the Japanese car giant created to import parts from the Far East to the UK. The deal will see ND transport some 600 containers per year from Southampton Read more…


Portugese driver jailed for tacho forgery

Posted: Monday, February 27th, 2012

27 February 2012 By Hayley Pink A Portugese truck driver has been sentenced to 20 weeks’ imprisonment and issued with a 12-month UK driving ban after being found guility of tacho fraud. At a hearing at Carlisle Crown Court on 24 February, Carlos Antonio Martinc Pinto, aged 43, who drove for Spanish haulage firm Transportes Read more…


Ahlsell improves operator productivity and customer service with new central warehouse in Norway

Posted: Monday, February 27th, 2012

Ahlsell is a leading company in the Nordic countries, the Baltic States and Russia supplying goods and associated services to professional users in the product areas of heating plumbing, electrical, tools machinery, construction and refrigeration. In this region, Ahlsell has some 250 stores. Ahlsell’s efficient logistics system with central warehouses at strategic locations throughout Scandinavia Read more…