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Pochin’s wins £6m Middleton parcel depot

19 Jul 17 Cheshire construction contractor Pochin’s has been awarded a £6m contract by industrial developer Chancerygate to build a two-storey distribution centre for German parcel delivery company DPD.

CGI of the new DPD depot
CGI of the new DPD depot

The 57,500 sq ft project is being built on disused land off Greengate in Middleton, Greater Manchester, which was formerly home to a BAE Systems manufacturing facility.

Work on the new two-storey building starts this month. It will be DPD’s fourth depot in the northwest, alongside Manchester, Liverpool and Warrington.

Jim Nicholson, CEO of Pochin’s, said: “Chancerygate share our long history of developing bespoke industrial sites to serve the UK’s logistics network. We will be working closely with the team to deliver a highly modernised facility capable of meeting the exceptional demands of today’s distribution industry.”

Consultants on the project include Ian C King Associates, Bradbook Consulting, TALA and Cudd Bentley. The project is expected to be complete by late spring in 2018.

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