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£8 million distribution warehouse pre-let at Trentham Lakes Stoke-on-Trent

The signing of a pre-let 16,536 sq m (178,000 sq ft) distributiondevelopment marks a further success at Trentham Lakes, a 400-acre mixedscheme by Stoke-on-Trent Regeneration Ltd, the joint venture vehicle formedby St Modwen Properties PLC and Stoke City Council.

H W Plastics Ltd, part of Heywood Williams Group plc, manufacturer ofextruded plastic for the windows and doors industry, has taken a pre-let onthe premises due to be completed in November.

This letting follows recent announcements of a major factory complex forRemploy and a distribution unit for Firmin Coates at Trentham Lakes. Stoke Regeneration now has more than 27,870 sq m (300,000 sq ft) under construction on the site, all pre-let or pre-sold.

Mike Herbert, director of Stoke Regeneration and regional director of St Modwen Developments, said: “H W Plastics selected the site following a detailed analysis of their customer base and it provides an excellent central distribution location for its nationwide business. The company’s main manufacturing facilities are based in Macclesfield and Gloucester.

Insignia Richard Ellis and Daniel & Hulme represent St Modwen. Eddison Commercial acted for H W Plastics.

For further information contact Mike Herbert of St Modwen on 01782-281844. Issued by Paul Raymer of Howle Chapman Raymer (0121-236-7771).