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Magna Park

Project Overview

Service: Earthworks
Project: Magna Park
Location: Lutterworth
Client: Gazeley UK Ltd
Value: £20,000,000,00

Mick George Earthworks completed Enabling Works for the Magna Park, Distribution Hub scheme. 

Extension to Magna Park Lutterworth, making it Europe’s largest dedicated logistics and distribution park. Through various initiatives, the scheme seeks to expand the existing 9 million Sq. Ft. of floor space to 16 million Sq. Ft in the coming years.

Magna Park Lutterworth benefits from excellent transport links to the rest of the UK, with 59.3 million people, or 85% of the UK population, within four hours’ truck drive-time of the development, owing to its easy access to the M1, M6 and M69 motorways.

Magna Park Key Statistics

 

  • Demolition & Asbestos removal of existing farm house and outbuildings
  • c.250,000t of soil diverted from landfill through innovative use of borrow pits to win suitable fill materials
  • Prefabricated Vertical Band Drains to accelerate settlement to within acceptable tolerances for the development
  • c.1km drainage diversion installed inclusive of headwalls and culverts
  • c.1.6m Cu.M of soils moved on site and re-engineered
  • c.250,000t of aggregates imported, placed and trimmed to tolerance
  • Works carried out under a fast-track program in line with the Clients’ requirement

Magna Park Project Details

The contract represents yet another high-profile project that Mick George Contracting has landed, and saw the business complete various enabling, stabilisation, demolition, environmental and facilities management works on behalf of Gazeley, a leading investor and developer of logistics warehouses and distribution parks.

Development has begun on three speculative logistics and distribution units totalling 525,400 Sq. Ft. which will be available for occupancy in Autumn 2020, while a further unit of 746,500 Sq. Ft (subject to planning permission) is also be being planned.

In total Magna Park South, Lutterworth could accommodate 2.8 million Sq. Ft with build-to-suit options available in a range of sizes.

 

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Joe Nelson - Contracts Director
Joe Nelson - Contracts Director

Joe Nelson has a wealth of industry knowledge that dates back over 30-years. During his career, Joe has been responsible for the delivery of Bulk Earthworks projects for many high-profile projects; including the M1 Smart Motorway, A14 Highway Improvement Scheme and Europe’s Largest Distribution Hub, Magna Park .

Tel: 01480 499 165 Email: mgsales@mickgeorge.co.uk

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