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Equites Park Barnsley - Hermés

Equites Park Barnsley - Hermés


340,000 sq ft


Barnsley, United Kingdom



Equites Park Barnsley is located immediately adjacent to junction 36 of the M1 motorway.

Hermes approached Newlands direct in 2019 about delivering a new super hub in the North West.  Newlands have a strong relationship with Hermes having built there midlands super hub at Rugby Gateway in 2016.

Newlands / Equites entered into discussions with the landowner which led to a planning application for c. 900,000 sq ft being submitted in November 2019.

Newlands / Equites acquired the site following receipt of planning in May 2020 and immediately commenced the infrastructure works.  The £25m infrastructure contract included the creation of a new bypass, as well as earthworks and all utilities required for the development.

Construction of the new 340,000 sq ft super hub has now commenced with Practical Completion scheduled for February 2020. The Newlands team worked closely with Hermes and their fit out contractor to hand over the warehouse in three early access phases to assist with a tight project timescales required.


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