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Contract awarded for Outstanding Bolton warehouse

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Main contractor Glencar has been appointed by Logicor to construct a 30,658m2 highly sustainable warehouse at Little Hulton, in Bolton.

The project will see the redevelopment of a 20-acre site with demolition of the existing warehouses and removal and recycling of existing hard standings.

Early works will also include grouting the of old mine shafts and ground improvement across site, before constructing a brand new state-of-the-art, highly sustainable warehouse.

The new facility will target BREEAM ‘Outstanding’ and an EPC A rating. It will feature 28,900m2 of warehouse space and office space over three storeys. It will also feature an 18m-high eaves height, as well as 32 docks and three level access doors.

Other sustainability features include LED lighting, EV charging points and rainwater harvesting.

Speaking about the appointment Glencar CEO Eddie McGillycuddy said: “We are very happy to have been appointed by Logicor for the first time to deliver this BREEAM ‘Outstanding’ warehouse development showcasing our commitment to excellence and our proven track record in successful project delivery.

Logicor UK Development Director, Matt Storr, said: “We’ve continued to see demand for sustainable assets in prime locations grow. This development has strong sustainability credentials, which paired with the connectivity of its central location, makes it a unique and compelling offer on the market.

We are very happy to have appointed Glencar and to be working together for the first time. They put forward an impressive programme featuring a host of sustainable construction practices and we look forward to seeing them in action and working closely together.”

The project is due to complete by the end of 2025.

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