Stobart in £37m land deal with Ford

Stobart Group is selling 47 acres of land at Speke to Ford for £37 million. The group had intended to hold all of the 53-acre site as an investment property. However, the Ford Motor Company, which is the tenant, required an option to acquire 47 acres of the site as part of an Agreement to…

FTA everywoman winners revealed

The winners of the FTA everywoman in Transport & Logistics Awards 2016 have been revealed. The winners are as follows: Woman of the Year: Caroline Rose, Head of Regional Operations at TNT Express Rising Star of the Year Award: Rachel Beckett, Coaching Team Leader – Brighton & Hove Bus and Coach Company Driver of the…

£20m warehouse scheme for Gatwick

LondonMetric Property has paid £7.4 million for a four-acre site in Crawley to develop a 100,000 sq ft of distribution scheme in the much sought after South East region near Gatwick Airport. Planning for the new £20 million scheme is expected by the end of this year, with build completion anticipated in 2018. The scheme…