Logistics & Distribution Key Sites

Wakefield district is known across the world for logistics and distribution, no matter your business size and what you’re selling. Ideally located in the heart of the country, sat on the intersection of the A1, M1 and M62, with direct train links to London and multiple international airports, Wakefield offers businesses unrivalled global connectivity. 

With its reputation as a leader in logistics and distribution, Wakefield boasts high developer confidence and as a result has a range of space suitable for businesses of all types and sizes. Whether you’re looking for an established space, a brand-new state of the art facility or a mouldable design and build opportunity, Wakefield can meet your needs.

Wakefield also offers a wealth of skilled people to help you build your business. Whether you’re looking for warehouse pickers or senior management, our resident’s strong background in logistics and distribution, combined with a labour market of over 2 million people within 35 miles, ensures you’ll be able to build the team you need.

With household names such as Next, Haribo, TK Maxx and Asda to name a few, the district has proven itself to be a leader for this industry and the ideal place for you to build your business.

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Leeds Bradford Airport - 40 minutes

Hull Europort - 60 minutes

Manchester Airport - 90 minutes

London by train - 2 hours


  • Located close to M62 Junction 33
  • Offering B2 and B8 employment opportunity.
  • 5,243,100 sq ft site, outline planning seeking approval for units up to 620,000 sq ft.

 This site offers a prime location for occupiers with high power requirements. Strategically positioned for the national road network, with the opportunity to access rail transportation.  A hybrid planning application proposes units of up to 620,000 sq ft, the developer is open to conversation with end users.


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  • Located at the interchange between the A1 (M) and M62 Junction 33.
  • Site allocated for employment use including B2, B8, E(g)(ii) and E(g)(iii).
  • 4,000,000 sq ft site can accommodate units up to 2,000,000 sq ft. 

The site brings forward one of the largest allocations of employment land in the North of England, with the capacity to deliver single units of up to 2 million sq. ft. This site is allocated for employment use including manufacturing, R&D, and logistics and already home to TJX and Amazon.  Located close to regional and national motorway networks, providing transport links to the UK and ports.

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  • Located at M62 Junction 32, within easy reach of the A1(M).
  • Allocated for E(g)(ii), E(g)(iii), B2 or B8 use.
  • 5,141,920 sq ft site offering 1,518,637 sq ft of employment space. 

 Proposed site access will benefit from improved highway infrastructure.  Prime location offering close proximity to 3 major motorway networks.  This highly prominent site offers a range of potential development options including units up to 220,000 sq ft.

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  • Located at M62 Junction 30 close to the intersection of the M1.
  • Site allocated for employment use including Class E(g)(ii), E(g)(iii), B2 and B8.
  • 2,100,000 sq ft site available for immediate development, capable of accommodating units from 55,000 sq ft to 600,000 sq ft. 

The site is included in the newly adopted Local Plan, with 2,100,000 sq ft available for large format employment development. This prime development site has excellent power supplies making it ideal for manufacturing uses as well as logistics and distribution.

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  • Located close to M62 junction 31.
  • Proposed industrial development of 11 units with B2 and B8 use.
  • 15.8 ha site with units providing total floorspace of 49,200 sq m.

 Offering a range of potential development options from 40,000 sq ft. The site has been allocated for employment use in the newly adopted Local Plan and is to include research and development, general industrial and storage and distribution.

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  • Situated a 10 minute drive from M1Junction 41 and within close proximity to Wakefield City Centre.
  • Allocated for employment use in trade counter and industrial/warehouse units.
  • 2,745,000 sq ft site with unit sizes of 1,250 sq ft to 150,000 sq ft.  Haunch heights available up to 15m.

This site is adjacent to City Fields Wakefield, a new living development of 2,500 homes.  The high-quality development brings forward 2,000,000 sq ft of mixed employment land.  In close proximity to Wakefield City Centre, City Fields is within easy reach of two railway stations connecting you to London in under 2 hours.

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  • Excellent transport links, located at M62 Junction 30 a short distance from the M1.
  •  Prime industrial, logistics and warehouse opportunities.
  • Remaining plots can accommodate units of 71,741 sq ft to 205,645 sq ft.

This site is partially developed and already home to occupiers including Newcold, Kitwave, Phoenix Healthcare and Amazon. The site offers a range of potential development options including units from 71,741 sq ft – 205,645 sq ft.  This prime site has excellent power and labour supplies making it ideal for manufacturing use.

Wakefield Hub


  • Located at M62 Junction 31 within Wakefield Europort.
  • Full planning for B8 warehouse and distribution.
  • 490,118 sq ft high spec cross dock unit, site preparation works underway.

Switch 490 comprises one of the largest single design and build opportunities in the North of England.  The site benefits from excellent links to the region, the rest of the UK and mainland Europe via road, rail and sea. Situated within the well-established Wakefield Europort, the park provides a high capacity inter-modal rail freight terminal with daily direct import/export services.

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  • Located at M1 Junction 40, close to the M62.
  • Site allocated for B2 and B8 use.
  • Can accommodate a single footprint build of 400,000 sq ft for occupation by a single company.

This site is a continuation of the existing Silkwood Park development, providing high quality employment opportunities. This highly prominent site could accommodate a single unit of 400,000 sq ft for industrial, storage and distribution.   Located next to the M1, in close proximity to other motorway networks, the site also benefits from amenities such as a hotel, pub/restaurant, and gym.

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