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.
Mountpark Ferrybridge is a prime logistics site positioned at the intersection of J33 M62 and A1(M) in one of the most strategic distribution locations within the UK given its motorway connectivity, strong demographics and proximity to major northern conurbations and ports.
The site totals 110 acres (45 ha) and can accommodate industrial / logistics facilities between 110,000 sq ft (10,219 sq m) and 1,500,000 sq ft (139,355 sq m)
Wakefield Hub is a new prime industrial/distribution development at Junction 30 of the M62 motorway, the primary Trans Pennine route around 1 mile from Junction 29 and 7 miles from Junction 33, the intersections with the M1 and the A1m respectively.
The development extends to around 200 acres and can accommodate up to circa 500,000 sq ft of space, with bespoke design and build opportunities to suit tenant requirements.
The site has excellent power and labour supplies making it ideal for manufacturing uses. Wakefield Hub comprises a new high-quality development of bespoke units built to an institutional standard.
The site is already home to occupiers including Amazon, Newcold, Kitwave and a large German pharmaceuticals distributor.
Latitude Park is strategically located adjacent to Junction 31 of the M62 motorway. It’s at the heart of the distribution network providing excellent access to the M1, A1 and M18. Leeds, Manchester, and the East/West coast ports are all within easy reach. With units available of 34,500 sq ft and 43,000 sq ft, Latitude 31 features best in class ESG specification.
Silkwood Park is situated on Junction 40 of the M1 in an extremely prominent location being a flagship business park in West Yorkshire and is located only a short distance from the intersection of the M62 which means it is in a strategic location for access throughout the North of England.
This 30-acre site is proposed in the Local Plan 2036, anticipated to be adopted in 2022.
The scheme offers amenities such as a hotel, pub/restaurant, and gym.
Almost 48 acres of development at junction 32 of the M62, close to the intersections with the M1 and A1M, this prime industrial/distribution development has excellent power supplies making it ideal for manufacturing uses as well as logistics and distribution.
YORKSHIRE EMPLOYMENT HUB
This prime site totals over 380 acres (154 ha) and has capacity to accommodate multiple buildings with floorplates of over 1 million square foot (92,900 sq m). It is proposed for inward investment opportunities associated with Advanced Manufacturing, research and development, creative and digital sectors and e-commerce logistics including ancillary office facilities. The proximity to A1/M62 interchange offers excellent accessibility for supply chain and distribution activities.