Plans for new industrial park revealed for Hayes
Site owners pledge to regenerate area and create new jobs
A REAL estate firm with industrial parks across Hayes and West Drayton is hoping to build another park, creating up to 175 jobs.
Prologis plans to apply within a week to build six warehouse or office buildings in Dawley Road, Hayes.
The buildings would each have a 5,00050,000sq ft floorspace – totalling around 115,000sq A GARDEN centre in West Drayton making visitors cluck with its collection of newlyhatched chicks, is extending its opening hours. ft – with relatively small businesses the likeliest occupants.
The site, vacant for almost a decade and bought by the company last year, would become Prologis Dawley Road.
Prologis senior vice president Paul Weston said, if granted planning permission, his company could begin work in August, finishing next summer.
He said: “It’s going to bring a high-quality product.
“It’s going to bring jobs
The Rural Activities Garden Centre (RAGC) is run by volunteers at Hillingdon Council and will open seven days per week from Sunday.
It will now open on and regenerate a site that’s been pretty much derelict, or vacant, for almost 10 years.”
The company has already lodged plans to build a £75 million business park – Prologis Park West London – next to Stockley Park, creating up to 650 jobs.
The plans involve two industrial or distribution units on a site flanked by Iron Bridge Road North and Horton Road, in West Drayton, with a combined floorspace of around 215,000sq ft. Sundays, from 9am to 4pm. The centre, in West Drayton Road, is home to Sussex chickens and newborn chicks with eggs on sale to visitors.
The RAGC is run by
Mr Weston said the company had received strong interest but would not say who from.
Prologis has also submitted an application for outline planning permission to build up to three extra units on the site. The company would develop five parcels of land nearby, turning them into public green spaces.
The plans, which went on display in February, involve landscaping around the site and along the nearby canal as well as creating a pedestrian and the council, Hillingdon Autistic Care and Support and volunteers, and boasts a cafe, ornamental gardens and greenhouses.
It offers employment to people with learning cycle towpath Horton Road.
Mr Weston said, of 101 people who attended, 28 filled out feedback forms, with 92 per cent supporting the proposals.
He said, if granted planning permission, work could begin in September and end next June.
The company has leased one of two new units at its Prologis Park Heathrow site, off Stockley Road in West Drayton, to chilled food manufacturer Adelie Foods Group Ltd. disabilities and last year was awarded a green flag for its facilities and won gold in London in Bloom.
For more details, go to www.hillingdon.gov.uk/ ragc.