Hundreds of jobs to be created at Park
Two units to employ 650 at site acquired by Prologis
WORK will begin this month on a new industrial development in Hayes which will create 650 jobs.
Prologis will develop two speculative units of 113,335sqft and 78,780 sqft at Prologis Park West London, its 30 acre site next to Stockley Park.
Volkerfitzpatrick been appointed as main contractor construction work start on Monday.
Prologis acquired the site from the Stockley Park Consortium in September has the and will 2014 and gained planning permission last August to transform the vacant site into a light industrial and distribution development.
Andrew Griffiths, managing director of Prologis UK, said: “There is strong demand for modern, high quality facilities in West London.
“With the potential to bring hundreds of new jobs to the area, Prologis Park West London will also deliver valuable amenities for local people.”
Each distribution centre will include a rooftop solar installation that will generate 10 per cent of the building’s regulated energy, with both new facilities hoping to achieve a minimum BREEAM ‘very good’ rating and the best EPC rating possible for their size.
Prologis said it will create new green spaces across the site for both residents and employees.
This would include a mooring point and charging station for Elsdale, a floating classroom that is operated by Groundwork South to educate children and young people about both the heritage and wildlife of their local canal.
The Prologis Park West London site is a former brickworks and Groundwork will use bricks made with local school children to create public art that commemorates the site’s heritage.