Hun­dreds of jobs to be cre­ated at Park

Two units to em­ploy 650 at site ac­quired by Prol­o­gis

Harefield Gazette - - NEWS -

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.

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